Friday 21st

Events are being added as soon as they are confirmed

CASTLE ARTISTS EXHIBITION
at The Public Hall, Station Street, Bishop’s Castle, SY9 5AQ
Time – 10am to 5pm
Around 15 local artists will exhibit in the spacious Public Hall.  They will show “Affordable Art”, which can include paintings, linocuts, watercolours, textiles, ceramics, photography and cards. At times the Mainstone WI will supplying refreshments and homemade cakes and savouries. Free parking. Full disabled access http://www.castleartists.co.uk
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

ARTISTS’ OPEN STUDIOS
Jock Wright, Abstract Art – Yarborough House, Market Sq.  Time 11am – 4pm
Ellie Tarratt, Pretender to the Throne, Historically inspired ceramics – Opposite the Town Hall.  Time – 10am – 5pm
Jenny Jones, Painter – The Porch House, High Street, SY9 5BE  Time 10am – 4pm
Julia Bath, Mixed Media –  The Old Bakery,  Church Street.  Time 10 am – 4pm
Victoria Heath, Painter – Venue TBC. Time 10am – 4pm
Helen Robinson, Stained Glass Studio – The Old Vicarage, Church Lane. 10am – 5pm
Geraldine Burkill, Painter – 2 Kerry Lane. Time 10am – 5pm

Jane Allard, Weaving  – Kerry Rise, Kerry Green,  SY9 5AR.  Time 10 am – 4pm
Marian Watson – Handmade silver and gold jewellery, and Paintings – Chapel View, Station Street, SY9 5AQ.  Time 10am – 5pm
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

POETRY ON PERSCRIPTION
with Deborah Alma
at The Poetry Pharmacy, opposite the Town Hall
Time – 10am – 4pm
A mix of the serious, the therapeutic and the theatrical, the Emergency Poet offers consultations and prescribes poems as cures. Take part in a free private poetic health consultation with the Emergency Poet, and within 10 minutes you will be prescribed an appropriate poem, verse or lyric.
 “This was such a wonderful experience…very uplifting. Lovely to have poems handpicked by someone to meet one’s inspiration, requirements, personal needs etc. and I love both the prescription poem and the poetry pill.”
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP
with Sue Percy
at The Town Hall
Time – 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm
In Sue’s watercolour workshop this year we will look ‘Painting Without Brushes’.
All welcome.   Materials supplied.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

WILDLIFE AND WONDER FROM THE SHROPSHIRE BORDERS
a talk by Andrew Fusek Peters
at the Church Barn
Time – 11am
Details to follow
Admission – FREE, donations to festival funds invited.

GAMES CAFE
at The Methodist Hall
Time – to be confirmed (most probably 1pm – 4pm)
Pop in for Tea/Coffee & homemade cake and spend time playing a board or card game.  Or help with a jigsaw.  Games for all ages will be supplied.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.  Refreshments for sale.

WILLIAM WORDSWORTH, 250 YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH
a talk by Paul Binding
at the Church Barn
Time – 2pm
Details to follow
Admission – FREE, donations to festival funds invited.