There’s plenty on at Forest Arts in May!
6th May 2015
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Music, comedy, festivals and crafts are taking place throughout May at Forest Arts – here’s the line-up!

Forest Monthly Make: Bird Mobile Making

When: Tuesday’s 7 - 9pm
Cost: £14, £12 concessions, including wine or soft drink

Use paper and felt to make fun mobiles, such as birds!

Phil Beer Band
8 May, Show starts at 8pm

Cost: £16, £15 concessions

The Phil Beer Band performs a unique blend of folk and roll trawled from Phil’s treasure trove of traditional tunes and American country rock. 


What: Celtic Fiddle Festival
9 May

Cost: £16, £15 concessions

Three of the world’s finest folk violinists come together with a guitarist at Forest Arts to showcase the best of their different traditions at the Celtic Fiddle Festival


What: Book Illustration
When: 9 May 15, 10am – 3pm
Cost: £40, £36 concessions

This workshop will look at book illustration from conception, developing and roughing out ideas, industry standards and production of a dummy book

Alexei Sayle

When: 12 May
Cost: £13, £12 concessions

Alexei Sayle bestselling author, comedian and actor is at Forest Arts for one night only!

Emily Smith
16 May, Show starts at 8pm

Cost: £14, £13 concessions

Emily Smith showcases songs from her highly acclaimed new album ‘Echoes’ on her 2015 UK Spring tour. 

Gavin Robertson: Bond

When: 19 May, Show starts at 8pm
Cost: £12, £11 concessions

An unauthorised parody .... Featuring the world's smallest car chase (n)ever seen - for one night only

The Coal Porters

When: 23 May, Show starts at 8pm
Cost:  £12, £11 concessions

The Coal Porters claim to be the world’s first "alt-bluegrass" act, demonstrating the power of fiddle, mandolin, banjo, acoustic guitar and doghouse bass when matched with four-part harmonies and memorable melodies. 

Merlin & the Sword in the Stone
26 May 15, Show starts at 2.30pm

Cost: £7 or £22 for group of four (must include one adult)

The mystical story of the ‘Sword in the Stone’ follows the life of Arthur, a young squire destined to become king. Guided by Merlin, he has many adventures culminating in him successfully pulling the sword from the stone and unwittingly fulfilling the legend's prophecy.  This show requires the participation of the whole audience as the chorus and 10 children to play small parts in the production.

FAC Play in a Day

When: 28th May, 10am - 3pm
Cost: £20

Devise, improvise and create your own stories and characters - then perform the play to family and friends at the end of the day! Cost £20

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