PIA – New WMF Festival Hub

The WMF Festival Guide now out, check out page 5 for information on the PIA Festival Hub, Location ’13’ on the Venue Map.

The hub will include merchandise artists such as:

  • Fracture Zone
  • Heinz-Sight
  • LegPuppy
  • Tokyo Taboo
  • Will & Weasel

Fracture Zone

The project of singer-songwriter Tony Gillam who sings and plays guitar and mountain dulcimer, accompanied by Phil Richards on cajon and harmonica.

Original indie-folk compositions with delicate melodies, strong rhythms and often startlingly surreal lyrics. Tony and Phil came together as part of the Wyre Forest open mic scene and have previously appeared at the Worcester Music Festival.

Listen to Worcestershire’s most unsigned indie-folk act: https://soundcloud.com/fracture-zone 

Heinz-Sight

Heinz-sight: Simon writes the songs on his guitar along with the lyrics then he and Elliot record the songs and build a wall of sound around them. Expect catchy, hooky, authentic, relatable and heart from his work and an energetic and enthusiastic live show. He has had some brilliant reviews, done some great support gigs for bigger bands and he even got a stamp of approval from Frank Turner. Frank had heard one of Simon’s songs called ‘Murder’ and really liked it. Heinz-sight’s third studio EP will be released on 16/8/18 titled Indi-structable. This will be followed by an album set for release in the summer 2019.

Instagram: @Heinz_sight

LegPuppy

South Londons LegPuppy were originally formed deep in the Welsh valleys, amongst a backdrop of bingo callers, haunted rickety hotels, dancing goats and clown worshipers.

Electro-dance-punk / multi-media four piece offer a satirical attack on the modern world, with tracks ‘Selfie Stick Narcissistic Prick’ and ‘Twit Machine’. It’s a brilliant showcase for what they’re all about; humour, satire, and a whole lot of personality.

Website: https://legpuppy.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LegPuppy
Twitter: legpuppymusic
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/legpuppy
Instagram: @https://instragram/LegPuppy
Bandcamphttps://legpuppy.bandcamp.com

Tokyo Taboo

Initially forming when Mickey auditioned for Dolly’s solo project many years ago, Tokyo Taboo have built quite a reputation for their spectacular, character-driven – and often shocking – vibrant live performances. Now, with their debut receiving acclaim from the likes of Radio X’s John Kennedy, BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens, Clash and Punktastic, they’re ready to take on the world once again with the mind-blowing power of Whiskey (out Oct 4th).

Website: https:/www.tokyotabooband.com
Facebook: https://facebook.com/TokyoTaboo/
Twitter: TokyoTabooUK
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/tokyotaboo/no-pleasure-only-pain
Instagram: @tokyotaboo
Bandcamp: https://tokyotaboo.bandcamp.com/merch

Will & Weasel

Will and Weasel are a three-piece band featuring Will Lawton (piano and vocals), Weasel Howlett (drums) and Buddy Fonzarelli (bass guitar).  They formed in 2015 and release their debut album ‘Fossil of the Mind’ last year.  They will be performing songs from their next release, ‘The Abbey House Sessions’ (due out late 2019).  Their music is almost impossible to pigeon-hole and is described through reviews such as…

“There is something of the jazz approach at the core of Will and Weasel’s sound – interesting timings and intricate riffs hung on fluid, free-flowing musical structures – but there richly textured and layer music contains much more besides. Indie melodics, rock weight and progressive meanderings all add poise and power. They could be your best new find of the year…unless you have seen them already, in which case you have already made a note in the diary to be there.”

Gig Monkey – The Ocelot Magazine said “Refreshing, fascinating and exciting.  Perhaps this is what Tom O’Dell fronting Wilco would sound like if produced by Roni Size?  Regardless of how chaotic this sounds, it works. I mean it really works.”

