t is just two weeks until Arts On The Hill turns Newport into a wonderland of creativity, showcasing a range of art forms across the city. Take the opportunity to explore varied art forms as you visit open houses, attend events and delve into the art trail.
Residents and visitors to Newport are being encouraged to engage with local artists and organisations through the incredible range of events that will be running from the 25th to the 27th November 2017. There are over fifty artists and twenty venues on board, so this looks set to be a fantastic celebration of Newport’s artistic talents.
In the lead up to the big weekend, we will be bringing you all the details of what’s going on and what parts of the trail you do not want to miss.
Here is a roundup of the events that have been announced so far:
Pop Up Art Space
When: 25th November @ 12 noon – 4pm
Where: Beaufort Terrace Play Space, NP20 4DE
The playground on the corner of Beaufort Terrace and Victoria Crescent is set to be a hive of activity with a Pop Up Art Space being hosted by local artists. Artists including Maraga Palser, Barrie J Morgan and Stephanie Roberts will all be on hand at this venue. If you have your own skill that you want to share, bring it along. All makers and curious bystanders are welcome!
Joe Kelly & Bryony Sier - Instore
When: 25th November @ 2pm – 3:30pm
Where: Diverse Music & Vinyl, 10 Charles Street, NP20 1JU
Two local, up and coming, song writers will be playing acoustic sets live at Diverse Music and Vinyl, Joe Kelly and Bryony Sier. The first set starts just after 2pm and the second at around 3pm.
Bryony is going from strength to strength, recently being nominated for the Best Female Solo artist at the Love Live Music Awards. This is a great opportunity to see two of South Wales’ best young songwriters live.
Sounds, Tunes & Images
When: 25th November @ 2:15pm – 3:15pm
Where: Newport Cathedral
A fantastic opportunity to enjoy an hour of improvised sound, tune and images from Red Zip with Steven George. Ambient sounds will fill the cathedral in this unique experience.
You can be part of this event! Art On The Hill have put CALL OUT for curious, mysterious and atmospheric photos of Stow Hill and surrounding area. Send your images in to organisers and if chosen, Red Zip will include them in this music and image event.
Draw Something! Sketch Party
When: 25th November @ 7pm
Where: Le Pub
To celebrate Art On The Hill, Le Pub welcome you along to Draw Something! There will be art materials available around the venue and artists on hand to help if needed. Settle in for an enjoyable night of creativity at this fantastic Newport venue.