Friday, 9 September 2016

St Ives September Festival 2016

St Ives September Festival 2016
St Ives September Festival 2016


Time rushes by and another September Festival is almost upon us.

Here is a small selection of the many events over the opening weekend.

The Castle Inn
Saturday 10th - 12.30 pm - Acoustic Session
Saturday 10th - 9.00 pm - Janice M - Jazz and Soul
Sunday 11th - 3.00 pm - Los Alamos - Afternoon Chill Out Music
Monday 12th - 8.30 pm - Fun Pub Quiz - Lovely Aunty Liz

Castle Inn - more events ......



St Ives Arts Club
Saturday 10th - 7.30 pm - Imago Theatre - If Not Now, When?
Sunday 11th - 3.00 pm - Cornish Women on the Verge
Sunday 11th - 6.00 pm - GOT 2 ACT - American Idol
Monday 12th - 7.30 pm - Film Season - Modern Times - Charlie Chaplin

St Ives Arts Club - more events ......



Jo McIntosh - Knit One Weave One
Monday 12th - 3.15 pm - Creative Crafts Workshop - Felt Making
Wednesday 14th - 10.00 am - Creative Crafts Workshop - Silk Painting


Knit One Weave One - more events ......



Other Events ......

Fore Street and Around Town
Saturday 10th - 12.30 pm - Street Entertainment


St Ives Guildhall
Monday 12th - 7.00 pm - Tyn Daga - World Ceilidh Night



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St Ives Cornwall - What's On

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Thursday, 25 August 2016

What's On in St Ives - This Weekend

Music Of John Denver - Mon 29th Aug - St Ives Guildhall


A busy August Bank Holiday weekend ahead in St Ives.

Here is a small selection of things that you might enjoy.

Live Music and Real Ales - The Castle Inn.
Friday 26th - Dirty 'Livin' Rhythm Band - 9.00 pm.
Saturday 27th - Crossfire 69 - 9.00 pm.
Sunday 28th - Los Alamos - 3.00 pm.
Sunday Carvery - 12.00 to 3.00 pm.
Beef, pork or lamb, roast 'n' mash potatoes, honey glazed parsnip, carrots, cauliflower cheese, peas, Yorkshire pudding, homemade gravy and stuffing. Only £9.50.
All gigs - free entry - a great selection of real ales on tap.

Cheap Seats Community Cinema - St Ives Arts Club.
Saturday 27th August - 7.30 pm.
Sweet Bean.
A film about tolerance, redemption, friendship & nature...and a good dollop of red bean paste!
An ode to the simple joys in life. Japanese - subtitled.
Tickets - £4.00 / £3.50 (Arts Club members).
Available on the door.

The Music Of John Denver - St Ives Guildhall.
Monday 29th August - 8.00 pm.
Acclaimed singer/songwriter Chris Bannister performs his celebration of the music of legendary Country/Folk artist John Denver.
Tickets are just £10.00 - available from:
Cornish Riviera Box Office - The Music Of John Denver

More St Ives events and news:

St Ives Cornwall - What's On

St Ives Cornwall - Facebook

Monday, 22 August 2016

St Ives September Festival 2016 - Theatre

On Air - BoatHouse Theatre St Ives
On Air - BoatHouse Theatre St Ives


Well worth seeing in September - (admission of self interest - my wife Jo is in the cast - but it's still worth seeing!).

On Air - A Celebration Of Vintage Radio Entertainment.

A celebration of radio drama - including the first ever play written for and aired on radio - in 1924 - set in a coal mine -
A Comedy Of Danger - a one act play by Richard Hughes.

Tuesday 20th - Thursday 22nd September 2016 - 7.30 pm.

BoatHouse Theatre, Carnglaze Place, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1PX

A unique little venue, tucked away in an old pilchard cellar, just off St Ives Harbour. It seats no more than 30 people - so best to book tickets in advance.

Tickets: £7.00
Only available from - Boathouse Theatre -  07985 261 181

The play was first staged in May - more info on my previous blog post:

Theatre - St Ives - On Air



You might also like -

More festival events -
St Ives September Festival - What's On

Get creative -
St Ives September Festival - Arts and Crafts Workshops

Get your venue and events listed -
St Ives Cornwall - What's On Listings

Cool contemporary accommodation a short walk from this venue -
Cohort Hostel


Thursday, 18 August 2016

St Ives September Festival 2016 - Workshops

St Ives September Festival 2016 - Creative Crafts
St Ives September Festival 2016 - Creative Crafts


This September - Get Creative - Learn Something New - Have Fun! -
with St Ives Textile Artist Jo McIntosh.

Jo has four workshops running during the September Festival fortnight.

Places are still available - but limited - so book early if you want a place.

Felt Making
Monday 12th September - 15.15 - 17.15.
St Ives Library.
Learn to make felt from first principles and create a lovely picture to your own design.

Silk Painting
Wednesday 14th September - 10.00 - 12.30.
The Island Centre.
Learn how to use silk paints and Gutta to paint an image onto silk.

Rag Rug
Monday 19th September  - 15.15 - 17.15.
St Ives Library.
Learn this traditional craft and turn unwanted clothes/fabric into beautiful textile art.

