Catford Arts – First Ever Arts Trail in Catford

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catford-arts-trail-1092x641Its Here At Last!!! the First ever Arts Trail in Catford starts this weekend.

Five local artists have organised the first ever Arts Trail in Catford, 24/25th September & 1/2nd October 2016.

70 local artists and makers will be showing and selling works in their homes, studios and public venues over the two weekends.
Download the flyer here
There will be workshops, demonstrations, music, spoken word, pop up cafes and three sites where installations will be created by artists and visitors during the trail (including a piece being created by Channel 4’s Shed of the Year 2016 finalist – Michael Connell). There will also be a striking and amusing art installation in central Catford built for the event.
arts-trail-map
The event is supported by Lewisham Council and runs immediately after the first ever Catford Free Film Festival (16th – 24th September 2016) making Catford a new focus of creative intiatives this Autumn.

Background
Suspecting a large amount of artistic talent lay behind the closed doors of SE6, five local artists got together to launch Catford Arts earlier this year.

The group provides both online and physical platforms to recognize and celebrate the varied and growing creative talent in the area. The first major event will be the Catford Arts Trail.

Wendy Arnold-Dean, speaking on behalf of Catford Arts says;
“It’s always inspirational and fun to go around artists’ open studios. There’s a huge appetite for this kind of event in the area at the moment; we’re extremely excited to think of the creative diversity we will be sharing in September!”

You can find out more about Catford Arts and the Catford Arts Trail at www.catfordarts.org.

Contacts

Wendy Arnold-Dean (Chair)
07818 670 470
catfordarts@gmail.com
fb: catfordarts
tw: @catfordarts

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