What’s on at Garstang Arts Centre – November 2012

What’s on at Garstang Arts Centre
November 2012

Until 17th November An Exhibition of Personal Artwork by Joan Eastham is our current Schoolroom exhibition. Joan lives at Forton and paints in oils and other medias. Being a keen gardener, she is inspired to paint the flora and fauna through the seasons. Still Life and local landscapes are her other favourites. She has had several exhibitions in England and France she spends some time in summer, and had a painting accepted for The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in 2006.

Until 29th November Our famous Christmas Craft Fair is currently on in the Music Room and will run until 4pm on Thursday 29th. November. We are always interested in receiving items from new exhibitors, because we like to have as much variety as we can. This is a golden opportunity to display and sell your crafts; the Arts Centre takes 20% commission with the rest going to the person making the items. Anyone interested in bringing items for sale at the Craft Fair please contact the Curator or Pat Manley at the Arts Centre. 01995 606648 during normal opening hours. The Craft Fair is open during normal opening hours :- Tuesdays 10am to 12.30pm, and 2pm to 4pm, Thursdays 10am to 4pm and Saturdays 10am to 12.30pm. There will be a wide variety of hand
made items, just the place to find something a little bit different. Don’t forget to come and buy!

Tuesday November 20th The Floral Art Group will meet at 2pm when Michelle and Claire from Morgans Florists of Garstang will lead members in a workshop showing us how to make either a Christmas Door Wreath or Swag. The workshop will be followed by tea and biscuits and time to ask questions. Visitors are welcome. You can, if you wish to, just come along and watch but if you want to make either or both of these Festive Arrangements please ring Mary Thornber on 01995 605210 to find out what you need to bring.

Friday November 23rd Poetry Appreciation. As November is the time when we remember the world wars our subject this month is War and Peace . This gives us an opportunity to remember those who gave their lives in the past . We also celebrate the lives of the people who survived and whose spirit carried them through. Peace too is something we all value and will celebrate. Come along and join us and bring your favourite poems or just sit and enjoy the meeting . Everyone welcome. For further information contact Marie Whalley on 01995 603605

Pat Hansell 01995 600397

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