July Art Exhibition
Alyson Telfer and Matt Gartside are two artists who share a studio-gallery on the other side of Lancashire – Aly’s medium is paint and Matt’s photography.
Although the mediums are different, their approaches and subject matter are similar. They both try to convey movement, emotion and the five senses.
On more than one occasion people have thought that Matt’s photos were Aly’s paintings and vice versa! The exhibition will run from Tues 3rd July to Thurs. 26th July.
Sheila Tearle 01995 603816
Garstang Ukulele Group
The big news for July is the Garstang Ice Cream festival which will feature 8 ukulele groups and many individuals playing on 3 stages throughout the afternoon.
The Garstang group will be playing in the High Street by the market cross at 12 noon.
The Arts Centre Bridge Group will meet at 7-00pm on Monday July 2nd 9th 16th 23rd and 30th also on Tuesday afternoons at 1-30pm on July 3rd 10th 17th 24th and 31st.
The Group will not be meeting during August but will reconvene in September.
New members are always welcome at this friendly group. Don’t worry if you are a complete beginner as there is always help and advice from more experienced players. For more information contact Bob Burns on 01995 603524.
GARSTANG FLORAL ART GROUP
The July meeting of the Garstang Floral Art Group will be held on Tuesday 17th July when members and friends will visit the gardens at Pool Foot Barn, Little Singleton. The visit commences at 2-00pm, cost £5 including refreshments. Booking is essential and places should be booked before July 5th
For more information please contact Mary on 01995 605210 or June on 01995 602505
GARSTANG ARTS SOCIETY RECITALS PROGRAMME 2018
THURSDAY JULY 26th – THE BOWLAND TRIO
Sam Caley (Soprano), James Hawks (Piano), Chris Beardsley (Clarinet)
THURSDAY AUGUST 2nd – HARRY COLLEDGE AND FRIENDS
Harry Colledge (clarinet), Lindsay Benson (Flute), Russell Irwin (Bassoon), Dave Chadwick (Piano)
THURSDAY AUGUST 9th – To be confirmed.
THURSDAY AUGUST 16th _ MARIE RATCLIFFE (Piano), ROY WAITE (Trumpet)
THURSDAY AUGUST 23rd – MARTON SINGERS (songs from musical theatre/ Gilbert and Sullivan)
THURSDAY AUGUST 30th – JAMES GAUGHAN (Baritone), MATTHEW LAZENBY (Piano) ~ (Classical,English Song, Lieder)
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 6th IAN WHALLEY (Piano)
All recitals start at I p.m.
Poetry Appreciation Group
Friday July 27th 2pm -4pm. This month’s topic is BICYCLES led by Rene Ibison. There’s at least one song about bicycles and some poems too. It’s a challenge you will enjoy! Have fun finding the answers. It will be a very interesting session. Visitors are always very welcome. Come and sit and listen or join in if you wish.
For more information please contact Marie Whalley 01995 603605
We meet in the Arts Centre on Wednesday mornings from 10am to 12 noon. If you enjoy knitting, crochet, embroidery, patchwork, applique or would like to learn, do come and join this friendly, helpful group.
Contact: Ann Kelsall on (01995) 606408 or just turn up!
Songbirds is a very friendly ladies group – we do not give performances, just enjoy singing a wide repertoire and welcome those who have never sung in a group before, as well as those who sing well but do not want the commitment of a ‘proper’ choir!
We meet every Monday (except Bank Holidays) at 1.30pm. On the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month there will be piano accompaniment, but on the 2nd and 4th (& 5th) Mondays we will sing along to CDs/computer. Dates will be on The Arts Centre noticeboard.
For more information ring Avril on (01995) 602904 or Hilary on (01995) 606333
Scarecrow Festival at the Arts Centre
The Arts Centre is taking part in this new competition. Watch out for the scary happenings in our courtyard and we will be open for light refreshments on Saturday afternoon (21st) between 2-4pm. Then visit the other scary crows lurking round Garstang. It should be fun!
Judy Osborne (01995 600996)