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The Door Prize – For Painting 2012

The Door Prize is an art competition exclusively for painters, providing a unique and affordable opportunity for both students and practicing artists to exhibit their work in a major exhibition in the UK. The voluntarily run project, directed by Antria Pelekanou (co-director of ‘Persona Art Festival’ and chief curator of ‘A Moving Exhibition’) will run from 3-17 March 2012 at the Nails Gallery in ...[Read More]


Margaret Harrison, one of Britain’s best-known feminist artists, creates satirical drawings and watercolours of figures from popular culture like Captain America with comedy breasts and high heels, Hugh Hefner as a Bunny Girl and David Walliams as Batman. Working alongside Margaret Harrison are performance artists The Girls who have created a new static performance that evokes ill-fated fairy tale ...[Read More]

The Soul's The Thing: Dr Faustus, Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre, 8 Sept – 9 Oct

Dr Faustus is another excellent, darkly comic and deeply soul-searching production by the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. Christopher Marlowe’s timeless classic about the man who sold his soul to the devil for 24 years of wild revelry, unbounded knowledge and magical powers, is a must-see for anyone who loves the play, the occult or simply enjoys being thrilled and spooked. It is impossible to ...[Read More]


BLAST! 2010 FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE FOR NORTH LANDS CREATIVE GLASS A very special feature of the Cohesion Glass Network’s exhibition, BLAST! 2010 at ZeST Gallery is an exciting fundraising event created as a tribute to Dan Klein, the UKʼs pre-eminent glass advocate, writer and collector. Adam Aaronsonʼs glass studio, adjacent to ZeST Gallery, has made a glass bowl for each of the artists participat ...[Read More]

PROTECT: Online and Social Media Information Event

Half Day Seminar Thursday 30th September 2010 10 am – 2pm (arrivals 9.30 am) Action Transport Theatre, Whitby Hall, Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 9AE North West £15 per Delegate ENYAN (English National Youth Arts Network) is delivering this event in partnership with Action Transport Theatre, to present vital information on e-safety and the use of social media when working with ...[Read More]

Deptford X Visual Arts Festival – 24 September – 3 October 2010

Now in its twelfth successful year and most ambitious to date, Deptford X has invited Mark Titchner (shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2006) and local resident as this year’s lead artist. Interested in art that will that “tap into the fabric of everyday life in Deptford”, Titchner has composed a statement of intent, as well as producing large-scale billboard some departing from his familia ...[Read More]

Narrative- Sunday 3rd October 3pm

Grosvenor Museum, Chester Sunday 3rd October 3pm Chester Performs presents the film premiere of Me & Mine, a documentary chronicling the story of Chester’s diverse communities. Followed by panel discussion on the themes of the film. Everyone welcome, call now on 01244 409113 to book your FREE place.

A moving plan B – chapter ONE Selected by Thomas Scheibitz @ The Drawing Room

A moving plan B – chapter ONE Selected by Thomas Scheibitz 16 September – 31 October 2010 (Private view 15 September 2010) Gallery open Wednesday – Sunday 12.00 – 18.00. Admission free. Dirk Bell, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Carlfriedrich Claus, Robert Crumb, Tacita Dean, Thomas Demand, Öyvind Fahlström, Hermann Glöckner, Mathew Hale, Hirschvogel, Lisa Junghanβ, Manfred Kuttner, Maria Lassnig, A.R. P ...[Read More]

Secret Boulevard – a scandalous new play

‘Secret Boulevard’ is a brand new play on the London Fringe, telling the tale of a scandalous gay love affair between two male movie stars in 1940s Hollywood. Synopsis: Hollywood 1949. In an era of stifling movie production restraints and stars kept under oppressive control by their bosses, innocent young actor Patrick Glass feels the full force of the studios’ brute career-destroying ...[Read More]

Artist Talk by Rachel Elliot

Artist Talk @ Zest Gallery Rachel Elliott Tuesday 5th October, 6.30 – 7.30pm As part of BLAST! 2010 Rachel will be giving a talk about her love of clear glass and the making process’ she uses to create her wonderful cast pieces. Spaces for the talk are limited so please RSVP to

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