Sunday

CASTLE ARTISTS EXHIBITION
at The Public Hall
Time – 10am to 5pm
23rd, 24th and 25th February
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.

INTERMEDIATE JEWELLERY MAKING WORKSHOP with Val Padbury
at Made …..  1 The Cobbles, Lower Market Square
Time – 10.30am  & 3.30pm
By the end of the session you will have made a ‘floating’ necklace and learn how to crimp, along with making 2 pairs of earrings for you to take with you.  Maximum of 3 people per session.  to book your place phone 01588 638196
Two basic workshops are being held on Thursday 22nd February
Admission £15

ARTISAN MARKET
at The Town Hall – both floors
Time – 11am – 4pm
Local artists and crafts people selling their wares, from furniture to jewellery & ceramics to silk.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

SHROPSHIRE HILLS ART WEEK (SHAW) 2018 Selection Box
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 –  more details under  ‘THROUGHOUT’
Drusilla Cole
3 Bull Street, Bishops Castle, SY9 5DB
Time – 10 am – 5pm each day  Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th
Jane Allard
Time – 10 am – 4pm each day  Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th
Kerry Rise, Kerry Green, Bishop’s Castle, SY9 5AR
Jock Wright
Time – 11 am – 4pm each day  Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th February
Yarborough House, Market Square, Bishop’s Castle, SY9 5BN
ORIEL GLASS STUDIO – Helen Robinson
The Old Vicarage, Church Lane, Bishops Castle SY9 5AF
Time 10am – 5pm  Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February
Geraldine Burkill
Time – 10 am – 3pm   Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th February
2 Kerry Lane, Bishop’s Castle
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

THREE TUNS BREWERY TOURS with Head Brewer Steve Willmer
at Three Tuns Brewery
Time – 11am & 2pm
A chance to have a tour of the oldest licensed brewery in the country and sample some of their award winning beers.
Numbers are limited so phone Sue on 01588 630200 to book your place on one of the tours.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

Shropshire Hills Art Week (SHAW) 2018 Selection Box
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.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited

ARTS FESTIVAL SERVICE
at B. C. St. John’s Parish Church
Time – 11am
Special service celebrating the Arts.

MORRIS DANCING WORKSHOP – TBC
at The Three Tuns Inn
Time – 11am – 1pm
Exciting, Vigorous, Dynamic, & Exhausting simply to watch, Martha Rhoden’s Tuppenny Dish & Shropshire Bedlams bring energy, skill and a wonderful sense of life enhancing pleasure to the Welsh Border tradition of Morris Dancing. The workshop will introduce participants to the exhilarating delights of maintaining this unique custom.
Admission Free – Donations to Festival Funds invited.

GREAT B.C. BAKE OFF Judging and Tea Party 
at Bank House B&B
Time – Entries to be submitted between 12 noon and 1 pm.  Results: from 3 pm – then let’s all eat cake.  Judges: Nicky Simpson and Gerry Barwell.
Admission – 50p per entry for each category/ free for younger bakers (under 16s)
Donations for Tea Party with proceeds to Save the SpArC campaign

BISHOP’S CASTLE ORCHESTRA
at The Three Tuns
Time – 4pm – 6pm
Bishop’s Castle Orchestra would like to welcome you to, what has become, our regular Arts Festival Concert.
We need to warn you, however, that this performance will only be suitable for children and adults and will contain material you will find enjoyable.
Children will have the opportunity to help the struggling conductor keep control of our somewhat anarchic orchestra and will be rewarded with a small gift (the children not the orchestra).
This will be a free performance with any voluntary donations being given to the Arts’ Festival.

MEN FROM OFF & FRIENDS
at The Three Tuns
Time – Doors Open 7.30pm for 8pm start
14 local blokes who are known as “The Fairly Close Harmony Singers” Their repertoire is based on Shropshire songs, both traditional & contemporary, plus other songs which have a relevance to the Men From Off.
All monies to Save SpArC & Arts Festival Festival
Admission £10 – Tickets available from the Town Hall and  
www.ticketsource.co.uk/bcth