How to take part in Culture Crawl.
horne&draper Everyday Audacity.
1. C-View (DN1 1AF) Formerly Doncaster Art College is now home to artist studios and exhibition spaces. Still Drawing presents the work of Graham Firth (printmaker), Al Heighton (Illustrator) and Andrew Farmer (painter); a trio of artists well respected on the Doncaster art scene, nationally and internationally. Although very different in technique and style, all have a fascination with ‘people and their environments’ and are often found drawing in public, documenting the world around them. Don’t forget to visit the studios of artists Terry Chipp and Adam Berry, plus photographer Gary Wilkinson Revu Photography. 5:00-9pm
8. Taste Eatery (DN1 3JU) Holistic therapist Suzie Wassil will be hosting Divination Dishes enjoy a Samhain Halloween tarot reading from 5pm -7pm Tim Taplin and friends will be performing on the night. Expect a brilliant night of homegrown talent. 5pm - till late.
3. Unitarian Church (DN1 3PB) Explore one of Doncaster’s best kept secrets as the Unitarian Church on Hallgate presents a ‘Night of Lights’ showcasing the floodlit and fairy-lit artistic talents of its members. There will be live mural painting, by Josephine Copley, mini-exhibition of art and Brian Morrell on cocktail piano (in the bookshop). 5pm -9pm
in various photographic subjects and techniques but landscape photography is a common interest.There will be live music from acoustic folk blues artist Becky Banks. This incredible singer/song writer has the best vocal trills in town, not one to miss. Outside the Deli expect a special treat from Mamma Wheatley’s Craft Club. 5pm -7pm
2. Frenchgate Warren Draper Photographer and Doncopolitan founder, is back in the Frenchgate taking new portraits for phase 2 of her ‘Faces Of Frenchgate’ exhibition. If you fancy having your portrait taken freeof-charge then pop along. 5:00-7pm
This map is your guide to Doncaster’s second Culture Crawl event. It’s up to you what you decide to visit and explore on the night but, if you are a hardcore Culture Vulture, we recommend meeting at C-view at 5pm and following the route in numerical order, exploring each venue as you go. Culture Crawl is curated by local creatives Rachel Horne and Danny McMillian. It’s a free night out for residents supported by local business. It’s a chance to explore a different side to your town. Please remember to support our favourite venues Queens, Marketplace Alehouse, Salutation, Masons Arms, Rum Rooms, Magdalen’s, The Regent Hotel, Brewery Tap, The Little Plough, Draughtsman, Tut n Shive, The Leopard, Hallcross, Relish and Zest. Ed Milliband was our VIP at the last Culture Crawl, this time keep an eye out for the Donny Dancer! Tag all your photos and videos #CultureCrawlDN1.
4. Dreambakes (DN1 1TS) Imogen Carline’s artwork will be on display. Imogen is a 16-year-old artist with severe ASD. Previously featured on the front cover of Doncopolitan Issue 30, Imogen uses her art as a way of communicating the world around her. Imogen is prolific in making artwork which is bold and joyful, often inspired by characters from CBeebies. Imogen’s dad, renowned blues and roots musician Frank Carline, will be performing at the event from 6pm onwards. Street food vendors Pinch N’ Pull will be outside serving up some high quality nosh. 5:30-8pm. 5. Little Theatre (DN1 1JD) Fluid/ity is Doncaster’s first drag collective exploring gender, drag and sexuality through art and fashion. In collaboration with clothing label Offend Your Eyes the collective is taking over the Little Theatre with artwork and performance. From 8pm there will be a screening of the classic documentary Paris Is Burning which explores drag culture in New York in the 1980s followed by live ball walk from this uber inspiring collective. 5.00pm -late. 6. Sciculuna’s Deli (DN1 1QZ) Angie Gill, Gary Smith and Tracy Cooper are enthusiastic photographers and for a long period of time have been members of the TTL Camera Club in Doncaster. They specialize
7. Doncopolitan (DN1 2QP) “Wonk Out Donc”, curated by exploratory music collective Wonky Planet. Line-up includes Weetlemen including Bleeding Tooth (7:00pm), John Merrick’s Remains (8:00pm) and Mangabros 9:00pm. Born Thick is back featuring new work from Grimes & Jones, Rachel Horne, Marcel Prevaritura, Jo Carline and Wall Of Yawn. Spice Yorkshire will be presenting a small installation exploring the history of the drug Spice and its impact on the town. 6pm -10pm
9. The Point (DN1 2DR) Artists Rooms presents the work of high profile artist Bill Viola. Viola is internationally recognised as having been instrumental in the establishment of video as a vital form of contemporary art. His videos focus on universal human experiences—birth, death, and the unfolding of consciousness—and his pieces are shown in museums and galleries worldwide.. 5pm -8pm 10. Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery (DN1 2AE) Explore the museum’s collections during the evening while checking out this year’s Open Art Show, featuring the work of over a hundred artists. 5pm - 8pm 11. Cast (DN1 3BU) The Love Story Project, Cast’s Nook Bar - FREE Share your family’s love stories! Cast is collecting real-life local accounts of how your parents and grandparents met and fell in love, the stories will form part of an enchanting exhibition that will be at Cast in November as part of our celebrations around internationally renowned show “Old Stock – A Refugee Love Story”. There will also be an enchanting performance of candle lit folk music in Cast’s café bar throughout the evening, free of charge. 5pm onwards 12. Greenhouse (DN1 3LH) Doncaster’s only vegan restaurant is hosting The Greenhouse of Horror with spooky face paints, No Whey Vegan Cheese, a Halloween hamper giveaway, pumpkin carving for kids and buffet. 5pm -8pm 13. Masons Arms (DN1 3PB) Abstract painter Neil Rands, whose work is currently on display in the Mason’s famous yard will be live painting on broken guitars from 5pm onwards. Doncaster’s Folk Club will be hosting their regular Singaround from 8.30pm. Expect a traditional folky vibe and find out more about Doncaster’s annual folk festival. 5pm - till late. 14. Vintage (DN1 1HT) Breaking Beats alongside local MCs will be hosting an Hip Hop open mic night at one of Doncaster’s favourite live music venues. 6pm -till late.
Your guide to Doncaster's second Culture Crawl event.