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Sunday, 8 September 2013

St Annes Music & Arts Festival 2013 - Friday 6th to Saturday 14th September

WHAT'S ON:
The Caravan Gallery is BACK!
 With a new book all about their  experience here in 2012. The Caravan will be based outside West Lodge on St George’s Road, during the Festival.  Come down and have a look!
Thurs 5th September - Festival Warmup
A selection fo Peter Slater's drawings and paintings from 5pm at Silantros Cafe on Wood Street
Friday 6th September
Ceramics taster sessions
1.30 pm—4 pm
Art Workshop with Jeanette Lawson
No booking required—just call in.
Venue: West Lodge, 5 St George's Road, St Anne’s
The Caravan Gallery book launch
6 pm
With guest art curator Sara-Jayne Parsons
Venue: Fresh Cafe, 28 St Anne’s Rd West
Saturday 7th September
Silk painting with Tina Lane
10 am to 1 pm
Venue: West Lodge, 5 St George's Road, St Anne’s
Ceramics taster sessions
1.30pm—4 pm
Venue: West Lodge, 5 St George's Road, St Anne’s
Oil painting / art demonstration
Unique Lancashire shop, 26 Wood St.
FREE but booking essential
Tel 07939 240068 / email info@uniquelancashire.com or call into the shop.
Craft Fair
10 am—4 pm
Various craft items on sale plus demonstrations.
United Reformed Church Hall. Free entry.
Ashton Gardens:
Live music
12—5 pm featuring
Nth Ascension—Kraul—Rough Touch
Tom Vernon—James Butcher—and more!
Circus skills workshop
12—3 pm
Children’s arts & crafts workshops
12—4 pm approx. Face painting
Free entry. Various refreshments on sale.
Storytellers Inc event
for children 11 am & 2 pm
Storytellers Inc shop, The Crescent.
Book event and art activity
Free.
Open mic session
6.30—8.30 pm
St Anne’s Library. Free.
Kids’ card making session
2—3 pm & 3—4 pm
Unique Lancashire shop, 26 Wood St.
Booking essential. £3.50 per person.
Tel 07939 240068 / email info@uniquelancashire.com
Or call into the shop.
'Red Hot Jazz' with Tom Vernon and friends at Silantro. 8pm.
Sunday 8th September
‘Music for the Lifeboat’ concert
, 2 pm
Lytham Proms Orchestra
St Anne’s Lifeboat House, South Promenade, FY8 1SJ
Free event but donations to RNLI are very welcome
Refreshments on sale.
Monday 9th September
‘Little Bobbins’ sewing workshop
10.30—12.30
For children aged 8+.
Unique Lancashire shop, 26 Wood St
£12 per person. Booking essential
Tel 07939 240068 / email info@uniquelancashire.com
Or call into the shop.
‘The Big Sing’ - a celebration of hymns
7.30 pm
St Thomas’ Church
Plus special guests The Red Rose Chorus
Tickets £1 each—free admission for children.
Vote for your favourite hymn at local churches, phone 788579 or email cdo@stannesonthesea-tc.gov.uk
A Passion for Poetry
2 to 4.30 pm at the Masonic hall, Garden Street. 
Also featuring Dr Hotfingers on keyboard.
Tuesday 10th September
‘2D to 3D
10.30—3.30 pm
with Helen Pemberton.
For families, older children & adults.
West Lodge, 5 St George’s Road
No booking needed—just turn up.
‘Creating landscapes in oil paints’
2—4 pm
Unique Lancashire shop, 26 Wood St
£10 per person including use of shared materials.
Booking essential. Tel 07939 240068 / email info@uniquelancashire.com or call into the shop.
Knit a headband or mug cosy
10.30—12.30 pm
Unique Lancashire shop, 26 Wood St
£20 per person.
Booking essential—details as above.
Wednesday 11th September
Making kanzashi flowers for hair slide / corsage
10.30—2.30 pm
Unique Lancashire shop, 26 Wood St.
Booking essential. £20 per person.
Tel 07939 240068 / email info@uniquelancashire.com or call into the shop.
Introduction to fused glass
1—3 pm
Unique Lancashire shop, 26 Wood St.
Booking essential. £38 per person including
materials.
Tel 07939 240068 / email info@uniquelancashire.com or call into the shop.
Talk by Peter Shakeshaft ‘St Anne’s—the
formative years’
7.30 pm
United Reformed Church Hall. Tickets £3
including light refreshments
Thursday 12th September
Coffee & card-making
10.30—12.30
Unique Lancashire shop, 26 Wood St.
Booking essential. £8 per person.
Tel 07939 240068 / email info@uniquelancashire.com or call into the shop.
Needle felting for beginners
1—4 pm
Unique Lancashire shop, 26 Wood St.
Booking essential. £28 per person.
Tel 07939 240068 / email info@uniquelancashire.com or call into the shop.
The Jubilee String Quartet
7.30 pm
‘The White Church’, Fairhaven. FY8 1AX
Programme: Haydn Opus 54 no 2, Beethoven Opus 18 no 4, Schubert ‘Death and the Maiden’
www.jubileequartet.co.uk
Tickets £10. Available from
Silantro, Wood St—Tel 07950 644572
Dark Halo Music—Tel 07944 657888
St Anne’s Town Council—Tel 01253 788579
Silk Painting 1
0am—4 pm with Tina Lane— West Lodge
All taster sessions are by Circles of Light (ATICS), they are FREE and best suited for adults and children over 12ys. Drop in, no need to book. Come and have a go!

