Spot the Artist (Sale of paintings organised by St Ives Rotary Club) (Exhibition)
9am to 2pm, Free, Borlase Smart Room, Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West
Exhibition and ‘secret’ sale of large postcard artwork made by more than 300 mainly professional artists. £50 per painting. Proceeds are shared on a 50/50 basis between local arts organisations and Rotary charities and good causes. You may have to queue to buy the artwork of your choice.
St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell (Walk)
11am (No booking required) £5 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) and sit for your portrait in under 15 minutes and leave with an original piece of art.
Tir ha Tavas (Delia & Dave Brotherton) with Merv Davey (Music)
3pm (Doors 2.30pm), £6.50, St Ives Guildhall Council Chamber, Street an Pol
Let us take you on a relaxing musical journey through Cornwall past and present. Cornish bards Delia, Dave and Merv present a programme of mostly self-penned songs and tunes to touch the heart and soul – what’s not to like?
Pit Firing Ceramics on the Beach (Talk)
3pm, Free, Porthmeor Beach, In Front of the Tate St Ives
For the 9th consecutive year Artists Mary Kaun English and Martyn Perryman will conduct a ceramic Pit Firing. This process uses the most basic of materials to fire ceramic vessels and sculpture in a sandpit. Each year this proves to be an atmospheric and communal experience in a unique environment. http://www.marykaunenglish.com/
Storytelling in Café Art (Talk)
3pm Free, Café Art, The Drill Hall, Chapel Street
Come along to this free event and listen to stories – some true, some maybe not so true. If you have a story to tell please bring it along.
Into The Breach written and performed by Mark Carey (Theatre)
5pm, also at 7.30pm, £11, Boathouse Theatre, Carnglaze Place
George Crocker is keen to liven up his dull life, so he decides to join The Village Drama Club. What happens then turns his life upside down. “Dads Army meets The Vicar of Dibley” London Metro Review. For Tickets call the Theatre on 07985 261181
ARKangel’s Harvest Moon (Music)
7:30pm £9, St Ives Arts Club, Westcotts Quay
From labour to rest … the turn of a season. For three days each year, a harvest moon illuminates the diverse landscapes and cultures that comprise Europe. Harvest Moon lays bare the passions, joys and tribulations of this challenging season. Violin/Guitar/Voice. ‘Transported to another Time and Place’. http://www.arkangel.uk.com