Website: https://www.willlawtonandweaselhowlett.co.uk/
Facebookhttps://facebook.com/willandweasel/
Twitter: willlawtonmusic
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-970524945
Instagram: @willandweasel
Bandcamp: https://willlawtonandweaselhowlett.bandcamp.com/

Images and Text Courtesy of The Worcester Music Festival Website and Guide or directly from the Artists under formal permissions

PIA teams up with Worcester Music Festival for this weekend

Worcester News pick up on PIA teaming up with Worcester Music Festival and the Hopmarket to deliver a unique event this weekend.

Mayor praises Art and Performance Weekend

Article printed in the Worcester News on 31st August 2019 following the Mayor’s visit to The Art & Performance Weekend may lead to greater things.

Councillor Allah Ditta commented “Acknowledging – and where possible, rewarding – local talent is never less than a welcome duty. The trouble is, with so much of it around, where to start? This dilemma was brought home to me in dramatic terms during the first ever all-action Arts and Performance weekend in The Courtyard of Worcester Royal Porcelain. All credit to organisers Chris Oxlade-Arnott and Rebecca Farrow. I’ve now added thoughts for a permanent arts talent showcase to my wish-list of things to follow up on in the future.”

RPW Launches its new Friday Night Live concert series

PIA strongly encourages its members and friends to support this exciting new venture for the county.

PIA partner, Royal Porcelain Works have just launched a series of ‘Friday Night LIVE’ music events – This new venture is being organised with Keith Slade, who is the conductor of the Worcestershire Symphony Orchestra.

The series of monthly concerts are all on the first Friday of every month, starting at 7.30pm, featuring a hugely impressive line-up of nationally and internationally acclaimed performers.

The first “Friday Night LIVE” concert is taking place this Friday evening (6th September) and will offer those attending a truly unique experience, as members of the audience will all be seated within the orchestra for a performance of Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony, rather than in a conventional theatre-style layout.

The Beethoven Experience

This revolutionary approach takes the concept of theatre in the round to the ultimate level, completely eliminating the separation between performers and audience and enabling everyone present to experience how it sounds – and, more importantly how it feels – to be part of an orchestra during a live concert performance.

Keith has a very particular approach to concert performances in that he believes that small ensembles of players and soloists can best be heard “up close and personal“. To this end, he has designed the series of concerts to have a very intimate feel to them, so that members of the audience don’t just hear the music, they also feel it.

The tickets are very reasonably priced and the aim is for the concerts to finish at a time that will enable everyone attending sufficient time to continue their Friday evening out in Worcester with a meal or a drink – or just to go home for an early night!

Ticket numbers for next Friday evening are restricted to a total of 80 to ensure that every member of the audience is able to find a suitable place to sit within the Orchestra, Participate In Art would encourage anyone who is interested in going along to book their tickets soon so as not to be disappointed.

Further information regarding the full Friday Night Live series of concerts can be found by following this link or by calling +44 (0)1905 677 399:

For more information West Midlands born conductor Keith Slade, please visit:

http://worcestershiresymphony.org.uk/keith-slade/

PIA are not involved in this event but are supporting its partner – RPW, and is passionate about the ongoing success of this new venture

Call for Artists and Spoken Word Performers for the Worcester Hop Festival!!

The inaugural Worcester Hop Festival will be taking place in The Hopmarket, off The Foregate, Worcester, WR1 – The first Hop Festival in Worcester for over 40 years!!!

A free entry ‘hop’ themed event with live and interactive entertainment for all ages. The event will include an outside bar run by the The The Cardinals Hat, a cocktail bar run by The Paul Pry including some very interesting hop based cocktails!! Participate In Art (PIA) will be presenting an Art Exhibition and Spoken Word (Suz Winspear) performances based on the hops, beer and the hop trading. Sarah Edwards of Spare Room Arts will be providing entertainment for the children and young adults. Know your hop interactive talk and demonstrations, entertainment from Morris Dancers, Ukulele Band and the amazing Wymsical Theatre, as well as hop and hop market/auction memorabilia and artefacts. There will be a quiz competition for all ages.

