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ARTS & CULTURE

FLIGHT MEETS BIKE

PYGMALION

In a madcap but utterly genius venture, the bike-barmy folk at the Krazy Horse are putting on their first art exhibition, featuring some incredible pieces by acclaimed modern aviation artist David Bent – we’re sure it’s the first of its kind in the region, certainly in Bury St Edmunds. Alongside the aviation-inspired art, you can take a gander at the out-of-this-world collection of iconic motorbikes and threewheeler street machines with paintwork by the internationally renowned custom paint specialist, Ty Lawer. Speaking about the pop-up gallery, Paul Beamish, Krazy Horse’s managing director, said: “This exhibition combines motorcycle engineering and art with the very best of aviation design and

A cocksure professor makes a bet that he can transform an unlikely cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, and pass her off as a duchess at the society ball, but will it all turn out as planned? Most of you will be familiar with Bernard Shaw’s ever-popular play Pygmalion, or have seen its musical incarnation My Fair Lady, but if you ever needed an excuse to see this classic 20th-century play again, 2014 marks Pygmalion’s centenary year! It will be showing at the Theatre Royal on 4, 5 and 6 February (7.30pm) and on 8 February (2.30pm & 7.30pm). Tickets are from £5 to £15, so head along and celebrate 100 years of this classic play. www.theatreroyal.org

engineering... This will be the first event of its kind for us – but we hope to stage more events featuring engineering and the arts during 2014.” Opening on 8 February and running for a total of six weeks, we reckon that engine enthusiasts, petrolheads and art lovers alike will love this brilliantly unique event. www.krazyhorse.co.uk

SILVER JEWELLERY WORKSHOP Want to win some brownie points this Valentine’s Day? Book yourself into the Crafty Foxes’ jewellery workshop on 4 February (7-9pm) to learn how to handcraft silver earrings, a necklace, charm or cufflinks – perfect for a February the 14th gift, or as a little treat for yourself! There’ll be drinks and nibbles provided and it’s £25 per person, or if you can convince two of your friends to join you, bookings of three or more receive a discount. If you needed any more convincing, it’s held in Bury’s newest pub the Oakes Barn, so you can have a glass of wine afterwards. For more info, search for The Crafty Foxes on Facebook.

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