What’s on at Garstang Arts Centre – October 2012

What’s on at Garstang Arts Centre
October 2012

Monday 1st October, and every Monday Songbirds meet
every Monday 1.30p.m. – 3.30p.m. at the Art Centre and sing simply for pleasure, no auditions; we are not a choir, we just enjoy singing and having a cuppa and social chat. You would be made most welcome. Contact 01995 602904.

Saturday October 5th 200 Club Autumn Draw The 200 Club Autumn Draw will be accompanied as usual by Harry’s now very famous Fun Quiz with Mr Titus in supporting role. This promises to be an excellent evening and tickets are now available in the Arts Centre. As usual nibbles will be provided but bring your own bottle. The 200 club is a major fund raiser for the Arts Centre and a big thanks is due to those people who continue to support it. If you are not yet involved and would like to join us you can buy a number (or numbers) at the centre for a mere £6.50 for the half year. Prizes total £700 per draw with a top prize of £400. We have some numbers still available so please consider helping the Arts Centre. You can’t win if you don’t have a number!! For further info or to purchase a number contact Hilary at the Arts Centre or on 603524.

Tuesday October 16th The Floral Art Group will meet in the Arts Centre on Tuesday October 16th when Joan Hardwick returns to lead a workshop with the title of “Bring a Bunch” – the bunch being a bunch of flowers from either your own garden or any florist shop or supermarket. Joan will show us how to create a lovely arrangement from our own choice of flowers and using our own choice of container. The meeting begins at 2-00pm and will be followed by tea and biscuits. Visitors are always welcome. For more details ring Mary Thornber on 01995 605210.

Friday October 26th Poetry Appreciation. This month’s poetry is about Halloween and will be led by Marie Whalley. The poems and readings will cover the origins of Halloween as well as the current interpretation of the date. Come along and join the fun! Everyone welcome. For further information contact Marie Whalley 01995 603605

Saturday October 27th The Arts Centre Christmas Craft Fair 2012 will open at 10am on Saturday 27th October and run for five weeks closing at 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!

Pat Hansell 01995 600397