24th May to 2nd June
2018 Arts Festival
Call for Artists and Photographers!
19th February 2018
Our competition and exhibition entry forms are now available to download!
24th May 2018, 7pm
An evening of short films from this award-winning local group. A true historical mystery drama based on Grace Dieu Priory, the origin of the saying “Painting the Town Red” and a couple of comedies written by Ashby Writers’ Club.
Traditional Hand-sewn Patchwork Workshops
26th May 2018, 10am to 12 noon
Make a simple hand-sewn patchwork project.
10am to 12pm, St Helens Heritage Centre.
Booking via email@example.com, £10.00 per adult
Photography for Children Workshops
26th May 2018, 1.30pm and 2.30pm
Take photographs of our 15th century heritage, print out your favourite shot to take home.
1.30pm and 2.30pm, St Helens Heritage Centre. Booking via firstname.lastname@example.org,
£5.00 per child
The Word Splurge Workshop
26th May 2018, 3pm to 4pm
The writing workshop where you won’t need a pencil – aimed at making writing exciting! An interactive and drama-led session, learn to describe objects by touch, smell, appearance and sound. Appropriate for primary aged children and their grown-ups.
3-4pm, Ashby Library, Booking essential @Ashby TIC, FREE
2018 Festival Galleries
27th May 2018, 10am to 4pm
Our Galleries and Art Cafe remain open all Bank Holiday weekend. Full details in our 2018 Festival Galleries section
Calligraphy for Beginners
27th May 2018, 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Learn the art of calligraphy using uncial script. All materials provided.
1.30pm to 3.30pm, St Helens Heritage Centre. Booking via email@example.com, FREE
27th May 2018, 7.00pm doors for 7.45pm start
A laughter filled evening is guaranteed with a great line up of comics including STEVE ROYLE as seen on Live at the Palladium and Peter Kay’s Phoenix nights. Also Danny Ward, David Tsonos, and Chelsea Hart. All hosted by Spiky Mike.
7.00pm doors 7.45pm start. Lyric Rooms, Tickets £12 in advance from www.funhousecomedy.co.uk
Last day to see our Galleries!
28th May 2018, 10am-4pm
Full details in our 2018 Festival Galleries section.
Mono Printing Workshop
28th May 2018, 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Create traditional mono prints! No experience required!
1.30pm to 3.30pm., St Helens Heritage Centre. Booking essential email firstname.lastname@example.org, £10.00 per adult
Coal and Canals
1st June 2018, 7.15pm
A multi media 2-act show with 6 musicians/vocalists, 20 songs, narration and bringing to life the history, the culture and the heritage of these 2 symbiotic industries. Tea and coffee available – bring your own alcoholic drinks.
7.15pm Ashby Library, £7. Book @ Ashby TIC