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Girl Friday Breakfast Club with Tamsin Treverton Jones on 29 March

On Friday 29 March 2019 our Girl Friday Breakfast Club guest speaker will be the author Tamsin Treverton Jones, whose recent book, Windblown, was written to mark the 30th anniversary of the Great Storm of 1987, a night of hurricane-force winds that struck southern Britain without warning, claiming 18 lives, uprooting more than 15 million trees and reshaping the landscape...

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Opportunity: Seeking Volunteers at Drawing Projects UK

Gallery talk with Australian artist Wendy Sharpe, Theatre of Dreams exhibition at Drawing Projects UK

As we launch our 2019 exhibition programme, we are seeking volunteers to support our work at Drawing Projects UK.  Volunteering and work experience at Drawing Projects UK is open to everyone over-18 with a passion or interest in drawing and contemporary art. We will ask you to complete an application form and will meet with you to understand what you would...

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Girl Friday Breakfast Club with Mairéad McClean on 22 February

On Friday 22 February 2019 our Girl Friday Breakfast Club guest speaker will be Mairéad McClean, an award-winning artist/filmmaker whose work explores ideas on identity, migration and memory. In 2017 Mairéad was commissioned by The Wapping Project to produce new work on the theme of Borders post-Brexit. The main film of this commission was shot in the Outer Hebrides and her...

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Preview: Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018 on 2 March 2019

Please join us for the preview of the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018 exhibition at Drawing Projects UK on Saturday 2 March 2019 from 2pm to 5pm. The foremost UK annual open drawing exhibition in the UK includes 69 drawings by 67 artists and makers, selected by Nigel Hall RA, Megan Piper, and Dr. Chris Stephens in 2018.  Miranda's Coffee Shop...

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Girl Friday Breakfast Club with Mandy Bonnell on Friday 28 December 2018

On Friday 28 December 2018 our Girl Friday Breakfast Club guest speaker will be the artist Mandy Bonnell who specialises in drawing and print, and in the early 1990’s helped establish a self-sustaining print workshop in Lamu, Kenya, with the support of the British Council. For the last seven years Mandy has researched traditions in botanicals and herbariums whilst on various...

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Girl Friday Breakfast Club with Elissa Auther on Monday 28 January 2019

On Monday 28 January 2019 our Girl Friday Breakfast Club guest speaker will be Elissa Auther, curator and scholar of modern and contemporary art as well as the founder and co-director of the public program Feminism & Co.: Art, Sex, Politics. Currently, she is the Windgate Research and Collections Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York City...

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Explore Art Trowbridge Christmas Event on 8 December -10-5pm

Join Explore Art Trowbridge (EAT) on Saturday 8th December for this special Christmas event. This collaborative event between Town Hall Arts, Drawing Projects UK, Court Street Gallery and Trowbridge Museum aims to showcase the amazing and growing cultural and artistic offer in Trowbridge. At Drawing Projects UK, our special exhibition - Stockpile - will showcase works by a range of artists...

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Poetry Society Stanza - Abigail Parry + Open Mic on 1 December

The Trowbridge Poetry Society Stanza meets every month (on the first Saturday of each month from 2-4pm) at Drawing Projects UK. The next meeting is Saturday 1 December 2018, from 2–4pm, when Abigail Parry will read from her first collection, Jinx, published by Bloodaxe in 2018. This will be followed by the chance to read your poems at the open-mic.  Abigail Parry...

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Girl Friday Breakfast Club with Pat Black on 30 November

Our guest speaker for the Girl Friday Breakfast Club on Friday 30 November 2018 from 8:00am to 10:00am will be Pat Black, Head of Teacher Education in the Institute for Education (IfE) at Bath Spa University.

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