Bulwell Arts Festival is back for a 3rd year – a week-long event celebrating local creativity in Bulwell – with exhibitions, workshops, performances and opportunities for artists’ to showcase their work in shop windows! The Festival launches on Saturday 9th July at the Bulwell Academy Festival Fun day from 11am – 2pm; and the Bestwood Male Voice Choir at 7pm at the Bulwell Academy Concert Hall. Tickets for the Choir concert on Sat 9th are available from Bulwell Academy, Bulwell URC and the Mellish Sports Centre.
The week is jam-packed with opportunities for local people to have a go themselves at being creative – with free workshops including Expressive Abstract Painting (Mon 11th, 1 – 3pm); Jewellery Workshop (Tues 12th, 11am – 1pm); Card Making masterclass (Wed 13th, 11am – 12.30pm); Mural Painting in the Market Place (Wed 13th, 10am – 2pm); Creative Writing (Wed 13th, 1pm – 3pm); Ball Room Dancing Taster (Wed 13th, 1pm – 2pm); Knit and Knatter (Wed 13th, 1 – 3pm); Silk Painting (Thurs 14th, 1pm – 3pm); Eco Art on the Garden (Sat 16th, 1pm – 4pm).
All the venues and details can be found in the full programme, available to download here:
Laughter is the Best Medicine, Bulwell Poetry 2016 (free to pick up in cafes and doctors waiting rooms in Bulwell during Bulwell Arts Festival)