Category Archives: Poetry and Prose

A huge thank you

What an incredible day folks! The sun shone, just a few droplets of rain, but nothing much perturbed the crowd on the day. Thank you to all the stages, drama and dance, Thirst, School of Popular Music, BBC Introducing, thanks … Continue reading

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Talk by Dr Bradley Stephens at the Performing Arts Centre 20th May 2017

An illustrated talk by Dr Bradley Stephens Saturday 20th May 2017 Senior Lecturer and Subject Lead in French Studies at the Faculty of Arts, University of Bristol Cosette has become emblematic of Les Misérables as a story of romance and … Continue reading

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arts Sunday 4th June 2017

Come along to our annual arts Sunday, on the town seafront, from 10am until 5pm, and see the wonderful creations of Guernsey. You can find crafts and art stalls, photography, jewellery and food, for starters, whilst listening to local bands, … Continue reading

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Work in Progress – Call for artists, designers and makers

Work in Progress

  The arts are under attack in schools across the UK and the number of Arts teachers has dropped by 11% since 2010. At the same time the UK government announced that ‘the UK’s Creative Industries are now worth nearly … Continue reading

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The Guernsey Literary Festival launches its WriteStuff competition

Write Stuff Poster 2017 Competition

Here is the latest press release from GAC supported Guernsey Literary Festival: ‘The Guernsey Literary Festival launches its WriteStuff competition The Guernsey Literary Festival is once again on the lookout for young writing talent with its WriteStuff competition, which gets … Continue reading

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GAC’s wrap-up of 2016

GAC Winter Banner

What were we up to in 2016? GAC’s Arts in Health Programme has been contributing towards personal health and well-being for a few years now and it is becoming increasingly recognised by health providers. In 2016 we worked with the Children’s … Continue reading

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The Guernsey Literary Festival announces latest speakers for 2017

Guernsey Literary Festival 10-14 May 2017

The fifth Guernsey Literary Festival, supported by Guernsey Arts Commission, will take place from 10-14 May 2017. The Guernsey Literary Festival aims to offer a varied and energetic celebration of literature with something for everyone – from aspiring writers to families … Continue reading

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Jamie and Antonia meet Joan Ozanne

 Joan Ozanne was recently awarded the British Empire Medal for her work with the community and arts in Guernsey. Guest blogger Jamie Bourgourd and Community Arts Assistant Antonia Ramsey went to speak to Joan about how the arts have evolved. … Continue reading

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Shared Reading Project!

Have you heard of the Reader Project? It’s a project that takes place in Guernsey thanks to the Film, Poetry and Prose Sub-Committee at the Guernsey Arts Commission. Catriona Stares, Liz Went and Ed Jewell (GAC FPP S-C Chair, a practitioner of the … Continue reading

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Arts Sunday – 9th June 2013

Arts Sunday, now in its third year, is the biggest celebration of the arts on the Island. Held on the Town’s seafront and planned this year for Sunday 9 June it has fast become a key date for Guernsey’s creative … Continue reading

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