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II. A Tale of Two Cities (Manchester to Leeds)

Depot Art Studios at BasementArtsProject present . . .

II. A Tale of Two Cities (Manchester to Leeds)

The last five years have seen a significant period of development for both BasementArtsProject; Leeds and Depot Art Studios; Manchester. Defined over time by a sense of mutual support for each others projects A Tale of Two Cities / A City of Two Tales will be the first opportunity for these two organisations to realise a project that cements a long term working relationship.

Bankley member Linda Hemmersbach will be exhibiting alongside Michael Branthwaite, Kasumi Dean, Kieran Leach and Martha Lyons.

PREVIEW
Friday 11th May | 7.30pm 9.30pm

Exhibition Open
Saturday 12th May | 2pm 4pm
Sunday 13th May | 2pm 4pm
Monday 14th May | 11am 2pm
Saturday 19th May | 2pm 4pm
Sunday 20th May | 2pm 4pm
Monday 21st May | 11am 2pm

Exhibition Remains Open By Appointment until
Monday 11th June

www.basementartsproject.com/a-tale-of-two-cities

BasementArtsProject. 28 Back Burton Terrace, Beeston, Leeds, LS11 5JH.

Previous Events from Bankley Gallery Artists

From The Ground Up - Solo Exhibition at The Cornerhouse

Clair Graubner
18 April - 28 May 2013
Cornerhouse Manchester

First solo exhibition of current works to be held in the prestigious Cornerhouse art gallery, Manchester.

www.cornerhouse.org/art/art-exhibitions/clair-graubner-from-the-ground-up

Vacant 2: Sacred Trinity Church

Vacant is a Fine Art collective who will exhibit in and around Manchester and beyond: next event is at:

VACANT 2 : Sacred Trinity.

Exhibition at the Sacred Trinity Church.

Date : 18th - 20th April 2013

Preview Night : 18th April 2012 Time : 6 - 9 pm

Address:
Sacred Trinity Church, Chapel St, Salford M3 5DW

http://itisvacant.blogspot.co.uk/
itisvacant@gmail.com
http://mcsharryjames.wordpress.com/

Little Northern Christmas Fair

Saturday 8th December 2012 10-5pm
Altrincham Grammar School for Boys

From the organisers of the award-winning Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair comes the Little Northern Christmas Fair. Over 40 selected designer makers and artists selling a range of gifts for Christmas, from unique jewellery and fashion accessories to beautiful things for the home.

Exhibitors include Lucy Harvey, who will be selling pieces from her found object jewellery collection, and Paul Reid, ceramics.

http://www.greatnorthernevents.co.uk/

www.facebook.com/events/568588763157781/

If it can be Co-operative, it will be Co-operative

5 December 2012
Rochdale Pioneers Museum
31 Toad Lane
Rochdale OL12 0NU

Organised by Co-operatives North West, this is an event for any co-operatives in the region to find out about what other organisations are doing and how links could be made between co-operatives.

For more information:
http://www.uk.coop/event/if-it-can-be-co-operative-it-will-be-co-operative

The Division of Power

16 November - 25 November 2012
Fletcher Moss Art Gallery, Didsbury

Institute of Temporary Art

Several Bankley Studio members are displaying work at Didsbury Parsonage.

Institute of Temporary Art presents Fletcer Moss Art Gallery with the Div/sion of Power, an exhibition which, focuses on the structures of curatorial practice placing the artist, curator, institution and audience under examination.

Supported by the Didsbury Parsonage Trust under the curatorial direction of Higgins and Renshaw, Director of iota John Lynch with present work by artists practicing in the North of England.

http://iotart.wordpress.com

www.facebook.com/InstituteOfTemporaryArt

http://didsburyparsonagetrust.org.uk/

Ceramics at Manchester Christmas Markets

20 - 23 November 2012
Brazennose Street, Manchester

Vanessa Denvir will be selling her gorgeous ceramics at this year's Christmas Markets.

She will be at the Start in Salford Shed supporting mental health arts.


http://www.facebook.com/StartCreative

http://www.manchester.gov.uk/directory_record/57575/christmas_at_brazennose_street/category/676/christmas_markets

Patrick Procktor Art and Life

An exhibition of works by Patrick Procktor RA (1936-2003) at Huddersfield Art Gallery.
Curated by Ian Massey

This is the first museum show of the artist's work since his death, and is mounted in three rooms. The first and largest contains over twenty works on canvas, including large-scale works from the Sixties and Seventies, the second is of watercolours (portraits of Jimi Hendrix, Ossie Clark, Derek Jarman etc, plus landscapes and still life); whilst the third room contains a selection of Procktor's prints, documentary photographs and works by artists with whom he was associated (Keith Vaughan, Mario Dubksy, etc).

Admission is free.

http://www.kirklees.gov.uk/events/eventdetails.asp?evDtID=103395&evID=15783

ImagiNation Art Workshop

Sat 27th October 2012
12.30 3.30pm

At Bankley Studios and Gallery

Welcome to the land of creativity and inspiration!

Come and join us to make a temporary glimpse of a magical world of all things arty. Help us plant a fantastical forest and bring your own cardboard boxes etc. to build a gigantic landscape of recycled materials.

FREE (Donations welcome towards cost of materials)
Suitable for ages 3 upwards

For more information, contact:
stacey@sams-art.co.uk

As part of Levenshulme Festival: www.levenshulmefestival.co.uk

ARThletic Art Awards

As part of the festivities for the Torch Procession, we are organising an art competition and workshop. Anyone is welcome to enter and win special arty prizes - and it's free!

The competition is to...
Design a medal or trophy for an imaginary game/race

Entries can be posted at several 'drop-off points' around Levenshulme:
Trove
Antiques Village
Levenshulme Library
POD Deli
Isis Cafe
Inspire

Deadline for Entries 4.30pm on Saturday 23rd June 2012

The competition will be judged by Bankley Artists and our local torch bearer Brenda Harkin!

All the entries will be displayed on the Village Green for the procession at 8.00am on Sunday 24th June, where there will also be an art workshop in the morning.

The best idea and way of representing it will be the winner.

Winners will be announced 8.30am on
Sunday 24th June after the torch has passed.

For more information, visit:
www.sams-art.co.uk/artawards

Exhibition @ Inspire

23 April - 3 June 2012

Inspire
747 Stockport Road
Levenshulme
M19 3AR


An exhibition of work from artists in residence at Bankley Studios & Gallery.

Andy Broadey
Hannah Brown
Stacey Coughlin
Philip Kennedy
Marnie Matthews

www.lev-inspire.co.uk