Throughout

H.Q. 
at Bishop’s Castle Town Hall
Time – 10.00am – 4.00pm
For information on the festival, to book concerts at the Three Tuns
and to pick up a programme (avilable from mid-January)
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

POETRY IN WINDOWS
To spread poetic joy, local shopkeepers and other gentry have agreed to display in their windows poems culled mainly from the Border Poets’ tenth and latest volume WOLF HOARD

RISK A VERSE?  Limerick competition
at Bank House B&B
free entry – no prizes – just compete for the fun of it.
Compile a witty five line verse in limerick format – extra merit for illustrated entries. Drop this into Bank House or email to Gerry – gerrybarwell@icloud.com
Topic: Trump   
Deadline 6 pm Saturday 24th February.  Entries will be laminated and displayed outside Bank House.  Come along to the Great BC Bake Off tea party (3 pm on Sunday 25th February) and vote for your favourite verse

ART EXHIBITION – Bishop’s Castle Arts Society
at The Poppy House, Market Square
Time – 10.00am –  5.00pm
More details to follow
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

ART EXHIBITION – Tahira Paul
at The Chai Shop, High Street,
Time – 10.30am –  5.00pm   Wednesday 21st to Saturday 24th
More details to follow
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION 
at Bishop’s Castle Town Hall
Time – 10.00am – 4.00pm
Andrew Fusek Peters’ stunning photos celebrate Shropshire wildlife and landscape and are regularly published in the national papers. His books include Upland, Wilderland and Dip. www.andrewfusekpeters.com

ART EXHIBITION – by Sue Percy
at SpArC during the month of February
Time – 10.00am –  5.00pm
Sue’s exhibition will be entitled “The Woodland Walk’ and will feature many of Sue’s paintings of trees and woodland dwellers.  Sue’s main medium is watercolour, but she also enjoys using pen & ink and depicting trees using machine embroidery and felt making.

SHROPSHIRE HILLS ART WEEK (SHAW) 2018 Selection Box
at Bank House B&B
Time – 10 am – 5 pm each day  Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th February
The SHAW selection box looks forward to the full exhibition (2nd to 10th June) by inviting each artist to submit just one piece to showcase their work set against the backdrop of this important 18th century townhouse.  Tea/coffee/cake available
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

OPEN STUDIOS
Drusilla Cole
3 Bull Street, Bishops Castle, SY9 5DB
Time – 10 am – 5pm each day  Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th February
Artist, Printmaker and Author
Linocuts, Collagraphs and Cards
A very interesting old house built against the castle walls at the top of town.
Lots of stairs.  druvcole@aol.com  –  01588 638458  –  www.drusillacole.co.uk
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

Jane Allard
Time – 10 am – 4pm each day  Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th February
Kerry Rise, Kerry Green, Bishop’s Castle, SY9 5AR
“The Box Room” Jane will be demonstrating hand weaving using rigid heddle looms, including an early 20th century Barbour linen loom.  There will be woven items for sale and visitors will be encouraged to ‘have a go’ on one of the looms.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

Jock Wright
Time – 11 am – 4pm each day  Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th February
Yarborough House, Market Square, Bishop’s Castle, SY9 5BN
Abstract artist
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

ORIEL GLASS STUDIO – Helen Robinson
The Old Vicarage, Church Lane, Bishops Castle SY9 5AF
Time 10am – 5pm  Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February
Architectural Stained Glass
Studio under construction but a preview of what will be on offer later in the year; commissions, hanging panels of stained glass, gifts and classes (evenings, occasional weekend and full week courses)
oriel.glass@btinternet.com   –  01588 638940  –  www.orielglassstudio.co.uk

Geraldine Burkill
Time – 10 am – 3pm   Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th February
2 Kerry Lane, Bishop’s Castle
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Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.