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Following the success of last year’s event, the Thame Arts and Literature Festival is once again increasing the spectrum of Arts on offer with the return of Thame Art Crawl. Festival goers will have the chance to stroll around Thame between events, to explore 12 different venues hosting pop-up arts exhibitions around the town centre.

This year the event features the work of British sculptor and printmaker Jeremy James, who ranks as one of the foremost ceramic sculptors of his generation. Boasting a 1st class Honours Degree in Fine Art, and a Masters Degree in Ceramics, Jeremy works mainly with clay, exploring his subject matter – be they hares, crows, pigs or cockerels – with a freedom that gives his work an extra edge, straddling the great divide between crafts and fine art. Jeremy will be holding talks and demonstrations in the Augustus John Room at The Spread Eagle hotel at 11.30am & 3pm, with an open exhibition in between.

 

Over 23 other artists will be on show across 12 venues around the town centre. Between them these talented artists bring to Thame a remarkable collection including paintings, pottery, photography, fused glass, sculptures and more. Alongside this there are demonstrations and events throughout the weekend giving residents and visitors the opportunity to get the creative juices flowing and participate.

Pablo Picasso said ‘The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls’, and who are we to argue? So pick up a Thame Art Crawl Map from participating venues or The Town Hall, and enjoy a weekend of soul-cleansing culture on your doorstep.

Event dates: 18 – 21 October. More information at www.thameartcrawl.com or follow us on Facebook or Instagram at thameartcrawl.

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Upcoming Events

Oct
18
Thu
all-day Thame Art Crawl 2018 @ Thame
Thame Art Crawl 2018 @ Thame
Oct 18 – Oct 21 all-day
Thame Art Crawl 2018 @ Thame
As part of Thame Arts & Literature Festival, enjoy a stroll around Thame to find different venues celebrating art. Featuring established galleries; artist and makers shops; pop up art  shows; community art groups and classes; and live art events where you can participate or watch an artist at work. 14 venues host 12+ artists for this 4 day event showcasing local artists alongside headline artist Jeremy James. More info at www.facebook.com/events/2172169079722379
Oct
21
Sun
9:56 am Thame Arts and Literature Festival @ Thame
Thame Arts and Literature Festival @ Thame
Oct 21 @ 9:56 am
Thame Arts and Literature Festival @ Thame
TAL Festival 2018 – Festival Programme   Thursday 18th October   Friday 19th October   Saturday 20th October   Sunday 21st October
Oct
22
Mon
9:30 am Lee Caulfield Pilates Workouts @ Thame(Chinnor) Rugby Club, Kingsey Road, Thame, OX9 3JL
Lee Caulfield Pilates Workouts @ Thame(Chinnor) Rugby Club, Kingsey Road, Thame, OX9 3JL
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Lee Caulfield Pilates Workouts @ Thame(Chinnor) Rugby Club, Kingsey Road, Thame, OX9 3JL
Lee has spent over 25 years in the sports and fitness industry. Working with a range of different age groups from young groups to the over 50’s, both in groups or 1-2-1 classes.   Lee has worked in gyms, fitness centres both for the county council and privately owned. She has also worked with a large franchise group in the past, dealing with people’s fitness and nutrition. Helping people to achieve weight loss, toning, fitness and personal development.   Having worked across a number of different exercise disciplines in the past, over the last 10 years her focus has moved to Pilates in order to develop core strength, toning for her clients.   Key Class Components   Develop Body Awareness To exercise every muscle in…

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12:00 pm Lee Caulfield Pilates Workouts @ Thame Barns Centre, Church Road, Thame, OX9 3AJ
Lee Caulfield Pilates Workouts @ Thame Barns Centre, Church Road, Thame, OX9 3AJ
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lee Caulfield Pilates Workouts @ Thame Barns Centre, Church Road, Thame, OX9 3AJ
Lee has spent over 25 years in the sports and fitness industry. Working with a range of different age groups from young groups to the over 50’s, both in groups or 1-2-1 classes.   Lee has worked in gyms, fitness centres both for the county council and privately owned. She has also worked with a large franchise group in the past, dealing with people’s fitness and nutrition. Helping people to achieve weight loss, toning, fitness and personal development.   Having worked across a number of different exercise disciplines in the past, over the last 10 years her focus has moved to Pilates in order to develop core strength, toning for her clients.   Key Class Components   Develop Body Awareness To exercise every muscle in…

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Oct
23
Tue
7:30 pm The Sound Of Music @ Lord Williams's Upper School
The Sound Of Music @ Lord Williams's Upper School
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 27 @ 10:00 pm
The Sound Of Music @ Lord Williams's Upper School
Inter Church Productions present an amateur production by special arrangement with Rogers and Hammerstein Theatricals Europe. Performance on 23rd t 27th October 2018 at Lord Williams’s Upper School, Thame.   7.30 every evening and 2pm on Saturday

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