What a great day to be making a little bit of history!! There will be performances and entertainment throughout the day, so something for everyone, from beer tasting, hop cocktails to dancing.

The Hop Market is a historical site and was once the main centre of hop trading for the midlands and beyond, the beautiful courtyard and surrounding buildings were also a bank and hotel, now owned and renovated by the City Council and run by The Hopmarket Charity for the benefit of people in need, it houses an array of independent traders, small businesses and cafes.

Design for all ages and all mobility the Worcester Hop Festival is a free to enter event.

Director of PIA, Chris Oxlade-Arnott said:“The idea of bringing back the Hop Festival in Worcester is fantastic, This small but beautiful area of Worcester City, close to Foregate Station and the High Street, is full of independent shops and cafes – quite unique really nowadays. It’s the first year so I hope that it will do well and that it’ll be the start of a something special again”.

The Hop Festival Art Exhibition and Spoken Word Event hosted by Participate in Art will be located at the 16 The Hopmarket, The Foregate, Worcester, WR1 3QD will be open throughout the festival and will be presenting a number of artists and their works as well as poetry and spoken word performances based on a beer/hop theme in the courtyard.

For more information please contact Chris on 07713 055 999 or email: chris@participateinart.com or visit: http://www.participateinart.com/events

Participation Options:

1. Full Space: Dedicated Wall Space for hanging (6ft wide) with a table (6ft long). Only £20.00 for the event, (NO COMMISSION) Table can be removed if not needed.

2. Half Space: Shared Space for hanging (3ft wide) with a table (half share in 6ft table). Only £15.00 for the whole event (NO COMMISSION)

3. Table Top Only: Table (6ft long). Only £12.50 for the event (NO COMMISSION)Spaces are limited and provided on a first come first served basis.

Note:

  • Table and table covers provided by PIA
  • Wall hanging may be done with nails, pictures to be strung or similar
  • Artists to set up own display, use own fixtures
  • Set up on Friday 20th and breakdown on Sunday 22nd (PIA flexible on logistics – to be discussed directly with artist)
  • Optional Extra: PIA to set up display on behalf of artist is charged at £10.00
  • Artists will be vetted for suitability
  • No PLi needed for this event
  • Artists to provide source information for inclusion in the marketing PR (name, biog/wording, images and public contact details)

Promotional Material for PR release (source data):

  • Artists are responsible for the integrity of the data provided·
  • Artists agree that PIA may use these images, logos and wording for the promotion of this event (only)·
  • Artists ensure that all images submitted are free from copyright and IP consent issues·
  • Artists to provide name (band name), top level description (music type), statement (information they want the public to know about you), contact details (to be promoted by PIA – web, SM) and a set of images (as many as they wish)·
  • The more images that artists provide the more that will be released

Example of artist PR source data:

Artist Name/Brand: Jilly Oxlade-Arnott of Architectural Impressions

Discipline/Top Level Description: Architectural Watercolour Artist

Biography (up to 100 words): An Architectural Watercolour Artist working in fine line ink and bold watercolour. Her unique and colourful style concentrates on the subject building leaving the rest as fine line ink work. She lives and works in Worcester and will be displaying original watercolour, fine art prints, digital prints and cards of her Worcester, Malvern, Croome and Global Collections.

Contact Details:

  • Mobile: 07879 347 007
  • Email: Jilly@architecturalimpressions.uk
  • Website: http://www.archiimp.com.
  • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram): @archiimp

Images:

  • Image #1 Title: Logo
  • Image #2 Title: Jilly with Artwork
  • Image #3 Title:Artwork Image
  • Image #4 Title: Artwork Image 2

Product:

  • Artists agree that PIA may promote and sell all delivered product on their behalf·
  • The Artist is responsible for the quality and workmanship of the product, ensuring they are free from defect or damages (unless clearly stated otherwise) and have passed all relevant standards for sales of goods to the UK market·
  • Artists are responsible for ensuring that it has the authority to offer these goods to PIA for resale·
  • PIA has the right to refuse to promote material and or product that it deems to be offensive or inflammatory·
  • No perishable products are to be submitted

Ownership:

  • Ownership of all product remains with the Artist until the product has been legally purchased by the consumer·
  • PIA is a temporary guardian of the Artist product for the purpose of this event only

Product Pricing & Description Marking:·

  • All product delivered to be marked in such a way as to be simple for the public to know its price and identification (such as pricing label on each item, swing tag, a display card with pricing, display box clearly marked etc.)

