Art

Artist Darren Baker

Artist Darren Baker

THE ROYAL ARTIST DARREN BAKER  Darren born in 1976, a graduate of Bradford Art College, is one of the country’s leading painters within the classical realism genre. After graduation he has striven to perfect his technique and vision inspired by the Old masters and also contemporary realist painters. “MONEY SEX POWER” – an amazing new […]

Music in the Round to help raise final funds for Martin Jennings ‘Women of Steel’ sculpture for Sheffield

Music in the Round to help raise final funds for Martin Jennings ‘Women of Steel’ sculpture for Sheffield

SCHUMANN+SCHUBERT Sheffield Crucible Studio Thu 9 Oct 2014 7:15pm, Box Office 0114 249 6000 Music in the Round is to dedicate the first concert of its autumn season to Sheffield City Council’s ‘Women of Steel’ Statue Appeal – raising £150,000 to fund a Martin Jennings statue to commemorate the women who kept the steel factories […]

October Creative Workshops

October Creative Workshops

Ponden Hall, built by the land owning Heaton family, is rich with associations with the Brontës. The sisters read books from the library there, socialised with the family on occasion and even took shelter there as children from the great Crow Hill Bog Explosion of 1824! There has long thought to have been connections with […]

Liz Coggins travels to the cultural heart of Germany

Liz Coggins travels to the cultural heart of Germany

Firmly established on the central German cultural map for hundreds of years, Weimar in the state of Thüringen is home to 16 UNESCO world heritage sites and is easily accessible from the UK with twice weekly flights by Germania airlines to nearby Erfurt. I took the flight from Gatwick travelling down to London on East […]

People Matters Showcase

People Matters Showcase

An exciting exhibition of photography, fine art, performance and more created on People Matters community courses, part of Learning Disability Week. Holy Trinity Church 16th – 20th June Mon – Fri, 10am – 3pm Launch evening Wednesday 18th June, 6-8pm People Matters creates opportunities for people with learning and other disabilities to be more independent […]

This rock n roll panto is certainly top of the pops

This rock n roll panto is certainly top of the pops

Its taken a couple of past productions to get the content right, but this year the City Varieties Rock n Roll Panto has achieved pantomime perfection. Taking traditional pantomime to another level is no easy task but Jack and the Beanstalk ticks every pantomime box. The story, the characters and the general format is played […]

Peter Brook Exhibition at Smart Gallery

Peter Brook Exhibition at Smart Gallery

Smart Gallery, Redbrick in Batley has been selling Peters work for many years but are very honoured & privileged to be exhibiting a special collection of Peter Brooks wonderful work over a weekend event on the 2nd & 3rd March. Demand for Peter Brook’s’ pictures had been growing steadily for many years when, in 2007, […]

HALF TERM FUN AT BATLEY ART GALLERY – FEBRUARY 20

HALF TERM FUN AT BATLEY ART GALLERY – FEBRUARY 20

A creative fun workshop is to be held for youngsters on half term holiday at Batley Art Gallery. The session will take place on February 20 from 10am to 1pm and is aimed at 8 to 12-year-olds. Participants will be able to use fabrics, craft materials and recycled objects to design and make their own […]