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Poetry Stanza Guest Poets: Anthony Wilson & Dawn Gorman + Open-Mic on 7 December

On Saturday 7 December, the Trowbridge Poetry Society Stanza is looking forward to welcoming Anthony Wilson and Dawn Gorman to read, followed by 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 2pm and 4pm at Drawng Projects UK. Poetry Society Stanzas are poetry groups run...

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Girl Friday Breakfast Club with Emily Pomroy-Smith on 29 November

Emily Pomroy-Smith

On Friday 29 November 2019 our Girl Friday Breakfast Club guest speaker will be Emily Pomroy-Smith. As a mother who is disabled and a part-time wheelchair user, Emily Pomroy-Smith is passionate about creating a world that is accessible to all and where everyone can contribute. Her life experiences have inspired her to want to change things for the better. Emily was born...

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Poetry Stanza - Guest Poet: Birdspeed + Open-Mic on 2 November

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...

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Girl Friday Breakfast Club with Sara Pepper on Friday 25 October

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...

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Drawing Out The Canal - Simon Woolham: Performance - 12 Oct

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...

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Girl Friday Breakfast Club with Fiona Cassidy on 27 September

Fiona Cassidy & Michael Pennie in conversation at Drawing Projects UK 2017

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...

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Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019 Teachers Preview - 24 September

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018 at Trinity Buoy Wharf

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...

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Exhibition Preview: Shaped Space - George Meyrick on 31 August

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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Makers Talk with Alice Kettle on Saturday 14 September

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...

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