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Drawing Workshops
Workshop: New Workshop!

Drawing Workshops

The autumn is a perfect season to get your sketchbook out. The Arts Centre will be hosting on sight a series of drawing workshops where local artists have committed to encouraging others how to build and develop their personal vision.

Places limited to 10 participants. Course not available separately. Book on 01553779095.
18 October -22nd November 2014, 2-5pm
Venue: Shakespeare Barn
Price: £75 package for six sessions with local artists
45th Eastern Open including Artists' Postcards
Exhibition: Sponsored by Smith's Removals

45th Eastern Open including Artists' Postcards

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES EXTENDED UNTIL 5pm ON FRIDAY 12th SEPTEMBER. Now in its 45th year, the Eastern Open is one of the most long standing and largest regional art competitions of its kind! Notable because of its Selection Panel of national and international standing, it regularly attracts over 300 artists from 7 counties entering around 700 2D works that cover drawing, print, mixed media, painting, bas-relief and photography and offers a range of cash prizes.
11th October 2014 - 29th November, 11-4pm
Venue: Shakespeare Barn, Red Barn and Fermoy Gallery
Price: Free Admission
Discovering 100 Years of Photography
Exhibition: Extended by popular demand until Saturday 29th November!

Discovering 100 Years of Photography

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) holds one of the world’s foremost Collections of photography related to geographical discovery and exploration.
11th October - 29th November 2014,10-5pm
Venue: Old Warehouse
Price: Free Admission
Patterns in Landscapes
Exhibition: Inga-Lise Greaves

Patterns in Landscapes

A series of 9 landscapes inspired works in felt and thread, based on walks in the countryside near the town of Asseus on the island of Fyn in Denmark.
11th October 2014, 10-5pm
Venue: Showcase
Price: Free Admission
Forthcoming
Kings Lynn Arts Centre Event
Mark Steel's Back in Town
Performance:

Mark Steel's Back in Town

The ‘Mark Steel’s in Town’ show, based on the Radio 4 series in which I write a show centred around each town, has now been to at least 5 million places. It’s a sparkling verdict on humanity that I’ve mocked them all and somehow am still alive.
22nd November 2014, 7.30pm
Venue: Guildhall Theatre
Price: £15
Kings Lynn Arts Centre Event
Persuasion
Performance: Hotbuckel Theatre Company

Persuasion

Called Jane Austen’s most personal novel, Persuasion is romantic, funny and often unbearably poignant. Anne Elliot and Frederick Wentworth were once hopelessly in love.
27th November 2014, 7.30pm
Venue: Guildhall Theatre
Price: £12/10
Badke Quartet
Performance: King's Lynn festival

Badke Quartet

Haydn Quartet Op.77 No.2
Ravel String Quartet in F major
Beethoven Quartet Op.132

The Badke Quartet, formed in 2002, is widely recognised as one of Britain’s finest string quartets, having received widespread acclaim for its energetic and vibrant performances.
During their visit to King’s Lynn, the quartet will also be playing music with children from local primary schools. A short contribution from this activity will be included to start the programme.

Friday 28th November, 7.30pm.
Venue: Guildhall Theatre
Price: £13. Under 18s £6.50.
Christmas Workshops
Workshop: New Workshops!

Christmas Workshops

The Arts Centre offers you the opportunity to create your own cards, decorations and gifts for Christmas!
Saturday 29th to Sunday 30th November
Venue: Shakespeare Barn
Price: £15 per day or 2 days for £25
Kelly's Dance Crew
Performance:

Kelly's Dance Crew

Kelly’s Dance Crew are a local dance group from King’s Lynn featuring dancers aged 3–18.

They would like to welcome you along to watch them put on a spectacular performance. Showcasing a variety of dance routines as groups, soloists and duets to songs that’ll give you a blast from your past, to songs in the charts now.

This year they will be featuring the famous BDC from the local King Edward VII High School and Jane’s Street Dance from Hunstanton.

Saturday 6 December, 7.30pm
Venue: Guildhall Theatre
Price: £10. Concs £5. Children under 4 FREE.
Smile it's Christmas
Performance:

Smile it's Christmas

Smile It’s Christmas in two words Country and Comedy, this year Nigel 'boy' Syer returns with a Christmas show presenting Darren Busby and Julie Dawn, two very respected names in the world of Country, singing and playing your favourite songs, keeping your feet tapping and warming your heart.

Like every year Nigel has a Christmas treat, he will of cause have his trusty accordion with him, a gag or three to tell, but a visit from Colchester, in the form of Paul Young and the Colchester pipes and drums, nobody could see that coming but they might hear them!

Smile its Christmas, please book early not to miss this annual treat from the 'boy' Nigel here at the Arts Centre.

Sunday 7 December, 7.30pm
Venue: Guildhall Theatre
Price: £12
Christmas Barter Party
Exhibition:

Christmas Barter Party

SORRY - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED!

Christmas is approaching! Why don’t come to our special Christmas Barter Party to exchange candles, decoration, and nice items for your last minute presents and a fresh look for your Christmas tree.
16th December 2014, from 5pm - SORRY - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED!
Venue: Shakespeare Barn
Price: £3 Admission on the door
NOISE & CHANCE SCHOOL OF DANCE PRESENT
Performance: DON’T FORGET THE BREADCRUMBS & GAP YEAR

NOISE & CHANCE SCHOOL OF DANCE PRESENT

The moon begins to shine and cradled in it is a beguiling and beautiful woman. This mysterious, yet familiar, woman bewitches Hansel and Gretel and conjures up a Sandman who sprinkles magic sand in their eyes that sends them into a deep sleep. Come and experience our Hansel and Gretel Ballet, danced by 160 local children.
A very moving second act ‘Gap Year’ will be performed by many of our students for the last time.


Thursday 18, Friday 19 & Saturday 20 December at 7.30pm
Venue: Guildhall Theatre
Price: Tickets: £13.50, concessions £12.50
The Pirates Of Penzance
Performance: West Norfolk Gilbert & Sullivan Society

The Pirates Of Penzance

Gilbert & Sullivan as it is meant to be - entertaining, sparkling & uncomplicated fun. We have a young man bound by an overactive sense of duty, plus a gentle pirate king and his hapless band of pirates. Add a beautiful girl, a major-general and an ineffectual bunch of policeman, plus a birthday on 29th February - so what could possibly go wrong! All set to the timeless melodies from the pen of Arthur Sullivan and from the same team who gave you last year's highly acclaimed 'The Sorcerer'.

Director:- Andrew Nicklin Musical Director:- Derek Oldfield


Wednesday 28 January - Saturday 31 January 2015. Nightly at 7.30pm - Matinee Saturday 2.30pm
Venue: Guildhall Theatre
Price: £13.50 - Concessions £12.00 - Children £6.00
Dance Identity presents Double Take
Performance: Local Event

Dance Identity presents Double Take

Dance Identity take over King’s Lynn Arts Centre for one day only! Double Take is the group’s second show and they cannot wait to perform again. So come along and get involved, clap your hands and cheer as they dance to all the latest hits along with some golden oldies!!
Saturday 7 March 3.30pm & 7.30pm
Venue: Guildhall Theatre
Price: £8. £6 concs. Under 4s Free.
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