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Nottingham Wind Ensemble – Music for a summers evening!

Conduted by Stewart Drummond  7pm Bulwell Academy  Tickets £6 from the Nottingham Windblowers 0115 9410543

The Nottingham Wind Ensemble (NWE) was established in 1987 as a small group of clarinets and flutes. Since then it has grown to a full-sized community wind band, made up of mixed ages and abilities, and providing a great environment to develop ensemble playing skills.  Of the many players who have joined over the years, some have moved on to more advanced groups, but many more find their niche within this friendly group and enjoy the high standard of music making that the group produce.

NWE perform a wide variety of concerts every year to help raise money for local charities and community projects, and in 2001 they won a silver award in the community class at the National Concert Band Championships.  Since their formation, NWE have been sponsored by Windblowers, Nottingham’s premier music shop.

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Poetry in the Pub at the william Paverel Bulwell

Wow what a turn our we had! Some fantastic Poetry from out very own gems of Bulwell. Enough to inspire anyone!

Lets hope we can make events like this happen every year!  So next time you see something like this advertised ‘Get ya sen down ter pub’! Not to be missed!

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Jewellery making and textile art Workshop

There’s been some wonderful things happening this week. Two great workshops took place on Tuesday with The Jewellery making and Textile Art. Both workshops were well-attended and a hive of activity with Lots of positive feedback. Everyone enjoyed themselves.

A huge Thank you to both Artist, Bulwell Forest Garden and Participants for making both workshops a success!

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Art In Shop Windows

Bulwell has now become a gallery for the week! These wonderful Artists’ work are gracing many shop windows including;

Oasis Café and Charity Shop, Bowler and Charsley, Lech Polish Food, D I Blow, Hobsons and Yorkshire Bank, so if and when passing please take some time and have a look!

 The Artists are;

Katie Wadsworth  http://www.katieabbottart.com/ 4615883549

Hannah Walker

Wendy Soo-Mawston

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Wendy Soo-Mawston is a freelance photographer with a love of cooking and photographing food. Wendy was a chef in London for a number of years with a passion for photography. With the variety of fruit and vegetable available in London, she decided to take pictures of food to see how appealing she could make them.
Wendy focussed on the beautiful vibrant colours and contrasted them on colourful plates and backgrounds. This set of photographs was exhibited at London’s City Airport as ‘The Close Exhibition’, which was well received.
Now living in Nottingham, Wendy concentrates on studio photography and photographing and raising her family.

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All art work is for sale. Please ask inside for details.

Wendy would like to thank the Bulwell Arts Festival and Bowler and Charsley in supporting and displaying her art work.

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About Lord Biro http://www.saatchiart.com/lordbiro

Satirical cartoons, drawings, illustrated poetry. I call it Post-secondary modernism. My inspiration comes from Donald McGill who painted the seaside postcards and Andy Warhol.

Lavina Fontaine http://creationwithinspiration.weebly.com/

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Malcolm Harby

Gill Turner

My name is Gill Turner I am currently studying for a BA in Fine Art at the University of Nottingham. My recent work is concerned with conflict under the heading ‘Keeping things in proportion’. Big conflicts represented in a small way be they internal, family, religious, border, capitalist. I also write and illustrate children’s books, and make stop/ start animations.11705439_10153501896577053_8987672583787016184_o