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Gloucester turns into art!

Gloucester turns into art!

  This weekend Gloucester turns into Art  Over 400 artists will be on the streets of Gloucester’s city centre this weekend live painting, sculpting, drawing and any other art form you can think of for Gloucester’s brand new art event, Art in the City. The event consists of various demonstrations of live art throughout the city, free workshops and classes for the public to sign up to as well as competitions with prize money amounting to £3800.  With different categories…

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Join the ‘Celebration’ at Gloucester Carnival

Join the ‘Celebration’ at Gloucester Carnival

Following the success of last year’s event, 2016’s Gloucester Carnival theme will be ‘Celebration’. There will be live bands and music, Arts, plenty of famous local faces and music in the park until late. Taking place on Saturday 23 of July, the event kicks off with the Carnival procession which starts from the Lower Westgate Street, proceeds along Eastgate Street, Lower Eastgate Street and then into Gloucester Park. Following the procession there will be a prize giving ceremony for the…

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BEATRIX POTTER NEEDS YOU!

BEATRIX POTTER NEEDS YOU!

Call Out for ideas to celebrate Beatrix Potter’s 150th anniversary of her birth. Marketing Gloucester, the organisers tasked with promoting the city of Gloucester and tourism, has put a call out to the people of Gloucester to find out how they would like to celebrate one the most famous stories set in Gloucester. 2016 will see a double celebration as it is 150 years since the birth of Beatrix Potter as well as 10 years since the opening of The…

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Gloucester’s Summer of Music Art and Culture to be supported by Arts Council England

Gloucester’s Summer of Music Art and Culture to be supported by Arts Council England

In 2015 to support cultural events surrounding the Rugby World Cup in Gloucester, Marketing Gloucester received a significant grant from ACE (Arts Council England). The high quality artistic events in 2015 included the Flash Mob dance at the Gloucester Fanzone, performances by world renowned Ensemble Rustavi, Cori Baker Dance and the Scrumpty Sculpture trail which came top of Visit England’s 950 national summer events for ‘clicks’ on their webpage. Following on from the tremendous success of the 2015 cultural events…

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Carnival Arts Training a success!

Carnival Arts Training a success!

Anita Andrews has been recruited by Marketing Gloucester as lead artist to provide training and experience to Art Shape and Global Arts who are both part of the Carnival Arts partnership. The artists preparing weekly arts workshop called ‘Carnival Kings and Queens’ that will be leading up to carnival.  Anita, a veteran of the Carnival business has been providing Arts training and workshops to both Art Shape and Global Arts so they can go on to provide training and knowledge…

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WSP Solicitors Confirm Platinum Sponsorship for Gloucester Summer of Music, Arts & Culture.

WSP Solicitors Confirm Platinum Sponsorship for Gloucester Summer of Music, Arts & Culture.

WSP Solicitors will be the Platinum Sponsor for the Gloucester Summer of Music, Arts & Culture (SoMAC).  Gloucester SoMAC will be a two month festival running through July and August that will host a wide range of cultural, music and arts events all over the city including Carnival, Art in the City, Summer Fireworks, Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival, Rugby in the Park and more. Judi Bonham, Managing Partner at WSP Solicitors said: “We are delighted to be the Platinum Sponsor…

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