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Star date: 29th April 2012

SIGHTS FROM THE OTHER CITY

Fri 4th – Mon 7th May
Various venues around Chapel St

Around the Sounds From The Other City event which happens on Bank Holiday Monday 7th May, Sights From The Other City runs from the Friday to the Monday and features a pop-up shop, ceramics sessions, free print demonstrations and a chance meet the artists in their studios, plus the Kings Arms May Fair and the Wayzgoose Print Fair at Cow Lane on Monday.

Full details here…


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While Sounds From The Other City happens on Monday 7th May (see Salford Star feature here), Sights From The Other City begins on Friday 4th May and continues around an array of venues over the bank holiday weekend.

On Friday 4th May (10am -4pm) Suite Studios on Cow Lane throws open its doors and lets the public meet the artists. Meanwhile, from noon until 2pm at the Hope United Reform Church on Chapel Street, there's a Ceramics drop-in event hosted by Chapel Street Community Arts, where you can see potters Yasmin Stephens and Amber Sanchez at work and have a go at throwing some clay for £1.

On Saturday 5th May, The Modernist Shop on Chapel Street will be open, selling a range of prints, artworks, magazines, posters, designed objects, photographs, illustrations and books, while at 1pm The Kings Arms hosts a Smiths 30th Anniversary talk by Ed Glinert (£3)

The Sights fest takes a break on Sunday, before two arts fairs happen on the Monday – the Kings Arms May Fair, with food, drink, craft stalls and entertainment (1-4pm free) and the The Wayzgoose Print Fair at the Casket Works on Cow Lane (11am-6pm free) featuring a range of unique prints and printed goods from artists at Hot Bed Press.

Finally, the ace artists at Cow Lane Studios are having an open day from 11am-6pm, where you can see them at work, view their art and have a chat.

SIGHTS FROM THE OTHER CITY
Fri 4th – Mon 7th May
Various venues around Chapel St
For further details see
www.sightsfromtheothercity.co.uk

Full line up…

Ceramics Drop In
Friday 4 May 12pm - 2pm
Chapel Street Community Arts at Chapel Street & Hope United Reformed Church, Lamb Court, M3 6AF
Mother and daughter potters Yasmin Stephens and Amber Sanchez host a drop in pottery session with live demonstrations, exhibits of recent work, and you can have a go at throwing clay for £1.
www.monsterpots.co.uk


Meet The Artists at Suite Studios
Friday 4 May 10am - 4pm
Suite Studios, Ground Floor, The Casket Works,
Cow Lane, M5 4NB
An informal 'open studio' at Suite. An opportunity for members of the public to drop in, meet and chat with artists from Suite while they go about their normal work in the studio. Tea & biscuits provided.
www.suite-studiogroup.co.uk


The Modernist Shop
Saturday 5 May 11am - 6pm
the modernist, 142 Chapel Street, M3 6AF
The Modernist Shop - prints, artworks, magazines, posters, designed objects, photographs, illustrations, books and the launch of an exclusive Piccadilly postcard set and original prints from Jan Chlebik. Snacks available throughout the day....
www.the-modernist-mag.co.uk/pop-up-shop


The Smiths 30th Anniversary Talk
Saturday 5 May 1pm
The Kings Arms, Bloom Street, Salford
To mark the 30th anniversary of The Smiths founding, Ed Glinert, will be giving a talk about the band that featured Salford heavily. £3


Kings Arms May Fair
Monday 7 May 1pm - 4pm
The Kings Arms, Bloom Street, Salford
Food, drink, craft stalls and entertainment at the Kings Arms fair. Free admission


The Wayzgoose Print Fair
Monday 7 May 11am - 6pm
Hot Bed Press, 1st Floor, The Casket Works, Cow Lane, Salford M5 4NB
Prints and printed goods from Hot Bed Press. Screenprints, etchings, relief prints plus book arts and printed ceramics all direct from the artists. There will also be free demonstrations on the day in printmaking and letterpress. 1pm -  screenprinting with artist Jane Elliot; 2.30pm - expressive printmaking with Martin Kochany; 4.00pm – print letterpress with book artist in residence Elizabeth Willow. Free. www.hotbedpress.org


Meet The Artists at Cow Lane Studios
Monday 7 May 11am-6pm
Cow Lane Studios, 1st Floor, The Casket Works, Cow Lane, Salford. M5 4NB
Meet the artists and see their work.

 

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