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Bowl of Stars - Rebecca Harvey Ceramics

Sat 4th Jun 2022 - Sun 31st Jul 2022

Bowl of Stars - Rebecca Harvey.

Now based in Cornwall, Rebecca brings her beautiful, simple porcelain ceramics back to The Old Fire Engine House this Summer. With natural, coastal tone glazes and a delicate, intentional utility, her work is designed to 'reflect and absorb the ever-changing atmosphere that emphasise the porcelains sensitivity to light and a translucent quality of fine edges.'

The Gallery, 1st Floor, The Old Fire Engine House. 10am-6pm Tues-Sunday. 

https://theoldfireenginehousegallery.squarespace.com/


Crowns & Gowns II - Cathedrals On Location

Thu 30th Jun 2022 - Thu 11th Aug 2022

Following the success of Crowns & Gowns I, this second exhibition showcases even more fabulous costumes and jewels from major movies and TV, filmed on location in some of the UK's most notable Cathedrals. This visually exciting exhibition in Ely's majestic Lady Chapel, will showcase iconic dresses and outfits from film and TV including The Young Victoria, Wolf Hall, The Spanish Princess, The Other Boleyn Girl, The King's Speech, Macbeth and The Crown. These well-known productions bought global award winning actors to our Cathedrals including Cate Blanchett, Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, Emily Blunt, Tom Holland, Claire Foy, Damien Lewis, Michael Fassbender and Colin Firth.

Tickets Monday - Saturday: The exhibition is included with a general 'Visitor Ticket' (£8.50) Sunday: Free entry to the Cathedral with a separate charge (£4) to access the exhibition www.elycathedral.org


WORKSHOP: Coloured Fused Glass

Sat 16th Jul 2022

Create lovely and permanent pieces of art glass. Run by experienced tutor Sarah Hunt, this workshop will teach students how to cut glass and then how to create fused glass artworks, using special materials which are all designed to fuse together in the kiln. Students will work with flat glass, frit (ground glass), noodles, stringers, confetti, millefiori and dichroic glass. These will all be layered up to make the artworks. The glass pieces are then fired in her kiln and will be available to collect from Haddenham Arts Centre a week later. All materials and tools will be provided 

https://www.haddenhamartscentre.org.uk/events/coloured-fused-glass-with-sarah-hunt


The Best in Comedy at The Maltings

Sat 16th Jul 2022

The Best in Comedy show returns to The Maltings this July with a superb line-up featuring the hilarious Angela Barnes, Steve Bugeja, Jacob Hawley & Rachel Fairburn!

Angela Barnes took the plunge and embarked on her life-long dream to be a comedian. Within just a couple of years she had won the BBC New Comedy Award in 2011.

The Guardian Steve Bugeja is one of the circuit's most exciting performers. Steve co-created and co-wrote the ITV2 sitcom Buffering with Iain Stirling. 

Jacob Hawley has become a critically acclaimed new voice in comedy. 

Rachel Fairburn is a comedian from Manchester with 5 critically acclaimed solo shows under her belt.

Strictly over 18s only. Line up subject to change

For bookings with accessibility needs, please contact us on info@angliacomedy.com


Summer Holiday Crafts: Stained Glass Animals

Wed 27th Jul 2022

10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm

Using tissue paper, make your own stained glass inspired animal suncatcher to take home and display in your window!

Suitable for all ages, this workshop takes place at the Stained Glass Museum in the South Triforium of Ely Cathedral. Donations on the day are welcome to cover the cost of the materials 

https://stainedglassmuseum.com/whatson.php?filter=catFamily+Activity


Dads Army Special & Guests at The Maltings

Sun 31st Jul 2022

POSTPONEMENT - NEW DATE 31ST JULY 2022!

Come and celebrate Golden Memories with special guests George Formby, Vera Lynn, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and Gracie Fields, Marie Lloyd, Harry Lauder and FLANNINGAN & ALLEN and a special recreation of WINDSOR DAVIES & DON ESTELLE.

The Ultimate Wartime Variety Show to celebrate 75 years of Victory In Europe with a special commemoration to the artistes from both WW1 and WW2. 

Prepare yourself for an afternoon of pure entertainment. This show will have you on your feet singing along and waving your flags with pride. It is all held together by your very own air raid warden, Warden Braithwaite.

As soon as you walk into the room, you will be transported back into the 1940’s with flags, posters and bunting. This is truly a memorable show and will finish in a truly patriotic finale which will have you bursting with pride. 

https://www.themaltingsely.org.uk/events/event?id=109


Summer Holiday Crafts: Glass Garden Lanterns

Wed 3rd Aug 2022

10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm

Using tissue paper, decorate your own beautiful stained glass inspired lantern from a glass jar to take home and display in the garden Suitable for all ages, a suggested donation of £1 per child is recommended to cover the cost of the materials 

https://stainedglassmuseum.com/whatson.php?filter=date2022-08


Cambridge and District Classic Car Club Show

Sat 6th Aug 2022

10am - 4pm on Palace Green , The Gallery, Ely

Cambridge and District Classic car Club have once again arranged to display up to 100 classic cars on The Old Palace Green outside Ely Cathedral. Come and see cars you used to own, wished you had owned or were driven around in! Iconic cars and run-arounds up to the 1990's.  Choose your favourite car. A rosetted will be given to the winner of the public's choice.

A free event but donations for Jimmy's Homeless Shelter will be welcomed. 

www.cdccc.org.uk   

 


Summer Holiday Crafts: Children's Glass Fusing Workshop

Wed 10th Aug 2022

10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm

Learn the principles and theory of glass cutting, fusing and firing stained glass. You will then work on your own design and make a 10cm x10cm glass piece to take home Your glass will need to be kiln-fired after the workshop is finished. This process takes 24 hours and will usually takes place on the following day because someone needs to be on the premises during firing. Once your fused artwork has been kiln-fired and cooled, we will contact you to let you know it is ready for collection. 

https://stainedglassmuseum.com/whatson.php?filter=date2022-08


Summer Holiday Crafts: Children\'s Glass Fusing Workshop

Wed 17th Aug 2022

10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm

Learn the principles and theory of glass cutting, fusing and firing stained glass. You will then work on your own design and make a 10cm x10cm glass piece to take home Your glass will need to be kiln-fired after the workshop is finished. This process takes 24 hours and will usually takes place on the following day because someone needs to be on the premises during firing. Once your fused artwork has been kiln-fired and cooled, we will contact you to let you know it is ready for collection.

All young people must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the workshop. 

https://stainedglassmuseum.com/whatson.php?filter=date2022-08


Summer Holiday Crafts: Stained Glass Roundels

Wed 24th Aug 2022

10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm

Roundel using tissue paper to take home and hang in your window! Suitable for all ages, this workshop takes place at the Stained Glass Museum in the South Triforium of Ely Cathedral. Donations on the day are welcome to cover the cost of the materials.

https://stainedglassmuseum.com/whatson.php?filter=date2022-08


Screenprinting on Glass Workshop with James Cockerill

Sat 10th Sep 2022

Screen printing on glass. No prior experience required. During your workshop you will learn the techniques of screen printing onto hand-made, mouth-blown glass. Using traditional glass paints and enamels you will be taught to build up a design through the layering of different colours. Your glass will be kiln-fired to adhere the design, allowing you to create stunning one-off pieces of glass art. We will also make elegant oak display stands to help display your artworks.

The workshop will have a maximum of six students, allowing for ample individual as well as group tuition. 

https://stained-glass-museum.arttickets.org.uk/stained-glass-museum/2022-09-09-screen-printing-on-glass-workshop-with-james-cockerill


EXHIBITION: Haddenham Art Group Annual Exhibition 2022

Tue 4th Oct 2022 - Sat 15th Oct 2022

Haddenham Arts Centre are pleased to welcome back this talented group of local artists to the Arts Centre. Featuring the work of over 25 creatives in a variety of styles and media at their 2022 affordable art fair. Artists will be on hand to discuss their work. Come and browse, enjoy or buy.

Haddenham Arts Centre is open Tuesday - Saturday. 10am-4pm 

https://www.haddenhamartscentre.org.uk/events/haddenham-art-group-annual-showcase


WORKSHOP: Glass fusing with inclusions

Sat 8th Oct 2022

Create lovely and permanent pieces of art glass with experienced artist and tutor Sarah Hunt. This is an exciting method of working with glass. The pieces are made by trapping metals, Aluminium, Copper, Brass and Silver in the form of foil, leaf, wires and mesh between two pieces of glass. Frit ( ground glass) dichroic glass and many other materials may be used. The resulting artworks are then fired in the kiln so that the glass slumps and fuses together. The final colours are the result of unpredictable alchemy which causes unique and exciting effects. Your work will be available to collect from Haddenham Arts Centre about a week later. All materials and tools will be provided.

Suitable for anyone aged 16+ beginners to more experienced. 

https://www.haddenhamartscentre.org.uk/events/glass-fusing-with-inclusions-sarah-hunt


Glass Fusing Workshop with Jill Fordham

Sat 8th Oct 2022

Make coloured textured glass pictures and ornaments. During this workshop your tutor will introduce you to principles and techniques used in fused glass art. This will include glass cutting, fusing clear and coloured glass using fritt, confetti, stringers, noodles and some metal inclusions, with special emphasis on the construction of designs. Students will work on their design and make small glass items of their choice, such as tiles, coasters, jewellery or decorative hangings.

Suitable for 18+ £120 per person including materials, equipment and tuition 

https://stained-glass-museum.arttickets.org.uk/stained-glass-museum/2022-10-08-glass-fusing-workshop-with-jill-fordham


Glass Painting Workshop

Sat 22nd Oct 2022

The art of painting on glass was mastered in the medieval period. Over the following centuries, stained glass artists have used painting techniques to draw with line and light, to create depth and detail, and to control the atmospheric quality of light's transmission through glass. In this practical workshop, glass artist Derek Hunt will teach traditional painting techniques. Using vitreous pigment and silver stain on clear glass, students learn to work with a variety of brushes, sticks, quills and sponges to create different effects and shading in both wet and dry matts. Glass work will be fired at intervals throughout the workshop, and ready to take home at the end of the day.

Suitable for ages 18+ £120 per person including all materials, equipment and tuition 

https://stained-glass-museum.arttickets.org.uk/stained-glass-museum/2022-10-22-glass-painting-workshop-with-derek-hunt


Copper Foiling Workshop

Sat 26th Nov 2022

The copper foiling technique, popularised by Tiffany in the 1890s, is ideal for making decorative panels, sun catchers, mirrors and ornaments. A choice of patterns will be provided along with a selection of coloured and textured glass. You will learn how to cut glass, and use copper tape and solder to create a seam with which to join your pieces of glass. At the end of the day, you will have made a finished piece of glass art to take home.

Suitable for ages 18+ £120 per person including materials, equipment and tuition 

https://stained-glass-museum.arttickets.org.uk/stained-glass-museum/2022-11-26-copper-foiling-workshop-with-claire-hart


Glass Fusing Workshop with Jill Fordham

Fri 2nd Dec 2022

Make coloured textured glass pictures and ornaments. During this workshop your tutor will introduce you to principles and techniques used in fused glass art. This will include glass cutting, fusing clear and coloured glass using fritt, confetti, stringers, noodles and some metal inclusions, with special emphasis on the construction of designs. Students will work on their design and make small glass items of their choice, such as tiles, coasters, jewellery or decorative hangings.

Suitable for ages 18+ £120 per person including materials, equipment and tuition 

https://stained-glass-museum.arttickets.org.uk/stained-glass-museum/2022-12-02-glass-fusing-with-jill-fordham