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Cool Down for Summer

28 Jul 2014

Cool Down for Summer 30 Jun - 12 Aug 2014 Various locations throughout South Lanarkshire

Cool Down for SummerCool Down for Summer

Whether you’re interested in music, drama, dance, film and animation, visual arts and crafts or theatre, there’s something for everyone during these seven weeks of fun, so come along and cool down this summer with a little help from the Arts Development Team! Cool Down for Summer is our annual summer arts festival for children and young people and it's back bigger and better for 2014 with all classes up to 2 hours long totally free to ACE members!

Once again there's everything from one-off workshops to week long summer school courses all lead by a team of arts specialists. Especially for 2014 look out for School of Rock and World Music Day but don’t forget many favourites from last year like Move it Dance it Sculpt it and Four Day Film which will be back for another year. As well as the variety of workshops and courses, if you'd prefer to be entertained, we also have a number of exciting children's theatre performances including the Artie’s Tartan Tales in East Kilbride Village Theatre on Friday 11 July and Lanark Memorial Hall on Saturday 19 July.

New for this year we will also be having fortnightly film screening on Wednesday’s at Rutherglen Town Hall where you can see Peppa Pig in the morning or the ever popular Toy Story Trilogy, over three weeks, in the afternoon

Cool Down for Summer activities will take place in venues within Rutherglen, Hamilton, East Kilbride and Lanark.

For further information please download a brochure or alternatively Tel 01698 452299 to request a copy by post.

Time: 10:00 -

Location: East Kilbride Arts Centre, Lanark Memorial, Rutherglen Town Hall, The Town House Hamilton, Village Theatre East Kilbride

Cost: Varies for each course / event

Happening Today, 28 Jul 2014
CATCH - Summer Arts Festival for Early Years

Location: Various locations across South Lanarkshire

Time: 10:00

Cost: Tickets from £3.50

CATCH - Summer Arts Festival for Early Years 3 July - 6 Aug 2014

CATCH - Summer Arts Festival for Early YearsCATCH - Summer Arts Festival for Early Years

We are delighted to launch our third annual summer arts festival especially aimed at early years children and their families. Whether you fancy getting involved in some workshops or just coming along to a theatre show there is a mixture of exciting opportunities for younger audiences. There's something for everyone pre-school age so plenty of opportunity to get involved with the fun.

With the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow we have some fabulous events that have been funded by the official Culture 2014 programme including Blue Block Studio and Yellow Valley at Rutherglen Town Hall, and The Pokey Hat, a show out of an ice cream van, at the Town House in Hamilton and East Kilbride Arts Centre. If you are familiar with The Singing Kettle you'll know its creator and former star Artie Trezise who brings his own one man show Arties' Tartan Tales to Lanark Memorial Hall and East Kilbride Village Theatre.

New for this year we will also be having fortnightly film screening on Wednesday's at Rutherglen Town Hall where you can see Peppa Pig in the morning or the ever popular Toy Story trilogy, over three weeks, in the afternoon.

There's plenty for everyone in venues within Rutherglen, Hamilton, East Kilbride and Lanark, so be sure to have a look!

For further information please download a brochure or alternatively phone 01698 452299 to request a copy by post.


Cool Down for Summer

Location: East Kilbride Arts Centre, Lanark Memorial, Rutherglen Town Hall, The Town House Hamilton, Village Theatre East Kilbride

Time: 10:00

Cost: Varies for each course / event

Cool Down for Summer 30 Jun - 12 Aug 2014 Various locations throughout South Lanarkshire

Cool Down for SummerCool Down for Summer

Whether you’re interested in music, drama, dance, film and animation, visual arts and crafts or theatre, there’s something for everyone during these seven weeks of fun, so come along and cool down this summer with a little help from the Arts Development Team! Cool Down for Summer is our annual summer arts festival for children and young people and it's back bigger and better for 2014 with all classes up to 2 hours long totally free to ACE members!

Once again there's everything from one-off workshops to week long summer school courses all lead by a team of arts specialists. Especially for 2014 look out for School of Rock and World Music Day but don’t forget many favourites from last year like Move it Dance it Sculpt it and Four Day Film which will be back for another year. As well as the variety of workshops and courses, if you'd prefer to be entertained, we also have a number of exciting children's theatre performances including the Artie’s Tartan Tales in East Kilbride Village Theatre on Friday 11 July and Lanark Memorial Hall on Saturday 19 July.

New for this year we will also be having fortnightly film screening on Wednesday’s at Rutherglen Town Hall where you can see Peppa Pig in the morning or the ever popular Toy Story Trilogy, over three weeks, in the afternoon

Cool Down for Summer activities will take place in venues within Rutherglen, Hamilton, East Kilbride and Lanark.

For further information please download a brochure or alternatively Tel 01698 452299 to request a copy by post.


Wealth of Reading: Library Summer Competition

Location: South Lanarkshire Libraries

Time:

Cost: Free entry

Wealth of Reading: Library Summer Competition 1 Jul - 30 Sep 2014 Free entry South Lanarkshire libraries

Wealth of ReadingA Wealth of Reading in South Lanarkshire Libraries!

Libraries across Scotland are joining in the fun of the Commonwealth Games by celebrating authors and books linked to Commonwealth countries with our Wealth of Reading promotions.

Visit your own South Lanarkshire library between July and September and borrow one or more books from the Wealth of Reading collections and you can be entered into the draw to win a Tablet (the computer, not the delicious Scottish sweet delicacy!).

Tell us what are the best things about the book(s) you’ve read in no more than 50 words and you could be a winner. Enter online here, or fill out a card in your local library by Tuesday 30th September. Please only enter once for every book you read from the collections.

The competition is aimed at adults.The winner will be announced in October.


Wild in Art

Location: Various locations across South Lanarkshire

Time:

Cost: Free

Wild in Art 25 June - 6 Sept South Lanarkshire

A trail of giant colourful Clydesdale horses will take over Hamilton and South Lanarkshire and see its streets brought to life.

These unique horses gallop in on the 25th of June, making Hamilton and the surrounding areas their stomping ground for the following ten weeks until the 6th of September.

Maps of the trail, found in local shops and online at http://www.readysteadygallop.co.uk, allow locals and visitors to embark on a treasure hunt of the imagination. People of all ages get to experience a day out, discovering exciting and unique horses painted by local and national artists throughout the trail, and are encouraged to find their favourite one.

The take-over by the horses gives a fun and active day out-doors for the whole family. Visitors and locals alike will get to discover creativity come to life and experience the town of Hamilton through exciting colourful lenses.

The horses’ journey to Hamilton starts at https://www.facebook.com/readysteadygallop and https://twitter.com/Rdysteadygallop where you can get familiar with the horses and the exciting event.


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