Thursday, 20 April 2017

What's On In St Ives - This Weekend

Voodoo Room - St Ives Guildhall
Voodoo Room - St Ives Guildhall


Live music, theatre and arts in St Ives Cornwall this weekend.

Live Music at St Ives Guildhall
Voodoo Room - The Best Of Hendrix and Cream.
Saturday 22nd April - 7.30 pm.
Tickets: £14.00 (advance) / £16.00 (door).
Available from St Ives Visitor Information at The Guildhall.
Or book tickets online - here -
Voodoo Room - Tickets

Live Music at The Castle Inn
Great atmosphere, real ales and free entry.
Friday 21st April - 9.00 pm - Nuclear Blues.
Saturday 22nd April - 9.00 pm - Los Palmas.
Sunday 23rd April - 3.00 pm - Tom Dale.
More Info - The Castle Inn - Facebook

Theatre Workshops at St Ives Infant School
Miracle Theatre.
Saturday 22nd April - 10.00 am to 1.00 pm.
The first of a five week course - every Saturday.
Free - but you must book a place if you want to attend.
Call Workers Educational Association - 0845 458 2758
More Info - Miracle Theatre Workshops

St Ives Arts Club - Members Exhibition
Work in various media by club members.
Last chance to see this before it closes.
Friday 21st April - 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.
More Info - St Ives Arts Club Website

Full listings - and more through April and May
St Ives Cornwall - What's On



Coming Up In May ......


Something Fishy - This Way Comes.

Tue 16th - Thu 18th May 2017.

Boathouse Theatre.

The Wharf - St Ives.







You might also like ......

The September programme of concerts at St Ives Parish Church
has been announced:
St Ives September Festival - Music

St Ives Arts Club have scheduled the first of their September events:
St Ives September Festival - Arts Programme - Preview


Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Creative Arts Courses in St Ives - WEA Cornwall

Papercraft and Printing - The Island Centre St Ives
Papercraft and Printing - The Island Centre St Ives


Plans are moving forward to establish an "Education Hub" in St Ives - with a range of courses.

There will be two "taster" events at St Ives Library -
on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th May.
More details of this to follow.

Workers Educational Association (WEA) Cornwall are taking the lead on this - with courses at St Ives Library, St Ives Infant School and The Island Centre.

Creative Textiles - with Jo McIntosh - starts on Wednesday 19th April and runs every Wednesday for nine weeks at St Ives Library.

Adult Theatre Workshops - with Miracle Theatre - start on Saturday 22nd April and run every Saturday morning for five weeks at St Ives Infant School.

Papercraft and Printing  - with Jo McIntosh - starts on Tuesday 25th April and runs every Tuesday evening for seven weeks at The Island Centre.

Places on Creative Textiles and Adult Theatre Workshops are free to all.
Places on Papercraft and Printing are free for those receiving means tested benefits and cost £54.00 for others.

Although some places are free - these courses need your support - you must book - you cannot just turn up on the day. If there are not enough bookings they will not run. WEA Cornwall have obtained funding but need enough students to justify running them.

Details of how to book are below.





Papercraft and Printing with Jo McIntosh
Starts on Tuesday 25th April.
A seven week course - weekly on Tuesdays- 7.00 to 9.00 pm.
The Island Centre St Ives.
Cost - £54.00 for 7 sessions.
FREE to those in receipt of means tested benefits.

For info and to book contact WEA Cornwall in Truro on:
01872 320 036
Or - you can book online via the WEA website - here:
Papercraft and Printing - Island Centre - Booking

Learn techniques to make paper. How to create a 3D papier mache object. Make paper from silk fibres. Make a simple book. Make and use a simple printing block. Use found objects to print with. How to make and use a simple stencil.



Adult Theatre Workshops with Miracle Theatre


Adult Theatre Workshops with Miracle Theatre
Start on Saturday 22nd April .
A five week course - weekly on Saturdays - 10.00 am to 1.00 pm.
St Ives Infant School.
FREE to all - but you must book.

For info and to book contact WEA Cornwall in Truro on:
01872 320 036
Or - you can book online via the WEA website - here:
Adult Theatre Workshops - Booking


Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Creative Arts Courses in St Ives - WEA Cornwall

WEA Cornwall - Courses In St Ives
WEA Cornwall - Courses In St Ives


Plans are moving forward to establish an "Education Hub" at St Ives Library - with a range of courses. The library will be working in partnership with Workers Educational Association (WEA) Cornwall and other education providers.

