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The Cornwall Arts and Crafts Directory (CACD) have compiled this list of recently added events in Cornwall to put in your diary.

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12 events added in the last 30 days

Sketchbooks for Beginners - (Published or amended 2019-06-18)Print details for Sketchbooks for Beginners CACD id E.9233

Monday, 24th June 2019

Sketching for Beginners is a weekly class giving practical exercises to develop sketching skills and explore colour, texture, writing and the art of ideas.
Friendly and fun.
Outside weather permitting.
Bring pencil, rubber and small A5/A4 sketchbook.
Pastels/charcoal etc. optional.
10am till 12pm every Monday during term time.
Penlee Coach House, Penlee Park, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4H

Wesley Rock - Art Group (Penzance) - (Published or amended 2019-06-18)Print details for Wesley Rock - Art Group (Penzance) CACD id E.7066

Monday, 24th June 2019

Wesley Rock Art Group Penzance Wesley Rock - Art Group (Penzance) meet every Monday. The use of all types of media is encouraged with participants bringing their own favourite materials and others, such as charcoal, acrylics and pastels made available from group funds.

Many of our works are published on our web site for all to see. Everyone is welcome to come and view our work, or better still join us for an afternoon session.

Visit the Wesley Rock Art Group web site to see some of our latest creations and for more information.

St Thomas, Church Road, Heamoor, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 3JJ

Summer Art and Crafts Fayre - (Published or amended 2019-06-17)Print details for Summer Art and Crafts Fayre CACD id E.10468

Tuesday, 25th June 2019 until Monday, 1st July 2019

Genuine Cornish handmade art and crafts.
Lobb’s Farm Shop, Heligan Gardens, Pentewan/St Ewe, Cornwall PL26 6EN

Place - Alchemy Of Nature by John O'Carroll - (Published or amended 2019-06-16)Print details for Place - Alchemy Of Nature by John O'Carroll  CACD id E.10467

Saturday, 20th July 2019 until Tuesday, 20th August 2019

‘Place – Alchemy of Nature’ is an exhibition by artist John O’Carroll and is set to be the principal summer show at Cornwall’s Circle Contemporary Gallery for 2019. Inspired by ancient methods of painting, alchemy and ultimately the feeling of place, the exhibition features paintings which draw on Egypt’s ancient landscape and culture and the coastlines of Cornwall, both places which are critical to the artist, providing constant themes in his work. A Fine Art Gallery located between Padstow and Wadebridge in North Cornwall, Circle shows a selection of abstract and figurative artists whose primary inspiration is the natural landscape.  A principled gallery showing paintings, prints, sculpture, and fine crafts, Circle are committed to showing beautiful art that stems from living in harmony with nature.
Circle Gallery, Hawksfield, Wadebridge , Cornwall PL27 7LR

Craig Ogden, Classical Guitar Concert - Cawsand Bay Guitarfest - (Published or amended 2019-06-13)Print details for Craig Ogden, Classical Guitar Concert - Cawsand Bay Guitarfest CACD id E.10465

Saturday, 14th September 2019

Classic FM chart topping, australian born guitarist Craig Ogden is one of the most exciting artists of his generation.  The Cawsand Bay Guitarfest is thrilled to have him perform a delightful and varied programme  including, Dowland, Bach, Coste, Legnani, Albeniz, Barrios and Ryan.
Craig has performed concertos with all the main UK orchestras plus many abroad. He regularly appears as soloist and chamber musician at major venues and collaborates with the UK’s top artists and ensembles. One of the UK’s most recorded guitarists, his recordings for Chandos, Nimbus, Virgin/EMI, Hyperion, Sony and Classic FM have received wide acclaim. Craig’s six chart-topping albums for Classic FM are regularly played on air. He has presented programmes on BBC Radio 3, BBC Northern Ireland and ABC Classic FM.
Concert starts  8pm, doors open  7.30pm
Tickets £13.50 in advance, £15 on the door
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Maker with Rame Community Hall, Jackman's Meadow,  Kingsand, Cornwall PL10 1NB

Alison Smith, Classical guitar Concert - Cawsand Bay Guitarfest - (Published or amended 2019-06-13)Print details for Alison Smith, Classical guitar Concert - Cawsand Bay Guitarfest CACD id E.10464

Saturday, 14th September 2019

The highly acclaimed British born classical guitarist Alison Smith has been described as one of the most exciting and lyrical guitarists to emerge in recent years. She delights audiences with her fluid technique and expressive playing, performing nationwide and in Europe at concert halls, festivals and has broadcast on national radio including BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Scotland. She has played eight times at the International Guitar Festival of Great Britainand has recently been engaged by Willowhayne Records, to become one of their artists has has recorded a new album titled Poético which was realease in March 2019. Alison's CDs are distributed physically and digitally worldwide.
Concert starts at 2pm, doors open at 1.30pm
Tickets £8 in advance, £10 on the door
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Cawsand Congregational Church, Garrett Street, Cawsand, Cornwall PL10 1PD

