e Public Space is one of many venues across Newport who will be hosting events over the Art On The Hill weekend. Here is a round-up of what’s on offer at this fantastic local venue.
The Rock of Newport
11am - 6pm
Join this drop-in session with director Nathan Jennings, who is currently making documentary film, 'The Rock Of Newport'. In its heyday Newport was a go-to destination for live music, playing host to some of the best musicians of a generation. Head along to Le Pub this Saturday, have a chat with the director, and share your memories of Newport’s music scene and the legendary venue TJs.
To celebrate Art On The Hill, Le Pub welcome you along to Draw Something! There will be art materials available around the venue, and you may be able to pick up some tips from artists Mrs Clark and TEMMAH.. Settle in for an enjoyable night of creativity at this fantastic Newport venue.
The Shaman of Rust
2pm – 3pm
THE SHAMAN OF RUST is a documentary about Newport artist Jonathan Sherwood. Having been nominated for several awards, this film presents and honest and insightful look at the Newport art scene. Told through the eyes of Jonathan Sherwood is shows his personal journey, and that of the artists around him, as they face eviction from the ‘regenerated’ town centre. The film runs for fifty minutes and is suitable for all ages.
Animation Screening by Ricky Marshal
2D animator Richy Marshal will be screening some of his animations at this event. Get a sneak peak of what to expect on Ricky’s website.
More events and details of the Art On The Hill weekend are being released every day. Check back soon for more updates!