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December 2015

Spring Term 2016

December 11, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2015

We are currently experiencing some technical difficulties with our website. Please donwnload the new Spring programme for information about our classes and events from January to April 2016. Click here: Spring 2016 For more information and to book a place contact: t: 01873 811579 e: info@artsalivewales.org.uk We're aiming to have full deatails of all courses and an online booking facility on the website by Friday 18th December. Apologies for any inconvenience.
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April 2016

CREATIVE NETWORK – guided walk

April 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Llanthony Abbey

GUIDED WALK – Llanthony Valley Sunday 17th April 10am – 3:30pm Meeting 10am at Llanthony Abbey car park. Join the Creative Network for a seven mile circular walk led by experienced guide Richard Davies. We’ll explore the rich landscape of the Llanthony Valley and walk sections of Offa’s Dyke. We'll have breaks for sketching/photography/writing – and refreshments. £12 per person £8 for Creative Network members Scroll down the page to book a place or tel: 01873 811579 / email: info@artsalivewales.org.uk Click here for more information about the Creative Network and to subscribe.   Notes: Please bring...
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May 2016

ART & DEMENTIA Taster Day

May 10, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Art & Dementia

Arts Alive is taking part in 2016 Gwanwyn Festival 'celebrating creativity in older age' with a taster day run by professional artists for people living with cognitive impairment. The taster day will be followed by weekly workshops involving a range of creative activities. Workshops are suitable for both those with dementia and for those in a caring role. The workshops will be followed by cross-generational art sessions in Autumn 2016, which will build on the success of the ART & DEMENTIA pilot project involving Brookside Care Home, Dementia Friendly Brecon and Llangors Primary School.   Art and Dementia Taster Day: Tuesday...
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ART & DEMENTIA Weekly Workshops

May 24, 2016 @ 10:30 am - June 28, 2016 @ 12:30 pm
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Arts Alive is taking part in 2016 Gwanwyn Festival 'celebrating creativity in older age' with a taster day run by professional artists for people living with cognitive impairment. The taster day will be followed by weekly workshops involving a range of creative activities. Workshops are suitable for both those with dementia and for those in a caring role. The workshops will be followed by cross-generational art sessions in Autumn 2016, which will build on the success of the ART & DEMENTIA pilot project involving Brookside Care Home, Dementia Friendly Brecon and Llangors Primary School.   Art and Dementia Taster Day: Tuesday...
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June 2016

SNAPSHOT – Colours of the Brecon Beacons

June 11, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Rebecca Chesney SNAPSHOT Colours of the Brecon Beacons         Saturday 11th June, 11am – 1pm All welcome. Refreshments provided. Arts Alive Wales studio Brecon Road, Crickhowell, Powys, NP8 1DG Please join us for a celebratory event as artist-in-residence Rebecca Chesney presents her new work ‘Snapshot’ colours of the Brecon Beacons. Rebecca Chesney is the first Artist-in-Residence for the Black Mountains, she completed a six-week residency during winter 2015/16 in partnership with PEAK and the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority. For those wishing to explore the landscape further National...
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RWCMD PUPPETRY SHOW & REVIEW SESSION: with Bettina Reeves

June 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    [gallery columns="2" size="medium" ids="11497,11500"] Monday 27th June, 7pm (performance at Castell Coch) Tuesday 5th July, 7pm (group review at Arts Alive Wales Theatre designer and textile artist, Bettina Reeves invites current and prospective Creative Network members to treat themselves to an extraordinary puppetry performance Shelley and the Ratman RWCMD by students of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama at Castell Coch on Monday 27 June 2016 (details below). This will be followed by a group review session with Bettina at Arts Alive Wales on Tuesday 5 July 2016, which will give Creative Network members the opportunity...
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July 2016

Site Visit to Llwyn Celyn

July 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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SITE VISIT TO LLWYN CELYN, LLANTHONY VALLEY Thursday 14th July, 10am-2pm FREE for Creative Network members and students [gallery ids="11555,11552,11448,11551,11549,11550"] Peak is working in partnership with The Landmark Trust to develop artist residencies in response to the renovation of Llwyn Celyn, a medieval manor farm in the Llanthony Valley. This half day visit will enable members to meet with the artists (who are all Creative Network members), see work in progress, discuss the challenges and opportunities of working in heritage settings and to access this unique site for sketching/photography/writing. PLACES ARE LIMITED!...
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The Dancing Floor

July 28, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dancing Floor

THE DANCING FLOOR FILM PROJECT with Lyn Webster Wilde and Gillian Hipp Thursday 28th July, 6.30 - 8:30pm Arts Alive Wales, Crickhowell               Film director and writer, Lyn Webster Wilde and choreographer, Gillian Hipp invite current and prospective Creative Network members to find out more about the Dancing Floor film project. Lyn and Gillian are collaborating to create the dance which is the climax of the film, a dance which is based on a theme from medieval story within the Mabinogion. Lyn will give an outline of the project so far, and talk about ways in which individuals...
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August 2016