 Friday 13th September
‘Adding depth to your paintings’
10.30—12.30
Unique Lancashire shop, 26 Wood St
£10 per person. Booking essential
Tel 07939 240068 / email info@uniquelancashire.com Or call into the shop.
Patricia’s Patchwork Class
 2—4 pm
Unique Lancashire shop, 26 Wood St
£8 per person. Booking essential.
Tel 07939 240068 / email info@uniquelancashire.com Or call into the shop. Regular classes also available.
‘Six Poets and a stage’
6.30 pm
Performance Poetry event
Come along to enjoy rhyme, prose & storytelling!
St Anne’s Library
Free.
 Saturday 14th September
 Children's’ Crafts
 10 am —12 pm
 St Anne’s Library
 Free.
Live music
10.30—1.30
Performance Arts Arena, St Anne’s (weather permitting!)
Featuring:
10.30 Crossbill
11.00 Tom Metcalfe
11.30 James Todd
12.00 Richard Lomax
12.30 David James Shurr
13.00 Sweeney Astray
 ‘Little Bobbins’ sewing workshop
 10.30—12.30
For children aged 8+.
Unique Lancashire shop, 26 Wood St
£12 per person. Booking essential
Tel 07939 240068 / email info@uniquelancashire.com
Or call into the shop.
Street Art in the Arena in the Square and at 14 The Crescent.
Art/photography exhibitions at Unique Lancashire , 26 Wood Street and 14 The Crescent
 Saturday 14th September (continued)
Contemporary Graffiti (Urban Art)
with Lee Fitzgerald aka Mr Dee10.30 am—3.30 pm
Venue: West Lodge, St Anne’s
Design & make a door or wall hanging using spray paint. For families, older children & adults. No need to book, just turn up. Free.

LIVE MUSIC at the Original Music Acoustic Stage on the Bandstand by the Pier. 1— 6 pm. Free.
Dark Halo Music presents local singer-songwriters showcasing their original material.
Featuring:
  • Hannah Mollie Robertson
  • Jessica Roberts
  • Mark Charlesworth
  • Roisin Fiona
  • Mark Russell
  • Stro Marley
  • Nick Evans
  • Felonius Monk
  • Mikk Rushton
  • Jane Fraser
  • ...with More to be announced

Guardian Concert Band
7.30 pm
United Reformed Church Hall
Tickets £5 per person including refreshments
Tickets available from St Anne’s Town Council.
Tel 788579
Revolution - band
From 9.30 pm—The Sandhills pub.
With thanks to St Anne’s Timber for donation of materials
And thanks to everyone who has helped to make the Festival possible