Wednesday, 30 March 2016

St Ives Arts Club - What's On - April 2016

St Ives Arts Club - What's On - April 2016
St Ives Arts Club - What's On - April 2016


A busy April ahead at St Ives Arts Club - the town's iconic, oldest and most atmospheric arts venue - founded in 1890 and overlooking St Ives Harbour.

Members Exhibition
A selection of work in various media by Arts Club members.
Open daily until Friday 1st April 2016 - 10.30 am - 5.00 pm.

Book Making Workshop
Learn to make hand made books with Nina Fenner.
Saturday 2nd April 2016 - 10.00 am - 4.00 pm.
Cost: £30.00
To book a place or for more information contact Nina:
01326 340 242
books@ninafenner.co.uk

Picturing Pedyr & Other People
Exhibition of work by Mary Fletcher.
Saturday 2nd - Friday 8th April 2016 - 11.00 am - 4.00 pm.

Blabbermouth Theatre - Daisy and Johnny
'Daisy and Johnny' deals with theme of falling in love. It looks at the myths and realities in a sometimes light-hearted manner, at others, a brutally realistic way. It examines the often widely held beliefs, knowledge and experiences (though rarely spoken of honestly) of what it is to ‘fall in love’, ‘be in love’, and the reasons why it seems, on the whole, not to last.
Saturday 16th April 2016 - 7.30 pm.
Tickets: £8.00 / £6.00 (concessions)

Oceans Apart
A joint exhibition of work by Shelley Thornton and Gerald Hosking.
Original artworks, limited edition fine art prints and art cards for sale.
Saturday 23rd - Friday 29th April 2016 - 10.30 am - 5.30 pm.

Nick Harper
Son of the legendary UK singer-songwriter Roy Harper, Nick was born in London and raised in Wiltshire. He played the guitar from the age of 10 and was surrounded by the likes of Keith Moon, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and Dave Gilmour as he grew up.
Saturday 30th April 2016 - 7.00 pm.
Tickets: £11.00 / £10.00 (members)

A Moment In Time
Exhibition of work by Susan Barrowclough, Rita Gamble, Doris Lindemann and Karen Taffinder.
Saturday 30th April - Friday 6th May 2016 - 10.00 am - 4.00 pm.

Tickets for Blabbermouth Theatre and Nick Harper available from:
Cornish Riviera Box Office

More information and news about the Club:

St Ives Arts Club - Website

St Ives Arts Club - Facebook



Full event listings for St Ives in April and beyond:
St Ives Cornwall - What's On

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Book Making Workshop - St Ives Arts Club

Book Making Workshop - St Ives Arts Club
Book Making Workshop - St Ives Arts Club


A fun and creative workshop - a chance to learn something new and useful - at St Ives Arts Club.

Learn to make hand-made books with Nina Fenner.

In a historic setting right in the heart of beautiful St Ives and overlooking the harbour.

This day will focus on designing and making your own unique and lovingly hand crafted Hardback Sketchbook.

"All the books I make are unique, and I encourage my workshop participants to do the same, so that all the books made on the same day with the same structure will turn out differently."

All materials are provided, along with tools to borrow or buy.

Saturday 2nd April 2016.
10.00 am - 4.00 pm.

Cost: £30.00

To book a place or for more information contact Nina:
01326 340 242
books@ninafenner.co.uk

Nina Fenner - Website

Nina Fenner - Facebook

Friday, 25 March 2016

St Ives Cornwall - Easter Holidays

St Ives Cornwall - Easter Holidays
St Ives Cornwall - Easter Holidays


Lots on in St Ives over the weekend and through the Easter holidays.

Arts and Creative Crafts Workshops
Barnoon Workshop St Ives.
Adult, family and children's workshops.
Drawing, Watercolour, Pottery and more ......
Barnoon Workshop - Website

St Ives Farmers Market - fresh local produce.
St Ives Guildhall.
Every Thursday - 9.30 to 2.00.
St Ives Farmers Market - Website

Members Exhibition - work in various media.
St Ives Arts Club.
Saturday 19th March - Friday 1st April - 10.00 to 4.00.
St Ives Arts Club - Website

Live Music - various bands.
The Castle Inn.
Friday and Saturday nights - from 9.00.
Sunday afternoons - from 3.00.

