Arts Events – August

HUGO THE EXILE EXHIBITION

28 Mar 2014 – 14 Sep 2014

The world premiere of a new exhibition by French/Slovenian photographer Klavdij Sluban, who takes us through an exploration of Victor Hugo’s Exile in Guernsey. Mounted in association with the Guernsey Photography Festival and Maison de Victor Hugo, Paris.   Plus Foyer display on Crime & Punishment in Victorian Guernsey in the Brian White gallery. Commissioned by the Guernsey Photography Festival with the support of Paris Museums, Maisons de Victor Hugo Guernsey/Paris, Guernsey Arts Commission and Norman Piette Ltd.

 

SATURDAY CONCERTS IN MARKET SQUARE

10 May 2014 – 27 Sep 2014.

A series of musical concerts and dance performed in the heart of St Peter Port. SATURDAYS 10 May – 27 September. In Market Square, St Peter Port   12.15-2.30pm Contact Guernsey Information Centre +44(0) 1481 723552 www.towncentrepartnership.com/events.html

 

SUNDAY CONCERTS IN CANDIE GARDENS

11 May 2014 – 28 Sep 2014

A series of musical concerts and dance performed in the beautiful setting of Candie Gardens. Come and relax on a Sunday afternoon. At Candie Gardens, St Peter Port   3-4pm Contact Jack Honeybill+44 (0)  07781 113464     www.towncentrepartnership.com/events.html

 

SUMMER MUSIC 2014 – TOWN CHURCH

13 June 2014 – 29 Aug 2014

Each year the Town Church is host to a number of musical performances http://www.visitguernsey.com/summer_music_2014

 

JENNY MORGAN – SHIPS, BOATS AND SEA

30th June 2014 – 01st August 2014

Coach-House Gallery. Opening Times: Monday to Sunday, 11am – 5pm . Free

 

GUERNSEY SALSA CLASSES

Mondays – 14th Jul 2014 – 1st Sep 2014
7pm New Beginners, 8pm Improvers, 9.15pm Intermediate/Advanced.
www.guernseysalsa.com

 

SARNIA ARTS & CRAFTS CLUB – SUMMER EXHIBITION

25th July 2014 – 10th August 2014

Elizabeth College. Opening Times: Monday to Sunday, 10am – 5:30pm. Free

 

STYX SUMMER CLUB

Mon 28 Jul 2014 – Fri 29 Aug 2014
Weekdays only. 8.45am to 1pm, sessions cost £10 and include lunch! Call Styx on 267319 to request a booking form or download one from the Facebook page-Styx Community Centre

 

URBAN SATURDAY

2nd Aug 2014 11am-4pm

Free day of live art demos, dance, MC’s, DJ’s and workshops all day! With special guest UK rapper Ty, nominated for a Mercury prize. Saturday 2nd August, 11am-4pm, Market Terrace, outside HMV. www.arts.gg

 

GUERNSEY ARTS COMMISSION: DANCE MONTH

4Aug 2014 – 28 Aug 2014

Company Chameleon will be performing their site specific piece ‘Push’ at the ‘Gig in a Garden’ event on the 28th of August at Candie Garden 5.30pm-7.30pm. Look out for more information on our social media about two very special pop up performances in unusual locations on the 27th of August.

Soca Dance workshops on the Beach with Darren Pritchard

 

OUTDOOR THEATRE – ROMEO AND JULIET

6 Aug 2014 – 7 Aug 2014

Castle Cornet, St Peter Port

TNT Theatre Britain presents ‘Romeo and Juliet’ by William Shakespeare.  Seating is ticketed but unallocated and on a first come first served basis.  Refreshments are available before and during the interval, but you are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy before the performance.  Don’t forget to bring warm clothing – it does get chilly!

Time: Castle gates open from 5:45pm, performance starts 7.30pm.