There are two WEA creative crafts courses in St Ives starting in April.

The first is FREE.
WEA have obtained funding for this - so that all can attend at no cost.
But - if you want to attend you MUST book in advance.
You cannot just turn up on the day.
If there is not enough interest the course will not run.
So please book!

Creative Textiles with Jo McIntosh
Starts on Wednesday 19th April.
A nine week course - weekly - 1.00 to 3.00 pm.
St Ives Library.
Cost - £0.00.

For info and to book contact WEA Cornwall in Truro on:
01872 320 036
Or - you can book online via the WEA website - here:
Creative Textiles - St Ives Library - Booking


Course Content:

An introduction to several textile techniques and materials.

Suitable for anyone with an interest in learning about textiles.

No previous knowledge or experience is necessary.










Papercraft and Printing with Jo McIntosh
Starts on Tuesday 25th April.
A seven week course - weekly on Tuesdays- 7.00 to 9.00 pm.
The Island Centre St Ives.
Cost - £54.00 for 7 sessions.
Free to those in receipt of means tested benefits.

For info and to book contact WEA Cornwall in Truro on:
01872 320 036
Or - you can book online via the WEA website - here:
Papercraft and Printing - Island Centre - Booking


Course Content:

Learn techniques to make paper. How to create a 3D papier mache object. Make paper from silk fibres. Make a simple book. Make and use a simple printing block. Use found objects to print with. How to make and use a simple stencil.





Friday, 7 April 2017

What's On In St Ives - This Weekend

Stitch St Ives - Craft Supplies Show
Stitch St Ives - Craft Supplies Show


As the Easter Holidays get underway lots on in St Ives.
Here is a selection of highlights.

Stitch St Ives at The Island Centre
Craft Supplies Show - Everything For The Creative Crafter.
Stallholders from around Cornwall and the UK with lots of lovely goodies. Fabrics, yarns, wool, beads, buttons ... lots more.
Food and drink available - by Cafe Art and Sweet Beach Bakes.
Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th April - 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.
More Info - Stitch St Ives - Facebook

Live Music at The Castle Inn
Great atmosphere, real ales and free entry.
Friday 7th April - 9.00 pm - Sinpusher.
Saturday 8th April - 9.00 pm - Salt Water Cure.
Sunday 9th April - 3.00 pm - Rooster.
More Info - The Castle Inn - Facebook

Jumbo Party - The Ambling Band at St Ives Guildhall
Fundraiser for St Ives Jumbo Association.
Saturday 8th April - 8.00 pm.
More Info - Jumbo Party - Facebook

Puppet Shows at Boathouse Theatre
Little Red Riding Hood and Under The Sea.
Friday 7th April at 3.00 pm.
Also - on Tuesday 11th, Thursday 13th and Friday 14th.
More Info - Boathouse Theatre - Website

Members Exhibition at St Ives Arts Club
Work in various media by club members.
Opens Saturday 8th April
Open daily until Friday 21st April - 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.
More Info - St Ives Arts Club - Facebook

More info and events through the Easter holidays on .......
St Ives Cornwall - What's On



Creative Textiles Course at St Ives Library
There is a new project to establish an Education Hub at St Ives Library.
More news on that in a blog post next week.
But - just announced - Creative Textiles with Jo McIntosh.
A nine week course starting on Wednesday 19th April.
Places are FREE - but you must book!
For info contact WEA Cornwall on:
01872 320 036






Monday, 3 April 2017

Stitch St Ives - Craft Supplies Show - April 2017

Stitch St Ives - Craft Supplies Show - April 2017
Stitch St Ives - Craft Supplies Show - April 2017


Stitch St Ives - a craft show with a difference.
The focus is entirely on craft supplies, rather than finished products.
Everything for the creative crafter -
knitting and stitching - textiles - craft supplies.

The Island Centre, St Ives.
Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th April 2017.
10.00 am - 4.00 pm.
Entry: £2.00 (under 18s and students free).
Includes a raffle ticket - there are some lovely prizes.

