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Arts and Culture in and around Ashford, Kent
If you are into your arts and culture then you have a number of choices available to you within Ashford:
Ashford Visual Arts:
Founded in 1999, AVA aims to develop the practice and appreciation of the visual arts in the region by promoting exhibitions and events. Members include artists in the fields of painting, photography, video, graphics, textiles, installation, sculpture, metalwork, jewellery, furniture design and other media.
You can find out more about Ashford Visual Arts by clicking here.
Ashford Photographic Society:
Their meetings are a mix of Speaker Evenings, League Competitions and Themed Competitions. If you are in to photography, you can find out more by clicking here.
A registered charity, Revelation St Mary's is Ashford's music and arts venue, delivered by the St Mary's Arts Trust. Since 2011, they have worked hard to establish a centre of excellence for the arts in the town. Now embarking upon stage 2 of their mission to be a beacon for the arts, to which Ashford's growing community can come together and experience high quality performances and exhibitions. Volunteering is an enjoyable way for you to make a difference and support your local music and arts venue. It provides a fantastic opportunity for you to use or develop key skills and to explore possible career paths. On top of that it’s a great way to meet new people and to do and experience something different.
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Ashford Federation of Arts:
Ashford Federation of Arts (AFA) was registered as a Charity, No 283622, in 1981 to foster and promote the maintenance, improvement and development of artistic taste and knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the arts among the inhabitants of the Borough of Ashford.
Membership currently consists of over 30 local arts organisations.
AFA aims to promote knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the arts within the Borough of Ashford. You can visit their site by clicking here.
Jasmin Vardimon Company:
In 2012, the company moved into its new creative home -
A cultural centre dedicated to the company's creative research and future productions,
educational residencies and multi-
This Floating World Art:
An amazing collection of urban and contempory works in the gallery at Savia and Cox, featuring artists from around the world. Check out the website and then go and visit in person to really appreciate or even buy the exhibits. Click Here to view
January 2016 -
Eat & Quiz -
Visual Treats -
Creative Collective, Park Mall
Kingsnorth Folk Sessions -
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