Easter Beer Festival - real ales and ciders.
The Castle Inn.
Friday 25th March - until the beer runs out.
The Castle Inn - Facebook



Looking ahead:

Fabric Painting, Printing and Dyeing - with Jo McIntosh.
The Island Centre St Ives.
Six Week Course - Starts - Thursday 14th April.
Jo McIntosh - Website

Cornwall Art Fair - showcasing Cornish art.
St Ives Guildhall.
Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th April - 10.00 to 6.00.
Cornwall Art Fair - Website

Full listings - through March - April - and beyond ......
St Ives Cornwall - What's On

Thursday, 24 March 2016

The Castle Inn - Easter Beer Festival

The Castle Inn St Ives  - Easter Beer Festival
The Castle Inn St Ives  - Easter Beer Festival


This weekend sees the return of this popular annual event:

The Castle Inn - Easter Beer Festival

Starting on Friday 25th March - continuing through the weekend -
until the beer runs out.

Up to 25 Cornish Real Ales - plus up to 15 Real Ciders.

Good home cooked pub food - including a Sunday Carvery.

Live music through the weekend as well:

Fri 25th - 9.00 pm - 8 Ball Boogie Band
Sat 26th - 9.00 pm - Pop Cornwall
Sun 27th - 3.00 pm - Ben Thorpe
Sun 27th - 8.00 pm - Bamaluz Bootleggers

So - every reason to visit the best traditional real ale pub in St Ives.

The latest news will be posted on:

The Castle Inn St Ives - Facebook

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Steve Lynton Photography - St Ives and Cornwall

Steve Lynton Photography - Hot August Night
Steve Lynton Photography - Hot August Night


I've just completed a new website for St Ives photographer
Steve Lynton.

Familiar to many - for his posts of Cornish landscapes and seascapes on Facebook - Steve now has his own showcase for his work.

The site includes a selection of photos - organised into three galleries:
  • Seascapes
  • Waves
  • Sunsets
These photographs can be bought as prints - as well as any of the huge collection of photos on Steve's Facebook page.

The site also includes some of Steve's more commercial work - local businesses, weddings and portraits. Steve is available for commissions.

Take a look:

Steve Lynton Photography - Website

Steve Lynton Photography - Facebook

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Creative Textiles Course - St Ives


Creative Textiles Course - Fabric Dyeing - St Ives Cornwall
Creative Textiles Course - Fabric Dyeing - St Ives Cornwall


April in St Ives - a chance to get creative, learn some new skills -
and have fun with textiles !

Fabric Painting, Printing and Dyeing - Six Week Course

The Island Centre - St Ives Cornwall.

Starts - Thursday 14th April 2016.
Evenings - 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm.

With St Ives Textile Artist Jo McIntosh.

Learn how to colour fabric by simple fabric dyeing with cold water dyes and explore a range of techniques such as:
  • Batik
  • Screen-printing
  • Hand-printing
  • Silk painting
  • Mono-printing.
Run in partnership with WEA (Workers Education Association) Cornwall.

Cost - £10.00 per session - £60.00 - book a place now:

WEA Cornwall - Course Booking

For more information contact Jo or visit her website:

01736 797 122

jo.mcintosh@knitweave.co.uk

www.knitweave.co.uk

Friday, 18 March 2016

What's On In St Ives - This Weekend

Stitch St Ives - Craft Supplies Show


Spring is here and Easter is on the horizon here in St Ives -
as it is elsewhere presumably !

Lots on over the weekend and through to Easter and beyond.

Stitch St Ives - Craft Supplies - everything for the creative crafter.
The Island Centre.
Saturday 19th March - 10.00 to 5.00.
Sunday 20th March - 10.00 to 4.00.
Stitch St Ives - Website

Arts and Creative Crafts Workshops
Barnoon Workshop St Ives.
Drawing, Pottery and more ......
Barnoon Workshop - Website

St Ives Poetry Workshop - bring your poem.
St Ives Library
Friday 18th March - 1.30 to 3.30.

