Monday, 27 February 2017

What's on in March

What's on in March

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 or call 01225 774306.

Artists' Cafe Trowbridge

Thu 2nd Mar                   10:30am – Noon        Donations Invited
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).
Tea Dances
Thu 2nd  Mar          2pm – 4:30pm          £5
Take part in a mixed programme of dances, under the guidance of experienced teacher Mike Freke, whilst enjoying the heritage of the Town Hall’s Supper room. This is an enjoyable afternoon with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. No one gets to sit out for long, and we aim to encourage everyone to have a go!

Artists’ Film and Video Exhibition & Launch
Launch: 2nd Mar         6-8pm           Free
A new collaboration with Bath Spa University's’ MA Curatorial Practice students who have been invited to create an exhibition of artists film. Expect to find artists’ moving image works within the gallery and throughout the Town Hall building. The exhibition continues until 20 April – Opening times Mon – Fri 10 – 4, Sat 10 -2 

Hive:Lockdown Youth Night 
Fri 3rd Mar          7.30pm      £3
Hip Hop Youth Night featuring DJs; George Oliver, Robbie Blundell and Joe Rangecroft. This event will take place in the cells. Unfortunately it will not be accessible to those who can't use stairs.

Fri 10th Mar      7pm           £3
Young musician Alice McNeil will invite more unsigned young talent to perform in Town Hall Arts grand foyer and the cells on these youth-friendly music nights. Bands will also perform on stages out in the town during Unsigned Out!

International Women's Day - Screening of Sonita & Lunch
Sat 11th Mar       12:45pm         Free
This year’s event will start at 12.45 pm in the Supper Room in the Town Hall with a lunch provided by WWMFF and the idea is that women will bring desserts and soft drinks to share. The film screening of Sonita will start at 2:15 pm (90 minutes) followed with refreshments and an informal short discussion. The venue can seat until 80 people but it’s recommended to arrive a few minutes before the film starts to avoid disappointment.

Town Hall Poets 'On Tour' Open-Mic Night
Mon 13th Mar        6pm      £4 on the door     Bridge House Drawing Centre
Town Hall Poets, a friendly poetry group that meets monthly at Trowbridge Town Hall, invite you to join them for an evening of poetry 'On Tour' at Drawing Projects UK, Bridge House, Trowbridge. Bring a poem or two to read at the open-mic or just come along to listen.  All styles of poetry welcome. Tickets £4 on the door. Entrance price includes refreshments.
Pride and Prejudice
Wed 15th Mar      7pm       £8      Trowbridge Library
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen’s witty and romantic masterpiece is one of the best-loved stories of all time, dealing with the most important questions in life… The literary classic gets the full Pantaloons treatment in this beautifully hilarious and delightfully innovative new adaptation.

The School Film by Patrick Marber
Fri 17th & Sat 18th Mar      7pm      £6
The whole school assemble in the hall to watch 'the school film' which turns out to be an old British classic from the 1940s, in black and white no less. As the young viewers absorb the adventures of the characters in the old story they begin to discover what their own expectations might be.

Classes & Workshops
Saturdays 4 March - 1 April      11am - 1pm    £25
Using a variety of techniques such as mark-making, layering and tracing as well as using textural objects such as leaves, fabric, even coins, mono-printing is a simple and accessible printmaking method offering the scope to produce subtle, complex and beautiful artworks. The course is a great introduction to printmaking, perfect for budding artists or students working towards GCSE or A level art.
Dementia Friends                                                         
Thursday 9 March                       2-3pm             Free
You are invited to come along to one of our free one-hour-long sessions to learn a little bit about what dementia is, what it’s like to live with dementia, and how the small changes you make can make a big difference to people with dementia.
Adventures in Art Journaling                                     
Thursdays 16 March - 6 April    5.30 - 7pm      £40
Develop an amazing creative habit during 4 weeks of art journaling workshops. Jo will help set you on a path of daily creativity in a fun and experimental way. Try out different approaches to art journaling including drawing, block printing, collage and creative lettering.