CARTER Eileen Cooper2002-tail-of-the-tiger (1)

Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter

Bristol800 Weekender

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Sat 10 -Sun 11 December 2016
Royal West of England Academy, Bristol BS8 1PX

Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter

Bristol800 Weekender

CARTER Eileen Cooper2002-tail-of-the-tiger (1)
Sat 10 -Sun 11 December 2016
Royal West of England Academy, Bristol BS8 1PX

As part of the Bristol800 programme, the opening weekend of the RWA exhibition Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter will include special events and activity relating to Carter’s work.

Most of the events are included in the exhibition admission price.

Scribble and Sketch
Saturday 10 Dec 16, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Free with exhibition entry

Ideal for families of all ages, Scribble and Sketch offers a free morning of fun and informal art and drawing activities, inspired by Strange Worlds. These sessions are designed for kids and grown-ups to take part in together.

Scribble and Sketch Extra
Saturday 10 Dec 16, 2.30pm – 4pm
£10 per child (advance booking recommended)

Join the RWA for a special art-making workshop inspired by Strange Worlds, during which children will explore a range of skills, techniques and styles.

Strange Worlds: Exhibition Talk and Tour
Saturday 10 Dec 16, 11.30am – 1pm
Free with exhibition admission

A fascinating talk and tour of Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter with co-curator Fiona Robinson RWA and guest exhibiting artists.

Strange Worlds: Reading and Exhibition Tour
Sunday 11 Dec 2016, 2.15pm
Free with exhibition admission

A selection of readings and a unique tour of Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter with co-curator Marie Mulvey-Roberts.

The Get Angela Carter festival celebrates Angela Carter’s Bristol connections around the 25th anniversary of her death and draws together various activities and events happening in Bristol and beyond, including the Strange Worlds Exhibition (10 Dec – 19 Mar), the Fireworks Conference (9-10 Jan) and Pussy: An operatic adaptation of Angela Carter’s Puss in Boots (10-12 Jan). For an overview of what’s on offer, please download this Calendar of Events.

The artwork used to publicise the exhibition (above) is a detail from Tail of the Tiger by Eileen Cooper, 2002.

Bristol800 is supported by:

Arts Council England, Bristol & Bath Cultural Destinations, Bristol City Council, The Society of Merchant Venturers, University of Bristol, University of the West of England

 

 

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