DIY BOOK PRODUCTION WITH PATRICK CAHILL / JERSEY LIBRARY / MEETING ROOM 2 / THURSDAY 26 SEPTEMBER / 14.00 – 17.00 + FRIDAY 27 SEPTEMBER / 14.00 – 17.00
Supported by the Société Jersiaise.
This short workshop focuses on the principles of paper-based book production and exploring the structural components of a book, their limitations, and pre-press considerations, before introducing some basic binding techniques through practical tasks. Tools, equipment and materials will be provided.
LA POÈT’TIE OPEN MIC / SOCIÈTÈ JERSIAISE MEMBERS’ ROOM / FRIDAY 27th SEPTEMBER / 19.00 – 21.00 / FREE
Join Juliette Hart of La Poèt’tie and Ben Spink of L’Office du Jèrriais for a special session of Jersey’s own monthly poetry open mic collective.
All are invited to read, perform and appreciate any and every style of poetry. We are a very friendly and welcoming group which celebrates the spoken word.
There is just one rule: for those bringing their own poem it should include at least one word of Jèrriais, s’i’ t’pliaît!
Snacks will be provided but please bring your own drinks.
JERRIAIS SINGING WORKSHOP WITH BADLABECQUES
ARTS CENTRE (MRR) / SUNDAY 29th SEPTEMBER / 15.00 -16.30 / £5
This informal workshop will give you the opportunity to learn a bit of Jèrriais through song in the company of local band Badlabecques. Lead singer Kit Ashton will give a brief outline of the story of each song before proceeding to teach it to the audience. No prior knowledge of Jèrriais is necessary, just an open mind and enthusiasm for learning our island’s native language. There will be a short interval to give you time to lubricate your vocal chords.
CHLDREN’S COOKERY CLASS / EMILY LEARY / SAMARES SCHOOL / SATURDAY 28th SEPTEMBER / 15.45 – 17.00/ £15 WITH ACCOMPANYING ADULT
For kids who love to cook, or parents who want to encourage their kids to become more passionate about food – join Emily Leary, author of Get Your Kids to Eat Anything for an alfresco masterclass, creating your own rainbow pizza which will be cooked onsite in the wood-fired pizza oven and consumed by YOU!
Emily Leary’s recipe blog A Mummy Too has become one of the most popular websites in the UK for parents and is consistently listed in the top 10 in UK blogging charts.
Suitable for children aged 7+ / Ten places only
CALLIGRAPHY WORKSHOP WITH ADELE DARK / JERSEY LIBRARY / MEETING ROOM 2 / FRIDAY 27 SEPTEMBER / 10.00 – 13.00 + SATURDAY 28 SEPTEMBER / 10.00 – 13.00
Explore Roman Capitals and lettering during this workshop and design a panel to include your name and other words reflecting your loves and life. We will be using square edged nibs and other writing tools. Inks and paper will be provided..
Adele Dark, Artist and Calligrapher, is a fully qualified teacher with experience teaching at all levels. Adele has worked with museums, art centres and schools both in Jersey and the UK running Art Workshops for adults and children over the past 20 years. A member of the Society of Scribes and a Printmaking graduate Adele has a passion for typography and print. Her creative work can be seen on her website adeledark.squarespace.com, Facebook page and Instagram.