Trowbridge Poetry Society Stanza is looking forward to welcoming poet and performance artist Safiya Kinshasa, AKA Birdspeed, to share her work at Drawing Projects UK on Saturday, 2 November 2019 from 2-4pm. There will also be the opportunity for the audience to perform their own poems at the open-mic.
British born Barbadian raised artist Birdspeed incorporates poetry, storytelling, satirical humour...More info and booking
On Friday 25 October our Girl Friday Breakfast Club speaker will be Sara Pepper, Director of Creative Economy at Cardiff University.
Sara Pepper took up the newly created role of Director of Creative Economy in July 2014. The purpose of her role is to provide leadership and strategic direction for the creative economy project at Cardiff University. It is her ambition...More info and booking
Join us on Saturday 12 October from 12noon until 3pm for the preview of Drawing Out The Canal by Simon Woolham. As part of the unveiling of the installation in the gallery, Simon will perform and interpret the drawing through a performance with local musicians - saxophonist Nick Sorensen and violinist Joanna Harvey.
Drawing Out the Canal is the outcome of...More info and booking
On Friday 27 September 2019 our Girl Friday Breakfast Club guest speaker will be the curator and producer, Fiona Cassidy.
Fiona Cassidy’s varied career began with a chemistry degree and has since been peppered with returns to education, including a Fine Art Sculpture degree and an MA in Curatorial Practice from Bath Spa University. Her first ‘proper job’ in 1992 was...More info and booking
The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019 Special Preview for Teachers will be held in the Chainstore at Trinity Buoy Wharf in London on Tuesday 24 September, from 5pm to 6.30pm. This free event is intended to provide teachers and lecturers with the opportunity to relax and enjoy the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019 exhibition before the Launch and...More info and booking
Please join us for the exhibition preview of Shaped Space, a solo exhibition by George Meyrick, on Saturday 31 August from 4pm to 6pm. The exhibition continues until 5 October 2019, and is open Thursday to Saturdays from 10am to 4pm (expect Thursday 3 October), and Sundays from 11am to 1pm. See our Exhibitions page for more details.
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Join us for our Makers Talk with Alice Kettle on Saturday 14 September at 3pm.
Alice Kettle is a contemporary textile artist, writer and lecturer who has recently moved to Somerset. Her works use thread as a drawing tool and as a means to narrate contemporary events. More recently she has used thread and stitch and also to in participatory collaborative projects. Her...More info and booking
On Friday 30 August 2019 our Girl Friday Breakfast Club speaker will be artist and educator, Anita Taylor.
Anita Taylor is a practicing artist, curator, educator, and writer. She is the founding Director of Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize [1994-present] and Drawing Projects UK [since 2009]. Anita has extensive teaching, research, review and leadership experience in art and design higher education...More info and booking
On Saturday 7 September, the Trowbridge Poetry Society Stanza is looking forward to welcoming Kathy Pimlott (published by The Emma Press) and David Clarke (published by Flarestack and Nine Arches Press) to read, and there will be an open-mic, so please bring your poems to read too.
The Trowbridge Poetry Society Stanza meets on the first Saturday of each month between...More info and booking