Flushing Arts Week

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23 — 30 May 2009

Come and be part of the ‘Living gallery’ in Flushing Festival of Arts 'The Colours of Flushing'

The week includes community galleries, wild weaving, clay sculpture and printing workshops, flower festival, postcard art, photographic competition, film night and evening musical entertainment rounding off with an evening of improvised comedy.

Across the water from Falmouth, connected by the ferry, is the real working village of Flushing. For one week each year the village opens its doors to local artists and visitors for a festival of art.

The week will open with Wild Weaving on the Bowling Green and a BBQ Week events include clay sculpture and printing workshops, Flower Festival, postcard art, and photographic competition, film night and evening musical entertainment, rounding off with an evening of improvise comedy.

Throughout the week art will be displayed throughout the Village, in the Village Club, pubs, restaurants, Church, Chapel and residents windows.

Come and be part of the ‘ Living Gallery' in Flushing Village

Charge ; Free entry, except for specific events eg clay and printing workshops, film night and comedy evening max £5pp

Saturday 23rd May

3pm: Opening Community Event - Wild Weaving on the
Bowling Green with BBQ and dancing ( dancing TBC)
10.30am-4.30pm: Flower Festival opens with refreshments. St Peters Church
2pm: Galleries open



Sunday 24th May

10am - 7pm: Galleries open
10.30-4.30pm: Flower Festival with refreshments and special service
Evening: Live music at the Seven Stars Pub



Mon 25th May

10am - 7pm: Galleries open
10.30-4.30pm: Flower Festival with refreshments

 

Tues 26th May

10am -7pm: Galleries open
2pm: Collograph printing workshop £4pp



Wed 27th May

10am - 7pm: Galleries open



Thurs 28th May

10am - 7pm: Galleries open
2pm: Clay sculpture workshop £4 pp
7.30pm
: Film Night in the Church Hall £5 pp


Fri 29th May 

10am - 5pm: Galleries open
Evening: Live Music -Tom Dale Band at the Royal Standard Pub with photo competition and prize giving


Sat 30th May

8pm: Grande Finale - Improvised Comedy- bring your own picnic to the Village Club and watch the fun! £5 pp
Flushing Arts Week


Throughout the week discover the ‘Colours of Flushing' by completing the Village Trail or enter your photos into the photographic competition, prizes donated by Image Delivery or even add you own art work on a postcard to the exhibition Tickets for all the events are available from the Village shop and pubs.

Our thanks go to our generous sponsors Hine Downing and Image Delivery and for the support of Art for Health Cornwall &IOS