Family Arts Festival

Family Arts Festival
Cumbria Family Arts festival runs from October 24 to November 2. Florence Arts Centre is taking part in this event. For details see the Whats On Guide.

The Big Draw 2014

The Big Draw 2014
EACH year The Big Draw aims to get people drawing – even those who think they can’t draw! And following last year’s successful local event at Florence Mine, artist Irene Sanderson will once again be hosting a Big Draw event at the Egremont arts centre. The theme this year is Drawing On Our World. Participants will be encoura [...]

C-art map

C-art map
Take a tour of C-art venues in West Cumbria with the help of this Google map. Don’t forget to visit Florence en route!

Launch of Ground exhibition

Launch of Ground exhibition
Florence is a hub centre for C-art and now on display in the gallery is the Ground exhibition featuring a number of very different artists. The show celebrate’s Egremont Red from the mine’s haematite as well as St Bees Yellow and Kirkby Grey, all made on site. Visitors will be invited to experiment with pigments and paints and oth [...]

Crafty Workshops at Florence

Crafty Workshops at Florence
Tuesday is craft day at Florence and throughout the autumn – and up to Christmas – you can learn a new craft with Qerky Crafts. Workshops run from 10am to noon at Florence and include decoupage cards, scrapbooking, polystyrene printing, charm bracelets, stamping techniques and more. The programme is:- Sept 2nd – Mini books, [...]

Film events at Florence

Film events at Florence
Two films are coming to Florence courtesy of Cine North (www.cinenorth.co.uk). On Thursday, November 13 at 7.30pm is 12 Years A Slave (15) and on Saturday, December 13 at 2.30pm is Frozen (PG). For tickets phone 01946 824946.

C-art Workshops at Florence

C-art Workshops at Florence
A series of exciting workshops are coming to Florence as part of our involvement with C-art. They start on Saturday, September 13 with Tim Pugh’s “Painted Pebbles using Mixed Media” and include many varied art techniques. They conclude on Sunday, September 28 when Laura Tonks will lead a workshop on “Making the most of [...]

Family Fun at Florence

Family Fun at Florence
Thank you to all those who came to our family fun events throughout August!!! Keep watching this page as there is more family fun to be had during the October Half Term including The Big Draw with artist Irene Sanderson and Rosehill Theatre are also bringing events!! Please contact us at arts.florencemineartscentre@gmail.com for more informat [...]

Users Group

Users Group
LAST Friday saw an informal group of users of Florence gather to talk about all things Flo. It was felt a regular meeting of Florence users would be useful to highlight problems and share ideas. Here’s a couple of points from our first meeting… 1. How do I know what’s going at Florence? Your primary source is the events cale [...]

Come and meet Paul

Come and meet Paul
We continue to enjoy outstanding music at Studio Florence. Wednesday night was no exception. Well it was an exception. Katy-Lou and I worked together during the morning. I thought she was amazing on the night. An outstanding Talent. Every performer added their stamp on the evening. We enjoyed Val (as usual) Lesley and Andy made us move. Steve [...]
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WELCOME TO FLORENCE

Florence Arts Centre, Egremont, Cumbria UK is usually open Mondays to Fridays from 10.30am to 4pm but phone in advance to be sure (01946 824946).Throughout October the Ground exhibition is being held in the Gallery which features art works using pigments made from the iron ore formerly mined at Florence.

Upcoming Events

  1. C-ART 2014

    September 13 @ 9:00 am - October 31 @ 10:00 pm
  2. Big Draw

    October 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. The Big Draw

    October 31 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. Seasonal heart

    November 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Charm Bracelets

    November 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm