Site Festival 1st-30th April
he Site Festival has moved to April this year with a wide spectrum of exhibitions and events spread throughout the month. The Open Studios will still be taking place in the two middle weekends of May.
The festival has its roots in contemporary visual arts but over the years there has been a blurring of boundaries with many cross overs with music, film, poetry, and theatre. This is reflected within the five week programme which kicks off with The Voyeurs, Brickhouse, Top Nice/Pathfinder and Andy Holden’s collaborative installation with the Bohman Brothers and Richard Thomas in John Street and the Goods Shed. Will Gregory Moog Ensemble will beheadlining in Week 4 for the Resound weekend of experimental music.
Keep an eye on the website and emails for updates. You can access all events online through facebook and sitefestival.org.uk.
Download Site Festival Programme here
Open Studios Directory online now
Download the Open Studios directory here
Saturday and Sunday 9th-10th May 11am-6pm
Saturday and Sunday 16th-17th May 11am-6pm
Over 50 studio venues across the Stroud District
Open Studios 2015 promises to be exciting with lots of artistic collaborations and a big focus on Open Studio hubs in the area. 82 artists will be opening their studios in 43 locations. Pick up an Open Studios Directory from SVA, tourist information, shops and cafes so you can plan ahead. It’s a great way to meet artists, find out more about the ideas behind their work and the techniques they use.
Don’t forget, you can also buy art works directly from Open Studios artists too!