Monday, 31 October 2016

Innox Mills redevelopment

Innox Mills Limited, a London-based consortium of property investors, is working on plans to regenerate the former Bowyer’s site in Trowbridge.

To date, the project team have been carrying out remedial safety work and technical surveys on the old buildings, and speaking to stakeholders and potential occupiers. 

 The next stage will be to draw up initial plans before hosting a public exhibition in the New Year.   

For further information, please visit their website,, or contact Tom Selway on 07342 039 444.

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Town Hall Arts - What's on in November

Town Hall Arts

Town Hall Arts is a centre for arts, culture and heritage learning at the heart of Wiltshire's County Town. We offer an array of professional theatre and dance performances, art exhibitions, workshops, a shop selling work by local artists, artists' studios and a large number of community groups that hire space in this incredible Grade II listed building.

For more information, please visit call 01225 774306 or email

Thurs 3 Nov 10:30am
Come along to meet other local artists over a cup of tea or coffee and a slice of cake.
This is an informal drop in session where you can share news and ideas, discuss your practice and artistic challenges and find out about artistic opportunities.
We meet the first Thursday of each month at 10.30am until about noon(ish).

Twitter for Creatives
Thurs 3 Nov 1pm £5
Are you and artist or creative person who wants to learn how to use twitter to connect with other people, promote your work and share information? Jane Wright is an artist based in Trowbridge who uses twitter to make artistic connections around the world. She has offered this workshop at the Town Hall, to teach anyone who has never used twitter before, or who would like to learn more about how to use it effectively.

The Boy Who Bit Picasso
Sat 5 Nov 3pm £8
This is a 'messy' theatre show with lots of interactive fun to engage young children. With storytelling, music and lots of chances to make your own art The Boy Who Bit Picasso is an interactive theatre show for everyone aged four to eight and their families, this hands-on family show introduces one of the 20th century’s most influential artists through the eyes of a young boy.

Keep Writing Poetry
Tuesdays 8 Nov – 6 Dec 10:30am – 12:30pm £50 for 5 weeks
Read, discuss and take inspiration from a wide range of award-winning poetry published in the last five years. Suitable for beginners and poets with some experience. A good follow-on from What’s New in Poetry and Start Writing Poetry (16+)

Exploring Drawing
Thursdays 10 Nov – 8 Dec 5:30pm – 7pm £50 for 5 weeks
Michele Whiting is running this short, mixed- ability drawing course. It aims to explore drawing though developing observation and composition in conjunction with experimenting with mediums, supports and scale.

Fri 11 Nov 7pm £3
Alice McNeil is a young singer songwriter from Holt who has released 2 Ep’s and performed as part of festival events in Bradford on Avon and Trowbridge. Building on the success of her 'Alice McNeil Presents' music events that Alice held at Trowbridge Town Hall last year, she has invited more unsigned young talent to perform and with more dates this season too. There will be both acoustic acts and bands at these youth-friendly music nights. If you are interested in performing, please get in touch.

Town Hall Poets
Second Monday of every month 6 - 8pm £3 suggested donation
A friendly, inclusive group for anyone with an interest in poetry. We read and discuss favourite poems, give each other informal feedback about our poems in progress, and arrange readings and open-mic nights. Come along to a session to find out more. You do not need to be a member of the Poetry Society or live in Trowbridge to join this group.

Mrs Gerrish’s Guesthouse
Fri 18 Nov 7:30pm £11/ 9 Concessions
It is 1958 and the summer season at Weston-Super-Mare is drawing to a close and, although the charabangs have returned most of the lobster-red holidaymakers back to their Midland homes, Mrs. Gerrish finds herself able to display the ‘No Vacancies’ sign.

A Night for Dorothy House
Fri 25 Nov 7:30pm £10
Trowbridge Arts and Trowbridge Town Hall are proud to support this brilliant Village Pump annual fundraising event to raise money for Dorothy House Hospice Care. The line-up will include many of the Village Pump favourites including Mike Scott, Rosie Upton and Pete MacGregor.