events

EVENTS

Posted on Updated on

Mural Competition for Teens

Submit Your Design Now!

Thursday 1st March – Sunday 1st July ’18

Our Big Community Event for 2018 is here – in partnership with the Kennet Centre, Newbury!
 
Our Mural Competition for Teens, is a chance for you to get your artwork up on the wall in the Kennet Centre, Newbury.
 
Age: 13 – 19yrs
Cost: Free to Enter
 
SUBMIT YOUR MURAL ENTRY NOW!!
 
You can do this in person or online – send your entry to our email address, or use an image sharing file (Dropbox/ WeTransfer etc)
 
💻 info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk
 
☎️ Tel: 01635 45449
 
YOU DON’T NEED TO BE ABLE TO DRAW ON A LARGE SCALE – WE’LL HELP YOU WITH THAT!
 
**Mural Inspiration Sessions**
We have organised two large-scale drawing sessions, to help develop your skills:
Date: Saturday 16th June & Sunday 17th June
Time: 10am- 12pm
Age: 10+
Cost: £2 each, per session (all materials included)
To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk
PLEASE NOTE: drawing made during the sessions, cannot be submitted for the competition.
 
**Theme**
Choose your own theme and style, be as expressive and creative as you wish. Here’s some ideas to get your started – community, teenage life, colour and pattern, social issues, music…
 
**Painting Your Mural**
Working with local artists and teens from the community, the winner will paint their mural design on Sunday 29th July (see website for more details)
 
**Rules of the Competition**
~ Submit your colour, hand-drawn design to City Arts Newbury
~ No offensive language or material can be included in the design
~ You must be within the age group stated
 
SUBMITTING YOUR ENTRY:
 
**Deadline for Submissions**
Sunday 1st July 2018, 4pm
 
You can do this in person or online – send your entry to our email address, or use an image sharing file (Dropbox/ WeTransfer etc)
 
💻 info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk
 
☎️ Tel: 01635 45449

 

 

 

Mural Painting Day for Teens

in the Kennet Centre, Newbury

Book Now!

Sunday 29th July, 10am – 4pm

City Arts and the Kennet Centre, Newbury have teamed up for an amazing experience!

The winner, along with some City Arts Artists and local teens, will paint their design on the Kennet Centre wall.

 Location: Kennet Centre, Newbury
 Date & Time: Sunday 29th July 2018, 10am – 4pm
 Age: 13 – 19yrs (unsupervised)
 Cost: £5 each (materials provided)

How to Book

There will be limited places available, so make sure you book in advance, or you can turn up on the day and join in, if there’s space!

Email: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Tel: 01635 45449

Everyone is welcome to come along and watch the progress of the mural.

 

 

 

COMING SOON…

Chalkfest 2018

Applefest 2018

Summer Community Event 2018

 

 

 

PAST EVENTS

 

 2018 Programme Launch & Meet the Artists

CA Silk

Saturday 3rd February, 10am – 3pm

Come on down and join in our free event, pick up a copy of our new March – July 2018 Programme, and meet some of the artists whilst observing some great demos!

 

Meet the Artists:

Isabel Carmona – Printer & Urban Sketcher

Kevin Scully – Painter

Wendy Lloyd – Textiles & Mixed Media Artist

Donna Lewis – Photographer & Poet

Pam Hardman – Collagraph Printer

Sarah Moorcroft – Silk Artist

Helen Lunn – Painter & Mixed Media

Adriana Roberts – Paper-cutting Artist

 

We’ll also have Claire’s famous homemade soup, as well as gorgeous cakes, and tea & coffee being served all day.

*Free Event*

10 Hampton Road
Newbury
Berks
RG14 6DB

 

 

 

 

City Arts Christmas Artisan Fair 2017

Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th November, 10am – 4pm

Saturday 2nd Dec & Sunday 3rd December, 10am – 4pm

Collage 2017-07-05 10_57_33

Our annual two weekends of Christmas Fairs, where local artists, craft people and traders will show and sell a variety of unique work including:

Silk Painting, Jewellery, Ceramics, Painting, Original Prints, Christmas Decorations, Preserves, Photography, Cards and much more.

