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April 2018

Focus falls on US poets

Garstang Poetry Appreciation Group met at the town’s Arts Centre today for its monthly meeting. The focus was on two American poets, Raymond Carver and Charles Bukowski whose tough, gritty poems were read and commented on by session leader Harry Batty. Several members of the group also brought along and …

Annual General Meeting 2018

Arts groups advance in Garstang Garstang’s artistic and cultural hub, the town’s arts centre, is going from strength to strength. Representatives of many of the organisations which meet at the centre presented positive reports about their activities at the annual meeting of the umbrella organisation, Garstang and District Arts Society, …

May Art Exhibition – Geoff Butterworth

MAY ART EXHIBITION “The May exhibition is by self taught artist/water colourist Geoff Butterworth FRSA BWS.   A serious motorcycle accident in 1974 forced Geoff out of an engineering career and into art which was his first love.   He turned professional in 1974 and achieved success in competitions; winning first prize …

April Art Exhibition – Cathy Daniels

“We are delighted to welcome popular artist Cathy Daniels back to the Arts Centre.   Cathy began painting a few years ago when illness forced her to spend a long time off work.   Inspiration for her paintings comes when she applies a watered down paint wash over a board.   As the …

What’s on in May

MAY ART EXHIBITION “The May exhibition is by self taught artist/water colourist Geoff Butterworth FRSA BWS.   A serious motorcycle accident in 1974 forced Geoff out of an engineering career and into art which was his first love.   He turned professional in 1974 and achieved success in competitions; winning first prize …