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July 2017

CURRENT EXHIBITION: ‘Fabulist` by Artist Amy Sutton

July 1-August 26
DescARTes Gallery, 1 Matthews Yard
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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Amy Sutton Fabulist 1st July - 26th August, 2017 On view in the Descart.es gallery is Fabulist, featuring new works by Croydon-based artist Amy Sutton. In Fabulist, Amy creates folk tales from an imagined culture. Each image portrays an abstract story, told by combining unreal shapes and figurative elements. The works explore interconnections between memory and reality, nostalgia and fantasy, birth and life. Originally from Norfolk, Amy studied at University of the Arts London and has spent the past 7…

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Moore Shapes

July 26.6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Matthews Yard, 1 Matthews Yard, Off Surrey Street
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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Art Now - Banstead Art School warmly invites you to our monthly life drawing sessions at Matthews Yard. This month will be an exploration of Henry Moore's landscapes of shapes with experienced life model Dominic Blake who will use his body to interact with physical forms and projections of Moore's sculptural shapes. Come to life! Theatrical drawing sessions, each with a different theme and model. …We have had professional models, dancers, actors and even magicians step through our doors… Who…

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Children`s Charcoal Drawing Workshop with Artist Zoe Parker

July 27.2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Matthews Yard, 1 Matthews Yard, Off Surrey Street
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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We are delighted to host Artist Zoe Parker who will be bringing you a two hour introduction to using charcoal for drawing, along with its history and handy techniques in the Matthews Yard Lounge in July! Often drawing with pencil can be quite restricting, and children especially tend to press down a bit too hard and worry about the marks they make. Using charcoal helps you to draw more freely and thus to enjoy what you draw much more. Charcoal…

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African Mask-making For Kids With Zoe Parker (SEN Friendly)

July 28.2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Matthews Yard, 1 Matthews Yard, Off Surrey Street
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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We are pleased to announce an African Mask-Making Workshop for Teenagers over the summer with artist Zoe Parker in the new Matthews Yard Lounge! Create your own life-size (or bigger!) African mask from cardboard and other junk materials. Coat the whole lot in papier mache and then paint the details...Add a final toughening glaze of PVA, and embellish with beads and yarn! We are excited to be hosting 2 hour sessions 2pm - 4pm on the following dates on this…

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Did I Choose These Shoes?

July 30.5:30 pm-6:30 pm
Theatre Utopia, 1 Matthews Yard, off Surrey Street Market
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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After a whole year, Rhythm Theatre returns to Theatre Utopia with a re-worked 'Did I Choose These Shoes?' Winner of last year’s Pebble Trust Talent Grant award and sold out at Brighton Fringe; the new writing in this show won a New Writing South ‘Finish Lines’ Award. Thought-provoking but with a humorous tone, this spoken word and physical theatre piece explores what it means to be a girl growing up today and the choices on offer for young women. Delving…

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August 2017

Discussing Islam

August 3.7:00 pm-9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

DescARTes Gallery, 1 Matthews Yard
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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In the descART.es Art Gallery at Matthews Yard Free Entry, : M. Rafay S. Siddiqui We live in a world with many different religions and cultures. Islam is one of the largest religions in the world. In England 1 in 20 are muslims and this regular event is being held so that anyone can come and ask questions to learn about Islam in a chilled out environment. No questions are barred (about Islam and Muslims) so come and learn about Muslims…

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Poets Anonymous

August 10.7:00 pm-9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Workspace @ Matthews Yard, 1 Matthews Yard
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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£2.00

Poets Anonymous Poets Anonymous meet monthly at Matthews Yard on the second Thursday of the month. Bring a poem to read, or just listen to others.

