Free drop in workshops at the Deadly Serious Exhibition

The Deadly Serious exhibition takes place at Blists Hill Victorian Town, at the Old Ticket Office from Saturday 28th May to Wednesday 1st June, and we’re running some fantastic free workshops that will be open to members of the public.

Saturday 28th May, 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm
Nationally recognised painter Tanya Raabe, previously a lead artist with Arty Party, is taking a break from finishing her big show to come back to Arty Party for one day only! Members of the public are invited to sit down and join Tanya in drawing some the Work+play group who will be dressed in Victorian costumes.

Tuesday 31st May, 1pm to 5pm
Artist Julie Watson, who has worked with Arty Party for many years, is inviting members of the public to join in to help create a huge mural of a Victorian garden, she will be joined by members of the Work+play team.

Some great chances for a bit of fun, to improve your drawing skills and create some art! No booking necessary – just drop in.

The Launch Party for Unhindered & Deadly Serious!

Tonight’s a big night for Arty Party – we’re combining one of our fabulous social nights with the launch party for ‘Unhindered and Deadly Serious’, a series of exhibitions that we’re putting on across Telford over this week and next. You can find all the info on the 3 exhibitions on our ‘Exhibitions’ page.

Hope all Arty Party members will be joining us for lots of fun, live music and dancing!

7pm – 9.30pm at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

Unhindered & Deadly Serious

3 exhibitions across Telford by Learning Disabled Artists

A selection of work produced over the last 3 years from the Work+Play visual arts programme

Wednesday 25th May – Saturday 11th June 2011
Galleries Live, Central Square, Telford Town Centre.
Open: Wednesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm. 

The Olive Tree Wine Bar, 29 High Street, Ironbridge.
Open:  Monday to Sunday 10am – 7pm

‘Deadly Serious’
An installation exploring Victorian life from a Learning Disabled viewpoint
Saturday 28th May – Wednesday 1st June 2011

Old Ticket Office, Blists Hill Victorian Town, Legges Way, Coalport. Open 11.00am to 5.00pm

FREE ENTRY to all exhibitions

Come and watch Arty Party perform at the Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury, on Wednesday 22nd of September

The performance group have made an exciting new theatre piece called Fedora. The piece, performed by Jonathan White, Nathan Campbell, Graham Busby and Samuel Rodgers will be part of an evening of inspiring performances ‘Spice of Life’ at Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury.
Spice of Life is showing at the Theatre Severn on Wednesday 22nd of September. There is a Matinee show at 2.30pm followed by an evening show at 7.30pm, for full ticket details press on this link. 

Please come along and enjoy the Arty Party performance as well as seeing other exciting companies such as Blue Eyed Soul Dance Company  in action.

Upcoming social nights

Next social night is on the 24th September at Castle Farm Community Centre in Hadley, 7 – 9.30.  The theme will be ‘Posh frock’ so get your glad rags on!

Themes of social nights in the coming months….  Fright Night (October), Christmas market (November), Lords and Ladies Banquet (December), Panto trip (Jan 2011).