Inventory:

  • Artist to provide (email in advance or with delivery) an inventory of all delivered product.

Inventory Note:·

  • ‘In and Out’ columns will be used by PIA to stock audit delivered product (incoming) and end of event remaining product·
  • All pricing are end user pricing, and Artists need to allow any charges applicable credit card usage charges·
  • Credit card usage charges for use of PIA’s mobile card system is 1.75%. Charges only applies if the item is purchased with a credit card, this charge does not apply to cash sales·
  • PIA will undertake an entry audit of all delivered product, any differences to Artist inventory will be resolved priory to item being released for sale


Sales Record:

  • PIA will produce a daily sales record (internal use only – not sent to artist)·
  • At the close of the event PIA will send a closing report to each artist detailing the products, costs and final funds due.

Payment:

  • All funds (excluding fees and charges – see sales record) will be transfers via BACs to the Artist chosen account no later than four days after the event closure. This is to allow the clearance of any credit card transactions by the credit card company·
  • On a case by case basis funds may be paid on collection of product

Returning Product:

  • The Artist is responsible for the collection/shipment of unsold product·
  • Delivery by PIA may be arranged on a case by case bases with prior agreement

Guarantee:

  • PIA can make no guarantee of footfall numbers or of estimated sales during the Event·
  • PIA will promote the event as much as is practicable·
  • PIA will actively promote each participating artist equally·
  • All records and data given to PIA is controlled and managed through its GDPR policy (available to download via http://www.participateinart.com
  • PIA holds integrity in the highest regard and always looks after the best interests of its artists and partners·
  • PIA will not offer any price discount or multiple purchase offers without prior formal consent of the Artist

If you wish to participate and take a slot please contact Chris on 07713 055 999 or email: chris@participateinart.com.

Call for Inclusion in Music Festival Merchandise Store

The Worcester PIA Music Festival Art Exhibition and Hub will be taking place in Worcester between 13th and 15th September 2019

This year Participate In Art (PIA) are proud to be partnering with the Worcester Music Festival to host the first ever PIA Music Festival Art Exhibition and Hub.  

The merchandising store is designed to provide a sales outlet for performing artists during the annual music festival.  PIA will be responsible for the display and presentation of all product, manage all inventory, all sales’ on the day’ and take follow on orders if artists wish. They will also provide extensive pre event PR for participating artists. PIA will be present throughout the festival to actively promote artists merchandise too.

The Hub will include a dedicated space for the promotional sale of Worcester Music Festival performing artist merchandise – of all types, in a single idea location, organised and managed on their behalf throughout the festival.

PIA will levy only 10% commission fees on all sales made in the Merchandise store (+1.75% if a credit card is used). Artists will need to arrange to have their stock delivered and collected from the store, but PIA could assist for locally based artists.

This is an opportunity for artists to gain much needed sales, follow on sales and promotion to an increased audience, taking advantage of the increased access to the annual Worcester Music Festival performers and visitors.

Merchandise that artists may wish to put into the hub could be a full suite of material, such as posters, signed prints, future event tickets, current and back catalogue CD’s, books, mugs, clothing or just a stack of their latest release.

It would be preferential to have artists stock in advance for display preparation, but if they are not available then on the day is fine – the choice is yours. 

General Conditions:

PIA will post pre event social media and blogs of (including images, artist information, contact details, SM links, sales links etc.,) for each artist who wishes to have merchandise in the store.

