Saturday 22nd

 

CARTOON DRAWING
A Family Workshop with Malcolm Whittall
at The Three Tuns Inn
Time – 10.00am to 11.00pm & 12noon – 1pm
You don’t need to be an artist to be a cartoonist. Lack of drawing experience might even be an advantage. You can’t go wrong with a cartoon (you can only make it funnier).
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

ARTISAN MARKET
at The Town Hall – on both floors
Time – 10am – 4pm
Local artists and crafts people selling their wares, from furniture to jewellery & ceramics to silk.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

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. The Mainstone WI cafe will sell refreshments, including homemade cakes and savouries, between 11.30am and 4pm.
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 & gold jewellery, and Paintings – Chapel View, Station Street, SY9 5AQ.  Time 10am – 5pm
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

DRYPOINT WORKSHOP with Drusilla Cole
in Drusilla’s studio at 3 Bull Street, BC
Time – 10am – 1pm
Using a variety of tools you will learn a quick version of the art of Drypoint engraving
 £25 per person, all materials provided.
Maximum 4 people. Please book a place via suewillmer@mac.com


SINGING WORKSHOP

with RAPSQUILLION
at The Methodist Hall (change of venue from the Tuns)
Time – 10.30am to 12.30pm
Anyone who has ever fancied singing with others is very welcome, regardless of experience. Our aim is to get participants making a lovely sound as quickly as possible.
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
Andrew will entertain you with his illustrated talk about the amazing photographs he takes, often seen in national papers and publications.
Admission – FREE, donations to festival funds invited.

‘SCENES FROM DEEP TIME’
a talk by Professor Martin Rudnick
at the Church Barn
Time – 2pm
How pre-historic monsters were first imagined.
Admission – FREE, donations to festival funds invited.

HENRY MOON AND THE GREASY SPOON
AT SpArC Theatre, Bishops Castle SY9 5AY
Time:  14:00
Join storytelling specialists, Rhubarb Theatre, for a huge spoonful of fun, a mug-full of fantasy and a platter of creativity.  Henry Moon and the Greasy Spoon is perfect for families that enjoy theatrical play, puppetry, mask, dance, song and lots of laughter.
Adult Ticket Price:   £7.50   Child Ticket Price:   £7.50   Family Ticket Price:   £30
Box Office details: 01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

BALKAN CEILIDH
led by Rosa James
at the Three Tuns Inn
Time – 7.30pm
An evening of dances mainly from Eastern Europe with simple steps taught by Rosa James with live music from Bellamonda.  No partners needed.
To book a place email suewillmer@mac.com
Admission – £6.00 / £4.50 concessions