9 April 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday 14 May, from 10am-5pm
Trestle Arts Base, Russet Drive, St Albans AL4 0JQ
Free event for all ages
Trestle are delighted to announce their involvement in the 2014 Voluntary Arts Week. As part of the festivities, local artist and Gallery Programmer Elaine Johnson will be running a drop-in activity outside Trestle Arts Base on Wednesday 14th May in St Albans, ‘CraftBombing’ the beautiful old trees with brightly coloured ribbons and materials.
Everyone is welcome to drop by and join in the fun tying and wrapping the trees to create a colourful, creative piece of art. The activity is free and suitable for all ages, materials are provided.
Voluntary Arts Week is taking place from 9-18 May, during which time people from all over the UK will be taking part in exhibitions, workshops and cultural activities, to help promote and celebrate participation in the arts and crafts. You can find out more about Voluntary Arts Week at www.voluntaryartsweek.org
For further information, images or to arrange interviews contact: Annie Robertson, Company Coordinator.
t: 01727 850950 / e: firstname.lastname@example.org
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About Trestle Theatre Company
Trestle has been making and touring inspirational physical storytelling theatre since 1981. The company has developed a distinctive style of theatre, initially using masks, puppets and music, and more recently incorporating text and internationally influenced movement styles. Trestle is an internationally renowned provider of participation projects and training and operates from Trestle Arts Base in St Albans.
About Trestle Arts Base
Trestle Arts Base in St Albans is a 100-year-old chapel beautifully converted into a unique performing arts centre. It is home to Trestle, the first UK touring company to establish its own Lottery funded building. The venue offers performances, exhibitions, mask making, arts participation, youth theatre and hires for community and business meetings and events.
About Voluntary Arts Week
Voluntary Arts Week is an annual celebration of cultural creativity across the UK & Republic of Ireland. The event is promoted by Voluntary Arts but is run by arts & crafts groups and individuals who take part in cultural activities all year long. Voluntary Arts Week 2014 will take place from 9 – 18 May.