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 [...]

Two Faced: Cumbrian Impressions / War...

Two Faced: Cumbrian Impressions / War Kills Me
A FORMER war reporter will be recalling the dark days of his coverage of the Blakans and Rwanda during the 1990s – but also the more colourful positive side of artistic side during an exhibition at Florence Arts Centre, Egremont. Frizington artist Kevin Weaver is staging “Two Faced: Cumbrian Impressions / War Kills Me” from July 30 to August [...]

Vortigern

Vortigern
THE region’s premier Celtic rock band, Vortigern, will play a concert in support of Florence Mine Arts Centre on Friday, September 26. The music of this West Cumbrian-based band ranges from acapella ballads to jigs and reels and on to thunderous bass and drum driven rock – but always retaining an identifiable folk root. Themes include songs o [...]

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 open Thursdays & Fridays from 10.30am to 4pm. Please note: The Gallery is open Tuesdays to Sundays during August from 10am to 4pm for Kevin Weaver's exhibition, Two Faced: Cumbrian Impressions/War Kills Me.

Upcoming Events

  1. C-ART 2014

    September 13 @ 9:00 am - October 31 @ 10:00 pm
  2. One Giant Leap

    October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  3. Ten Pieces – BBC Music Project

    October 8 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Ten Pieces – BBC Music Project

    October 8 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  5. Ten Pieces – BBC Music Project

    October 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm