Events & Exhibitions

Spring and Summer Events

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Alston Aspire Timeline of Events

Alston Aspire - July Events
Alston Aspire -August Events
Spring _ Easter Event

Alston Aspire Last Week

Please note: Times are incorrect on this poster. FREEGLE is from 10am to 2pm and Dawn Furness starts at 7.45pm.

Freegle Open Day
Dawn Furness at Alston Aspire
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Week 7 of Alston Aspire
Week 6 of Alston Aspire
Dates for the Diary – Alston Aspire

1 August Grand Opening South Court 18.00 – 20.00

1 August – 6 September Alston Art Group Exhibition

8 – 29 September. Seldom Seen artists exhibition

11 August 10.00 – 16.00 Tshirt printing workshop with Nicky Neate. Materials provided. Turn up at any point during the day to print a T Shirt.

11 August 19.30 Pennine Jazz Trio

18 August 13.00 – 17.00 Nostalgia Day. (16.00 – 17.00 will be nostalgia tea)

18 August 19.00 Poetry in the Pews with Julia Foy and Annabelle Ellison. Be part of creating a poem, listen to readings, request favourites.

25 -27 August Textiles and ceramics exhibition (provisional)

27 August 10.00 – 12.00 Proddy rug workshop with Jocelyn Chambers

31 August 10.00 – 16.00 A Crafty Experience – pottery workshop with Toil and Bubble

8 September 10.00 Jumble Sale in aid of Alston Primary School

15 September 19.00 Penrith Town Band

21 September 14.00 – 16.00 The Enormous Turnip. Paint giant fruit and veg with artist Jane Willis. Materials provided

22 September afternoon poetry workshop with Josephine Dickinson and Deborah Hobbs.

22 September evening poetry readings with Josephine Dickinson and Deborah Hobbs

23 September 19.00 Alston Angeli (hopefully with other performers)

29 September 10.00 – 16.00 Foodfest. Lots of locally produced food and drink on show and to buy. BBQ.

3,6,17 and 20 August. Parish records available view. Ring 01434 381779 to book

7,10,21 and24 September. Parish records available to view. Ring 01434 381779 to book

1 August – 29 September. Epiacum exhibition and Isaac’s Tea Trail exhibition.