Monthly Archives: July 2011

Volunteers needed for new Community Arts Plan

The Guernsey Arts Commission has unveiled its new strategy for Community Arts in Guernsey and to make the first crucial part of it happen we are looking for volunteers (paid and unpaid) to help out at our regular series of … Continue reading

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Guernsey Sinfonietta present Pictures of Russia at St James

The Guernsey Sinfonietta present their annual concert at St James on Saturday 30th July with support from the Guernsey Arts Commission. The concert, entitled Pictures of Russia, will feature music from Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and Mussorgsky and is being described as … Continue reading

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A day of arts is coming to St Peter Port

Following on from the success of both the 2010 and 2011 Samba Sunday events the Guernsey Arts Commission’s Performing Arts and Music Sub-Committees are joining forces to present a day spanning all the arts, on the St Peter Port Seafront … Continue reading

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New film to be screened at Bathing Pools

In September 2010 Tim Bowditch made a documentary film about Guernsey’s La Vallette Bathing Pools called ‘Firedive’ with support from the Guernsey Arts Commission. The film describes the island’s collective memory of the pools, focusing on the floodlit galas and … Continue reading

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Second Samba Sunday gets the seafront drumming and dancing

On 10th July 2011 Samba Sunday took place on the St Peter Port seafront, organising member of the Performing Arts Sub-Committee shared his thoughts on the day: “The days events focussed on the drum led sounds of Samba and included … Continue reading

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Acoustic Showcase at Castle Nights

Check out photos from the Acoustic Showcase, and the rest of Castle Nights, on our Facebook page. This year the organisers of the highly popular KPMG Castle Nights events have asked the Music Sub-Committee of the Guernsey Arts Commission to … Continue reading

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Samba Sunday on the seafront

On Sunday 10th July Samba Sunday is back on the St Peter Port seafront for a second year with Guernsey’s own Samba Burros and the Guernsey Arts Commission’s Performing Arts Sub-Committee. Things get going at 12 with drumming and dance … Continue reading

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