The Green Man Gallery, Buxton – September 2017 Events
The Green Man Gallery, Hardwick Hall
General opening times: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Entry/Cost: Each show/event varies, see below for details
Inspiring Derbyshire by Sarah Morley
When: Preview – 27th October 2017, 7 – 9pm, exhibition on from 27th October – 22nd November 2017
A new series of oil paintings by Stockport-based artist, Sarah Morley, inspired by three beautiful Derbyshire walks.
Sarah writes about her ongoing project ‘Inspiring Walks’ in her blog:inspiringartwalkswithsarah
She is running 2 workshops during her exhibition: Knife Painting in Oils or Acrylics on 28th October and Mixed Media on 4th November. See separate events listings for details.
Sarah was born and brought up in Herefordshire where she developed a love of the land and of natural beauty. She painted and drew from an early age and studied Fine Art at University before changing degree courses and pursuing a different career. Six years ago she returned to her art and she is now based in Stockport where she works out of her studio in a former cotton mill, Vernon Mill where she also teaches and holds workshops. She has a growing reputation for her contemporary landscapes, seascapes and semi-abstract work.
Entry/Cost: FREE entry
Mixed Media Workshop with Sarah Morley
When: 4th November 2017 10.30am – 3pm
In conjunction with her ‘Inspiring Derbyshire’ exhibition, our guest artist, Sarah Morley, shares some of her mixed media techniques.
During the four hour workshop you will be very busy creating three entirely different versions of your favourite Peak District landscape, thinking about tone, colour and texture, and using a range of mixed media and paper.
1.Sketch or other image of your favourite Peak District landscape
2.A3 sketch pad
3.A3/A4 watercolour/mixed media pad
4.watercolours and /or acrylic paint and a jam jar
5. brushes and a medium sized palette knife
6. willow charcoal
7. drawing board and masking tape
10. a small amount of paper for collage – eg tissue, newspaper, brown paper
Sarah will supply you with soft black charcoal, lining paper, gesso and PVA glue within the price.
If you do not have all the materials in the list above Sarah can supply these for a small extra charge of £3 or less depending on how much you need.
Booking: In person at the gallery or by phone (card payment) 01298 937375. Openin hours are 10.30am to 4.30pm; 11.30am to 4.30pm on Sundays. (Closed Thursday.)
Entry/Cost: Price is £25 for the day, (4 hours of workshop time) this does not include lunch, so please bring your own. Coffe, tea, hot chocolate and herb teas are available at the gallery for £1 per drink.
Gig: Harp and A Monkey – folk experimentalists!
When: 4th November 2017,Doors 7.30pm for 8pm start, gig 8pm – 10.30pm
Songs about cuckolded molecatchers, a lone English oak tree that grows at Gallipoli, care in the community and medieval pilgrims… we can only be talking about the folk experimentalists Harp and a Monkey.
The harp ‘n’ banjo driven electro-folk-storytelling of Martin Purdy, Simon Jones and Andy Smith is imbued with a deep Lancashire sensibility that shines through in their beautifully crafted and sometimes spooky vignettes of northern life, love and remembrance.
Entry / Cost: Advance booking recommended. Tickets £10. Book in person at the gallery, by phone (card payment) on 01298 937375 during gallery opening hours or online at wegottickets.com
The Sunday Busk Stop
When: 12th November 2017, 12pm – 2pm
Regularly monthly Sunday lunchtime event featuring local musicians. There’s soup, bread, cake and hot drinks on sale, a relaxed atmosphere and good company. Drop in for a short time or stay for the full two hours.
Entry / Cost: FREE, Donations to musicians (who are often busking for charity) invited
5th Birthday Celebration of the opening of the gallery
When: 24th November 2017
Art activities, music, food and drink and 10% discount on everything for sale in the gallery – more details coming soon!
Entry / Cost: TBC
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