Promotional Material for PR release (source data)

  • Artists are responsible for the integrity of the data provided
  • Artists agree that PIA may use these images, logos and wording for the promotion of this event (only)
  • Artists ensure that all images submitted are free from copyright and IP consent issues
  • Artists to provide name (band name), top level description (music type), statement (information they want the public to know about you), contact details (to be promoted by PIA – web, SM) and a set of images (as many as they wish)
  • The more images that artists provide the more that will be released

Example of artist PR source data:

Artist Name/Brand: 
Jilly Oxlade-Arnott of Architectural Impressions       

Discipline/Top Level Description:  
Architectural Watercolour Artist                    

Biography (up to 100 words):  
An Architectural Watercolour Artist working in fine line ink and bold watercolour. Her unique and colourful style concentrates on the subject building leaving the rest as fine line ink work. She lives and works in Worcester and will be displaying original watercolour, fine art prints, digital prints and cards of her Worcester, Malvern, Croome and Global Collections.  

Contact Details:     
Mobile: 07879 347 007
Email: Jilly@architecturalimpressions.uk
Website: http://www.archiimp.com.
Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram): @archiimp

Images:                        
Image #1 Title: Logo
Image #2 Title: Jilly with Artwork
Image #3 Title: Artwork Image
Image #4 Title: Artwork Image 2

Product 

  • Artists agree that PIA may promote and sell all delivered product on their behalf
  • The Artist is responsible for the quality and workmanship of the product,  ensuring they are free from defect or damages (unless clearly stated otherwise) and have passed all relevant standards for sales of goods to the UK market
  • Artists are responsible for ensuring that it has the authority to offer these goods to PIA for resale
  • PIA has the right to refuse to promote material and or product that it deems to be offensive or inflammatory
  • No perishable products are to be submitted

Ownership

  • Ownership of all product remains with the Artist until the product has been legally purchased by the consumer
  • PIA is a temporary guardian of the Artist product for the purpose of this event only

Product Pricing & Description Marking:

  • All product delivered to be marked in such a way as to be simple for the public to know its price (such as pricing label on each item, swing tag, a display card with pricing, display box clearly marked etc.)

Inventory:

Artist to provide (email in advance or with delivery) an inventory of all delivered product, as detailed:

Sample Inventory

Note:

  • ‘In and Out’ columns will be used by PIA to stock audit delivered product (incoming) and end of event remaining product
  • All pricing are end user pricing, and Artists need to include all PIA 10% commission fees and any other charges (not applicable to Art Exhibition Artists)
  • 1.75% charges only applies if the item is purchased with a credit card, this charge does not apply to cash sales
  • PIA will undertake an entry audit of all delivered product, any differences to Artist inventory will be resolved priory to item being released for sale

Sales Record

  • PIA will produce a daily sales record (internal use only – not sent to artist)
  • At the close of the event PIA will send a closing report to each artist detailing the products, costs and final funds due

Sample Artist Sales Record

Payment

  • All funds (excluding fees and charges – see sales record) will be transfers via BACs to the Artist chosen account no later than four days after the event closure. This is to allow the clearance of any credit card transactions by the credit card company
  • On a case by case basis funds may be paid on collection of product

Returning Product

  • The Artist is responsible for the collection/shipment of unsold product
  • Delivery by PIA may be arranged on a case by case bases with prior agreement

Guarantee

  • PIA can make no guarantee of footfall numbers or of estimated sales during the Event
  • PIA will promote the event as much as is practicable
  • PIA will actively promote each participating artist equally
  • All records and data given to PIA is controlled and managed through its GDPR policy (available to download via www.participateinart.com)
  • PIA holds integrity in the highest regard and always looks after the best interests of its artists and partners
  • PIA will not offer any price discount or multiple purchase offers without prior formal consent of the Artist

For inclusion in the Music Festival Merchandise Store please contact Chris on 07713 055 999 or email: chris@participateinart.com

Participate In Art sources, deliveres and curates opportunities for sales and enhanced accessibility to artists and performing artists. PIA works to join different artist disciplines together (fine art, poetry, music, spoken word, sculpture etc.,) in events that offer participating artists opportunities to increase sales, networks and awareness, whilst providing the public with an enhanced experience and entertainment.