T: +44 (0) 1481 747280. W: www.guernseytickets.gg

 

FREE SOCA (CARNIVAL) DANCE WORKSHOPS ON THE BEACH

  • 6 Aug 2014 – Pembroke Beach: 3pm – 5pm
  • 7 Aug 2014 – Herm: 10am – 1pm
  • 8 Aug 2014 – Cobo Beach –  3pm – 5pm

 

KPMG CASTLE NIGHTS

08 Aug 2014

Free music and entertainment at Castle Cornet, Guernsey’s ancient fortress standing guard over the island’s capital St Peter Port.

 

SAUMAREZ PARK PLAYGROUND APPEAL EVENING OF JAZZ

Sat 9th Aug 2014
With award-winning saxophonist Simon Spillett supported by Le Jazz Accord and the JS Trio. £30 including 2 course meal. £10 standing tickets. Starting at 7pm with headline act from 9pm at the Duke of Richmond Hotel. Tickets on 07781 128341.

 

ALDERNEY MUSIC SOCIETY – TONY JACOBS & FRIENDS – A SWELL PARTY

13 August 2014

Location: Island Hall, Alderney.Contact: Ralph Burridge – 01481 822297. Email: burridge@cwgsy.net

 

GUERNSEY ARTS COMMISSION FUNDING INFORMATION SESSION

14th Aug 2014

Anyone interested in applying for an arts grant can come along. 6pm in the gallery at the Information Centre. The free session covers how the scheme runs and give potential applicants a chance to talk through their ideas and ask questions. The next deadline for applications is Sunday 31 August. Further details about eligibility, previously supported projects, guidance and forms are available on www.arts.gg or call Carrie on 709748.

OUTDOOR THEATRE

15 Aug 2014 – 22 Aug 2014

Hilarious and ridiculous Outdoor Theatre performed by Oddsocks returns to Castle Cornet. Two madcap humorous performances of Twelfth Night & A Midsummer Nights Dream. 15-22 August. Tickets available from www.guernseytickets.gg or the Box Office on 01481 74728. Location: Castle Cornet, Guernsey. Contact: Tim Prout. Email: tim.prout@gov.gg

 

FETE D’ETAI / SUMMER FESTIVAL

17 Aug 2014

Family Fun with a historical theme: sword fights, archery, music, plays, crafts and hands on activities. At Castle Cornet, Castle Emplacement, St Peter Port. 10am – 5pm.

Celebrate summer, Medieval style. knights, ladies, musicians, players and peasants will throng the Castle, bringing you a thrilling taste of years gone by. Why not dress up too and join the fun? Normal admission charges apply, but Discovery Pass holders, their children and people in full Medieval costume admitted free.

 

VALE EARTH FAIR

24 Aug-2014

Live music and arts festival with DJ’s, food tent, children’s area, and bar. Times: 12:00 noon to 00:00 midnight. All profits to charitable organisations. Vale Castle, La Rue du Chateau, Vale. Contact Errol Groves on +44 (0) 1481 247528 or info@valeearthfair.org or www.valeearthfair.org for further information

 

GUERNSEY ARTS COMMISSION FREE CONTEMPORARY DANCE WORKSHOP WITH COMPANY CHAMELEON

26 Aug 2014

18+ yrs (For student dancers, trained dancers and teachers). 6pm to 8pm at Avril Earl Dance Studio.There are limited places. To book your place please email lottie@arts.gg

 

GIG IN THE GARDEN

28 AUG 2014

Join us for ‘Gig in the Garden’ at Candie Garden. Bring a picnic, listen to live music, watch a dance performance and get arty!! Free entry to the greenhouse and family creative workshops with the Community Arts Team.

  • 5.45pm-6.45pm: The Rectory Hill Skillet Lickers
  • 7.00pm: Company Chameleon performance

 

GUERNSEY ARTS COMMISSION FREE CONTEMPORARY DANCE WORKSHOP WITH COMPANY CHAMELEON

29th Aug 2014

  • 10am to 12 noon for 10 to 14yrs (no experience in dance required)
  • 1pm to 3pm for 15-18yrs old (with some dance experience)at the Avril Earl Dance Studio.

There are limited places. To book your place please email lottie@arts.gg

 

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