AR YR YMYLON / ON THE EDGE

August 5, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Daily until August 5, 2016

(scroll down for English content)  AR YR YMYLON Rhaglen ymylol o sgyrsiau diwylliannol o dir y gororau Eisteddfod Genedlaethol 2016 Sadwrn 30 Gorffennaf – Gwener 5 Awst 2016 Bob dydd 11am-1pm The Cabin of Curiosities 15 Stryd Nevill, Y Fenni, NP7 5AA £3 awgrym cyfraniad wrth y drws. Lleoedd cyfyngedig. Y cyntaf i’r felin. Ystyried artistiaid ac awduron y Mynydd Du, ddoe a heddiw.  Am fanylion llawn ewch i peakart.org.uk Cefnogir Ar yr Ymylon gan: Gyngor Celfyddydau Cymru Cymdeithas Raymond Williams Ymddiriedolaeth Tirnodau [gallery ids="11599,11598,11597,11596,11595,11594,11593,11592,11591"] ON THE EDGE a fringe programme...
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October 2016

Crickhowell Literary Festival

October 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Daily until October 9, 2016
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        1st-9th October www.cricklitfest.co.uk We are pleased to be hosting several events at Arts Alive Wales as part of this thriving festival.  "Croeso and welcome to the second Crickhowell Literature festival, nine autumn days when this beautiful town under the hills, beside the river, becomes a hive of language, ideas, debate and entertainment. Nine days over which, I hope, many minds will be cross-pollenated with thought and feeling."  - Owen Sheers, Festival President   Saturday 1 Oct, 6pm: Oliver Balch Under The Tump Tickets £7     Sunday 2 Oct, 4pm: Peter...
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December 2016

Festive Felt

December 21, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Join textile artist Emma Bevan of Ffolky Ffelt to make festive felt baubles and gift pouches to hang on your Christmas tree! Emma will show you each step of the wet felting process, using natural Welsh wools in an array of colours. [gallery ids="12322,12319,12324"] Wednesday 21st December 10am -12:30pm & 1:30pm-4pm £4 for a morning or afternoon session  Price includes all materials. Age guide: 7-11 years. Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear old clothes. Scroll down to book a place or contact the office T: 01873 811579 E: info@artsalivewales.org.uk
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February 2017

CREATIVE NETWORK – film night

February 16 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Werner Herzog, 2010) - Selected by Graeme Hobbs [gallery ids="12422,12423,12421"] Herzog’s extraordinary, immersive film takes the viewer deep into one of humankind’s earliest treasures, the Chauvet cave, a subterranean world filled with 30,000 year-old paintings. What can we know of their creators, their lives, their dreams? What is their relationship to us, now? Thursday 16th February, 7pm Arts Alive Wales studio, Crickhowell FREE for members of the Creative Network only. Please let us know if you're coming: info@artsalivewales.org.uk Refreshments provided. Donations welcome. Graeme Hobbs...
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CREATIVE NETWORK – Review

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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A day of focused, one-to-one professional review sessions with Arts Alive's Creative Director, Rebecca Spooner to provide constructive feedback and support practitioners of all disciplines with arts funding, project development, promotion and event organising. Tuesday 28th February Arts Alive Wales studio, Crickhowell  Only 6 places are available. 45 minute time slots. 10:00 - 10:45am 11:00 - 11:45am 12:00- 12:45pm 02:00 - 2:45pm 03:00 - 3:45pm 04:00 - 4:45pm £15 / £10 for Creative Network members and students Scroll down to book a place or tel: 01873 811579 / email: info@artsalivewales.org.uk   Rebecca Spooner has...
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March 2017

CREATIVE NETWORK – mini fund

March 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Creative Network Mini Fund Members of the Creative Network are invited to apply for a £300 ‘mini-fund’ to produce new work. We want to hear about your idea for a new project, publication, performance, collaboration, exhibition or body of work. There are no creative limitations. The next deadline for applications is Friday 24th March 2017, 5pm. Download the application form for full details: creative-network-mini-fund-march-2017 Click here for more information about the Creative Network and to subscribe.   September's mini-fund was awarded to artist Catherine Wynne-Paton to pursue a project as part of the Clydach Gorge...
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April 2017

Portffolio Exhibition

April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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What words would you use to describe Portffolio? inspiring, exciting, educational, interactive, creative You and your guests are warmly invited to attend Portffolio: An exhibition celebrating the creativity of young people Wednesday 5th April, 4-6pm The exhibition will be formally opened at 4:30pm at Arts Alive Wales. Featuring the art work of students aged 11-15 years who took part in Portffolio, South Powys during Spring half-term 2017. refreshments served / creative workshops / short films Please RSVP to Rachel Dunlop, Participation Manager rachel@artsalivewales.org.uk 01873 811579 Please visit the website for directions...
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POTTERY – summer term

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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LIFE DRAWING – summer term

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm