Tuesday 17th
September

Unfolding Sea and Sky (Workshop)
9.30am – 12.30pm, Tickets £35 (materials included), St Ives School of Painting, Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West.
Make your own concertina sketchbook using tinted paper, allowing the shifting sea and sky to unfold freely across the pages. Work gesturally, using conté, charcoal, ink and salt to capture the movement of light, air and water. This workshop gives you a taster of our longer course, Ocean and Abstraction. To book call 01736 797180 or visit schoolofpainting.co.uk
 
The Sensory Coast (Workshop)
9.30am – 12.30pm, Tickets £35 (materials included), St Ives School of Painting, Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West.
Take a step beyond the visual, exploring St Ives’ coastal environment using all five of your senses. Expand your creative vocabulary with drawing and painting exercises that use instinct and gesture to capture the coastal landscape. Make mixed media pieces that connect powerfully with the elements. To book call 01736 797180 or visit schoolofpainting.co.uk
 
Hepworth: Form and Purpose (Workshop)
9.30am – 12.30pm, Tickets £35 (materials included), St Ives School of Painting, Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West.
Trace the symbolic curvature of Barbara Hepworth’s crisp, geometric forms – extraordinary and iconic responses to the Cornish environment. Explore composition through taut lines and flowing arcs using monoprinting and drawing to develop your own intuitive and abstract responses to a sculptural still life. To book call 01736 797180 or visit schoolofpainting.co.uk

Introduction to Stone Carving (Workshop)
10am – 5pm, £50, Barnoon Workshop, Clodgy View.
An introduction to the techniques of stone carving – using breeze blocks. These are soft and easy to carve – ideal for beginners to gain quick results and complete a ‘Stone’ sculpture in a day. Zoe Eaton will guide you through the stages of Design, Roughing Out and Finishing. Booking essential.
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Festival of Art and Crafts (Exhibition)
Tuesday 17th – Saturday 21st September. Open daily 10am to 5pm (10am to 4pm on Saturday 21st September)
Donations requested, St Uny Church, Church Road, Lelant TR26 3DT.
A wealth of locally made original art and craft items for sale plus creative activities for all the family and opportunities to chat with exhibitors. Refreshments in Lelant Heritage Centre throughout the week. Net proceeds in aid of St Uny Church refurbishment fund. https://carbisbay-lelant-parish.church/home/st-uny-church-lelant/

The Saffron Markets (Other events)
10am – 3pm, Free, The Guildhall, Street an Pol.
This market has artists, designers and crafts people from all over Cornwall. If you are looking for an original piece of art, a print, an artistic mug, artisan candles or just a cup of coffee and pasty, we have those and lots more. Tea and coffee, pasties and cakes from Jack Frost’s Cafe. Free entry, dogs welcome.

Demonstration of Setting Nets (Talk)
10.30 – 11.30am, £5.50, Borlase Smart Room, Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West.
Chris Care, former seaman, miner and fisherman, now a shore captain, demonstrates net setting in his historic net loft at Porthmeor, and talks about the different types of fish caught using this technique. Proceeds to Poppy Appeal.
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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.

Yoga – Vinyasa flow (Other events)
10.45 – 11.45am, £9, St Ives Library, Gabriel Street.
Yoga with Yola’s Vinyasa Flow Sessions involves creative movement sequences performed to healing frequencies. All flows are carefully crafted to synchronize your body and mind with holistic cleansing and rebalancing effects. Compassionate support and corrections, verbal and visual teaching cues and progressions and modifications make this class accessible to all.
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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.

Printmaking Demonstration by Chris Smith (Talk)
11am, Free, Porthmeor Print Workshop, Above the Penwith Gallery, Back Road West.
Chris will take you through the Collagraph technique and will demonstrate inking and printing from two Collagraph plates. chrissmith5091@gmail.com

Tate Around Town Guided Art Tours (Walk)
11am, £5, meet at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, Barnoon Hill.
90-minute art-focused walking tour of St Ives. Tickets are available to buy in advance at Tate St Ives Gallery ticket desk, the Barbara Hepworth Museum or by calling 01736 791177. Tours are limited to a maximum of 20 people. www.tate.org.uk/stives

Music & Poetry in the Square (Music, Poetry)
12.30 – 2pm, Free, Norway Square (elsewhere if wet)
Led by Bob Devereux.

Keeping Up Appearances: Conservation of the Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (Talk)
1 – 2.15pm, £5.50, St Ives Arts Club, Westcott’s Quay.
Hepworth’s home and studio from 1949 until 1975, the Museum and Sculpture Garden offers an insight into the life and working methods of Hepworth herself. The Tate Sculpture Conservation Team has the enviable task of maintaining the artworks and studios. Deborah Cane gives a glimpse into the world of conservation. Supported by Tate St Ives.
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A View of Porthmeor (Workshop)
1.30 – 4.30pm, Tickets £35 (materials included), St Ives School of Painting, Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West.
Wilhelmina Barns-Graham was a pioneer of the modernist movement here in St Ives. This workshop takes inspiration from her profound eight-line artworks. Here on Porthmeor Beach more than thirty years later, use the immediate technique of monoprinting to capture the undulating forms of the sea and horizon. To book call 01736 797180 or visit schoolofpainting.co.uk
 
The Thick and The Thin of it: Painting the Ocean (Workshop)
1.30 – 4.30pm, Tickets £35 (materials included), St Ives School of Painting, Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West.
This workshop revels in the bounty of materials available to you as a painter. Use differences in texture and viscosity to describe organic coastal forms. Combine sheer washes and sprays with thicker, impasto marks by layering, scraping and saturating, building the dramatic expanse of the sea. To book call 01736 797180 or visit schoolofpainting.co.uk

The Long Deep: Cornwall’s Atlantic Edge (Talk)
2 – 3pm, £5, St Ives Library, Gabriel Street.
Veteran Lonely Planet author, Des Hannigan, takes a rollercoaster ride through his new book, The Long Deep. Included are tales of shipwreck and a Chinese Junk off the Isles of Scilly, all salted with fun, facts and furbelows and illustrated with scenes that the selfie-stick does not reach.
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Big Stick and Little Stick: Will and Ka Arnold-Forster in Cornwall (Talk)
3.30 – 4.30pm, £5.50, Borlase Smart Room, Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West.
Ka Arnold-Forster was the first female magistrate in Cornwall and a school inspector. Her husband Will was an artist, gardener and politician, worked for the Labour Party and the CPRE, and waged war on pot holes. Jane Winter, the biographer of this remarkable couple who lived at Eagle’s Nest in Zennor, will talk about their contribution to the county they called home.
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Murder In The Pilchard Cellar by Jason Calder (Theatre)

5.30pm, also at 7.30pm, £9, Boathouse Theatre, Carnglaze Place.

Time is running out to solve a baffling puzzle or face a deadly forfeit in this comedy thriller full of red herrings. Directed by Robyn Calder with Nicole Tesseyman and Jason Calder in the cast. Limited space so please reserve seats in advance. For tickets call the theatre on 07985 261181

Giorgio de Chirico and the Metaphysical Dreamscape (Film)
5.30pm, £5.50, Borlase Smart Room, Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West.
Shanty Baba’s acclaimed animated documentary exploring the dreamscape of these hugely influential metaphysical paintings. Full of enigmas, deserted plazas, melancholy, shadows and stories. A painter who faked his own work and in his later life befriended Andy Warhol.
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The Kama Sutra … Are You Up For It? (Theatre)
7pm, £8.50, Borlase Smart Room, Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West.
Join Capt Sir Richard Burton, translator of the world’s most famous book of love, for this hilarious no holes barred parody. A comic take off and send up with animation, film and spoof lecture, that both covers and exposes everything. Bring your own smelling salts! No audience participation!
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Film Season: Jailhouse Rock (U) (Film)
7.30pm (doors open 7pm), £6, St Ives Arts Club, Westcott’s Quay.
Director: Richard Thorpe, 1957. Starring Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler and Mickey Shaughnessy. Jailhouse Rock is probably the best Elvis film: a musical drama full of charm and grit which catches Elvis’s raw magnetism and energy.
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Cats (Music, Theatre)
7.30pm, £14 Adult and Child (Balcony), £12.50 Adult, £9.50 Child (Stalls), St Ives Theatre, Lower Stennack, TR26 1QG
One of the world’s most popular musicals updated for the modern age – the Kidz R Us version of Cats is set in a dystopian future full of plastic and waste. Featuring such celebrated standards as the haunting ‘Memory’, Cats is magical, moving and often hilarious. Dazzling costumes and exciting entertainment are guaranteed. @KidzRUsStIves (Twitter and Facebook) https://kidzrus.net/

Giles Thornton Dectet (Music)
8pm (doors 7pm), £15.50 non-members, £12 members, Western Hotel, Royal Square.
Giles is a recent graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, studying Jazz Composition. Giles set up his jazz orchestra in January 2018, in order to record his debut big band album, ‘Be In Today’, and had a very successful launch at the Vortex Jazz Club on July 4th 2018.
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Spanish Guitar Recital with Claude Bourbon (Music)
8pm, £12, St Ia Church, Market Place.
Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing virtuoso performances that take blues, Spanish and Middle Eastern stylings into uncharted territories. His inimitable style incorporates all ten digits dancing independently – plucking, picking and strumming at such speed and precision that his fingers seem to melt into a blur.
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How to Survive a Cornish Horror Film (Film)
8.30pm, £5.50, Borlase Smart Room, Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West.
24 Cornish Horror films sliced and diced by Shanty Baba to create a feature length tongue in cheek survival guide to help you make it all the way to the end credits and still be alive! From “Plague of the Zombies” to “Straw Dogs”. Funny, frightening and definitely lifesaving!
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Hula Cats (Music)
9pm, The Castle Inn.
Covers of modern classics with a surfy sound.

Broken Dawn (Music)
9pm, Golden Lion.
Heavy rock.

Louella Jade Eke (Music)
9.30pm, The Queens Hotel, High Street.
Cornwall singer-songwriter.