Fun Palace is both an ongoing campaign for culture at the heart of every community, and an annual weekend of action – arts, science, craft events and activities – run by and for local communities. All ages welcome. Free The Gallery Hall Embroiderers’ Guild: Have a go at embroidery Funny Things: Joke Exchange Gatis St
Running: 25/06/2017 to 02/07/2017
Paint the Day: Free Public Exhibition Sun 25th June 12:00pm – 5:00pm Sat 1st July 12pm-5pm / Sun 2nd July 12pm-4pm View all the art created in one day, on Sat 24th June, in a free exhibition in the Gallery Hall at NAC. Vote for your favourite, bid for an original work of art.
Strummer Jam Sat 19th August 6:00pm Strummerjam is a FREE music event (ten bands) to raise much needed funds for The Joe Strummer foundation for new music and The Newhampton Arts centre. Admission: FREE
Tickets are extremely limited for this show, to avoid disappointment please book in advance. Here’s part of a ‘Folkall’ review of the bands last six piece Desperate reunion in 2014. They are doing it again on Saturday 22 July at the Newhampton Arts Centre. DESPERATE MEN (reunion) Live Review Newhampton Arts Centre The atmosphere was
Running from: 20/04/2017 to 01/06/2017
Life drawing 2: Exploring the drawing surface This short course will explore the potential of combining life drawing from the nude form and working into a variety drawing surfaces. Each week, you will explore a new drawing surface ranging from gessoed canvas, rabbit-sized Fabiano paper, heavy duty tracing paper, brown parcel paper and the adorable