St Ives Farmers Market - fresh local produce.
St Ives Guildhall.
Every Thursday - 9.30 to 2.00.
St Ives Farmers Market - Website

Members Exhibition - work in various media.
St Ives Arts Club.
Saturday 19th March - Friday 1st April - 10.00 to 4.00.
St Ives Arts Club - Website

Live Music - various bands.
The Castle Inn.
Friday and Saturday nights - from 9.00.
Sunday afternoons - from 3.00.

Easter Beer Festival - real ales and ciders.
The Castle Inn.
Thursday 24th March - until the beer runs out.
The Castle Inn - Facebook

Looking ahead:

Fabric Painting, Printing and Dyeing - with Jo McIntosh.
The Island Centre St Ives.
Six Week Course - Starts - Thursday 14th April.
Jo McIntosh - Website

Cornwall Art Fair - showcasing Cornish art.
St Ives Guildhall.
Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th April - 10.00 to 6.00.
Cornwall Art Fair - Website

Full listings - through March - April - and beyond ......
St Ives Cornwall - What's On

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

St Ives - New Websites and Blogs

St Ives Cornwall - Websites and Blogs
St Ives Cornwall - Websites and Blogs


I've been working on a few new websites and blogs for some very creative people over the last few weeks.

Some nice additions to the St Ives WebSphere and BlogSphere !

Rob Donovan - Author
Rob Donovan - Author
Rob's book - The Road To Corbyn - A Modern Day Pilgrim's Progress - will be published in the coming weeks.

He is also working on a biography of the enigmatic, mysterious and prolific artist Jago Stone:

Rob Donovan - Website

Rob Donovan - Blog



Helen Venus - Wild Rambling
Helen Venus - Wild Rambling
Helen is running  guided walks and walking holidays in the countryside and along the coastline of Cornwall. Her walks can be tailored to the needs of any group and can include mining heritage, coastline and beaches, ancient history and sacred sites, pilgrims way:

Wild Rambling - Website



Gerald Hosking - Artist
Gerald Hosking - Artist
Gerald paints a variety of subjects including seascapes, landscapes and portraits.

His website is a simple showcase for his work. Enquiries from galleries and for commissions are welcome:

Gerald Hosking - Website



Bobby Wotnot - Artist
Bobby Wotnot - Artist

Not my work - but another welcome addition to the local BlogRoll is by a local artist and musician:

Bobby Wotnot - Blog




I've also been keeping two other local arts sites up to date - with details of new events for Spring and Summer - including gigs in St Ives - by among others - Nick Harper - Wild Willy Barrett - Kernow King - Jethro - Joe Pasquale - Falmouth Soul Sensation - The Darkside Of Pink Floyd.

More details on:

St Ives Arts Club

St Ives Guildhall

Also coming soon - new websites for St Ives textile artist Louise Donovan and for St Ives photographer Steve Lynton.

If you need help with a website, blog, social media or online marketing in general - get in touch:
St Ives Cornwall - Website Design and Marketing

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Stitch St Ives - Crafters Show

Stitch St Ives - Crafts for Crafters Show and Market
Stitch St Ives - Crafts for Crafters Show and Market


Stitch St Ives is a new Crafts for Crafters show coming to St Ives this weekend:

The Island Centre.
Saturday 19th March 2016 - open 10.00 to 5.00
Sunday 20th March 2016 - open 10.00 to 4.00

A show with a difference - this is not a traditional "Craft Show" with finished items - the focus is entirely on crafting supplies and materials - many of these unique, hand made and hard to find in West Cornwall.

Stallholders from around Cornwall and further afield include:
GJ Beads, Perran Yarns, Gorgeous Yarns, Emma Louise Art Stitch, Ingrid Wagner - Rug and Art Creation, Jo McIntosh - Knit One Weave One, Jillian Morris Textile Designs, Nina Fenner Handmade Books, Carolyn Saxby, Margaret Garrood, Kate Williams Weaving.
More Info:
Stitch St Ives Stallholders

Plus an exciting programme of Creative Crafts Workshops including - Willow Hoop Weaving - Pinwheel Block Printing - Silk Paper Making - Plastic Fusion - Simple Handmade Book Structures.
More Info:
Stitch St Ives - Workshops

Plus - lovely food at our cafe run by Cafe Art St Ives.

