Thursday, 21 September 2017

Papercraft and Printing Course - St Ives Library

Papercraft and Printing Course - St Ives Library
Papercraft and Printing Course - St Ives Library



Starting at St Ives Library on Tuesday 3rd October 2017 - from 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm - a new 8 week course. Running every Tuesday evening until 28th November.

Papercraft and Printing.
With St Ives Textile Artist Jo McIntosh.
In association with Workers Educational Association (WEA) Cornwall and St Ives Library Education Hub.

Learn how to make your own textured paper. Make paper from silk fibres. Create your own book. Make and use a simple printing block. Use found objects to print with. Design, make and use a stencil.

Get creative, learn something new, have fun!

Cost is £62.00 for the full 8 week course.
Free places are available for those on qualifying benefits..

If you want to attend - you MUST book a place in advance  - if there are not enough people interested it will not run. You cannot just turn up on the first evening.
Booking is open now.

To book a place online - use the link below ......
WEA Cornwall - Papercraft and Printing Course

To book by 'phone and for more information -
about the course or free places - call WEA Cornwall -
01872 320 036

Here are some student comments from previous courses:
'Jo's excellent company and creativity helped us to create lovely paper.'
'I enjoyed playing like I used to as a child!'
"I was encouraged to do anything I wanted.'
'The whole experience was fantastic!'



Papercraft and Printing Course - St Ives Library



Jo is also planning a programme workshops in St Ives for Autumn 2017.

For more details visit:
Knit One Weave One - Website

For the latest news visit:
Knit One Weave One - Facebook


Wednesday, 20 September 2017

St Ives Education Hub - Courses - Autumn 2017

St Ives Library Education Hub - Autumn 2017
St Ives Library Education Hub - Autumn 2017


There is a new programme of courses to open the new Education Hub at St Ives Library - in association with Workers Educational Association (WEA) Cornwall.

To book a course place or for for information call WEA on:
0300 303 3464

Into Work - Employment Skills
Help with CVs, interviews and job applications.
Thursdays 9.30 am — 2.30 pm.
For 4 weeks starting on 28th September.
Cost: £20.00 per session.
Free places for those on qualifying benefits.

History Of Art.
Artists of the 20th century, women in art and more.
Mondays - 7.00 to 8.30 pm.
For 8 weeks starting on 2nd October.
With Jack Friskney Adams.
Cost: £4.00 per session, no need to book.

Papercraft and Printing.
Learn how to make your own textured paper. Make paper from silk fibres. Create your own book. Make and use a simple printing block. Use found objects to print with. Design, make and use a stencil.
Tuesdays - 7.00 to 9.00 pm.
For 8 weeks starting on 3rd October.
With St Ives Textile Artist Jo McIntosh
Cost: £62.00 for 8 weeks, booking essential.
Free places for those on qualifying benefits.
Book This Course Online ......

Further courses are planned - in association with WEA Cornwall and Penwith College.

Also a series of free taster sessions for 2018 courses.
The first of these is Introduction to Cornish Folklore on Wednesday 20th September at 7.00 pm.

For the latest news and information visit:

St Ives Education Hub - Facebook

WEA Cornwall - Facebook

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Steeple Woodlands Nature Reserve - Open Day

Steeple Woodlands Nature Reserve - Open Day 2017
Steeple Woodlands Nature Reserve - Open Day 2017


Steeple Woodlands - Open Day.
Sunday 17th September 2017 - 2.00 p.m. onwards.

The Nature Reserve is a 40 acre public open space around Knill's Monument, overlooking St Ives.
  • Guided Nature Walks
  • Green Woodworking
  • Refreshments
  • Live Music
Free admission - one and all are welcome to come along and enjoy an afternoon at the Nature Reserve

Entrance is through the main gate ¾ of the way up Steeple Lane.
Please follow the signs.
Parking is extremely limited - so please walk or take the bus from The Malakoff.

More info:

Steeple Woodlands - Website

Steeple Woodlands - Facebook




Steeple Woodlands Nature Reserve - Open Day 2017


Monday, 4 September 2017

St Ives September Festival - The Castle Inn

St Ives September Festival 2017 - The Castle Inn
St Ives September Festival 2017 - The Castle Inn


A full programme of live music for St Ives September Festival 2017
at The Castle Inn.

Plus (probably) the best range of real ales in town -
and of course a warm welcome.

Music starts at 9.00 pm - except afternoon sessions as shown below.
Free entry to all.

