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Paul Staples : A Proper Job?

Paul Staples : A Proper Job?

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The next exhibition opening at the greenhouse at Candie Museum on Friday 18 April is a retrospective of Paul Staple’s work as part of Guernsey Arts Commission’s Design Matters programme. Paul, known locally for running the Fermaine Tavern, has had a long international career as a designer for many celebrities and will be showing drawings, […]

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Investec funds staffing at young people’s support service

Investec funds staffing at young people’s support service

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

A MUSICAL event sponsored by Investec Specialist Bank raised enough money to cover the cost of employing a project worker at a young people’s support service for six months. The Twist – an evening of 50s and 60s music from West End performers – made £14,000 for the charity Young People Guernsey (YPG) which runs […]

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No Work, All Play!

No Work, All Play!

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

SOPM offers a fully inclusive and bespoke service like no other tuition currently available in the Channel Islands. Where else can you learn Drums, Guitar, Piano; and even how to sing? SOPM is all you will need to achieve your musical goals. As Friedrich Nietzsche once said ‘Without music life would be a mistake’. We embrace the ethos […]

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World renowned duo to perform at St James

World renowned duo to perform at St James

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

ALY Bain, arguably the finest Scottish fiddle player of all time, and world-famous accordion player Phil Cunningham will be performing at St James on Thursday 10 April. Aly and Phil have been playing to packed concert halls since 1988 and have toured extensively across the UK, Europe, Canada and the United States. They are both […]

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Chilling tales to terrify and amuse at St James

Chilling tales to terrify and amuse at St James

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

AUDIENCE members will have a spine chilling experience when performer Robert Lloyd Parry brings his popular one-man show ‘A Pleasing Terror’ to the stage at St James. Over a century after they were first published, the ghost stories of M R James retain their power to terrify and amuse. Robert Lloyd Parry brings two of […]

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STYX needs your unwanted musical instruments

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Getting started in music can be a major challenge for some. Affording an instrument can be a massive hurdle and getting lessons requires a significant financial commitment. In an effort to overcome this the Western Parishes’ Youth Development project in collaboration with the Guernsey Arts Commission is running a year long pilot project providing low […]

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Young musicians take to the stage with sponsorship from Butterfield

Young musicians take to the stage with sponsorship from Butterfield

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

MORE than 100 pupils from the Guernsey Music Centre performed a varied programme of band, orchestral and choral music at the Guernsey Music Centre Winter Concert held at St James Concert Hall, sponsored by Butterfield. The annual concert featured the Guernsey Music Centre’s Youth Orchestra, Youth Choir and Concert Wind Band. The Youth Orchestra began […]

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JT helping bring the literary world alive in Guernsey

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

JT is to become Technical Sponsor to the Guernsey Literary Festival for 2014. This is the second time JT has helped facilitate the technology for the event, which will be the island’s third large scale literary festival that brings a diverse range of high profile local, UK and international speakers to the island. The festival […]

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Free Youth Gigs at STYX Music

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Arts Commission is delighted to announce their new and exciting collaboration with The Western Parishes Youth Development Project to bring live music to all young people of the islands. In response to the difficulties young people in Guernsey experience trying to see live bands, STYX will be running monthly gigs. Visiting bands will be […]

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‘Pictures for a Desert Island’ Presented by The Art Fund and Generali Worldwide

‘Pictures for a Desert Island’ Presented by The Art Fund and Generali Worldwide

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

A leading professor of Art History, Robert Cumming visited Guernsey this week to present what was undoubtedly a lively and interesting lecture. ‘Pictures for a Desert Island’ was organised by the Art Fund in conjunction with Generali Worldwide. Instead of musical recordings, Robert Cumming, Professor of Art History at Boston University Massachusetts, asked which eight […]

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