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Thursday 30th May 2019

Art Of Self Expression : 10am - 12pm

Mixed media, painting and drawing

With Steph Cormack

Learn to develop your creative process through drawing, painting and mixed media. Through experimenting with different techniques we will create colourful, intuitive and personal projects. We will explore ideas about communication and self-expression, in an informal and relaxed environment.

£15 per session to be paid in a six week block

For bookings and more info please contact Steph:
Tel: 07851840178 or email stephcormackart@gmail.com

Saturday 1st June 2019

Comedy Show: Les Admirables : 8pm

Les Admirables is a musical comedy show by multi-award-winning comedian Harriet Braine, which focuses on a selection of women from the history of science and technology. Some of them you will be familiar with, others perhaps not! Throughout the show, Harriet finds herself reminiscing about her achievements as a performer, from childhood to the present day, and struggles to overcome her inner demons, personified by a villain called Philip Stein (it's a pun... nothing to do with Philip Stein the sculptor). So, basically, it's an historical feminist coming-of-age musical! Something for everyone!

In the second half of the show, Harriet will also be treating us to songs from her previous two shows, "Total Eclipse of the Art" and "Apocalibrary".
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Saturday 8th June 2019

Poetry 2 Please : 2-4pm

Come and share your favourite poems.
Bring 2 or 3 with you and any you have written.
Read them and tell us what they mean to you.

Location - Under the Edge Arts - UAFanthorpe Room and Courtyard Garden

Meet monthly
Every 2nd Saturday - ages - over 16

Cost £4 per session, £4 to join. Refreshments provided.
Please come and join us
Contact vivdunham@btinternet.com

Quotes
‘Poetry is from the heart !’ - school pupil age 13
‘Poetry sales are booming - This last year marked the best sales on record for poetry books in both volume and value, driven by a new appetite for the work of living poets with strong online followings, a surge in demand for children’s poetry, and a burgeoning live events and festival scene.’
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Keith James in concert - A Message from the Gods : 8pm

A dramatic and extraordinary new concert. Featuring a collection of the most powerful and loving poetry written in modern times, meticulously set to music using captivating and intriguing vocal and guitar arrangements.

A regular performer at UTEA and one of this country’s most passionate and creative concert artists, we welcome back Keith with his brand new concert taken from his critically acclaimed new Album Message from the Gods. Most probably his best ever body of work, written and recorded over almost 2 years, this bold concert and Album consists entirely of unique musical settings of poetry by

Maya Angelou, Pablo Neruda, Frida Kahlo, Kahlil Gibran, Kate Tempest, W H Auden, Federico Garcia Lorca and Leonard Cohen.



This concert tour devotes itself to the importance of Human well-being.

Personal and caring communication, inclusion and tolerance, understanding and patience.



‘Some of the most atmospheric and emotive music you will ever hear’ The Independent


'Musicians brave enough to make the music they really believe in. Keith James is one of these' Bob Harris BBC Radio
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Wednesday 12th June 2019

FILM NIGHT - The Art of Catching Lobsters : 7:45 for 8:15pm

The third in our series of documentary films by Jane Darke.

After Nick Darke’s death from cancer Jane made another documentary film about their life together and her grief, The Art Of Catching Lobsters. First broadcast in 2007 on BBC4 it is an extraordinary and poignant film.
Shot entirely on the beautiful, rugged North Cornish coast, the film chronicles the life of Jane’s husband Nick as Playwright, fisherman, and beachcomber. After suffering a stroke Nick is unexpectedly diagnosed with cancer. The film captures his efforts to pass on his knowledge and experience to his sons by teaching them the art of catching lobsters.

The Art of Catching Lobsters is a moving portrayal of loss, grief and hope. Nick was a man with a great sense of fun, who planned his life by the tides. This intimate journey details how he copes with rehabilitation after a stroke and the shock of cancer diagnosis.
Film-maker Jane Darke uniquely captures pain, suffering and death in an honest account of how a Nick works through his last weeks and she copes after his death. And how, through their son Henry, she witnesses the gift Nick has given them both.

Jane said of her intention: “I wanted to make a film about the playwright Nick Darke because he was a man from a different time, a passionate, talented, generous, wise, beautiful man and because I loved him. The Art of Catching Lobsters is about love and loss, it’s a celebration of life.”
The Art of Catching Lobsters was broadcast on September 27th 2008 on BBC 4 and travelled the festival circuit thereafter.
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