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July Trail News

July 4th 2012


Wow.  All the registrations for the 2012 E17 Art Trail year are in.

We've counted over 350 events on offer this September!  180 venues in E17 will be hosting the most diverse range of art forms to date and with up to 3000 local people contributing to the programme. So as you can imagine we are fairly busy creating a bumper edition 36 page festival guide!

We will very soon be able to let you know all the details.
Our website will announce the festival programme on 1st August and the Trail Guides are expected to arrive around the same time. We will be distributing them all over Waltham Forest and beyond.

Still trying to digest everything we've got here but some strands we have seen include technologies, food, live arts, sound, spoken word, walks, theatre, street performance, fairytales, giant gifts, miniature houses and lots of opportunities to try things out for yourself. Thousands of orginal artworks will be exhibited all across E17. Plenty to awaken all the senses.

We can't wait.

July Social Evening

Our monthly networking and social event for local creative practitioners, art trail participants and supporters is next wednesday, the 11th July.

Join us in the Rose and Crown, 53 Hoe Street, E17 4SA from 6.30 - 9pm. 

Our socials are a relaxed opportunity to share plans and discuss emerging ideas for the E17 Art Trail in 2012 and more. Everyone is welcome to come along and to share news of other creative opportunities.
We are looking forward to more of the same on 11th. See you there!

As a special addition to this social, Studio 3 Arts will be running one of their 'Godiva Creates Motion' workshops in the Red Room to create artwork to welcome Godiva to Waltham Forest.  Find out more.

E17 Art Trail Blog - Gearing Up

Valerie Grove is in coordinating the E17 Art Trail blog again this year, and she has recruited Hassan Vawda as curator and also Kate Rolison to be the official bloggers.  With a 3 person team they have a fighting a chance of covering this year's mighty trail.

The blog has been running since 2009, when it was kicked off with an Arts Council commission, so that's a lot of trail history covered so far.  Click on over to e17arttrail.blogspot.co.uk to have a browse through previous years, and find out how to submit images and stories for this year.  Soon the blog will start to post artists preparation stories and images, so you can watch the trail unfolding.

We will also be seeking blog posts from audience members of all ages reporting on what they discover.

Crowd Funding - Join the Friends Scheme.

The E17 Art Trail is supported by the London Borough of Waltham Forest and the other half is made up of brilliant individuals and small businesses each adding their contribution to the overall picture. If you would like to join them please consider our friends scheme.

For £30 you get your name & website in the trail guide and on the website, and know that you are helping something amazing continue to grow. Any last minute contributions will help us do more work to engage young and new audiences in what our generous community has to offer.

You can join the scheme online here: www.e17 art trail.co.uk/friends
Please sign up by Sunday if you would like to be acknowledged in the Trail Guide.

 

Opportunities and Offers for the Art Trail

Please add your own creative news and opportunities to our website and they can be sent in the next e-newsletter. Submit your stories here.

FlOOR_STORY Bestows A Bespoke Rug! (Opportunity)

September 12th 2012
Waltham Forest based designer rug and flooring company FlOOR_STORY is sponsoring the 2012 E17 Art Trail and offering one lucky E17 Art Trailer the chance to win and design their very own rug worth up to £595. To take part, all you have to do is answer this question: How many different colours are there of the very popular Queen's Stamp Rug on the FlOOR_STORY website? www.floorstory.co.uk Answer a)14? b)12? (c 16? Send your answer to:...
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Dance Improvisation (Opportunity)

I have an idea to try some dance improvisation in the art trail. I have missed the deadline for submissions, but wonder if anybody thinks I could link up with their event? Many thanks Becca becca_thomas_dance @ hotmail.co.uk ...
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Last years exhibition

Call for Artists! Submissions now open for the ArtWorks Open 2012 (Opportunity)

August 9th 2012
Barbican Arts Group Trust is delighted to announce that the ArtWorks Open 2012 will run from 31st August to 16th September at the ArtWorks Project Space, 114 Blackhorse Lane during the East London Arts Festival, E17 Art Trail, 1st - 16th September 2012. This year the show will be selected by London based artists Kiera Bennett and Reece Jones, both co founders of the ground breaking Rockwell Project in Dalston. Submissions are now welcome...
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Walthamstow International Film Festival 2012 - Call for entries (Opportunity)

July 31st 2012
E17’s 3rd annual celebration of cinema on the small screen Paul and Liza Fletcher are pleased to announce the third annual international film festival to take place in on the two weekends of the 8th & 9th and the 15th & 16th September 2012. The venues will be Vestry House Museum on the two Saturdays and Lotolie Family Hairdressers in Orford Road, Walthamstow Village on the two Sundays. The duo who have run the cinematic celebrati...
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Network News

Godiva Creates Motion

Godiva Creates Motion (Opportunity)

First Workshop this Saturday 30th June! Join Studio 3 Arts to make artwork to transform and decorate Waltham Forest Town Hall for the arrival of Godiva. On Sunday 05 August 2012, a ten-metre high Lady Godiva puppet will arrive in the borough, created by Imagineer Productions. Come along to any of Studio 3 Arts workshops to make artwork that will be used to make-over the Town Hall. Public Drop In Workshops: Arts & Crusts Saturdays...
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As Time Goes By exhibition

As Time Goes By exhibition (Exhibition)

July 12th 2012
Waltham Forest Arts Club Selected Exhibition July 12-21, 2012 Part of the Leytonstone Arts Trail the exhibition is in the beautiful historic oak-paneled Art Deco hall and glass cases throughout the Leytonstone Library, London, E11 1HG. Two sculptures are exhibited nearby at Stone Space Projects Leytonstone Underground Station forecourt (to the left of the station entrance), London E11 1HE. Photography of decay, sculpture about geological ti...
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Tregaron, 2012, by Clare Wilson, Oil on canvas, 40x40cm

Free Exhibitions by Emerging Artists (Exhibition)

Did you know that Barbican Arts Group Trust show a regular programme of free exhibitions by emerging and established artists at ArtWorks Project Space, 114 Blackhorse Lane? The forthcoming exhibition 'Spindrift Blessings' by Clare Wilson is new work completed in response to her residency at Aberystwyth Arts Centre throughout the Winter months. The hauntingly beautiful paintings evolve out of a process of layering, removing, reworking and pushin...
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E17 Designers Summer at The Mill

E17 Designers Summer at The Mill (Event)

July 14th 2012
Chill at the Mill while buying from your friendly, local designers at the fashionable St James’ Street end of Walthamstow Market. Raffle tickets will be on sale, with all proceeds going to the Mill community space – win an E17 Designers’ Goody Bag or two! The Mill Cake Bakers will also be there with scrumptious cakes, and children can use the playroom alongside the main space. If you are lucky you may spot “flashmob” bellydancer Chl...
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