April Arts Events

Photography prevails 

There are two photographic exhibitions currently showing in St Peter Port that are worth a visit:

Inside View – 
Guernsey prisoners share insights into their closed world through exceptional photographs at the Gatehouse Gallery at Queen Elizabeth College until 20 April (weekends only). The project led by Jean- Christophe Godet demanded a degree of creativity and commitment by the prisoners which resulted in raised self esteem and confidence amongst those who took part.  An exhibition of hand crafted ‘vessels; by Maryjane Orley follows on Friday 25 April.   www.gatehousegallery.org.uk

Hugo in Exile –
Slovenian/French photographer, Klavdij Sluban explores Hauteville at the Candie Museum and Art Gallery in an exhibition running until 14 September commissioned by the Guernsey Photography Festival, Guernsey Arts Commission and Les Maisons de Victor Hugo.  www.visitguernsey.com   www.museums.gov.gg

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CineGuernsey present Waldjda

Friday 11 April at 7.30pm at the Frossard Theatre, Candie Museum www.cineguernsey.com

Guernsey Concert Brass start their 2014 season

On Saturday 12 April, 8pm at St  James   www.stjames.gg

Heritage Guernsey Festival

Guernsey’s first Heritage Festival from 12 April to 18 May includes workshops, tours and talks for children and adults for the next month. www.visitguernsey.com

Richard Uttley, pianist plays Scarlatti, Berio, Rachmaninov and Brahms

On Tuesday 15 April, 8pm at St James  www.stjames.gg

Festival perform music for Good Friday

On Friday 18 April, 8pm at St James www.festivalchorus.org.gg

Arabesque Dance Company present Ruffle my feathers

12 April and 3 May at 7.30pm at the Princess Royal Centre  www.visitguernsey.com

GADOC present Oliver the Musical

19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26 April at Beau Sejour. www.gadoc.org.gg

St James Youth Promotions Trust present a recital by Tom Hicks and friends

On Wednesday 23 April, 8pm at St James  www.stjames.gg

Guernsey Literary Festival

Crime writers are gearing up for Guernsey’s premiere literary festival, with Linda Stratman and Leigh Russell in conversation on Thursday 24 April at 8pm at Guille-Alles library.  Peter James follows with ‘A Murderous Hour’ at 3pm on Saturday 26 April at Candie Museum.  Lynda La Plante is another big name to join Kate Adie, Andrew Motion and other well known writers during the main festival programme 15th to 18th May.   www.guernseyliteraryfestival.com

Royal Opera House live present The Winter’s Tale

On 28 April at 7.15pm at the Princess Royal Centre   www.guernseytickets.gg

You are having a laugh

Following their hilarious first gig in March, the Guernsey Improbables are staging their second improvised comedy show on Wednesday 30 April at 7.30pm at the Wicked Wolf. www.improguernsey.com

For information on other arts events try:

www.visitguernsey.com

www.guernseytickets.com

www.islandfm.com

www.stjames.gg

www.guernseygigs.com

www.guernseyliteraryfestival.com

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