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Regular Classes and Workshops
The Green Man Resident Artists and Guest Designer Makers
Vibrant contemporary art including paintings, drawings, mixed media, photography, print-making and textiles along with a wide range of mounted prints and cards. Exhibited throughout the gallery, including on the landings and stairs. Ceramics, jewellery and items in leather, textiles and glass by guest designer makers can be found in the shop area on the ground floor.
Until 23rd December: The Winter Emporium 2019
A cornucopia of original and affordable art and craft inspired by the season, all created locally.
Live Music & Performance
Sunday 15th December: The Sunday BuskStop with Shortcomings Barbershop Quartet
Welcome back to Shortcomings who entertained us at the BuskStop in December 2018 - plus guitar interludes from some special guests. As always there'll be soup, cake and hot drinks for lunch and excellent company. 12pm to 2pm. Free entry - donations invited. Drop on for a short time or stay and relax for the full two hours.
Sunday 22nd to Tuesday 24th December: Brothers Grimm in The Night Before The Night Before Christmas A fabulous new family show by the Babbling Vagabonds Storytelling Theatre to catapult you into Christmas. Four performances: 6pm on Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd December and 11.30am and 1pm on Christmas Eve. Full details and booking:
Sun 22 Dec 6pm http://www.wegottickets.com/event/488231 TWO TICKETS LEFT
Mon 23 Dec 6pm http://www.wegottickets.com/event/488234
Tue 24 Dec 11am http://www.wegottickets.com/event/488237
Tue 24 Dec 1.30pm http://www.wegottickets.com/event/488243 SOLD OUT
Workshops & Other Events
Sunday 1st December: Midwinter Decorations with Stone and Water
Join the Stone and Water team to make personal and distinctive decorations for this festive season. As always with Stone and Water, there's a story involved, and there'll be ideas for decorations based on traditional Icelandic tales of mischievous Yule Lads and Yule Lasses. Free workshop. Drop in between 12pm and 4pm and allow approximately 30 minutes to make a decoration.
Wednesdays 4th and 18th December: Adult Acting Classes
REC Theatre presents a series of acting classes for anyone aged 21+. Run by theatre industry professionals the classes welcome anyone regardless of experience. Held in our Workshop Room (one flight of stairs, no lift). Further sessions on Wednesdays 4th and 18th December. For further information and booking email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 7th December: Christmas Wreath Making Workshop
Learn how to make a Christmas wreath or other decoration with natural materials, for use indoors or outside. 10am to 3.30pm in the Ground Floor Gallery (wheelchair accessible). This course is run by WEA so please book directly with them. Course reference C2341889. Phone 0300 303 3464 or book online at wea.org.uk
Saturday 7th December: Come and Sing - Derbyshire Village Carols
Come and learn some of the carols traditionally sung around Derbyshire villages at this time of year with Carol Bowns, director of Kaleidoscope Community Choir. This free workshop is from 2.30pm to 4.30pm then you can return to form the core of singers in our Big Sing at the party in the evening. All voices and levels of experience are welcome. NB This is on our Workshop Room which is reached via one flight of stairs (no lift).
Saturday 7th December: Buxton Festival Fringe Christmas Party & Carol Singing
Celebrating the opening of entries for Buxton Festival Fringe 2020, everyone is welcome for food, drink, good company and to join in with the Big Sing of traditional carols from Derbyshire villages. The party is in the Ground Floor Gallery which is wheelchair accessible.