EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
All events are bookable via http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/ unless otherwise stated.
Gallery members receive a 10% discount on charged-for ticketed events
The Big Bop Golowan Ball
The Exchange, Friday 28th June 7.30pm – 12am
Dance the night away! Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange are hosting this year’s Golowan Ball, a fundraising event inspired by Patrick Lowry’s exhibition American Dream at The Exchange. Swing to 1950s live jazz from The Five Degrees, guest DJ Richard Ballinger then rock’n’roll bands Better than Nothing, Ledger Lines and Shoal. Chill out in the Hawaiian-style bar with a cocktail, and impromptu live performances. Come dressed to impress in 1950’s style. Prize for the coolest outfit.
Age 16 plus. Advance tickets only £13 from The Exchange Cafe or call 01736 363715
The Big Bop is a charitable event and is supported by several local businesses and colleges including Truro College, dbs music, Jive Club PZ, Mount Hawke and Headland Printers. It takes place during the Golowan Festival in Penzance.
In the lead up to The Big Bop Golowan Ball, The Exchange hosts the following workshops:
The Big Bop goes Hawaii: The Engine Room, The Exchange, Saturday 22nd June, 12-3pm. Drop-in workshop to transform The Exchange Café into a Hawaiian bar, create exotic flora with Ann Haycock. Free.
Jive workshop: The Exchange, Monday 24th June, 2-4pm and 7-9pm.
Dance workshops led by Jive PZ. Get a taste for rock’n’roll and swing and pick up some basic dance moves of the American 1950’s. No previous experience needed. Age 16 plus. £4, booking essential via eventbrite
Get the 1950’s Look!: The Engine Room, The Exchange, Wednesday 26th June, 2-5pm.
Drop-in fashion styling session with Ilker Cinarel, who worked in the fashion houses of Vivienne Westwood and Giorgio Armani. Have fun trying on outfits from local vintage and retro shops, and get your 1950s styling tips. This is an opportunity to get your outfit just in time for the ball. Free.
Cassical Concerts: The Exchange, Tues 25th, Wed 26th, Thurs 27th June, 8pm (doors open 7.15pm).
For Golowan, Tim Boulton presents a series of classical music concerts in aid of Cornwall Music Therapy Trust. £6/£3, tickets available from The Exchange Cafe.
Shostakovich 8th Quartet Uncovered: The Exchange, Friday 12th July, 7.30pm (doors open 6.45pm). The award-winning Penzance Youth String Orchestra explores the background of Shostakovich’s 8th string quartet. The performance includes spoken word, film, musical example, using the players’ own arrangement for string orchestra.
£8/£4, booking essential, via eventbrite
Arts Day: The Exchange, Saturday 13th July, 11am - 4pm.
A day of arts events given by young people in Penwith, including music recitals and open rehearsals. Free.
PATRICK LOWRY - AMERICAN DREAM
A POSTCARD TO PENZANCE
Accompanying American Dream, A Postcard To Penzance is a fond love-letter to our town. Penzance residents are invited to contribute to a positive conversation and submit a postcard with ideas, dreams, wishes and ambitions for Penzance’s future, for exhibition and for the attention of policy makers.
A Postcard To Penzance presents......
11th July 6pm The Exchange ∙ A social evening of show and tell
Following the success of the opening debate, we would like to build on the energy and consensus evident in the audience that night.
Presents... is an evening of short, concise presentations by groups or individuals about their aspirations for Penzance and how we might achieve them. Each presentation will be less than seven minutes long, and we aim to show up to ten presentations. The evening will be social and informal, and we hope that the presentations will prompt discussion, links, and potentially offer practical routes to solutions.
Free, but booking essentail via eventbite
If you wish to present your idea at the event, you are invited to submit a 50 word summary by 22nd June, please see A Postcard To Penzance for more details. or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ANDY HARPER - ARCHAEOLOGY IN REVERSE
Artist’s Talk - Members’ Event: Newlyn Art Gallery, Friday 5th July, 6.30pm.
Gallery Members are invited to join Harper for a walk through the exhibition before it opens to the public. Free to Gallery Members. Free to Gallery Members.
In Conversation: Newlyn Art Gallery, Thursday 18th July, 7pm.
Andy Harper in conversation with Robin MacKay, philosopher and director of Falmouth-based arts organisation Urbanomic. Free, booking essential via eventbrite
JOHN NEWLING - ECOLOGIES OF VALUE
Artist’s Talk - Members’ Event: The Exchange, Friday 19th July, 6.30pm
Gallery Members are invited for a glass of wine and then to join
John Newling for a walk through the exhibition before it opens to the
public. Free to Gallery Members.
In Conversation with the Artist: The Exchange, Friday 6th September, from 7pm
Exhibiting artist John Newling and Dr Neil Armstrong, creator of Tremenheere Sculpture Garden, discuss their shared passion for plants and art.
Gallery & Bar open 7pm
Bar open until 9.30pm
12th - 18th August 2013
Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange,and Penlee House Gallery and Museum are once again staging a summer holiday art week. The event this year will run from Monday 12th - Sunday 18th August and includes a week of fun art-based workshops for children, families and adults.
REGULAR ART CLASSES
Weekly art classes at The Exchange in term-time, led by experienced local artists.