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ART WITH ALIX  FREE drop in art class for women in Cardiff

WEEKLY on WEDNESDAY 11.00am-1.00pm @Cardiff Womens' Centre

Get creative and have fun learning different art techniques in a relaxed and welcoming environment - if you've always wanted to paint or draw - or buy art products but never end up using them this is the place for you- suitable if you've never done art before and for established artists alike! Free tea and coffee. Sponsored by Cardiff & the Vale Health Charity

This is part of the SHOUT series of workshops held at The Women's Centre, 16 Moira Terrace, CF24 0EJ, unless otherwise stated. They are free for any woman to attend, but we do ask that you email to register in advance.

To sign up for a workshop or if you have any questions, please contact SHOUT@cardiffwomensaid.org.uk. https://www.cardiffwomensaid.org.uk/shout-workshops/


WOMEN AND MEN solo art exhibition by ALIX EDWARDS @ Cwtsh Gallery, Newport, Wales, throughout September 2019

This exhibition explores different aspects of womanhood in the 20th and 21st centuries. As part of the Cwtsh are hosting the following events:

Sunday September 1st: Launch event featuring poetry by Alix Edwards and Mab Jones

Thursday September 5th 12-3pm and Saturday September 7th 12-3pm: Meet the Artist a chance to see this exhibition if you missed the launch event and to meet the artist Alix Edwards, walk through the different artworks on display and ask any questions you may have about the work over a cuppa!

Thursday September 12th  and 26th 12-2pm FREE Ekphrastic writing workshops with Alix Edwards:  Thursday September 12th: FOIBE find out what a Foibe is and what it was like to live in Italy around the time of World War II and Thursday September 26th: SAINTS or SINNERS? Find out what happened to 'Fallen Women' in the last century, take in the art and write your own poem or story. ALL WELCOME!! whether you write regularly or are new to writing. Please bring a pen and paper. 

Sunday September 29th 1.30-3.30pm Exhibiton Closing Event with Open Mic: a chance to share your writing on the themes of this exhibition in a friendly and supportive environment.

Gallery opening times:   Thursdays  and Saturdays 12-3pm    Sundays 1-4pm

 Some of the artworks here are available to buy (individually priced) including some of the Foetus Flower paintings which are now available as competitively priced giclee prints. To find out more please contact Cwtsh Gallery or the artist.

To exhibit artwork by Alix Edwards at your venue, host a workshop or hear Alix's stories at your spoken word event email AEdw892498@aol.com. 

Coming soon...

The Other Side of Sex, On Becoming a Real Woman plus photographs by Alix Edwards and manye talented artists at group exhibition SEXPOSED, Los Angeles curate by Colette Von  from 13th September 2019 @Space City Vintage, 339 1/2 East 1st Street, Los Angeles CA 90012 USA

COMPANY OF WORDS Open Mic & guest with SUSIE WILD and JONATHAN EDWARDS hosted by Alix Edwards 17th September from 6.30pm @ the Little Man Coffee Company, Ivor House, Bridge St, Cardiff CF10 2EE 

 #poetry #stories #song #literature

COMPANY OF WORDS Open Mic SHOWCASE by CANDLELIGHT presenting collection WRITE ON CARDIFF with CARDIFF WRITERS CIRCLE hosted by Alix Edwards 17th October from 6.30pm @ the Little Man Coffee Company, Ivor House, Bridge St, Cardiff CF10 2EE 

COMPANY OF WORDS Open Mic & guest with MARK BLAYNEY and ROBERTO PASTORE hosted by Alix Edwards 21st November from 6.30pm @ the Little Man Coffee Company, Ivor House, Bridge St, Cardiff CF10 2EE

COMPANY OF WORDS Open Mic & guest hosted by Alix Edwards 16th January 2020 from 6.30pm @ the Little Man Coffee Company, Ivor House, Bridge St, Cardiff CF10 2EE 

COMPANY OF WORDS Open Mic & guest Christmas special with JANINE BOOTH and ALIX EDWARDS hosted by Alix Edwards @ CafeGo, Cardiff 

 

Past Events:

July 2019: Fallen by Alix Edwards @ Empower Me exhibition, g39, Cardiff with poetry event including stories and poems by Alix Edwards, Company of Words Open mic & guest hosted by Alix Edwards introducing Olivia Tuck and Black Rabbit Press, featuring Josh Heaton's Mouth of Words

June 2019: Foetus Flowers paintings by Alix , Edwards -  part of WomenCan100 What Next? Royal Welsh, Cardiff, Wales,  WAR BRIDE installation by Alix Edwards - part of found photography inspired exhibition 36 Exposures at Bath Fringe Arts Festival,2019 including ekphrastic writing workshop, Selected images from FOETUS FLOWERS paintings inspired victims of the Magdalene Laundries featured on-line @ Wraptious. a very fitting place for this work restoring it to the home which is ultimately what got taken away from these women!

May 2019: Company of Words Open Mic & guest hosted by Alix Edwards featuring Mike Jenkins and Jonathan Edwards - thanks to Bryan Marshall for stepping in for Jonathan Edwards who was struck down by flu and will be featured at a future event

March 2019: Company of Words Open Mic & guest hosted by Alix Edwards featuring Kate Noakes and Janine Booth

January 2019: Company of Words Open Mic & guest hosted by Alix Edwards featuring Clare Potter and Josh Heaton's Mouth of Words

December 2018:    Paintings by Alix Edwards: Octavo's, Cardiff Bay | Ekphrastic workshop Paintings by Alix Edwards: Octavo's, Cardiff  Bay featuring John Eliot and Bryan Marshall 

November 2018: Company of Words Open Mic & guest hosted by Alix Edwards featuring Eric Ngalle Charles and Richard Lewis 

October 2018:   Foetus Flowers by Alix Edwards: Anna-Loka, Roath Cardiff: MiR2018 | Foetus Flowers &The Magdalene Laundries: Discussion/workshop led by Alix Edwards | Circle of Words candle-lit Open Mic hosted by Alix Edwards with Cardiff Writer's Circle: MiR 2018 | Community Vision Boarding Workshop: MiR 2018 | New Beginnings @ Made In Roath Open, G39, Cardiff: MiR2018    

September 2018: Company of Words Open Mic & guest hosted by Alix Edwards featuring Gareth Writer Davis and Gordon Anderson

August 2018: Images from Outside-In: @ Woman, The Gate, Roath, Cardiff

July 2018: Company of Words Open Mic & guest watching the sunset hosted by Alix Edwards featuring Rufus Mufasa, Bel Blue and Rhys Milsom |  Vibrant! Surreal within the real: Botanical Images by Alix Edwards Foxy's, Penarth | Open mic hosted by Alix Edwards featuring Darren Lee James with Ekphrastic poetry about the images in Vibrant!

May 2018: Company of Words Open Mic & guest hosted by Alix Edwards featuring Christina Thatcher and Bryan Marshall

April 2018: Images from Sub-Tropical @ Flourish! Cardiff Made, Cardiff 

March 2018: Company of Words Open Mic & guest hosted by Alix Edwards featuring Mab Jones and showcasing Lucie Jones 

January 2018: Launch of Company of Words Open Mic & guest hosted by Alix Edwards featuring Christie Collins and William Dean Ford