Star Party

Just across the border… Come to Settle (North Yorks) for a day out you’ll never forget!

Marking the end of World Space Week we present to you ‘The Star Party’- a collaboration between Settle Stories, Manchester Metropolitan University & Bradford Astronomical Society. We’ve got over 10 events just for adults & children.

Highlights include:

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Family Arts Festival returns for its biggest year yet

Supported by the Arts Council, the nationwide Family Arts Festival is back for its third year. Between 9 October and 1 November more than 1000 organisations will host 5000 creative events for the whole family. From exploring backstage at a theatre to listening to a concert dressed as your favourite superhero. Building on the success of previous events, the Family Arts Festival will be inspiring families to take part in artistic and cultural activities together.

Speaking about the festival, Darren Henley OBE, Chief Executive, Arts Council England said: “The arts have the power to change the lives of everyone in England. And there’s nothing that proves this more than the Get Creative Family Arts Festival.

“It’s particularly special because it unites every generation in shared experiences, so that everyone from toddlers to grandparents can enjoy the very best artistic creativity in cities, towns and villages across the country”

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Family arts festival returns with over 2,000 events

The Family Arts Festival, taking place in October half-term, aims to increase the amount and range of high quality arts available across the country to families. It will offer an incredible variety of quality art for all the family, with over 2,000 events happening across the UK. Events will cover theatre, art, music, dance, literature, film, circus and more with many events free. 

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Lytham Arts Festival 2014 Call for Submissions

Lytham Arts Festival

Artist? Musician? Author or Poet? Fire eating, belly dancer who rides a unicycle? This is your opportunity to showcase your work in Lovely Lytham! The Lytham Arts Festival is funded through the High Street Innovation Fund giving artists the opportunity to perform or exhibit within the main shopping areas of Lytham – inside the shops, in the shop windows, in the streets and central buildings.

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“The jealous are possessed by the mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.”
– Johann Kaspar Lavater.

Boy falls in love with girl.  Girl falls in love with boy.

Boy suspects girl of affair.  Girl doesn’t stand a chance.

Shakespeare’s tragic hero Othello, played by Amine Fourket, is led by Iago into a dark and twisted world of fear, anger and jealousy.  Collaborating with various artists to tell this well known thriller which deals with the darker side of love, Theatre By Numbers will use movement and an original musical score (created by Tom Woolsgrove) within the performance as we bear witness to the surreptitious plans of Iago, played by Andy Avery.

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Python Arts Festival – Open Submissions

This summer will see the first Python Arts Festival held at all four Python Galleries across the North East and North West of England from the 20 July to the 3 August 2013. The exhibition is open to all artists in the North East and North West whether professional, amateur or student.

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Open Call for work – Beacons Festival, Skipton

Beacons Festival, the cutting-edge music and arts event taking place in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside near Skipton, is seeking creative proposals from artists for work, workshops, performances and video pieces to appear at this years’ event from 16 – 18 August 2013.

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