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Discussing Islam

August 17.7:00 pm-9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

DescARTes Gallery, 1 Matthews Yard
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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In the descART.es Art Gallery at Matthews Yard Free Entry, : M. Rafay S. Siddiqui We live in a world with many different religions and cultures. Islam is one of the largest religions in the world. In England 1 in 20 are muslims and this regular event is being held so that anyone can come and ask questions to learn about Islam in a chilled out environment. No questions are barred (about Islam and Muslims) so come and learn about Muslims…

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Decorative Picture Frame Making Workshop for Children (SEN Friendly)

August 22.2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Matthews Yard, 1 Matthews Yard, Off Surrey Street
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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Decorative Picture Frame Making Workshop for Children (SEN Friendly) brought to you by local artist Zoe Parker, in the new Matthews Yard lounge. We are pleased to bring you 3-week course, 2 hours and £10 per session, (£30 total) all materials included! Week 1: Tuesday 22nd August Show examples of decorated picture frames and talk about how they are made. Everyone is given an A3 size cardboard frame and a selection of blank pieces of cardboard. Coat the frame shapes…

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Charcoal Drawing Workshop for Adults

August 30.2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Matthews Yard, 1 Matthews Yard, Off Surrey Street
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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We are delighted to host Artist Zoe Parker who will be bringing you a two hour introduction to using charcoal for drawing, along with its history and handy techniques in the Matthews Yard Lounge in August! Often drawing with pencil can be quite restricting, and it`s easy to press down a bit too hard and worry about the marks they make. Using charcoal helps you to draw more freely and thus to enjoy what you draw much more. Charcoal is…

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Discussing Islam

August 31.7:00 pm-9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

DescARTes Gallery, 1 Matthews Yard
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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In the descART.es Art Gallery at Matthews Yard Free Entry, : M. Rafay S. Siddiqui We live in a world with many different religions and cultures. Islam is one of the largest religions in the world. In England 1 in 20 are muslims and this regular event is being held so that anyone can come and ask questions to learn about Islam in a chilled out environment. No questions are barred (about Islam and Muslims) so come and learn about Muslims…

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September 2017

Poets Anonymous

September 14.7:00 pm-9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Workspace @ Matthews Yard, 1 Matthews Yard
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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£2.00

Poets Anonymous Poets Anonymous meet monthly at Matthews Yard on the second Thursday of the month. Bring a poem to read, or just listen to others.

Find out more »

Discussing Islam

September 14.7:00 pm-9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

DescARTes Gallery, 1 Matthews Yard
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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In the descART.es Art Gallery at Matthews Yard Free Entry, : M. Rafay S. Siddiqui We live in a world with many different religions and cultures. Islam is one of the largest religions in the world. In England 1 in 20 are muslims and this regular event is being held so that anyone can come and ask questions to learn about Islam in a chilled out environment. No questions are barred (about Islam and Muslims) so come and learn about Muslims…

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Discussing Islam

September 28.7:00 pm-9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

DescARTes Gallery, 1 Matthews Yard
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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In the descART.es Art Gallery at Matthews Yard Free Entry, : M. Rafay S. Siddiqui We live in a world with many different religions and cultures. Islam is one of the largest religions in the world. In England 1 in 20 are muslims and this regular event is being held so that anyone can come and ask questions to learn about Islam in a chilled out environment. No questions are barred (about Islam and Muslims) so come and learn about Muslims…

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October 2017

Poets Anonymous

October 12.6:00 pm-8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Workspace @ Matthews Yard, 1 Matthews Yard
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
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£2.00

Poets Anonymous Poets Anonymous meet monthly at Matthews Yard on the second Thursday of the month. Bring a poem to read, or just listen to others.

Find out more »

Discussing Islam

October 12.7:00 pm-9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

DescARTes Gallery, 1 Matthews Yard
Croydon, CR0 1FF United Kingdom
+ Google Map

In the descART.es Art Gallery at Matthews Yard Free Entry, : M. Rafay S. Siddiqui We live in a world with many different religions and cultures. Islam is one of the largest religions in the world. In England 1 in 20 are muslims and this regular event is being held so that anyone can come and ask questions to learn about Islam in a chilled out environment. No questions are barred (about Islam and Muslims) so come and learn about Muslims…

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