The exhibition in the Library

Chris Walker and Trevor Hunter, two of the winners of the Hanbury Hall exhibition 2018

 

Droitwich Arts Week successfully started

Droitwich Arts Week successfully started on Friday 20 May and gave us a confidence that the whole week will be packed with a good quality programme. The exhibition of Droitwich in Pictures of photographs from the past and present, personal memories of Droitwich people and old town maps is opened in The Meetbox.

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FREE Music and Social Event on Saturday 28th May at 7.30pm

Vive La France

Vive La France!

To round off the excitement of the French-themed activities, 4 Shires Festivals in association with DAN are hosting a free Parisian Night with “Vive la France!” performing classic French songs for listening and dancing. This event will be held in St Andrews Shopping Centre from 19:30 and is supported by cash sales at a French Café Bar.

A charming and sophisticated duo-quartet performing classic French songs for listening and dancing. The band’s huge repertoire includes classic jazz, “Musette” (Parisian folk), “Chansons Realistes” (made famous by Edith Piaf), Chansons Francaises (French songs originally sung by Nougarro, Gainsbourg, Jeanne Morreau, Henry Salvador, etc…), music from the 20s & 30s.

This social event is particularly aimed at DAN members, please come along and support us! 

Droitwich Arts Week (21 – 30 May) – Programme of Events

Click the link below to view the Programme of Events for Droitwich Arts Week

Droitwich Arts Week programme

 

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Droitwich Arts Week (21 – 30 May)

The very first Droitwich Arts Week (21 – 30 May) is coming soon and Droitwich Arts Network has prepared a rich programme in the centre of the town. This is a week will be full of different events of arts and crafts for everyone, and of all types, including music, photography, theatre, painting, drawing, poetry & prose and sculpture.

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The Arts Week programme 

Saturday 21 May / St Andrew’s Church / 14 – 17h  / LOCAL TALENT MUSICAL SHOWCASE

Saturday 21 MayThe Meetbox / 14-16h / ACOUSTIC FINGERSTYLE WORKSHOP with Mike Johns

Saturday 21 May / Park’s Cafe / 19h  / POETRY EXTRAVAGANZA  poetry evening (m/c Fergus McGonigal, guest poets Sarah James, Claire Walker, John Lawrence, Cathy Gee, Nina Lewis, Maggie Doyle, Alan Durham and Polly Stretton)

Saturday 21 May / Sacred Heart Church / 19:30 / THE OAKVILLE SINGERS Concert in aid of Foodbank – £10 and includes refreshments

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Sat 21 – Sat 28 May / The Meetbox and the Library / ARTIST IN RESIDENCE with different artists every day 

Sat 21 – Mon 30 May / The Meetbox / 2. INTERNATIONAL MAIL ART EXHIBITION The exhibition “Let’s Do Shakespeare!” presents mail art sent from around the world 

Sat 21 – Mon 30 May / The Meetbox / DROITWICH PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION  The exhibition of photographs of Droitwich Spa ‘past and present’. Click the image below for more detail.

Droitwich Photo exhibition updated

Sunday 22 May / Lido Park / 14.30h / Music  in the Lido  Park :  CITY OF COVENTRY BRASS

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Monday 23 May / Park’s Cafe / 19h / DAVE REEVES – OUT THE FRAME poetry performance – tickets £5

Tuesday 24 May / Sacred Heart church / 19h / THE MOSAICS OF THE SACRED HEART CHURCH with David Holden

Wednesday 25 May  / The Old Cock Inn / 19.30h / UKULELES Bring your own ukulele (£1), or come and listen

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Thursday 26 May / The Old Cock Inn / 20h / FOLK MUSIC SESSION

Friday 27 May/ The Old Cock Inn/ 19h / MASSIVE  HEAD  TRAUMA 

Friday 27 May / The Norbury Theatre / 19.30h / MUSIC VARIETY EVENING – organised by the Droitwich Spa German Twinning association – tickets £10

Saturday 28 May / Victoria Square / 10 – 16h / ARTIST IN VIEW outdoor art on ‘French theme’.

Saturday 28 May / St Andrew’s Shopping Centre / 19.30 to 22.00 / FREE MUSIC 4 Shires Festivals in association with DAN are hosting a Parisian Night with “Vive la France!”, supported by a French Café Bar. The band is a charming and sophisticated duo-quartet performing classic French songs for listening and dancing. This social event is particularly aimed at DAN members so please come along and support us!

Sunday 29 May / Lido Park bandstand / 14.30h / BLACKWELL CONCERT BAND

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