Friday 8th - Blooze.
Saturday 9th (1.00 - 6.00 pm) - Acoustic Session.
Saturday 9th - Nuclear Blues.
Sunday 10th (3.00 - 6.00 pm) - Steve Jones.
Sunday 10th - Open Mic.
Tuesday 12th - Liam Jordan.
Wednesday 13th - Mr T.
Thursday 14th - The Cuts.
Friday 15th - Los Palmas 7.
Saturday 16th (1.00 - 6.00 pm) - Acoustic Session.
Saturday 16th - TBA.
Sunday 17th (3.00 - 6.00 pm) Foxes Fair.
Sunday 17th - Open Mic.
Tuesday 19th - Devil's Creek.
Wednesday 20th - Dirty Livin' Band.
Thursday 21st - Carly and The Alternatives.
Friday 22nd - Sinpusher.
Saturday 23rd (3.00 - 6.00 pm) - Acoustic Session.
Saturday 23rd - Pop Cornwall.
Sunday 24th - Open Mic.

Monday nights - the popular Fun Pub Quiz with Lovely Auntie Liz.
Curry Night - food served from 5.30 pm. Quiz starts at 8.30 pm.

More info and latest news:

The Castle Inn St Ives - Facebook

Thursday, 31 August 2017

St Ives September Festival - Film Season

St Ives September Festival 2017 - Film Season
St Ives September Festival 2017 - Film Season


Five films for September at St Ives Arts Club -
with a theme of "Art and Artists".

All start at 7.30 pm with doors open from 7.00 pm.
Tickets are £5.50.

Eames - The Architect and The Painter.
The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America's most influential and important industrial designers. Admired for their creations and fascinating as individuals, they have risen to iconic status in American culture.
Sunday 10th September.

An Angel At My Table.
A dramatisation of the autobiographies of New Zealand author Janet Frame. The film follows Frame from when she grows up in a poor family, through her years in a mental institution, and into her writing years after her escape.
Wednesday 13th September.

Annie Leibovitz - Life Through A Lens.
Traces the artistic self-realization of Annie Leibovitz, from childhood through the death of her beloved friend, Susan Sontag, and includes snippets of Leibovitz's last visual memories of Sontag.
Sunday 17th September.

Basquiat.
Basquiat tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Starting out as a street artist, living in Thompkins Square Park in a cardboard box, Jean-Michel is "discovered" by Andy Warhol's art world and becomes a star.
Wednesday 20th September.

Ingrid Bergman - In Her Own Words.
A captivating look behind the scenes of the remarkable life of a young Swedish girl who became one of the most celebrated actresses of American and World cinema.
Saturday 23rd September.

Tickets are on sale now - advance booking advised -
September Festival Tickets - St Ives Arts Club

Full September Festival programme at St Ives Arts Club -
More info  ......



You might also like -

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

St Ives Parish Church - a programme of concerts.
More info ......

St Ives Textiles Group - an exhibition - Kernow Inspirations - at Porthmeor Studios.
More info ......

For the latest news follow:
St Ives Cornwall - Facebook

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

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Alfred Wallis - Painting Day - St Ives Library

Alfred Wallis - Painting Day - St Ives Library
Alfred Wallis - Painting Day - St Ives Library


Alfred Wallis - Painting Day.
Saturday September 2nd 2017 – 10.00 am to 12.00 pm.
St Ives Library.

Come lovers of Wallis, let us be reasonable; patient with those who say -
“Any child could have done it……” (Sven Berlin).

Now, it is YOUR turn to show how it’s done!

You can have YOUR chance to create a picture in the style of Wallis!

There will be a variety of materials to work with: old card, tins, bottles, jars or, bring something of your own!

Paint is kindly being provided by Colin Nicholls (Colenso), plus some crayons, old colouring pencils and anything else we can scrounge – or you can bring.

The session is being led by Jo Mcintosh and promises to be a lot of fun!!!
And, who knows…tea and biscuits!!!

The event is free with, as ever, donations welcomed for FOSIL
(Friends Of St Ives Library).

Monday, 28 August 2017

Boats In The Bay - St Ives - September 2017

Boats In The Bay - St Ives - September 2017
Boats In The Bay - St Ives - September 2017


Boats In The Bay - a celebration of the maritime heritage of St Ives.

Saturday 2nd September 2017 - starting at 1.30 pm.

St Ives Jumbo and a flotilla of other sailing boats in St Ives Bay.

Scully Race - starts around 3.30 pm beside the Old Slipway on St Ives Harbour.

Singing with the combined voices of Cadgwith Singers and Bamaluz Bootleggers.

One and all welcome.

More Info:
Boats In The Bay - Facebook



More events in St Ives:

St Ives Cornwall - What's On

St Ives Cornwall - Facebook