12 Wednesday

ST IVES SCHOOL OF PAINTING, PORTHMEOR STUDIOS, BACK ROAD WEST
9.30am-12.30pm £35
Approaching Painting
See School of Painting section for details.

ST IVES SCHOOL OF PAINTING, PORTHMEOR STUDIOS, BACK ROAD WEST
9.30am-12.30pm £35
Lanyon’s Constructions
See page 40 for details.

ST IVES SCHOOL OF PAINTING, PORTHMEOR STUDIOS, BACK ROAD WEST 10am-1pm £35
Painting Your Stories
See School of Painting section for details.

ST IVES SOCIETY OF ARTISTS, MARINERS GALLERY, NORWAY SQUARE
10am-12.30pm £6
Workshop: Creating Your Holiday Journal in pen & wash with Nicola Higgins
Nicola will take you to an inspirational local spot (undercover if it rains) and help you to capture the scene and create a memory of the morning in pen and wash. Please bring your own materials.
Maximum 10.

BARNOON WORKSHOP, CLODGY VIEW
10am-5pm £50
Contemporary Silverpoint Drawing
An exquisite drawing technique first employed by Renaissance artists, using real silver points and other metals, on specially prepared surfaces. Delicate and responsive results can be achieved, with a soft sheen and permanent finish. Learn about preparations, tools, techniques and create a finished drawing on a gesso board.
www.barnoonworkshop.co.uk

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
10am-3pm FREE
The Wylde Wednesday Market – a little bit of everything
This vibrant and bustling market has something for everyone – clothes, handbags, crafts, gifts, silver, pottery, crystals, fairies, feltwork, art, candles and plants. Pop in for some Reiki or have your tarot cards read. Tea & coffee at £1, pasties and cakes from our Nelly’s Cafe. Free entry & dogs welcome.

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
10.30am £8 (No booking required)
Guided Walk: Environs of St Ives walk with Tony Farrell
This walk explores the landscape around the outskirts of St Ives, visiting Knill’s monument and examining evidence of Medieval open cast mining in Tregenna Woods. The walk includes part of the Pilgrim’s way and a visit to the old mining village of Halsetown. 3 hours.

BORLASE SMART ROOM, PORTHMEOR STUDIOS, BACK ROAD WEST
10.30am-noon £5.50
Talk & Tour: How Porthmeor Studios tells the story of St Ives
Nick Cahill, Historic Buildings Consultant, has been closely involved in the restoration project and has unravelled the history of Porthmeor Studios. In this talk and tour he will look at the development and structure of this unique building and explain how it reveals much of the history of St Ives.

GUILDHALL, STREET-AN-POL
11am £5 (no booking required)
Walk: The Story of St Ives with Dawn Bright
See Monday 10th, 11am for details.

CELLAR 4, PORTHMEOR STUDIOS, BACK ROAD WEST
11am-3.30pm FREE
Lobster pots and knots
David Harrison will demonstrate the traditional art of making willow lobster pots, and Rob McLeod, ex Trinity House Coxswain, will show his collection of seaman’s tools and knots.

NORWAY SQUARE (elsewhere if wet)
12.30-2pm FREE
Music & Poetry in the Square
Led by Bob Devereux

ST IVES ARTS CLUB, WESTCOTTS QUAY
1-2.15pm £5.50
Talk: Rose Wylie, RA (b.1934) at Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange
Curator Ben Borthwick, Artistic Director of Plymouth Arts Centre, will reflect on the ways his conversations with Rose Wylie over the last decade reflect his approach to curating. Their dialogue has culminated in her exhibition ‘History Painting’ at the galleries in which existing work is combined with a new cycle of paintings.

PENWITH STUDIO 5, ABOVE PENWITH GALLERY, BACK ROAD WEST
2-5pm FREE
Love The Light Pop-Up Archive
See School of Painting section for details.

ST IVES SCHOOL OF PAINTING, PORTHMEOR STUDIOS, BACK ROAD WEST
2-5pm £35
Patrick Heron’s Gardens
See School of Painting section for details.

ST IVES SCHOOL OF PAINTING, PORTHMEOR STUDIOS, BACK ROAD WEST
2-5pm £35
Lanyon’s Constructions
See School of Painting section for details.

ST IVES LIBRARY, GABRIEL STREET
2-5pm £15 including materials
Indigo Workshop
During this workshop you will learn some Shibori (Japanese Tie-Dye) techniques and learn how to dye fabric using indigo. It is recommended to either wear old clothes or some type of protective clothing. Spaces limited to 12.

TOWEDNACK CHURCH
2.30pm FREE (donations)
Flower Demonstration
By Marion Trathon and Lynne Williams. Tea, Coffee and light refreshments.

BORLASE SMART ROOM, PORTHMEOR STUDIOS, BACK ROAD WEST
3.30-4.30pm £5.50
Talk: Virginia Woolf’s St Ives, 1881-1895
In 1881 Lesley Stephen bought the lease of Talland House. Every summer until 1895 he brought his family down to St Ives, providing his daughter Virginia with some of her happiest memories. Janet Axten, Heritage Manager of the St Ives Archive, provides an opportunity to see what the town actually looked like during those years.

BOATHOUSE THEATRE, CARNGLAZE PLACE
5.30pm £8
Whodunnit
See Tuesday 11th at 5.30pm for details.

NEW CRAFTSMAN GALLERY, FORE STREET
6pm £5 (incl. complementary glass of wine)
Gallery Talk: Ambiguity of Function
Meet potter Jack Doherty for an informal walk around his exhibition, ‘Grounding’, at the New Craftsman Gallery, to discuss the ideas behind his soda-fired porcelain vessels, which contain the qualities of both art and utensil. Maximum 15.

CAFÉ ART, THE DRILL HALL, ROYAL SQUARE
6-8pm FREE
Cornwall Writers Group
From aspiring writers to published authors, if you have a passion for writing come along to this relaxed and inspiring evening.

ST IVES LIBRARY, GABRIEL STREET
7-8.30pm £5
Investigation of Homicide
Retired Detective Inspector David Murthwaite will be drawing on real investigations, the impact on communities, police response, the Golden Hour and setting up a major investigation team. On the journey he compares and contrasts the impression of murder investigation portrayed on screen and in fiction. Expect a lively, informative event. Spaces limited to 30.

WESTCOTT’S QUAY
7pm £7 (no booking required)
St Ives Comedy Walk with Shanty Baba
Shanty mixes a wickedly funny comic cocktail with his unique and zany take on St Ives. Fun, frivolous and frankly a tour that will have you laughing around the town and wanting to come back for more. You will never look at St Ives with a straight face again. This is the alternative guided walk of St Ives. www.shantybaba.com

ST SENARA’S CHURCH, ZENNOR
7pm FREE (donations for Church Bell Fund)
The Grammarsow
A celebration of W.S.Graham’s life and work in his centenary year. Readings of his poems and of Scottish poets following in his footsteps read by Glaswegian poet Calum Rodger and Cornish poet Andrew Fentham.

ST IVES MUSEUM, WHEAL DREAM
7pm £5.50
Old St Ives viewed by the Artists
An illustrated (PowerPoint) presentation and conducted tour of the Museum by Curator Brian Stevens. Join us and explore the artists’ scenes of Old St Ives illustrated with photographs of similar views of the town which they captured on canvas. Spaces limited to 25

BOATHOUSE THEATRE, CARNGLAZE PLACE
7.30pm £8
Whodunnit
See Tuesday 11th at 5.30pm for details

ST IVES ARTS CLUB, WESTCOTT’S QUAY
7.30pm (doors 7pm) £6
FILM SEASON: Sunset Boulevard
Director Billy Wilder. Starring Gloria Swanson, William Holden & Erich Von Stroheim. Billy Wilder’s unforgettable film is the cruellest of all Hollywood’s self-exposées. See Films section for details.

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
8pm (doors 7pm) £12
Sound of the Sirens
Their live shows combine a natural facility for connecting with their audiences and unforgettable performances with warmth, humour and, above all, real conviction. Unreserved seating. See website for info. Supported by St Ives Tourism Association.

THE CASTLE INN, FORE STREET
9pm
Sinpusher
Rock.

GOLDEN LION, MARKET PLACE
9pm
The Roosters

LIFEBOAT INN, WHARF ROAD
9pm
The BT Experience
Bob Dylan Night.

THE QUEENS HOTEL, HIGH STREET
9pm
Open Mic Night Hosted by Liam Jordan
Enjoy a mix of musical styles.