Exhibitions are in various locations. Please see individual Exhibition listings. St Ives is host to a very large number of art galleries and exhibition spaces.
Willow Basketmaking Workshop with Annemarie O’Sullivan (Workshop)
Friday 13th (DAY 1), Saturday 14th (DAY 2), Sunday 15th (DAY 3)
10.30am – 4.30pm, £300 (including all materials), Borlase Smart Room, Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West.
Working with Annemarie in a stunning historic studio space overlooking Porthmeor Beach, learn to make a simple basket or functional bag over three days using beautiful native willow. Attach a leather or wooden handle. This is an immersive course for beginners or anyone wishing to improve their willow basketmaking skills. To book please visit www.annemarieosullivan.co.uk
Draw St Ives (Workshop)
10.30am – Noon, £7 (no booking required), Barnoon Workshop, Clodgy View.
An outdoor drawing experience suitable for all abilities. We take you to lovely spots around St Ives, depending on the weather, including beach scenes, coastal path, townscapes, streets, gardens or harbour scenes. Included are drawing materials and tips and techniques on capturing what you see. Meet at Barnoon Workshop, and dress for the weather.
St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell (Walk)
11am, £5 (no booking required), The Guildhall, Street an Pol.
A walk that includes places of historical and cultural significance in the town. The development of the town and the significance of mining and fishing in the past are explored through the townscape. The growth of tourism and the arts are examined. Visit to the Fishermen’s Lodge is included. 2 hours.
Your Face, My Art (Exhibition)
Noon – 4.30pm, Portrait £15 (no booking required), Barnoon Workshop, Clodgy View.
A contemporary twist on the traditional art of seaside portraiture. Drop in, choose your artist (each with their own style), sit for your portrait in under 15 minutes and leave with an original piece of art.
Music & Poetry in the Square (Music, Poetry)
12.30 – 2pm, Free, Norway Square (elsewhere if wet)
Led by Bob Devereux.
Life Drawing (Workshop)
1.30 – 4pm, Tickets £18 Non-members, £9 Members, St Ives School of Painting, Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West.
Drawing from the figure is a classical ritual practised by artists for centuries. We have offered life drawing at our Porthmeor Studios for more than 30 years, under the expert guidance of our artist tutors. Ideal for anyone wanting to hone their skills or simply have a go. To book call 01736 797180 or visit schoolofpainting.co.uk
Great Expectations (Theatre)
7.30pm, £11, Boathouse Theatre, Carnglaze Place .
James Hornsby brings this Charles Dickens classic to life with his amazing one-man show. Limited space so please reserve seats in advance. For tickets call the theatre on 07985 261181
Dougie MacLean (Music)
8pm (doors 7pm), £25 (unreserved seating), The Guildhall, Street an Pol.
Scotland’s finest singer-songwriter – internationally renowned for his song ‘Caledonia’, music for ‘Last of the Mohicans’ and inspired performances. He has received two prestigious Tartan Clef Awards, a place in the Scottish Music Hall of Fame, a Lifetime Achievement Award from BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and an OBE! “a musical hero” (Wall Street Journal)
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Jonah’s Lift (Music)
9pm, The Castle Inn.
High energy folk and world music.
20th Century Stardust (Music)
9pm, Union Inn.
70s and 80s glam rock.
The Hoodle (Music)
9pm, Golden Lion.
Country rock, blues, R&B, rock, psychedelia, americana, folk.
Tom Dale (Music)
9.30pm, The Queens Hotel, High Street.
Old time blues and mountain music using slide guitar, banjo and more.