Monthly Archives: May 2011

Art On The Beach returns to Vazon

After the success of the first Art On The Beach event in 2010 the Guernsey Arts Commission will be holding another this summer on the afternoon of Sunday 19th June with support from NatWest. Teams made up of families, friends, … Continue reading

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Get involved with Community Arts

The Guernsey Arts Commission’s Community Arts Programme is on the look out for volunteers to help out our Community Arts Officer with a range of projects. The main focus for volunteers will be on projects ranging from weekly workshops, sessions … Continue reading

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Get a taste of art in half term workshops

Take a look at photos from the workshops on our Facebook page. The Guernsey Arts Commission will be running a series of short workshops during half term at the end of May and begining of June with the support of … Continue reading

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Adam’s Literary Festival Blog – 8: Competition Announcement

All that remains is to announce the winner of our 100 character writing competition. Thanks to everyone who entered, we received some fantastic entries, though all in the under 13s category. Older writers need to pull their fingers out. We … Continue reading

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Adam’s Literary Festival Blog: 7 – The End

It’s over and done with, so pack up The Hub and dismantle its satellite Luna. Let lyricless planes moan overhead and seagulls pick at any remaining fragments of poetry (in fact pick up that litter before you leave). I thought … Continue reading

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Adam’s Literary Festival Blog – 6: A busy Saturday

Yesterday Caroline Bird had a hub-full of spectators hanging on her every word. She performs with consummate assurance and so much energy that not only the hour of her performance but every copy of her book was gone before you … Continue reading

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Adam’s Literary Festival blog – 5: Too much to choose from!

Into the festival’s second day and the wealth of events to choose from is proving overwhelming. Packed programmes offering all kinds of literary fare stretch from first thing in the morning until way past my normal bedtime. For the purposes … Continue reading

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Adam’s Literary Festival blog – 4: Books of Lies and Books of Bees

The festival is under way and events are taking place as I type. This post may seem a bit rushed as I’m trying not to miss too much of the festivities. I started the day with literature and will end … Continue reading

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Poetry Cafe now at Costa

The venue of the Guernsey Literary Festival‘s Poetry Cafe has moved to upstairs at Costa Coffee in the Arcade. There will be two open poetry events during the festival, the first is between 1600 and 1700 on Friday afternoon and … Continue reading

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Adam’s Literary Festival Blog – 3: The Hub’s Up!

With the beginning of the festival in touching distance this is the perfect time to discuss what’s happening over the coming days. First, a sort of inflatable igloo that has sprung up by the Market is attracting a lot of … Continue reading

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