2018 Programme Launch & Meet the Artists
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 trying your hand at some of the free 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 have artists’ work on display and lots of demos for you and the kids to try out!
We’ll also have Claire’s famous homemade soup, as well as gorgeous cakes, and tea & coffee being served all day.
10 Hampton Road
City Arts Christmas Artisan Fair 2017
Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th November, 10am – 4pm
Saturday 2nd Dec & Sunday 3rd December, 10am – 4pm
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
All Ages Welcome
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
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!
10am – 3pm
**No Booking Required**
A Portrait of Newbury
Monday 4th September, 10am – 3pm
Newbury Market Square
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:
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**
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: 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: email@example.com
*Mandala designs and images by Suzan Drummen*
Friday 11th August, 10am – 4pm
Newbury Market Square
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/
£1 to enter & Register on the Day!
Child Upto 12yrs