Friday

SCRAPTASTIC with Liz Still
at The Three Tuns Top Room
Time – 10am – 12 noon
Come and make something fantastic out of recycled scrap, junk and stuff! Animals, Robots, Monsters or whatever you dream up. Under 9’s must be accompanied by an adult.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

CASTLE ARTISTS EXHIBITION
at The Public Hall
Time – 10am to 5pm
Around 20 local artists will exhibit in the spacious Public Hall, Station Street, Bishops Castle SY9 5AQ
They will show “Affordable Art”, which can include paintings, linocuts, watercolours, textiles,ceramics and cards. On Saturday 18th, the Mainstone WI will run a Creative Cafe supplying refreshments and homemade cakes and savouries.
Free entry and parking.  Full disabled access.
http://www.castleartists.co.uk
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

GREAT B.C. BAKE OFF Registration
at Bank House B&B
Time – 10.30am – 12.30pm
Let’s get Bishop’s Castle baking with our own
Bake Off challenge – Choice of three categories –
signature bake, technical challenge or show stopper.
Open to bakers of all ages/ genders. Registration
from 11am til 5 pm – you will be given the theme/recipe
when you register. See Sunday for the submission of
your bakes, competition results and The Tea Party.
Admission – 50p per entry for each category
proceeds to Save the SpArC campaign

WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP with SUE PERCY
at The Town Hall
Time – 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm
Let wonderful Watercolours paint themselves as they reveal magical effects.
Landscapes will appear before your eyes. Materials supplied.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS – in music, culture and my own experience
a talk by Paul Binding

at The Church Barn
Time – T.B.C.
Paul will talk about the time he spent in the Appalachian Mountains, referring a lot to his journeys of exploration in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Kentucky. He went there because he was writing a book on writers from the American South.  He will include reading from some Southern/Appalachian writers and also will play recordings of Bluegrass music and other traditional instrumental music.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

FRENCH BANQUET
at Bank House B&B
Time – Sittings at 7.00pm & 9pm
Join Tahira and Gerry as they celebrate the food, people and places of France.
Admission £25 (including a welcome cocktail)

PANTO – JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by the Castle Players

at SpArC Theatre
Time – 7.00pm
It’s pantomine time, Oh no it isn’t, Oh yes it is.
Admission – £6 adult / £4 child

BEKI BRINDLE with STICKY WICKET and FRIENDS 
at The Three Tuns Inn
Time – Doors open 7.30pm for 8pm start
‘New York blues hall of fame’ guitarist, singer, song writer ‘Beki Brindle’
Brings her own style of funky blues, rock & swing to bishops castle once More!
She is fast building a musical following in the U.K. backed by ‘ace drummer’
Sticky Wicket and a top line-up of musicians.
The evening will open with an acoustic ‘blues roots’ session followed by
A great set of rockin’ music from Beki and the band.
See facebook: Beki Brindle-scala & Beki Brindle band.
Admission – £10
Tickets available from the Town Hall and  

http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/bcth