Find that perfect unique, handmade, special present!

**Stalls will vary each weekend**

Seasonal Refreshments will be available to warm you up
Homemade Soup & Fresh Artisan Bread
Tea, Coffee & Cake

Free Entry!

All Ages Welcome

 

 

 

Applefest 2017

Sunday 15th October – Apple-pressing & Drop-off Day, 10am – 3pm

Sunday 22nd October – Apple Drop-off only, 10am – 1pm

Tuesday 24th & Wednesday 25th October – Apple Collage Days, 10am – 3pm

Collage 2017-07-05 10_35_28

We want to celebrate this very apple-y community surrounding us.

During this FREE activity day, we will be serving lots of scrummy apple bakes and cakes, along with a lovely, hot tea or coffee!

Then you and the kids can get stuck in with the apple-themed activities:

~ Chopping & Scratting ~
~ Pressing & Tasting ~

Don’t forget to bring your unwanted apples to City Arts, we will then convert them into 100% pure City Arts Apple Juice, to sell throughout the year.

**Your apple donation helps us raise funds for our building renovation and low cost community activities**

!We want to beat the 200kg from last year!

Did you know: almost 80% of apples, from domestic apple trees, lie unused or go to waste?

DATES TO REMEMBER…

• Sunday 22 Oct
Apple Drop-off only
10 am to 1pm

• Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 Oct
‘Apple Tree Collage Days’ Join in and have fun making our 3D community apple tree!
£1 each
All ages
10am – 3pm

**No Booking Required**

 

A Portrait of Newbury

Monday 4th September, 10am – 3pm

Newbury Market Square

£1 each

Collage 1

City Arts invites you to create a community ‘Portrait of Newbury’

This event is for everyone – all ages & all abilities

Come and draw people, each other, your family and friends – using a variety of mediums, with a broad range of surfaces:

Continuous paper
Canvas
Cardboard

Pens, pencils, coloured pencils and crayons will be provided.

We will also be creating ‘Graffiti Portraits’ with pens on canvas!!!

Tables will be laid out across the Market Square, with a giant roll of paper across it.

~ Urban Sketchers, bring your sketch pads/ easels/ and comfy chairs – join us and share your work at the end ~

**1 Minute Portraits for £1**
Artist, Isabel Carmona will be offering her fun 1 minute portraits – a fab memory of the day, to take home with you!

Age: All Ages!!
Cost: £1 each
All materials provided

**No Booking Required**

 

Mandala Day 

Saturday 22nd July, 10am – 3pm

New Collage 2

Mandala Day is a celebration of the Buddhist and Hindu spiritual symbol for the universe.

This is a community-led event for all the family, using a mixture of mandala designs. We will be planning, designing and then painting part of the floor and wall at City Arts.

So, bring the family along for a great day at City Arts – designing and creating a beautiful mandala.

We will be using the work of artist Suzan Drummen as inspiration for our design, check out her page: http://www.suzandrummen.nl/

~ Age: All Ages (with supervision)
~ Entrance Fee: £1 per person
~ Refreshments will be on sale
~ No Booking Required

For more information, just email us: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

*Mandala designs and images by Suzan Drummen*

 

 

CHALKFEST 2017

Friday 11th August, 10am – 4pm

Newbury Market Square

Free Event!!

Collage white border

City Arts Presents: CHALKFEST 2017!!

For the third year running, City Arts is bringing its Free, Community Event, for all the family, to the heart of Newbury.

Chalkfest is for the whole family – it’s all about joining in, having fun and getting creative with chalk!!!

For those who cannot sit on the floor, tables will be provided.

This year, we have local, independent traders joining us again, including:

~ Sunny Faces – https://www.facebook.com/facepaintbysunny/
~ Lusso GelARTo Ice-cream – https://www.facebook.com/lussokitchen/
~ Sweets and more – https://www.facebook.com/sweetsandmore1/
~ Sweet Fancies – https://www.facebook.com/SweetFancies.UK/

**COMPETITION TIME**
£1 to enter & Register on the Day!
Categories:
Child Upto 12yrs
Teens 13+
Adults

 

Advertisements