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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

WRITE-ON ALIX  FREE drop in creative writing class for women in Cardiff 

WEEKLY on WEDNESDAY 1.30pm-3.30pm @Cardiff Womens' Centre 

Ever wanted to write? Looking for inspiration? In these classes we explore how to be true to ourselves on the page, say things in a moving and interesting way and create credible, engaging characters. All abilities welcome. 

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/

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 

                           #poetry #stories #songs #literature  

Painting THE LUNACY OF UNREQUITED LOVE @ MiR Openg39, Oxford St, Cardiff CF24 3DT 11am-5pm until November 3rd. This piece will then move to London where it will be on display as part of new initiative Nou Gallery @The Old Biscuit Factory, 100 Drummond Rd, Bermondsey, London SE16 4DG
Postcard art OPEN and MENDED 'Falling Walls'/Berliner Zeitgeist Mail Art exhibition
John Street Gallery, 4 John Street, Valley Artspace, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 2HA 
1st-16th November
Writing and Postcard art Looking after my mother on a good day/ Looking after my mother on a bad day @  Humanising Medicine November 19th 5.30-7.30pm @
Bart's Pathology Museum, St Bartholemew's Hospital, 24 West Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE

Photographic series FOIBE and WAR BRIDE @ Art On The Hill, St Mark's church, Newport, Wales November 22nd-24th November 2019 

WOMEN and MEN: Some of the artworks here are still available to buy (individually priced) including some of the Foetus Flower paintings also available as gliclee prints. 

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...

CIRCLE OF WORDS Open Mic & guest hosted by Alix Edwards featuring CARDIFF WRITER'S CIRCLE and special guest RIK HOOL December 4th @ 200 Degrees Coffee, 115 Queen St, Cardiff CF10 2BH

COMPANY OF WORDS Open Mic & guest Christmas special with JANINE BOOTH and ALIX EDWARDS hosted by Alix Edwards @ CafeGo, 28 Tudor St,  Cardiff CF11 6AH

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

 

Past Events:

Paintings JUSTICE WHAT JUSTICE: SHATTERED and EXEMPLARY, photograph TRUE LOVE @ touring exhibition FiLiA 2019, Women's Showcase, Bloomsbury Festival Showcase, October 12th- 15th 10am-5pm Atelier Tammam, 5 Hastings Street, Bloomsbury London WC1H 9PZ

Installation KEEPSAKES @ Habitat, LLanover Hall Arts Centre, Romilly Road, Pontcanna, Cardiff, CF5 1FH September 27th - November 4th and art by the WAA, with opening event, September 27th with poetry from Christina Thatcher

COMPANY OF WORDS Open Mic & SHOWCASE BY CANDLELIGHT: CIRCLE OF WORDS with CARDIFF WRITERS CIRCLE : WRITE-ON CARDIFF! unofficial launch hosted by Alix Edwards feauring BEN WILDSMITH 17th September from 6.30pm @ the Little Man Coffee Company, Ivor House, Bridge St, Cardiff CF10 2EE 

September 2019: COMPANY OF WORDS Open Mic & Guest hosted by Alix Edwards with Susie Wild and Jonathan Edwards | The Other Side of Sex, On Becoming a Real Woman plus photographs by Alix Edwards @ group exhibition SEXPOSED, Los Angeles, U.S.A| WOMEN AND MEN solo art exhibition by ALIX EDWARDS @ Cwtsh Gallery, Newport, Wales | Launch event featuring poetry by Alix Edwards and Mab Jones | Meet the Artist events | Ekphrastic writing workshops FOIBE | SAINTS OR SINNERS? Exhibition Closing Event with Open Mic

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. 

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 

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: sunset Company of Words Open Mic & guest 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