Tag Archives: Music

Arts Sunday comes to town

Sunday 14th of August will see the Guernsey Arts Commission celebrating the arts that Guernsey has to offer on the St Peter Port seafront with Arts Sunday. The free event, which runs from 11:45 until 4, will feature performances from … 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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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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Fundraising for GBG CD continues

The Guernsey Arts Commission’s Music Sub-Committee are staging a fundraiser for the next GBG compilation of Guernsey music in association with Twist Records on Saturday 11th of June at the Fermain Tavern. The night will feature mod/punk/indie rockers Last of … Continue reading

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More funding opportunites later in 2011

Though applications for the current round of funding from the Guernsey Arts Commission closed on Tuesday, 3rd of May two more remain in 2011 with application deadlines of Tuesday 6th September and Tuesday 8th November. Funding is available for events … Continue reading

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Great music helps raise funds for GBG CD

The Music Sub-Committee held their latest fundrasier for the GBG #3 compilation CD on Saturday 2 April 2011 at the Fermain Tavern. Sub-committee member Tom Girard shares his thoughts on the night. Take a look at photos from the night … Continue reading

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Busking is back on the streets of St Peter Port

The Guernsey Arts Commission and the Culture and Leisure Department are pleased to announce that busking will be returing to the street of St Peter Port for 2011 with the continuation of the busking scheme that has been running for … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new Communications Officer

The Guernsey Arts Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Communications Officer, Tom Girard who started with the Commission on 28th February. Tom was born in Guernsey and has lived on the island his whole life, other … Continue reading

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Next local music CD fundraiser announced

The Music Sub-Committee and Twist Records are continuing the drive towards releasing a new compilation CD of local musical talent with a third fundraising gig at the Fermain Tavern on 2nd April. The show will feature a rare performance by … Continue reading

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