The venue is easily accessible - just a short walk from the town centre, with ample parking right next door in The Island Car Park.

Well worth a visit !

Latest news and more info on:
Stitch St Ives - Facebook

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

St Ives Guildhall - The Darkside Of Pink Floyd

The Darkside Of Pink Floyd
The Darkside Of Pink Floyd


Saturday 12th March at St Ives Guildhall -
The Darkside Of Pink Floyd - Re-scheduled.
The organisers regret that this gig has been re-scheduled.
Due to the lead guitarist sustaining an injury.
It will now be on Saturday 25th June
Tickets already purchased will be valid for the new date.
You can book June tickets online here :
CRBO - The Darkside Of Pink Floyd

Coupled with an amazing and atmospheric light and video show, be prepared for an unforgettable, emotional rollercoaster ride ......

'More than just an ordinary Pink Floyd tribute band, The Darkside of Pink Floyd endeavour to entertain audiences with a fantastic light show and passionate performances.'

More -

The Darkside Of Pink Floyd - Website

The Darkside Of Pink Floyd - Facebook


Saturday, 5 March 2016

Spring at St Ives Guildhall

The Darkside Of Pink Floyd
The Darkside Of Pink Floyd


Saturday 12th March at St Ives Guildhall -
The Darkside Of Pink Floyd - Cancelled
The organisers regret that this gig has been cancelled.
Due to the lead guitarist sustaining an injury.
It has been re-scheduled for Saturday 25th June
Tickets already purchased will be valid for the new date.
You can book June tickets online here :
CRBO - The Darkside Of Pink Floyd

'More than just an ordinary Pink Floyd tribute band, The Darkside of Pink Floyd endeavour to entertain audiences with a fantastic light show and passionate performances.'

More -

The Darkside Of Pink Floyd - Website

The Darkside Of Pink Floyd - Facebook



St Ives Farmers Market
Also at The Guildhall in March - and every Thursday through the year.

Wonderful fresh local produce and lovingly handmade in Cornwall crafts:
St Ives Farmers Market




Cornwall Art Fair
Looking ahead  - a brand new event bringing the best of Cornish art to St Ives.

Cornwall Art Fair - Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th April.

Cornwall Art Fair - Website

Cornwall Art Fair - Facebook





Also at The Guildhall in April -
An Evening Of Clairvoyance with Billy Roberts.
The Acoustic Strawbs.
More Info ......

In May -
St Ives Blues Festival - Last Night Of The Blues.
More Info ......



You might also like:

Stitch St Ives - Craft Supplies Show everything for the creative crafter.

Stitch St Ives
The Island Centre.

Saturday 19th March
Sunday 20th March

Stitch St Ives - Website

Stitch St Ives - Facebook




Cool, contemporary accommodation just seconds from
The Guildhall at ......
Cohort Hostel

Full listings of goings-on in town at ......
St Ives Cornwall - What's On

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Stitch St Ives - Crafters Show

Stitch St Ives - Crafts for Crafters Show
Stitch St Ives - Crafts for Crafters Show


Stitch St Ives is a new Crafts for Crafters show coming to St Ives in March.

A show with a difference - this is not a traditional "Craft Show" with finished items - St Ives already has more than enough of these.

The focus is on materials - what craftspeople and artists need to produce their work.
Some of which may be available to buy online - but hard to find "on the ground" in West Cornwall.
Many lovingly hand-made and Made In Cornwall.

Fabrics - Yarns - Beads - Buttons - Wool - Felt - Fleece - Handmade Paper - lots more ......
Stitch St Ives - Stallholders

The Island Centre.
Saturday 19th March 2016 - 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.
Sunday 20th March 2016 - 10.00 an to 4.00pm.

Admission: £2.00 - includes a raffle ticket.
Under 18s and students free.

As well as some lovely stalls and craft goodies there will be -

Creative crafts workshops with ....
Barnoon Workshop St Ives

A cafe serving delicious food and drinks run by .....
Cafe Art St Ives

Well worth visiting - and there its lots more to enjoy over the weekend including Members Exhibition at St Ives Arts Club, Spring Show at The Mariners Gallery, Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden and live music at The Castle Inn.

Full details are on:
Stitch St Ives - Website