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A Portrait of Newbury

Monday 4th September, 10am – 3pm

Newbury Market Square

£1 Event!!

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Together, we want to create a community portrait of Newbury.

Come and draw people in a variety of mediums, using a broad range of surfaces (continuous paper, canvas, cardboard).

Professional artists will be on hand to assist you on the day.

*Artist Isabel Carmona will be offering ‘1 minute portraits’ for £1, that you can take home with you.

Age: All Ages
Cost: £1 each (all materials provided)

**No Booking Required**




Applefest 2017

Sunday 15th/ Sunday 22nd/ Tuesday 24th/ Wednesday 25th October, 10am – 3pm

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

Bring your unwanted apples to City Arts for us to convert into healthy 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: appox. 80% of apples, from domestic apple trees lie unused or go to waste?

Dates are as follows:
15 Oct – apple drop off, and try your hand at making your very own juice or sample some apple-y delights with a tea or coffee.

22 Oct – drop off only 10 am – 1pm

24 and 25 Oct – Join in and help us make our community Apple Tree Collage event

Entry £1 each and just have some family fun!

**No Booking Required**




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**Mandala Day with Donna Lewis & Isabel Carmona**

Saturday 22nd July, 10am – 3pm

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:

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

For more information, just email us:

*Mandala designs and images by Suzan Drummen*




Friday 11th August, 10am – 4pm

Newbury Market Square

Free Event!!

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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 –
~ Lusso GelARTo Ice-cream –
~ Sweets and more –
~ Sweet Fancies –

£1 to enter & Register on the Day!
Child Upto 12yrs
Teens 13+