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may events

James Foot Exhibition For all culture hounds out there, there will be a fantastic exhibition of new watercolours of Gibraltar by James Foot, on at the Fine Arts Gallery, Casemates Square from 22nd - 24th May (11am - 6pm).

Classics on Show It’s that time of year again, when Casemates fills with motoring history as classic cars gather in Gibraltar for the12th Gibraltar International Classic and Vintage Car Rally. On Saturday 18th May from 10am to 1pm Casemates Square will be filled with fabulous vintage and classic vehicles and the public is invited to go along enjoy the cars and take pictures. At 1.20pm the vehicles will leave Casemates and drive up Main Street in procession to Cathedral Square and from there to Europa Point for a photo shoot. At 2.15pm the procession will leave Europa Point and travel to Ocean Village, where they will be on show from 2.30pm to 6pm.

Learn to Paint Like James... Get your paintbrushes at the ready aspiring and improving artists! Aclaimed watercolourist James Foot is staging two watercolour workshops in Gibraltar this month. The first from Tuesday 28th May to Saturday 1st June and the second from Monday 3rd June to Friday 7th. Beginners and experienced painters welcome. The workshops will focus on James’ approach to drawing, composition and painting in pencil and watercolour and will focus on the themes in his work — boats, water reflections and chairs and tables. The aim is that each student will make two or

The stairway in the Garrison Library

three 38 x 28cm paintings during the week. The workshop group will meet each day for breakfast at 9.30am at the Waterfront restaurant, Queensway Quay, after which James will begin each working day with an hour demonstration of that day’s theme at 10.30am. He will talk through his decision making/composition ideas/method and will take questions from the group. From 11.30 students will disperse to work on that day’s theme and James will circulate amongst the students offering tuition, advice and encouragement. At around 2pm the group will gather for a group criticism of that day’s achievements — a positive criticism which will lead to the next day’s work. The workshop will end each day at approximately 3pm. The fee for the five days of the workshop is £250. This includes breakfast and all materials: Saunders/Waterford 640gm/sq/m watercolour paper, Rembrandt Watercolour paints from the painter’s own palette and a ProArte12 brush that the students have to keep. To register for the workshop a deposit of £100.00 is payable in advance. n For information or to book contact Sue McIntosh Tel: 200 44718 email: or

Acoustic Night An Acoustic Night featuring Stephen Mclaren and Adrian Pozo of Area52 and Mr Dacy, featuring Christian Hook and Nolan Fendo is sure to be a great Friday night’s entertainment at the end of May. The Spring Fest Acoustic Night will take place on Friday 31st May from 8pm - midnight at the Bayside Sports Complex. Tickets are £5 from the venue (Tel: 54005729 for info).



The Gibraltar Magazine - May 2013  
The Gibraltar Magazine - May 2013  

Gibraltar's fabulous business and leisure magazine. Crammed full of great features from finance to football, from fashion to arts. Enjoy i...