Chris Oxlade-Arnott 
Tel: +44 (0)7713 055 999 
Email: chris@participateinart.com

© Copyright and Intellectual Property Right (IP) of all images are held by Participate In Art.

Call for Artists for PIA Music Festival Art Exhibition and Hub

Call for Artists for the Album Cover and Graphic Art Exhibition at the PIA Music Festival Art Exhibition and Hub

Incredible value with no commission!!!

Participate In Art (PIA) are giving artists the opportunity to present and sell their work during the extremely popular annual Worcester Music Festival. This event attracts 1000’s of additional visitors to the city specifically to see the bands and performers during the weekend of Friday 13th to Sunday 15th September.

Artwork to be suitable for album covers, music or graphic related works.

Event Title: PIA Music Festival Art Exhibition and Hub

Location: 16 The Hopmarket, The Foregate, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 3QD

Date: Friday 13th, Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th September 2019

Public Opening Times: Friday 13th 11am till 6pm, Saturday 14th 11am till 6pm & Sunday 15th 11am till 4pm

Participation Options:

1. Full Space: Dedicated Wall Space for hanging (6ft wide) with a table (6ft long). Only £30.00 for the event (equivalent to just £10.00 per day, NO COMMISSION) Table can be removed if not needed.

2. Half Space: Shared Space for hanging (3ft wide) with a table (half share in 6ft table). Only £20.00 for the whole event (equivalent to just £6.67 per day, NO COMMISSION)

3. Table Top Only: Table (6ft long). Only £24.00 for the event (equivalent to just £8.00 per day, NO COMMISSION)

Spaces are limited and provided on a first come first served basis.

Note:

  • Table and table covers provided by PIA
  • Wall hanging may be done with nails, pictures to be strung or similar
  • Artists to set up own display, use own fixtures
  • Set up on Thursday 12th and breakdown on Monday 16th (PIA flexible on logistics – to be discussed directly with artist)
  • Optional Extra: PIA to set up display on behalf of artist is charged at £10.00
  • Artists will be vetted for suitability
  • No PLi needed for this event
  • Artists to provide source information for inclusion in the marketing PR (name, biog/wording, images and public contact details)

PIA have teamed up with the Worcester Music Festival to provide the PIA Music Festival Art Exhibition and Hub will host an album cover and graphic art exhibition with some artists present and creating live, Poetry and Spoken Word performances. WMF performers Merchandise Store and Record Store as well as an WMF information Centre!!

This is an opportunity for artists to gain much needed sales, follow on sales and promotion to an increased audience, taking advantage of the increased access to the annual Worcester Music Festival performers and visitors.

The Hub will include a dedicated space for the promotional sale of Worcester Music Festival performing artist merchandise – of all types, in a single idea location, organised and managed on their behalf throughout the festival.

All participants in the PIA Hub will be actively promoted with their own contact details (not directed through PIA) through a set of scheduled SM and PR releases prior to the event.

The hub can also be used as a festival storage/drop off and collection point, as the site has a large basement area and it will be manned continually throughout opening times.

The Hub will have an information centre (area allocated) where performers and public can find out more about the festival itself – past and present, participating bands and festival locations – like a mini festival tourist office.

Please note this notification is for the Art Exhibition only and not for inclusion in the Music Festival Merchandise Store.

For inclusion in the Music Festival Merchandise Store please contact Chris on 07713 055 999 or email: chris@participateinart.com

If you wish to participate and take a slot please contact Chris on 07713 055 999 or email: chris@participateinart.com.