More info:

Stitch St Ives - Website

Stitch St Ives - Facebook

Food and drink all day by Cafe Art St Ives.
Cakes by Sweet Beach Bakes.

Exhibitors come from around Cornwall and the UK - so that crafters can meet the suppliers and see the goods - rather than buying online.

Items available include:
  • Hand made artisan beads.
  • Hand dyed and painted fabrics.
  • Patchwork fabrics.
  • Knitting wools.
  • Crochet yarns.
  • Hand made buttons.
  • Hand-dyed fleece for felting.
  • Printing paints and kits.
  • Lots more .....
The Island Centre venue is easy to get to. A short walk from the harbour and the town centre. Next door to a large public car park.
Disabled access.
Stitch St Ives Website - Find Us

So come along to enjoy a creative crafty day out - browse the stalls, enjoy a coffee and cake, enjoy a craft demonstration, browse some more!

You can also enjoy all the rest that St Ives has to offer - galleries, shops, restaurants and wonderful scenery. We look forward to welcoming you!

Stitch St Ives - Craft Supplies Show - April 2017


Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Live Music - April - The Castle Inn St Ives

Live Music - The Castle Inn St Ives
Live Music - The Castle Inn St Ives


The Castle Inn, - in the heart of St Ives on Fore Street - have kept the flag flying for live music in town right through the Winter.

The music continues through April and beyond - through to St Ives September Festival - then on through another Autumn and Winter.

Every Friday and Saturday night at 9.00 pm.
Every Sunday afternoon at 3.00 pm.
Also - a Fun Pub Quiz every Monday night at 8.30 pm.

For the latest news and updates visit:
The Castle Inn St Ives - Facebook

The full programme for April 2017 is:

Sat 1st - Pop Cornwall.
Sun 2nd - The Dowling Thing.

Fri 7th - Sinpusher.
Sat 8th - Salt Water Cure.
Sun 9th - Rooster.

Fri 14th - Slim Semora.
Sat 15th - Dirty Livin Rythmn Band.
Sun 16th - Rick & Apple.

Fri 21st - TBA.
Sat 22nd - Los Palmas.
Sun 23rd - Tom Dale.

Thu 27th - Bamaluz Bootleggers (8.30 pm).
Fri 28th - The Archons.
Sat 29th - Lafayette.
Sun 30th - Dappers.

Good home-cooked food, a great selection of real ales and a friendly welcome also await.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

St Ives September Festival 2017 - Arts Programme

St Ives September Festival 2017 - Arts Programme
Molly's Terms - Imago Theatre Company


St Ives Arts Club have scheduled the first of their shows for St Ives September Festival 2017 - and there is some good stuff.

The programme opens with the return of Imago Theatre Company, with a new production - Molly’s Terms.
"Molly’s terms for living cause her to become increasingly estranged from her studies, herself and the human condition ...... "
Thursday 7th - Saturday 9th September.

Cornish Women on the Verge, Threemilestone Showtime Academy and Studio 61 Choir present "Jack and Jenny - the Musical!".
"When Cornish mining went "scat" the miners ventured to the ends of the earth taking their tools, their skills, their pasties and sometimes their wives and children too! ...... "
Sunday 10th September.

Sweet 'N Sour - a comedy improvisation group of four top comedy performers from varying disciplines.
"We incorporate audience suggestions into an array of scenes ranging from high-end humorous wordplay to the blatantly absurd ...... "
Saturday 16th September.

Full details of all September events at the club are on:
St Ives Arts Club - Website

Tickets will go on sale soon - and when they do I'll post more info here.

The arts programme at other venues is taking shape.

St Ives Library are hosting two Creative Crafts Workshops
with textile artist Jo McIntosh.
Needle Felting - Wednesday 13th September.
Fabric Flowers - Friday 22nd September.

Boathouse Theatre are staging a Murder Mystery Farce.

St Ives Parish Church are planning an extensive music programme.

St Ives Textile Group have are exhibiting at Porthmeor Studios.

The Castle Inn will have live music every night,
apart from Monday Quiz Nights.
Their programme opens with Blooze on Friday 8th September.

More on those events here soon.

For the latest news follow:
St Ives Cornwall - Facebook

For more September events in St Ives visit:
St Ives September Festival 2017



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