Eden Stell Guitar Duo Concert - Cawsand Bay Guitarfest - (Published or amended 2019-06-13)Print details for Eden Stell Guitar Duo Concert - Cawsand Bay Guitarfest CACD id E.10463

Friday, 13th September 2019

http://www.wegottickets.comInternationally renowned for their dynamism, innovation and breathtaking virtuosity the Eden Stell Guitar Duo have "breathed new life into the world of the classical guitar." (Rotterdam Dagblad).
Widely regarded as one of the world’s leading guitar ensembles, the duo’s chameleon-like ability to communicate in a multitude of musical styles makes them a constantly evolving entity with a unique creative voice.
The Cawsand Bay Guitarfest is delighted to have this brilliant Duo open the weekend with a fantastic programme including: Giuliani, Scarlatti, Poulenc, Mompou, Tedesco and Brahms.
Likened to a miraculous single guitarist blessed with an impossibly wonderful technique and an exceptionally delicate touch (The Observer), the Eden Stell Guitar Duo have been invited to perform at venues and music festivals around the world; including Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Romania, Turkey, USA, China, Canada, Mexico, South and Central America and Australia, plus numerous radio and TV appearances on ITV, BBC and European and North American networks.
Mark and Chris were elected Associates of the Royal Academy of Music in recognition of their outstanding musical achievements and they both currently hold teaching positions at the Royal College of Music, and Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. The duo are D’Addario Strings endorsed artists.
Tickets £13.50 in advance, £15 on the door
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Concert starts 8pm    Doors open 7.30pm
Cawsand Congregational Church, Garrett Street, Cawsand, Cornwall PL10 1PD

Lampshade Making Workshop - (Published or amended 2019-06-11)Print details for Lampshade Making Workshop CACD id E.10462

Tuesday, 25th June 2019

Lampshade Making Workshop at the Saltash Scrapstore.
Spend a fun couple of hours making either a 20cm or 30cm lampshade for either a lamp base or pendant light fitting.
All materials supplied, however if you have a favorite piece of pabric you would like to use it should ideally be a cotton/linen medium wieght fabric suitable for cushions and curtains.
£20 per person for 20cm shade.
£23 per person for 30cm shade.
Tuesday 25th June 2019 at 7pm-9pm
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To book a place go to Facebook Tamar Crafting Workshops event page, or call 07863 117630
Saltash Scrapstore, Fore Street, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 6AF

Chinese Brush Workshop - (Published or amended 2019-06-09)Print details for Chinese Brush Workshop CACD id E.10460

Tuesday, 9th July 2019

Chinese Brush Workshop CornwallThe first of monthly workshops on this fascinating and unique way of painting.  Starting at 10 and finishing at 3.00 a number of subjects will be demonstrated.  Any level of experience catered for and for the complete beginner, painting materials can be provided.

Your tutor Katrina Stephens has been teaching Chinese Brush for over ten years, but has only recently moved to Cornwall.
Light lunches and coffee are available at the Cafe in The Chapel.

Visit the Chinese Brush Painting Facebook page

Stable Art at The Chapel, Fletchersbridge, Bodmin, Cornwall PL30 4AN

Portreath Art Club Annual exhibition - (Published or amended 2019-06-06)Print details for Portreath Art Club Annual exhibition CACD id E.10459

Sunday, 4th August 2019 until Saturday, 10th August 2019

Portreath Art Club is pleased to be putting on their annual exhibition again this year.
Entry is free and works are for sale.
Do come along and have a look.
Daily 11am to 7pm - Saturday 11am - 7pm
The Millennium Hall, Penberthy Road, Portreath, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 4LP

Hayle Art Society Painting and craft exhibition - (Published or amended 2019-06-06)Print details for Hayle Art Society Painting and craft exhibition  CACD id E.10457

Sunday, 28th July 2019 until Sunday, 4th August 2019

Each member of the group is allowed to display up to five works of art, many of which will be for sale.
There will also be a variety of crafts by members of the group for sale.
This year there will again be a special table with work donated by members which will be for for sale to raise funds for St Julia's Hospice in Hayle.
Sunday 28th July until Sunday 4th August Monday - Saturday 10am - 6pm Sundays 10am - 4pm
Phillack Church Hall, 11 Copper Terrace, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 4EB

Opera on a Summer's Evening - (Published or amended 2019-06-05)Print details for Opera on a Summer's Evening CACD id E.10456

Sunday, 30th June 2019

Celebrate the summer in style and join us for an evening of al fresco Opera in the gardens at Trevince.
Bring family and friends for a fantastic evening of heart-warming and hilarious opera excerpts and scenes performed by Intimate Opera, a small and perfectly formed local group of professional singers who tour throughout the South West.
Grab a picnic, blankets, chairs, torches, wet-weather gear and sun cream and make your way to Trevince where the gates open at 5.30pm for a 7pm performance.
Prosecco and ice-cream available on site.
*Wet weather plan in place in case of inclement weather - the performance will go ahead regardless.
Tickets £35 per person with a glass of prosecco on arrival, available from
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Trevince, Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BA