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Student Exhibition 2017

28 July 2017 - 27 September 2017
Showcasing the breadth of creativity and skills of students from across the island.

Proms on the Pier

09 September 2017 - 09 September 2017
The iconic and legendary music from Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald alongside Mark Ronson, Pharrell Williams and Rag 'n' Bone Man will be the central theme of the "Let's Swing The Proms" Big Band who will perform at this year's event. ​ The programme will start with a special screening of Alice Through the Looking Glass on the big screen at 5pm.  The Proms tradition will continue with a showcase of Guernsey's fabulously talented local musicians and singers - Let's Swing the Proms - from 7pm followed by live coverage of the second half of the BBC coverage of the Last Night of the Proms from the Albert Hall on the big screen. Always a fantastic night, come down and wave your flags and join in the singing! Entrance if FREE and there will be seating for 500 on a first come first served basis.

Proms +

10 September 2017 - 10 September 2017
Bringing a line up of top class local bands to the Albert Pier in this brand new event. Buffalo Huddleston, the Bierkeller Schunklers, Element 6, Clameur de Haro and City Limits will all take to the stage between 12-6pm. Entrance is free and a bar and food is available.

Wire-Wrap Jewellery Workshop

16 September 2017 - 16 September 2017
I will go through some skills for wrapping sea glass and shell pieces to make pendants, using soft jewellery craft wire and jewellery pliers. Materials, and use of tools to make 2-3 pendants will be included. At Sula Framing and Gallery, Sandy Hook, L'Islet. Book at the link given, or contact Sula Gallery tel. 245396

Acrylic Painting Demonstration

20 September 2017 - 20 September 2017
Sarnia Arts & Crafts Club are delighted to host an Acrylic Painting Demonstration by visiting artists Maria Meerstadt and Jane Ferbrache on Wednesday 20th September, 7.30pm at St Martin’s Community Centre (Free entry for Sarnia Arts & Crafts members, £5 on the door for non-members) Maria Meerstadt and Jane Ferbrache are sisters, born in the Channel Islands but today they live in the UK and the French Alps respectively. Maria draws her inspiration from Scotland, a country she loves, and she paints beautiful landscapes and animals in a variety of mediums. Jane’s flair for art developed during her years in Paris but it was after settling in the French Alps that she discovered her passion for painting animals and today she is particularly well known for her humorous portrayals of cows in bright colours. For more information visit www.sarniaartsandcraftsclub.co.uk or see the club’s Facebook page

Dame Patricia Routledge

28 September 2017 - 28 September 2017
FACING THE MUSIC - A LIFE IN MUSICAL THEATRE, with Dame Patricia Routledge in conversation with Edward Seckerson at St James Concert & Assembly Hall Tickets are available via www.guernseytickets.gg or by calling 01481 711361. Dame Patricia Routledge has delighted audiences with her colourful characters such as Hyacinth Bucket in Keeping Up Appearances, Hetty Wainthropp in Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, the gossip Kitty in Victoria Wood As Seen on TV and in Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads. Over a long career she has been in many films, television series and stage plays. It is still one of the best-kept secrets in show business that Dame Patricia trained not only as an actress but also as a singer and had considerable experience and success in musical theatre. Her many awards include a Tony for her Broadway performance in Darling of the Day and an Olivier Award for her performance in Leonard Bernstein’s Candide. Her one-woman show Come for the Ride toured the UK in 1988, and in 1992 she played Nettie Fowler in the highly acclaimed production of Carousel at the National Theatre. In 1998, she was honoured with the Gold Badge of Merit by the Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors. In this fascinating encounter with the writer and broadcaster Edward Seckerson, she recalls this very special part of her career with access to some rare and treasured recordings. On his long-running BBC Radio 3 show Stage and Screen, writer, broadcaster and podcaster Edward Seckerson interviewed many of the biggest names in the business – among them Julie Andrews, Angela Lansbury, Liza Minnelli, Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber. This promises to be a very entertaining evening with this much-loved artist and performer; a wonderful opportunity to be up close and personal with a true legend of the acting profession.