From a beautiful exhibition showcasing the talent of the island's young creatives, to a day-long festival of rock headlined by local band ‘Back in Vraic’ - here is this week's Art Fix.
Visual arts, music, movie premieres, book clubs and creative workshops all feature this week.
Only available to view for the next two weeks - don’t miss your opportunity to see the work of Guernsey’s young talent in the amazing George Crossan Gallery!
With free admission and a total of 23 pieces, varying in style and medium, the exhibition is both visually diverse and contextually interesting.
“Every year we are amazed by the quality and diversity of art produced by our young local artists. The featured artworks were created by students from Elizabeth College, The Ladies' College, Grammar School & Sixth Form Centre, The Guernsey Institute and Blanchelande College.
"The exhibition celebrates the excellence achieved by Guernsey students.”
Are you ready to rock?
Brought to you by The Vraiceater's Tavern, Regency Events ltd and Let There Be Rock Guernsey; if you’re a fan of rock and heavy music, Vraicfest is certainly not one to miss.
Taking advantage of the vast space at L'eree Aerodome; the festival kicks off at 10:30 on Saturday 16 September, and you can party through til 23:00.
Back in Vraic, Guerns N’ Roses, Maiden Guernsey, Coastal Fire Dept. Steve Against The Machine, Drunken Promises and Spectre are among the acts performing.
Secure your ticket at vraicfest.gg!
Are you a literary fan? Why not join the reading group at the Guille-Alles library on Thursdays and Saturdays throughout September!
The book of the month is titled ‘Victory City’, a novel written by famed author; Salman Rushdie.
Released in February of this year, the book is set in 14th century India, and focuses on the story of a sorceress and poet named ‘Pampa Kampana’; who dreams a whole civilization into existence from magic seeds.
Please visit library.gg/events for more information.
Supported by Guernsey Arts
Catch Bristol duo, James Morton and Alex Hutchings, in the brilliant hall of St. James! Saxophonist James and guitarist Alex are influenced by a wide range of musical styles including; jazz, funk, hip-hop, soul and rock.
‘Expect lyrical, funky, soulful saxophones, blistering guitar solos and deep heavy grooves which will take you on a journey from New Orleans to the urban streets of Bristol.’
Doors open 19:00 tonight, so you have time for a drink before the music kicks off at 20:00!
Supported by Guernsey Arts
Treat yourself to a trip to The Princess Royal Centre for the Performing Arts this Friday, to catch the premiere of locally produced short film, ‘Bet Your Bottom Dollar’.
Written and directed by Brandon Ashplant, the production was filmed locally, and follows the story of a young man dealing with and overcoming his struggles with addiction.
After the screening, you'll even get the opportunity to ask the filmmakers questions at their audience Q&A - giving a unique and interesting insight into the world of filmmaking, and the plot of the film itself.
Get your tickets before they go at: bookings.guernseytickets.gg/deltatheatre
Fancy a creative weekend? Secure your slot at Yasmin Creative’s open class today! The classes will be held this Saturday and Sunday, and attendees are encouraged to channel their artistic freedom.
Yasmin is a professional artist who focuses on sculpture and ceramic work, so this is the perfect opportunity to try your hand at 3D model work!
Please be sure to send over your ceramics and sculpture ideas to email@example.com, so Yasmin has time to prepare!
For more information, and to book your slot, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 07911715907
Open Class dates: 16th & 17th September 2023
Interested? Read more about Yasmin's work HERE!
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