Tuesday, 24 June 2008

Assorted info and opportunities: singing workshop; Clun Art & Craft Show; LAR Art Summer School; Stage Exhibition; Cow painting competition; Call for

Singing workshop with Abbie Lathe

Singing day at the gorgeous Wandering William barn in Ludlow on July 5th.
10.30am til 4.30pm

....scrumptious home-cooked food and cakes; songs, voice technique and exercises throughout the day....

£35 all-in Contact Abbie Lathe if you'd like to book a place: abbiesingsong@yahoo.co.uk

Clun Art and Craft Show - Saturday 26th July to Sunday 3rd August
Professional arts and crafts demonstrations each week day. The show is held in Hightown community room, Vicarage Road, Clun (Next to St George's Church) from 10am-6pm (Sunday 3rd Aug 10-12 noon). Admission is free.

A showcase for local artists and craftspeople - Free Demonstrations by Professional Artists

Saturday 26th July. 2pm

Monday 28th. 2pm

Tuesday 29th. 2pm

Wednesday 30th. 2pm

Thursday 31st. 2pm

Friday 1st Aug. 2pm

Gordon Yapp


Keith Pointon

Bobby Britnell

Clare Linford

Marietta Alker

Rosie Read
The Secrets of Wood and Lino Cutting

Making the Most of your Digital Camera

Mixed media Effects on Paper and fabric

Card Making

From Fleece to Art : How one of the oldest textiles is made

Water Colours

Throughout the week art materials will be available for both children and adults. So come along and create your own work of art.

Please note that all children are welcome but must be accompanied by adults. Further information from 01588 640401

Ludlow Assembly Rooms' Ninth Art Summer School - August 2008

Three weekends devoted to Art, for all abilities to enjoy and improve their skills. The courses are held at Ludlow Assembly Rooms, please contact the tutors direct for more details.

Portrait - Friday 1, Saturday 2, Sunday 3 August

Tutor: David Donne NDD, ATD (01547-540376)

Life Drawing and painting - Friday 8, Saturday 9 Sunday 10 August

Tutor: Jean Williams NDD, ATD (01584-877020

Still Life - Friday 22, Saturday 23, Sunday 24 August

Tutor: Angela Gladwell MA, RCA (contact Box Office for more details)

Times for all days 10am – 12.30pm & 1.30 - 4pm

£40 each weekend, or all three weekends for £100

These courses are very popular, early booking recommended.

To book call Box Office 01584 878141

STAGE exhibition by Dorothy Cross
at The Unitarian Church, High Street, Shrewsbury

Commissioned by Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

and mediamaker for the launch of the Shrewsbury Darwin200 celebrations

Dorothy Cross, an artist with an international reputation, was invited by Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery to undertake a commission to make new work responding in some way to ‘… the life and ideas of Charles Darwin’

14 June – 26 July 2008

Tuesday – Saturday 12.00 – 4.00pm

For further information please contact:

Adrian Plant, Exhibitions Officer, Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, Barker Street, Shrewsbury, SY1 1QH

Tel: 01743 361196,

Email: adrian.plant@shrewsbury.gov.uk





DISTRICT 105 BS - Incorporating Middle Marches Lions Club Charitable Trust Fund Registered No. 1087497

WITH GUARANTEED PRIZES OF £75.00 (Adult’s Class) And £25.00 (Children’s Class). The Lions Club will rent you a stand up cow approx size 4’x3’ for £15 all profits to go to Lions Charity Funds. Decorate it to your choice and bring it along to the Craven Arms Discovery Centre on Saturday 5th July 2008 at 10am where judging will take place. The Lions hope that this activity will also give you the opportunity to raise money for your own charitable causes by encouraging sponsorship for your cow. To order your cow please telephone JOHN VOLLER 01694 722020 OR PATRICIA PRICE 01588 673657



(No Staples Please) - COW PAINTING IS FUN!

Art of Life - Call for artists
WHO: Herefordshire Council Arts Service in partnership with Adult Social Care are seeking three artists from different disciplines to deliver a programme of art sessions at Canal Road Day Centre, Hereford. The artists should be experienced in working with people with learning disabilities and/or physical disabilities to plan and deliver arts sessions for the ART OF LIFE project.

WHAT: The artist’s main role is to motivate people and help them to explore how to be able to deal with change through taking part in stimulating arts activity, which also helps to increase feelings of confidence. Arts sessions will explore the themes of: Identity/Body Image, Self Esteem and Health. Sessions will start and run three times per week for a period of 12 weeks.

WHERE: Canal Road is a day centre in Hereford serving adults with physical and/or learning disabilities from across Herefordshire. Canal Road has an expansive arts room and an adjoining fully equipped woodworking room.

WHEN: Arts sessions are expected to take place between October 2008 and January 2009, with an opportunity to visit Canal Road in August and a final evaluation report and Celebration Event held in February 2009 (date TBC).

FEE: Total fee for each artist is £3650 with a further £350 (maximum amount) allocated to materials. Travel expenses and any other expenses are included in the total fee.

TO APPLY: Artists should send a C.V. including contacts for 2 referees, state availability from September 2008 – January 2009 if possible, 10 images of work including any which relate to this type of project, press releases if applicable and a short statement (max 100 words) about why they are interested in the project. Evidence of enhanced disclosure will be required from selected artists. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 30 July.

CONTACT: To receive a full copy of the brief please contact Deborah Allison (dallison@herefordshire.gov.uk, tel: 01432 260614) or Melanie Potter (details below).

Please contact either Melanie Potter or Jane Suffield if you wish to informally discuss the role.

Melanie Potter, Principal Arts Officer Tel: 01432 261818

email: mpotter@herefordshire.gov.uk

Jane Suffield, Manager, Canal Road day Centre Tel: 01432 266881

Email: jsuffield@herefordshire.gov.uk

DEADLINE: Deadline for submissions Wednesday 16 July.

The new Big Dance 2008 website is now live!

Big Dance 2008 takes place from 5-13 July and celebrates an extraordinary range of dance across England.

Visit www.bigdance.org.uk to:
- find listings of what is on in your area,
- get the latest Big Dance news,
- create your own Big Dance event and register it on the website,
- get guidance on organising and promoting your event,
- upload your dance photos and video - show us your moves by posting your videos to the site!

Coming up in Big Dance week:
- a world record-breaking salsa dance attempt on Baltic Square, Gateshead,
- Rise and Shine, a world record attempt that will see hundreds of children from primary schools from all over Liverpool perform a dance sequence together in Liverpool City Centre,
- public performances of excerpts from Hofesh Shechter's acclaimed work Uprising,
- and much more! www.bigdance.org.uk

Big Dance is a project that was developed by the Mayor's Office at the GLA in partnership with Arts Council England.

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