Arts Week Programme 2016

Here is last years full programme for Arts Week 2016.

Saturday 17th

10.00am – Make a Sound Map of Sandwich – a creative walkshop for all especially families led by Sonia Overall.

11.00am – Exhibition opens in St Peter’s Church. Free event.

2.00pm  –  One Act Play – The trial of Charles 1st – Guildhall Court Room performed by the Quayside Players.

2.00pm – 4.00pm  Student Art Exhibition at Sir Roger Manwood’s School

6.00pm  –  Exhibition in St Peter’s Church formally opened by the Deputy Mayor of Sandwich.  All welcome – free glass of wine and an opportunity to meet the artists.

Sunday 18th

10.30am to 4.30pm – Exhibition open with some ad-hoc music and storytelling throughout the afternoon.

12noon Creative Writing Walkshop – Meet at St Peter’s Church

1.00pm  –  One Act Play – The trial of Charles 1st – Guildhall Court Room performed by the Quayside Players.

4pm – Viewing and guided tour of stained glass windows at St Mary’s Arts Centre.

Monday 19th

Arts Trail opens. Free event.

Town Centre Venues – map available from St Peter’s and all participating venues.

Arts Quiz Evening. Guildhall main room. Teams agreed in advance.

Tuesday 20th

6.00pm – 8.00pm  Music in St Peter’s led by Simon Dundas.  £5.00 including a glass of wine.

7.00pm for 7.30 – Film Night – Frida – Empire Cinema. £7.50 includes a light buffet

Wednesday 21st

6.30pm  – Book readings in St Peter’s.£5.00 including a glass of wine. With local authors Kevan Jones and George Chittenden.

7.00pm Jazz Club led by Richard Rozze in Empire Cinema  £7.00, bar available

Thursday 22nd

1.30pm and 3.00pm Piano Recitals and cream tea at home with Julian Stowell.  Booking essential, free event but donations welcome on departure.

7.00pm for 7.30 – Film Night – Rivers and Tides in Empire Cinema.  £7.50 includes a light buffet.

Friday 23rd

6.00pm – An Audience with The Gentle Author – Guildhall Courtroom.  £5.00 inc a glass of wine.

7.30pm  Becker Ensemble Concert ” The Magic of Mozart” in the St Mary’s Arts Centre.

Tickets £10.00 phone 01304 382283 or buy securely online at:

Saturday 24th

10.30am – 10.00pm

Poetry workshops and readings in the Fleur-de-Lis. A series of readings by six local authors and workshops: Poetry and Identity; Poetry of Journeys; Publishable Poetry: guidelines, experience and advice.

£3.00 readings, £10.00 workshops

Every Day

An opportunity to see the original Sandwich Magna Carta in the Guildhall Museum.