Arts and Performance Weekend Event Schedule

Arts and Performance Weekend on 24th to the 26th August 2019 at the Royal Porcelain Work, off Severn Street, Worcester.

Art and Performance Weekend Schedule of Performances

Key Areas of Event:

  • 1st Floor Suite – Open Studio of Artists (painting in-situ)
  • Foyer – Artist Static Display & Caricaturists & Tony Young RPW Painter
  • Courtyard – Artist Long Gallery, Performance Area, Book shop and Music Festival and other Worcester Event Information Centre
  • Hall – Worcester Festival activities

Saturday 24th

Saturday Event starts with the following already set up and ready for visitors:

  • Caricaturist Artist in Foyer
  • Tony Young RPW Painter/Restorer in Foyer
  • 2D and 3D Artworks displayed in Foyer
  • Artists-in-Situ in the 1st Floor Suite
  • Kinver Ceramics Stand in Courtyard
  • Artist Long Gallery in Courtyard
  • Book Shop in Courtyard
  • Poetry Information Stand in Courtyard
  • Music Festival Information in Courtyard
  • ‘Love Letters’ Integrative Performance (11:00 – 13:00)
  • Parent and Baby/Parent and Toddlers Sessions started (10:00 – 10:45 & 10:45 – 11:30 in Hall)

11:00 – 13:00   Mayor of Worcester (Meet participating artists and performers & tour of RPW facilities)

11:00 – 11:15   Poetry Performance by Suz Winspear

11:15 – 11:30   Poetry Performance by Georgie Bull

11:30 – 12:00   Interactive Performance ‘Story Book Adventures’ by White Socks Theatre Set 1 (Centre Stage)

12:00 – 12:30   Interactive Performance by Worcester Festivals Vamos Theatre (Within Courtyard)

12:30 – 13:00   Poetry Performance by C S Barnes (Worcestershire Poet Laureate)

13:00 – 13:30   Interactive Performance ‘Story Book Adventures’ by White Socks Theatre Set 2 (Centre Stage)

14:00 – 15:00   Interactive Workshop ‘Un-Limit Your Voice’ by the RPW in-house choir Voices Unlimited (Hall)

14:00 – 14:30   Interactive Performance ‘Story Book Adventures’ by White Socks Theatre Set 3 (Centre Stage)

14:45 – 15:00   Poetry Performance by Claire Walker

15:00 – 15:30   Performance by Voices Unlimited (Hall or Centre Stage – TBC)

15:30 – 15:45   Poetry Performance by Mel Wardle Woodend Set 1

16:15 – 16:30   Poetry Performance by Mel Wardle Woodend Set 2

16:45 – 17:00   Poetry Performance by Suz Winspear

17:00               Art and Performance Event Close

19:30+             Performance by Worcester Festivals Jazz Band (Hall)

Sunday 25th

Sunday Event starts with the following already set up and ready for visitors:

  • Caricaturist Artist in Foyer
  • Tony Young RPW restorer and painter in Foyer
  • 2D and 3D Artworks displayed in Foyer
  • Artists-in-Situ in the 1st Floor Suite
  • Kinver Ceramics Stand in Courtyard
  • Artist Long Gallery in Courtyard
  • Book Shop in Courtyard
  • Poetry Information Stand in Courtyard
  • Music Festival Information in Courtyard
  • ‘Love Letters’ Art Installation

11:00               Art and Performance Weekend Event Opens

11:30 – 11:45   Poetry Performance by Suz Winspear

12:00 – 12:30   Poetry Performance by Bob Woodroofe & Sue Johnson

12:45 – 13:00   Poetry Performance by Sharon Carr Set 1

13:30 – 13:45   Poetry Performance by Mel Wardle Woodend Set 1

13:45 – 14:00   Poetry Performance by Sharon Carr Set 2

16:15 – 16:30   Poetry Performance by Mel Wardle Woodend Set 2

15:00 – 15:45   Poetry Performance by Holly Yuille

16:00 – 16:15   Poetry Performance by Io Osborn

17:00               Art and Performance Event Close

Monday 26th

Monday Event starts with the following already set up and ready for visitors:

  • Caricaturist Artist in Foyer
  • Tony Young RPW Painter/Restorer in Foyer
  • 2D and 3D Artworks displayed in Foyer
  • Artists-in-Situ in the 1st Floor Suite
  • Kinver Ceramics Stand in Courtyard
  • Artist Long Gallery in Courtyard
  • Book Shop in Courtyard
  • Poetry Information Stand in Courtyard
  • Music Festival Information in Courtyard
  • ‘Love Letters’ Art Installation
  • Worcester Festivals ‘Try the Horn

9:00 – 19:00     Worcester Festivals ‘Try the Horn’

11:00               Art and Performance Weekend Event Opens

11:00 – 16:00   Interactive Performance of ‘Love Letters’ by Brian Cocaine

11:30 – 11:45   Poetry Performance by Georgie Bull Set 1

11:45 – 12:00   Poetry Performance by Amanda Bonnick

12:00 – 12:30   Music Performance by Andy Meanock Set 1

13:00 – 13:30   Poetry Performance by Holly Daffurn & Scott Cowley

14:30 – 14:45   Poetry Performance by Georgie Bull Set 2

15:00 – 15:30   Music Performance by Andy Meanock Set 2

15:30 – 15:45   Poetry Performance by Suz Winspear

16:00               Art and Performance Event Close

PIA Music Festival Art Exhibition and Hub

The Worcester PIA Music Festival Art Exhibition and Hub will be taking place in Worcester between 13th and 15th September 2019

This year Participate In Art (PIA) are proud to be partnering with the Worcester Music Festival to host the first ever PIA Music Festival Art Exhibition and Hub.  

PIA will present an Album Cover and Graphical Art Exhibition, where the public will be able to purchase some incredible original artwork and prints from some of the region’s best artists in a variety of mediums, associated with the theme/genre of music. Another new and exciting addition to this year’s event will be a Music Festival Merchandise Store where CD’s, T-shirts and other merchandise from the Worcester Music Festival performing artists and bands, will be offered for sale.

Director of PIA, Chris Oxlade-Arnott said “The Music Festival is a well-established event with a great reputation and I look forward to being able to offer wider opportunities for performing musicians and bring together creatives from the world of art. Music AND art, what’s not to love!” 

Open throughout the festival, at 16 The Hopmarket, The Foregate, Worcester, WR1 3QD from Friday through to Sunday.

Public Opening Times: Friday & Saturday 11am till 6pm and Sunday 11am till 4pm

For more information please contact Chris on 07713 055 999 or email: chris@participateinart.com

PIA Music Festival Art Exhibition and Hub

Includes an Album Cover and Graphical Art Exhibition

Festival Merchandise Store

Festival Information Centre & Hub

The PIA Music Festival Art Exhibition and Hub is a bolt-on to the existing annual Music Festival and is very excited to able to support such a wonderful event.

If you wish to find out more about the Worcester Music Festival please contact: Website: http://www.worcestermusicfestival.co.uk Facebook: Worcestermusicfestival Twitter: WorcsMusicFest Instagram: worcsmusicfest

This Exhibition would not be possible without the continued support of:

© Copyright and Intellectual Property Right (IP) of all images are held by Participate In Art.

‘Call for Artists’ notifications soon to be released

Call for Artists notification will be sent out shortly for:

  1. PIA Music Festival Art Exhibition and Hub on 13-15th September
  2. The 1st Annual Hop Festival on 21st September
  3. Courtyard Arts on 6th October
  4. Hopmarket Arts on 20th October
  5. Christmas Arts on 8th December

If you are interested in participating in the any of these events please download, complete and submit the Artist Application Form:

If you wish to find out more about Participate In Art please contact us:

Chris Oxlade-Arnott 
Tel: +44 (0)7713 055 999 
Email: chris@participateinart.com