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Gedling Arts Festival 2017

The Gedling Borough Arts Festival returns with a range of arts, crafts, music, dance and literary events for everyone to enjoy.

Mon, 17 Jul 2017
10AM - 4PM
Arnott Hill House
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About this event

Take part in a multitude of arts and crafts sessions including creative writing, willow weaving, painting, singing and acting, with sessions led by professional writers, artists and makers. 

There’s something for adults and children with lots to come and see - art exhibitions, dance, music and poetry performances, craft markets and lots more in venues in Arnold, Mapperley and Carlton.

Selected activities include:

  • A Gathering of Poets: A great evening with poets Joy James and Jan Cummings. Free admission. Mon 17th, 6.30pm-9.30pm in Meeting Room One at Arnold Library (via Arnold Leisure Centre) Arnold, NG5 7EE


  • Eve Makis - From Novel to Film: Best-selling author Eve Makis discusses the process and talks about her latest novel. Admission £3.00. Tickets from the Bonington Theatre Box Office: 01159 013640. Wed 19th, 3.00pm-5.00pm / The Bonington Theatre, High Street, Arnold, NG5 7EE


  • Could you write a crime thriller? A workshop led by one of the UK’s leading crime writers, Stephen Booth. Admission £3.00. Tickets from the Bonington Theatre Box Office: 01159 013640. Wed 19th, 7.00pm-8.30pm / The Bonington Theatre, High Street, Arnold, NG5 7EE


  • Stephen Booth – On writing and researching his books. Wed 19th, A talk from 8.30pm-9.30pm / The Bonington Theatre, High Street, Arnold, NG5 7EE


  • Would you like to write fiction? Local author Julie (Jae) Malone will help you understand structure, character creation and their motivation. Creative writing workshop for adults. To book email: julie.nwuk@gmail.com Thurs 20th, 2.00pm-4.00pm / Arnold Library, Front Street, Arnold, NG5 7E


  • Children’s author Ian C Douglas. Come and join Ian for the publication of ‘The Particle Beast’, the third book in his sci-fi saga for younger adults. To book: please email julie.nwuk@gmail.com. Sat 22nd, 6.30pm-9.00pm / Arnold Methodist Church, Front Street, Arnold, NG5 7EL

Location of this event

Arnold
NG5 6LU

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Book your place

Download a brochure from the Gedling Borough Council website. 

For any enquiries you can also call 0115 9013605

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