Annual arts week in Binfield, Warfield and Winkfield
Published: 23 Oct 2013 09:000 comments
The event – formerly called the Northern Parishes Arts Week – runs from Sunday, October 27, to Sunday, November 3, and is a celebration of the arts, including theatre, creative crafts, workshops, ceramics, music and dancing.
There is fun for the whole family with children’s entertainment, as well as a range of speakers holding talks on farming and Shakespeare, to crime in the 18th century.
Jonathan Greenyer, organiser of Binfield, Warfield and Winkfield Arts Week, said: “There are some fabulous events coming up, the children had such fun last time, it’s so entertaining.
“We are very excited about it and we’re really pleased that the community is taking part.” The first event takes place at 5.30pm on Sunday, October 27, and features an organ recital by Eton College music students, at St Peter’s Church, Hatchet Lane, Cranbourne.
Dotty The Dragon will also be making an appearance on Monday, October 28, at 11am, at Brownlow Hall, Newell Green, Warfield. Dotty is hosted by children’s theatre group Blunderbus, and is suitable for ages three to seven.
Polar explorer Jim McNeill will be giving an illustrated talk on Saturday, November 2, at 2pm, at St Peter’s Church, Cranbourne, after the success of his appearance last year.
An art exhibition is also being staged as part of the half term week of activities.
Friday, November 1, sees more than 200 original pieces of art on display, with the artists present to talk about their work, at Warfield’s Brownlow Hall.
The week closes with a rendition of Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte on Sunday, November 3, by a touring opera group, at St Peter’s Church, Hatchet Lane, Cranbourne.
The events take place across Brownlow Hall, Newell Green, Warfield; St Peter’s Church, Hatchet Lane, Cranbourne; Carnation Hall, Chavey Down Road, Winkfield; Binfield Memorial Hall, Terrace Road South, Binfield; Farley Wood Community Centre, Turnpike Road, Binfield and All Saints Church, Church Hill, Binfield, and are held throughout the day.
All the activities are completely free, but places still need to be booked in advance.
For a full programme list and to buy tickets visit http://www.arts- week.org/id7.html