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Friday, May 19, 2017

Fantastic fun events lined up for the Chapel Gallery

From fantastic half term fun to free professional tuition to help you learn a new skill, the Chapel Gallery has exciting events for everyone in the next few weeks.

A Speciality Market takes place inside the gallery on Saturday 27 May, where stallholders will be showing off their talents with a range of crafts on display, perfect for browsing and picking up that special gift. Anyone wanting a stall should contact the gallery.

The market coincides with an amazing free family day, with potter’s wheel demonstrations taking place throughout the day. All are welcome to come along and have a go at throwing their own pot. Booking is advisable to guarantee your space. There will also be a free family craft activity table where the little ones can come and make their own bird feeder for the garden, and big games and a selection of interactive games for the whole family to take part in.

Fantastic May half term activities are planned at the gallery with Family Creative Fun days on the crafty menu, both facilitated by professional artists.

Clicky Creatures takes place on Tuesday 30 May and Pop up Robots are on Friday 2 June. The workshops are at 10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.30pm on both days. All ages welcome. Cost £2.50 per child. Adults and under 2s free when attending with paying children. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

A Fabulous puppet show called The Fisherman and The Pearl takes place on Saturday 3 June. This enchanting story about a fisherman, his granddaughter and a magical pearl, features puppets, storytelling and animation and is recommended for those aged 5 to 105. Tickets are £4 or £15 for a family ticket. Performances are at 11am and 2pm.

Throughout the month of June the West Lancashire Borough Council-run gallery is launching Try Something New! This is a free month-long activity programme packed with great opportunities for all ages. You can learn a new skill and enjoy a session led by a professional tutor. Sessions include painting, sewing, dance and chess. A full programme will be available at Chapel Gallery (external link) or call in to the gallery book your place.

Then on Friday 30 June the Gallery has planned a Tea Dance with the music provided by the fabulous Vintage DJs. The dance includes tea and cake! Tickets for this event are £3.50. Book now so you are not disappointed.

Dave Tilleray, Director of Leisure and Wellbeing, said: “The gallery has some really exciting events planned for the next few weeks, so make sure you book places for you and your family as soon as possible by calling the Gallery on 01695 571328 or emailing chapel.gallery@westlancs.gov.uk.”

For more information on the Chapel Gallery please visit Chapel Gallery or Chapel Gallery or Chapel Gallery (external link).

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