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exhibitions and workshops

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Thursday 27th April at 7.00pm for 7.30pm (Studio)

Cheese & Wine Painting Club

Vettriano - The Singing Butler
Paint your very own masterpiece on canvas to take home or sell as a great fake on the black market! A fun art evening with cheese, wine & all materials included. Absolutely no experience or skill required. To secure your place in art folklore please visit www.cheeseandwinepaintingclub.com

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Saturday 25th March to Saturday 29th April (Studio)

Shirley Davis Dew & Fangfoss Pottery

Exhibition Preview Friday 24th March 5.30pm – 8.00pm
Shirley Davis Dew a local artist and art teacher. Painting any subject in every style and in every medium. Aiming to capture light, form and movement. Art workshops are planned every Thursday through the show. For detail and to reserve a place contact 07968744703

Fangfoss Pottery is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The exhibition “Past, Present and Future” chronicles its work over the last 40 years. There will be an opportunity to see archive material from the 1970’s onwards, alongside Gerry’s modern day ceramics which are available to buy. A number of special events have been planned from March onwards and these can be found on the website – www.fangfosspottery.co.uk

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Thursday 4th May at 7.00pm for 7.30pm (Studio)

Cheese & Wine Painting Club

The Beatles Abbey Rd Paint-Off
Oh Darling Come Together Because Here Comes The Sun! Make sure you're at The Beatles Abbey Rd Paint-Off. Paint your very own masterpiece to take home. An art class with fun, cheese, wine, tunes, all art materials – cheese & wine included in the price. Absolutely no experience required.

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Saturday 20th May, 10.00am – 1.00pm

Carrotsmash One-Off Writing Workshop: All That Is True And Beautiful: You!

Your best and ‘beautiful’ writing material is within you; this informal workshop will help you unearth the potential in you for honest, authentic material that can evolve into some of the most powerful writing.

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Thursday 25th May at 7.00pm for 7.30pm (Studio)

Cheese & Wine Painting Club

Picasso - Portrait of Dora Maar
Paint your very own masterpiece on canvas to take home or sell as a great fake on the black market! A fun art evening with cheese, wine & all materials included. Absolutely no experience or skill required. To secure your place in art folklore please visit www.cheeseandwinepaintingclub.com

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Wednesday 3rd May to Tuesday 20th June (Studio)

Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Arts Club

Exhibition Preview Friday 5th May 5.30pm – 8.00pm
To celebrate 50 years of the innovative Sgt.Pepper’s album, a number of artists have been asked to produce work inspired by the Beatles or their lyrics. To complement these pieces BAFTA award winning cameraman Paul Berriff will be showing his unique collection of Beatles photographs taken at the start of their career.

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Thursday 29th June at 7.00pm for 7.30pm (Studio)

Cheese & Wine Painting Club

Abremov Alley by the Lake
Paint your very own masterpiece on canvas to take home or sell as a great fake on the black market! A fun art evening with cheese, wine & all materials included. Absolutely no experience or skill required. To secure your place in art folklore please visit www.cheeseandwinepaintingclub.com

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Thursday 27th July at 7.00pm for 7.30pm (Studio)

Cheese & Wine Painting Club

Hockney - Wheatfield near Fridaythorpe
Paint your very own masterpiece on canvas to take home or sell as a great fake on the black market! A fun art evening with cheese, wine & all materials included. Absolutely no experience or skill required. To secure your place in art folklore please visit www.cheeseandwinepaintingclub.com

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Tuesday 27th June to Tuesday 15th August (Studio)

Paul Berriff

Rock Legends is an exhibition of 70 photographs featuring 1960's pop stars taken by award winning Yorkshire photographer and film maker Paul Berriff. A teenager at the time, Berriff captured stunning black and white images of up and coming stars on their first tours of the UK such as The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Marianne Faithful and many many more.

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Picture from CarrotSMASH One-off Writing Workshop: Writing from the Self

Saturday 16th September, 10.00am – 1.00pm

Carrotsmash One-Off Writing Workshop: Writing From The Self

Your best writing material is within you – learn how to release it! Another CarrotSMASH favourite, this workshop helps you draw on personal experience and memory to bring to light the honest, authentic material that can evolve into some of your most powerful writing.

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Picture from CarrotSMASH One-off Writing Workshop: Stylish and Moody

Saturday 11th November, 10 am – 1pm

Carrotsmash One-Off Writing Workshop: Stylish And Moody

Suitable for writers of all abilities, this fun ‘One-off’ session is a great way to meet fellow writers and is an excellent way to get inspired to put pen to paper! We’ll take a look at how some of the published Greats work with atmosphere and mood - and maybe do a little style modelling ourselves.

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