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April 4, 2012

Caversham Arts Trail 12th-13 & 18th-20th May 2012

It is almost time for the third Caversham Arts Trail.  The Trail this year takes place on Saturday 12th &  Sunday 13th May and Friday 18th – Sunday 20th May. All venues are open from 11am to 5pm.

With 32 Artists and Craftsmen all across Caversham this is your opportunity to catch up with what has been going on creatively in the town over the last 12 months.

Download the full brochure here.

This year you have the opportunity to see paintings, sculpture, jewellery, hand weaving, prints, silhouette cutting, woodwork, decoupage, ceramics, collage, glass, photography, textiles, smoke-firing ceramics, relief applique, mixed media, batik, pottery and more.
The flyer shows all participating artists with venue details, events, images and a map of all venues. You can download a copy here. Alternatively if you only wish to download just the map you can do so here.
This year the trail includes some wonderful events.  
  • Two Rivers Press- Poetry Reading, 3pm on Saturday 12th and 19th May @ venue 2
  • Lauren Denney – Slip casting and hand building ceramics demonstrations during the trail @venue 6
  • Robin Thomas – Poetry open mike session (bring your own poems) on Saturday 19th May 3pm @venue 10
  • Barbara Goodbun – Try making a fused glass pendant of your own design throughout the trail @ venue 11
  • Lois – Drumming throughout the afternoon from 2pm on Sunday 13th May @ venue 12
  • Matthew Hitch – Silversmithing demonstration on Rings on Sunday 20th May at 2.30pm  @venue 12
We would like to welcome the new artists joining the trail this year, Beady Pool @venue 6, Bookity @venue 3, Brenda Graham @venue 5, Sophie Waite @venue 5, Debbie Page @venue 12, Nicola Kantorowicz @venue 8, Lou Jessop @venue 8 and Sanbags @venue 11.
This year we will be collecting donations for our chosen local charity, TEAM Hannah.
TEAM Hannah was inspired by our daughter’s eight year battle with a rare form of leukaemia which began in 2004 and Hannah has undergone intensive chemotherapy, radiotherapy, drug trials and two bone marrow transplants. Hannah is doing well at present and hoping to return to school in time for her GCSE exams.  We have been supported by some amazing children’s cancer charities and hospitals over the years, and the aim of TEAM Hannah is to help them continue to treat, support and create hope for so many who are fighting this disease.
We are very pleased to announce that the trail is sponsored by The Head Partnership and Silver Street Studios.

The firm has always sought to play an important and involved role in the  local community.  We are keen to support the Caversham Arts Trail since it looks like evolving into a major local fixture on the calendar, and provides such a great opportunity for local artists to showcase their work.  The Head Partnership Solicitors has offices in:  Henley on Thames 01491 570900 and Lower Earley, Reading     0118 9756622. Visit their website at www.thpsolicitors.co.uk

 Silver Street Studios is a professional music studio at the heart of Reading, Berkshire. Passionate and focused, we’ve been supporting         musicians, singers and music producers with their production needs for 20 years. We provide high quality recording services for bands and singers, as well as facilities for producers and engineers. We also provide occasional rehearsal studio facilities. The studio can be supplied with an assistant only or with a Producer to take care of the whole process.
We hope you will once again enjoy seeing our art in the Spring sunshine.

Catch live updates throughout the trail via our Facebook page and Twitter.Please note that Charles Burns, Nina Krauzewicz and Julie Simmonds are also open on Friday 11th May as part of the West Berkshire and North Hampshire Open Studios

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