Papermaking
Wednesday 21st September - 10.00 - 12.30.
The Island Centre.
Recycle used paper to make sheets that include petals, threads and other materials.

You can book places online here ......
St Ives September Festival - Creative Crafts Workshops

Jo can also run workshops for groups - on a subject of your choice - and offers one to one tuition in a range of creative crafts and textile art techniques.

You can contact Jo on 01736 797 122 - or via her website or Facebook.

More info on ......
Jo McIntosh - Knit One Weave One - Website

Latest news on ......
Jo McIntosh - Knit One Weave One - Facebook


Monday, 8 August 2016

St Ives September Festival 2016 - The Castle Inn

St Ives September Festival 2016 - The Castle Inn
St Ives September Festival 2016 - The Castle Inn


The best real ale pub in St Ives has a full and varied programme of live music in September.

Plus - on Monday nights - the popular - Fun Pub Quiz With -
Lovely Aunty Liz.

The music includes:
  • The Dowling Thing
  • Mr T
  • Blooze
  • Devil's Creek
  • Sinpusher
Plus lots more - full listings are on:
St Ives September Festival 2016 - The Castle Inn

Latest news on:
The Castle Inn St Ives - Facebook

All gigs are free entry - and lovely home cooked pub food is available beforehand - so get in early to get a good seat.

Plus - a range of perfectly kept real ales - including Cornish beers and guest ales from all over.



You might also like -

More festival events -
St Ives September Festival - What's On

Get creative -
St Ives September Festival - Arts and Crafts Workshops

Get your venue and events listed -
St Ives Cornwall - What's On Listings

Cool contemporary festival accommodation -
Cohort Hostel

Monday, 1 August 2016

St Ives September Festival 2016 - Arts Club

St Ives September Festival 2016 - Arts Club
St Ives September Festival 2016 - Arts Club


St Ives Arts Club has a varied and vibrant programme of events for
St Ives September Festival 2016.

Every night from Saturday 10th to Saturday 24th September.

These include live music, theatre, arts talks, films and comedy.

The club is one of St Ives' most atmospheric venues - in an historic building overlooking the sea - a short walk from the town centre.

Just to give a flavour - a selection of events includes:
  • Imago Theatre - If Not Now, When?
  • Got 2 Act - American Idol – The Story of Helen Keller.
  • Film Programme - Modern Times - Charlie Chaplin.
  • Concert - John Thomson and Jesse Giuliani.
  • Talk - In Search of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham.
  • Singer Songwriter -  Stephanie Kirkham.
  • Comedy - Sweet 'N Sour.
Full listings and ticket details can be found on:
St Ives Arts Club - September Festival 2016

Latest updates on:
St Ives Arts Club - Facebook



You might also like -

More festival events -
St Ives September Festival - What's On

Get creative -
St Ives September Festival - Arts and Crafts Workshops

Get your venue and events listed -
St Ives Cornwall - What's On Listings

Cool contemporary festival accommodation -
Cohort Hostel

Thursday, 28 July 2016

Family Creative Crafts Workshops - St Ives

Family Creative Crafts Workshops - St Ives
 


Textile artist Jo McIntosh has a programme of Family Creative Crafts Workshops running in St Ives through August 2016.

All are at The Island Centre, Island Road - an easy walk from St Ives town centre and next to the Island Car Park.

All are suitable for adults and families with children.

Cost is £15.00 for adults and £5.00 for children (with paying adult).

Get creative, learn something new, have fun !

There are workshops every Wednesday morning through August - details:

Make a Clay Tile
Wednesday 3rd August - 10.00 - 12.30
Use air drying clay to make a decorative tile which does not need to be fired in a kiln.

Sew a Felt Animal
Wednesday 10th August - 10.00 - 12.30
Use colourful felt and simple hand sewing to make your own felt animal.

Hand Made Books
Wednesday 17th August - 10.00 - 12.30
Learn a simple bookmaking technique to make a concertina book and a hand sewn book to use as a sketchbook, scrapbook or holiday journal.

Make A Windsock
Wednesday 24th August - 10.00 - 12.30
Decorate a cardboard tube with foil and tissue paper to make a sparkly fish to swim in the breeze.

Weaving
Wednesday 31st August - 10.00 - 12.30
Learn to make a small loom out of card and use colourful textured wool to create a woven picture.

For more information or to book contact Jo:
jo.mcintosh@knitweave.co.uk
01736 797 122

Or you can book places online via Cornish Riviera Box Office:
St Ives Creative Crafts Workshops



Jo can also run workshops on a topic to suit you for:
  • Individuals,
  • Families
  • Groups
More info:
Website - Jo McIntosh - Knit One Weave One

Latest News:
Facebook - Jo McIntosh - Knit One Weave One



Jo also has two workshops at St Ives Library during
St Ives September Festival - places still available:

Felt Making
Monday 12th September - 15.00 - 17.00
Learn to make felt from first principles and create a lovely picture to your own design.
Book now ......

Rag Rug
Monday 19th September  - 15.00 - 17.00
Learn this traditional craft and turn unwanted clothes/fabric into beautiful textile art.
Book now ......