Hopmarket Arts 19th May

The second Hopmarket Arts on Sunday 19th April from 10.00am to 5.00pm

This month’s event will see the start of Participate in Art’s vision of joining the different silos of arts and culture together within this beautiful part of Worcester.

The family friendly event, which is being organised by Participate in Art, will include a new feature of a ‘Long Gallery’ showcasing artwork from the current art partnership between Participate In Art (PIA) and top end restaurant Ostlers at Number 1. PIA’s Art for Business Programme creates partnerships with local businesses to actively support local artists and artisans through the creation of gallery and exhibition space within their premises.

The Ostlers Partnership Gallery (on Tour) will feature over twenty works by five local artists and artisans: Caroline Hall, Cherrie Mansfield, Janine Watkins, Jilly Oxlade-Arnott and Wendy Britton.

Worcestershire LitFest and Fringe will also be releasing its new programme for this year’s Literature Festival (in June), providing information, merchandise and tickets. Events include the Writers’ Circle, 42Worcester, This Sunday will include live poetry performances throughout the day!  A not to missed event if you enjoy poetry and art.

LitFest 2019 events include the Writers’ Circle, 42Worcester, A Night at the Gallery, Dear Listener, SpeakEasy, Quiz and Pizza Night, the new event Hub, Art Illustration Exhibition, as well as the poetry Bookshop and Finale Party.

Chris Oxlade-Arnott, Director of Participate in Art said: “We are thrilled to be hosting this series of events in The Hopmarket. Each Hopmarket Arts event attempts to join the different silos of arts and culture together, this month we are bringing arts and poetry together in the promoting of Worcestershire LitFest in June. Our aim is to provide a platform for local artists and allowing them to showcase their work and skills. 

The event is supported by Worcester City Council and The Hopmarket Charity.

For further information please contact Chris Oxlade-Arnott, Director of Participate in Art on 07713 055 999.

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