Upcoming Events

Friday 21 August: Jazz Night
Sat 5 September: Folk Duo The Hut People

Welcome to Florence Arts Centre

Welcome to Florence Arts Centre, based at Florence Mine just outside Egremont. Gallery open Monday-Friday or attend one of our regular events.

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Florence Arts Centre, Egremont, Cumbria UK is usually open Mondays to Fridays from 10.00am to 4pm Sign up to our Email Newsletter

Upcoming Events

  1. Di McGhee and Tim Pugh – Makers

    August 3 @ 10:00 am - September 4 @ 5:00 pm
  2. The Hut People

    September 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. Tim Wood – Pencils Plus

    September 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Maggi Toner-Edgar Drawing For Doubters

    September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  5. Jill Davis Drawing with charcoal and earth pigments

    September 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  6. Dianne, Judy and Pippa Appropriate Paper-based Technology (APT) furniture workshop

    September 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  7. Rachel Gibson Magic dust

    September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Hut People

The Hut People

The Hut People (UK) “The only band to have been asked back 7 times consecutively – because they’re so good!” Swaledale Festival The Hut People will be playing at Florence on 5 September 2015, doors open 7pm, music starts at 8pm (two 45 minute sets). Tickets available at £9 Buy Tickets Online: The Hut People […]

C-Art Workshop List

C-Art Workshop List

Book Your Place Now! 12 September: Tim Wood: Pencils Plus, 2-5pm 14 September: Maggi Toner-Edgar: Drawing for Doubters, 1pm-3pm 15 September: Jill Davis: Drawing with charcoal and earth pigments, 10-12noon 15 September: Dianne, Judy and Pippa Appropriate Paper-based Technology (APT) furniture workshop, 10-12noon 16 September: Rachel Gibson: Magic Dust, 1-3pm 17 September: Dianne, Judy and […]

C-Art Ground 2 Exhibition and Worksho...

C-Art Ground 2 Exhibition and Workshop Programme

Gallery open: Every day during the C-Art Event 12 – 27 September 10-4 NEWS RELEASE GROUND 2 Exhibition and Workshop Programme for C-Art GROUND 2, a special group exhibition by twelve artists, will showcase and celebrate natural pigments and paints, including our own ‘Egremont Red’ from the Mine’s remaining stocks of haematite. This will be […]

Cheeky Comedy Night at Florence, 10 O...

Cheeky Comedy Night at Florence, 10 October 2015

10th of October, Cheeky Comedy Night at Florence. Archie Kelly Kenny Senior from Phoenix nights Also starred in Carshare & phoenix Nights Live that sold out 16 nights in a row at Manchester Arena   Mark Kennedy Nandos comedian of the year finalist 2014. BBC jesting about 2015. Andy Clark “Andy’s first gig was in […]

Dianne, Judy and Pippa Appropriate P...

Dianne, Judy and Pippa  Appropriate Paper-based Technology (APT) furniture workshop

Learn how to make useful and durable furniture using recycled cardboard, newspaper and flour. These workshops will focus on small items such as stools but the techniques can be applied for much more! These workshops are also part of a larger project to work with local communities and we are looking for volunteers to boost […]

Di McGhee and Tim Pugh – Makers

Di McGhee and Tim Pugh – Makers

Di McGhee and Tim Pugh   ‘Makers’ Throughout August artists Di McGhee and Tim Pugh will be based at Florence Mine undertaking a month-long research residency. The artists will work in response to the physical and industrial landscape of Florence Mine, seeking out opportunities for art-making and researching connections with the imprint of an industrial context for making. The […]

Jazz nights

Jazz nights

ON the 3rd Friday of every month, Florence Arts Centre is hosting an amazing Jazz Jam Night. The next one is on Friday 21st August, starting at 7.30pm So put it in your diary. Bring your instrument and join in or just come and have a drink and listern. Great atmosphere and some great music […]

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

The third Wednesday of each month is the nights when budding musicians, poets and anyone requiring an audience can try out their material in front of a friendly audience. It’s open mic night at Florence. A warm welcome (and bar!) awaits. Admission is free – just turn up. See our web page for more details. […]

Awarding Winning Paintmakers

Awarding Winning Paintmakers

Congratulations to Florence Paintmakers, who have just won Co-operative of the Year at the 2015 Cumbria Social Enterprise Awards.

Gareth Harrison’s Artworks

Gareth Harrison’s Artworks

Opening 16 February is our new exhibition featuring Gareth Harrison’s Artworks – landscape paintings and mixed-media, along with ‘Wood’ by Ralf Bidder. From time to time Wednesdays to Saturdays the artists will be demonstrating their working methods in the Gallery@Florence – phone to check when they are in – 01946 824946 Gallery open from 10 […]

WELCOME TO FLORENCE

Florence Arts Centre, Egremont, Cumbria UK is usually open Mondays to Fridays from 10.30am to 4pm. Phone in advance to be sure (01946 824946).