So, it’s December and it’s nearly Christmas. Already. How did that happen? Wasn’t it summer (if you can call it that) like about five minutes ago?
You can tell it’s almost Christmas, my last weekend was made up of eating some gingerbread & orange cake, several glasses of mulled wine with friends, a bonfire, hats, scarves, gloves, soggy feet, coming home to my excited flatmate putting up a Christmas tree in the living room, Christmas songs playing in the street and trying to learn the words to various Christmas carols ready for a gig this week. Oh yes & I acquired an electric blanket. A particular highlight. Who knew they were so great?!
Anyway, as well as the said gig, I have (or will have as of this week) lots of my most recent artwork up in the seven exhibitions that are listed below. So, if you are interested in seeing my artwork in real life & not just virtually on my website and on my Facebook page, then please go to one of these places to take a look! Another thing, if you need a wedding or event photographer in the near future, we at Capture Photographers are currently taking new bookings and if you are interested in developing & making the most of your digital photography skills you will be pleased to know that our courses are returning in the new year.
***Don’t forget, if you are Christmas shopping at the moment to consider buying affordable, original artwork as presents for your loved ones whilst also supporting local emerging artists***
Have a fab weekend!!! X
Below are a few things that I am involved with this Light Night – maybe see you around Liverpool this evening!
Cocktails & Culture in partnership with City Art After Dark at Bellinis:
An exciting exhibition which will spotlight a number of works from well-known local established city artists and in addition also promote emerging creative talents. An ideal opportunity to get together celebrate our amazing city, our creative talents and of course Liverpool’s important links with Italia! All part of Light Night.
I am exhibiting some artwork & will also be singing a few songs…
Time: 16:00 – 23:00
Venue: Bellini Cocktail Bar and Eaterie, 51-53 Whitechapel, Liverpool, L1 6DT
Tickets: Free – just turn up
Spring Open 2012:
An annual exhibition to coincide with spring / Light Night featuring work by the following wonderful artists: Belinda Armstrong; Simon Birtall; Clare Brumby; May Chong; Gord; Gareth Halsall; Barbara Harrison; Mark Harrison; Karl Harry; Ashlea Haynes; Michael Kirkham; Mark Peachey; Karen Henley; Ruth Massarano Rawson; Den Rees; Will Simmons; Jazamin Sinclair; Jackie Stevens; Dem Stimson; Lee Taylor; Andy Vine; Zephyrbaby.
I have helped to organise the exhibition & I am also exhibiting some artwork…
Time: 17:00 – 18:30
Duration: 27.04.12 – 20.05.12.
Venue: The Egg, 16-18 Newington, Liverpool, L1 4ED
Tickets: Free – RSVP / Just turn up
Sense of Sound – The Big Voice at The Cathedral:
Imagine the opportunity to sing with hundreds of other people in the splendour of Liverpool’s monolithic Anglican Cathedral. Award winning Sense of Sound invites you to join them in celebrating The Big Voice as part of Light Night, an exciting contemporary singing experience where you will help to create an amazing, uplifting harmonious sound.
I am part of Sense of Sound singers & will be singing…
Time: 19:30 – 21:00
Venue: Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, St James Mount, L1 7AZ
Tickets: Free – just turn up
I would also recommend going along to 21 Steps at Domino Gallery, Assemblage at Collage, Reflections of Liverpool at Wongs, Light Night at The Baltic Triangle & Play Baltic if you can fit all that in! And while you’re in the Baltic Triangle watch out for the Merseyside Yarnstomers!
Here are a few new photographs. The sun has been shining brightly in the sky so there’s lots of sparkle!!!
Did you get a new digital camera for Christmas? Have you had a digital camera for ages but you are you still trying to work out how to use it? Do you know your how to adjust your white balance so that your photos don’t come out blue? Do you want to know how to take long exposure shots. Do you know how to download your photographs to your computer? Do you know how to take photographs without leaving your camera on the ‘auto’ setting?
Level One will teach you the basics & we may possibly be providing Level Two (further techniques) in the near future!
Level Once of the course will take place over two evening sessions beginning on Thursday 2nd February at The Bluecoat and will be led by Jackie Stevens & myself from Capture Photographers. This course is has been organised by Dot Art.
Did you miss Journeys Through The Brook – Part 1 last month? Well don’t despair because there’s still the opportunity to come along again as it’s all returning on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th January, 2012 between 11:45am-3.00pm!
The whole event is free & even includes a free lunch and celebration afterwards!
People of all ages are welcome to come along to this exciting, multimedia event, through which audiences will have the opportunity to experience the streets of Tuebrook in an intimate and unique way.
For example, what was shopping like on West Derby Road 60 years ago? Have you ever heard of the Lister Drive Miracle? Would you like to hear what the kids from the youth club think about Tuebrook, or maybe even join the Newsham Park Pirates? If you answered yes to any of those questions then join us all for Journeys Through The Brook which is made by local residents.
‘Tuebrook Transnational’ is a group of local theatre makers, artists and producers who collaborate with other local residents to create and produce inclusive cultural events on the streets of Tuebrook.
The event is free, but numbers are limited. Please book a place in advance by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling Ben Phillips on 07738905285.
Threshold Festival is returning again in just over a month’s time & the big news is that this year it’s not just under one roof it’s under many roofs all situated in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle! The Festival will all take place from 10th – 12th February 2012 and if last year is anything to go by it promises to be a fantastic event that brings most of Liverpool’s creative family together! Last year there was art, comedy, music & performances with something for everyone who came along! You can still buy discounted weekend tickets directly from Threshold Festival but hurry you only have until 10th January! Find out what Visit Liverpool have to say about the festival here.
Once again I am involved in organising visual arts for the festival with HeadSpace@EggSpace. The exhibition we are organising is called Twinned 2012, to be housed across two venues: EggSpace (where we regularly organise the exhibitions) & The Camp & Furnace (formerly A-Foundation) which is part of The Baltic Triangle. The exhibition at EggSpace will run from 27.01.12 – 26.02.12 and the exhibition at The Camp & Furnace will run from 10.02.12 – 13.02.12.
We already have several artists who will be taking part in the exhibition and are inviting others to submit entries to take part! By taking part you will also be entitled to a free ticket for the festival (either a full weekend pass for one or a one day pass with an additional one day pass for a guest)!
Remember ENTRIES FROM PREVIOUS DAYS DO NOT COUNT, BUT YOU CAN ENTER TODAY AS MANY TIMES AS YOU LIKE BEFORE 23:59:59 ON 05.01.12!
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One of my mini canvases (15cm x 15cm) could be yours [with a £15.00 voucher left to spend on other artwork]
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