Music, comedy, festivals and crafts are taking place throughout May at Forest Arts – here’s the line-up!
What: 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!
What: Phil Beer Band When: 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 When: 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
What: Alexei Sayle When: 12 May Cost: £13, £12 concessions
Alexei Sayle bestselling author, comedian and actor is at Forest Arts for one night only!
What: Emily Smith When: 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.
What: 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
What: 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.
What: Merlin & the Sword in the Stone When: 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.
What: 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