There’s plenty to get involved in and do this month at West Studios! You can view an exhibition, join a group or even browse the shop! Come inside and get involved!
Dark Portraiture - An Exhibition by Wynn Ryder.
Wynn is a local artist and is showcasing his work in various stages of completion. The mini-exhibition is available to view until Thursday 10th October.
White Light White Peak
The award-winning playwright, photographer and poet, Simon Corble, will be displaying photographs from around the Peaks.
Our new Theatre Studio is also hosting an evening with the artist Simon Corble on Thursday 10th October, for full details click here.
To book your place click the link below:
Medieval to Modern: An Exhibition by David Robinson
Woodwork Artist David Robinson, who previously exhibited with us a few years ago, will be returning to West Studios with his latest collection.
His Exhibition runs from 12th October - 8th November.
The exhibition will be available for public viewing Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm. Saturday and Sunday hours will vary so please phone 01246 500 799 before coming down.
The Boys Are Back in School!
As many of you know, the building West Studios is based from used to be the Chesterfields Boys Grammar School. We have worked on a few projects with the Old Cestrefeldian Society, a group of ex-students from the grammar school, over the past few years.
Our latest collaboration together is an exhibition of artefacts from the school, this varies from the school magazines to silverware to the hats and ties.
More information about this exhibition coming soon!
Find out more about the Old Cestrefeldian Society here.
October’s Shop Edit
This month Chibesa, our industry placement student, has chosen a selection of gifts from the gallery-shop that are perfect gifts for birthdays, Halloween or Christmas!
Items in the edit range from £10 - £40. To reserve and item for collection please call 01246 500 799 or click here to email us.
To ready the full edit & to get prices for individual items, click here.
Christmas Stock Call out
We are on the look out for Christmas stock for our shop launching Saturday 23rd November. If you have any cards, decorations or gifts, please get in touch with Hannah!
This will be done on a sale or return basis, with a 20% commission applied to products that sell.
We have a range of bookings taking place each week that you may want to get involved in!
We don’t just take regular group bookings. We have a range of creative spaces suitable for performances, talks, business catch ups and board meetings. Contact us on 01246500799 or email@example.com to organise your tour. You can find more details about our room hire here.
Due to the increasing number of evening & weekend bookings we’ve made some adjustments to our weekend openings. Click through the images below to see our weekend openings for October - December.
Pomegranate Youth Theatre & Gekkota Arts
The Pomegranate Youth Theatre & Gekkota Arts is looking to recruit new members! The sessions provide all aspects of stagecraft as well as promote team-work, social skills, emotional intelligence, creativity & confidence. More information about these sessions are in the flyers below.
For more information click here to contact Carole.
Creative Colours - Christmas Pop Up Event
Creative colours will be holding a Christmas pop-up event at West Studios on Saturday 23rd November, 1pm - 4pm.
There will be 8 local creative business selling gifts & cards. This date is also the launch of West Studios’ Christmas Shop!
For more information click here to contact Hazel.
Helen Rowan - Christmas Mini Sessions
Helen will be holding mini Christmas sessions on Saturday 2nd and Saturday 16th November. This is a 30-minute shoot with a maximum of 2 adults and 3 children. Limited availability so book now to avoid disappointment.
For more information or to book your place click here.
Mug Making with Handmade by Martha
A festive, family-friendly 1 hour Ceramics session. Learning the art of slab-building a mug, and hand creating something special.
Sunday 8th December - £13 per person
To secure your place contact Martha:
Call: 07496 861867