Whats On

 

All of the current and upcoming exhibitions, events, music nights, and art classes and workshops at the arts centre.

Exhibitions

February

Postcard Show

Wednesday 26th February – Saturday 21st March

All galleries

Preview Evening
Wednesday 26th February from 6pm – 8pm

A brand new group exhibition featuring artworks inspired by the format of the humble postcard. Artists of all ages and ability have contributed to this wonderfully diverse show. Featuring painting, drawing, craft, sculpture, mixed media, and more.

All the artists in the exhibition responded to our latest open call for artworks and as always we are really impressed with the creativity and imagination on display. From pieces that hark back to postcards from bygone days to contemporary reinventions of the 6 x 4 format.

This is such a diverse and expressive show and one not to be missed!

 Join the Facebook Event here

Open Calls & Opportunities

Postcard Show

We invite you to create postcard size artworks to exhibit with us in March 2020. Open to all ages and abilities, artists and creatives. This show celebrates the humble postcard as a format and material for creating artworks.

Submission Deadline

Saturday 15th February

For more information and how to apply see here

Events

Ward & Parker in Concert

With support from Ethan Kenna

Friday 20th March
Tickets £8 adv / £10 on the door
Doors 7.30 pm

Join us for a concert with Ward & Parker a sensational new duo with support from exceptional local upcoming musician Ethan Kenna, a licensed bar and a great atmosphere!

Sensational new duo featuring John Parker, previously of JCB song fame in Nizlopi, and Cliff Ward, founding member of folk supergroup The Willows. The combination of Parker’s beautiful soaring double bass and beatboxing style accompanying Ward’s excellent songs and guitar playing is a perfect and charismatic blend. Performing a diverse mix of alternative acoustic, jazz and folk-pop with fine musicality, flair and dynamism, between them they have performed with the likes of Ed Sheeran, Kate Rusby, Newton Faulkner and Nick Cave, and received ecstatic reviews in the press, one not to be missed!

 Tickets available here

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March ACoustic Night

Wednesday 4th March
Doors 7.30 pm – 11 pm

Join us for our March Acoustic Night with open mic slots, featured acts and a licensed bar. The event has been put together in association with Kontra Roots Promotions.

Our featured acts this month are:

Blues Tones
Expert blues band who play traditional Chicago blues from the 50’s through to the 70’s.

Amrit Sond
Unique, stunning, Grammy award-winning and internationally known guitarist.

Stevie Jones
Popular local music legend, whose songs are brimful of passion and raw honesty.

Wednesday 4th March
Doors 7.30pm until 11pm

Free entry, licensed bar, and refreshments

Open mic slots available between acts so please message for details.

Join the Facebook Event here

Workshops

Life Drawing Sessions

Thursday from 6 pm – 8 pm on the following dates:

12th March
16th April
14th May
11th June
9th July
10th September

£10 per session
Bring your own materials

Join us for brand new monthly life drawing sessions with Gerald Porter and experienced Life Drawing tutor. Suitable for beginner and advanced artists and a great opportunity to practice and hone those drawing and painting from life skills. Bring along your own materials to each session and we have the facility for wet or dry media.

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Young Creators

Every Saturday
Last session in 2019 is Sat 21st December.

Ages 6 – 10 from 11.30am – 1pm
Ages 11 – 14 from 1.30pm – 3pm

£4 per child
All materials provided

Fun creative classes for young people aged 6 to 14 taught in two sessions for each age group. Come and explore painting, drawing and mixed media in a friendly environment with Daniella Labosova.

Please contact us to book as places can be limited.

Join the Facebook Event here

Painting & Drawing

Every Wednesday
1 pm – 3 pm

£6 per class
Bring your own sketchbook

This class will take you through the process of creating a piece of artwork, from the drawing to a finished painting. Basic drawing skills are an advantage. Richard was a Tattoo artist for 15 years and these project-based sessions can be used to learn new skills or work towards a completed artwork from start to finish.

Contact us for more information and booking here

Weekly Art Class

Every Thursday
1 pm – 2.30 pm

Painting and drawing workshops for all levels and abilities. People welcome to join at any time during the course to learn new skills and further their creativity.

Pricing available per session or per course.

£10 pay as you go

6 weeks
£60 / £50 concession

For more information and booking contact Fanoulla Georgiou at lazydaisydoo@aol.com