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What’s on in June

June Art exhibition We are delighted to welcome Frances Winder to the Arts Centre and her colourful paintings may be seen from Tues. 5th June to Thurs 28th June. Frances, who lives in the Kendal area, says “I need to paint, I love the colour and inspiration I find around …

Geoff Butterworth May Art Exhibition

Geoff paints the best in town, country and seaside   Garstang Arts Centre is host for the next three weeks to a Lancashire artist whose works of art are known and loved around the globe. Paintings by Geoff Butterworth go on display at the centre from Tuesday, May 8th to …

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 …

What’s on in April

The AGM of Garstang & District Arts Society (Charity No:259715), will be held at the Arts Centre on Thursday 26th April 2018 at 7.30pm. All welcome.   The Charles Flatt Quiz evening is on 14th April. Open to all, there is no fee to enter a team for the quiz. …

March/April Art Exhibition by Graham Lowe

Brilliant bird paintings find perches at Garstang … Paintings by Lancaster-based artist Graham Lowe are on exhibition at Garstang Arts Centre until early next month. Graham was teaching in Blackpool all day today, so his wife, Jenny, brought a selection of his work to the centre this morning for members …