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12-1 Puppet Procession around the town.
1-1.30 Return to the gallery, welcome at the door and refreshments. Each person is handed a paper explaining the sequence of events throughout the day and a little about the gallery.
1.30 – 2.00 Jasper Elgood (Our master of ceremonies on the stage using the PA system) welcomes everyone, says a little about the plans for the day. Invites Bernard to say something about the new gallery, how it has come into being, its current set up, its plans for the future. The scope of the gallery, interpreting ‘the arts’ in the widest sense, the new media centre, the web site etc.
Harold Gassner, the new German owner of the building, may speak here also. Talk about his involvement with the project. Plans for the future renovations. His vision for the future.
Jasper introduces Bernard Young
2.00 -2.30 Bernard Young Poet. Bernard will entertain us with his own poetry, maybe accompanied on the guitar. He will speak about his poetry workshops, his work in schools. He may talk about the gallery’s intention to have a literary and educational dimension.
2.30 – 3.00 Recorder ensemble plays its repertoire
Bernard talks a little about the Gallery’s hopes for a musical and theatrical dimension.
Bernard introduces Jan Wolf and asks her to say a little about her Tai Chi lessons and her coming Writing workshop.
3.00 – 3.30 Music from Gwynfor Evans and friends.
3.30-4.00 Bernard Barnes talks about the art in the gallery. He talks also about his large painting ‘The Captives of the Cosmic Web’.
Jasper says a little about the idea of community involvement in the gallery, introducing the idea of ‘friends of the gallery’.
4.00 – 4.30 Chris Knowles and Bernard perform a group of Clyde Holmes’s poems. Chris then plays a little of his own music, with Katryn if she is there. Chris also introduces his concert with Katryn the following evening.
4.30 – 5.00 Jasper talks about the gallery’s idea of being a centre for the enquiring mind.
introduces Ian Russell
Ian says a little about his work as a science presenter, gives us some examples – exploding custard etc.
Jasper talks about his involvement with the gallery, the talks that he has put on and any plans for the future in that respect.
5.00 – 5.30 Peter Telfor talks about film making, his life as a film maker, introduces him work, Culture Colony and invites people to view his films.
5.30 – 6.00 Any more music
End of Open Main Days Events.
Evening event 7.30 – 10.00
Cabaret with local musicians compared by Barry Lim.
Some of the performers:
The recorder ensemble may play again
Chris and Katryn
Some Folk music with Bernard and Ali
Who ever turns up.