Celebrating Taking Back Time

It's happening! Our Clock and Tower Restoration project is starting very soon and we are determined to celebrate! See below for our exciting programme of events. There's something for everyone, so make sure you read to the very bottom of the page!

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Saturday 29 June, from 7pm

The Queen's Six Gala Concert

Doors open at 7pm. Concert starts at 8pm with a 'Royal' supper to follow.

Tickets for £15 for concert, canapés, glass of Prosecco and supper, with licensed pay bar.

The Queen's Six are all Lay Clerks of St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, with a unique repertoire from austere early change, lewd madrigals and haunting folk songs, to upbeat Jazz and Pop arrangements

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Thursday 4 July, from 7.15pm

Talk on the Benjamin Vulliamy clock by Keith Scobie-Youngs

Doors open at 7.15pm, with talk starting at 8pm

Tickets £10 including a glass of wine and as much cheese as you like! Pay bar.

Keith Scobie-Youngs, a partner in the Cumbria Clock Company, is a Fellow of the British Horological Institute and Accredited Conservatoir Restorer. CCC responsibilities include the maintenance of Salisbury Cathedral and Hampton Court Palace clocks, and a CCC hammer struck the world's largest harmonically tuned bell to start the 2012 London Olympic games!

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Saturday 6 July, from 7.15pm

South London Jazz Orchestra

Doors open at 7.15pm. Concert starts at 8pm with 'syncopated' supper to follow.

Tickets £12 including supper. Licensed pay bar.

The South London Jazz Orchestra play over 30 gigs each year, while helping to raise money for charity and have a much fun as possible! We can promise a big sound with around 40 jazz instruments in full flow!

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Sunday 7 July, from 12.30pm

Time for Art

From 12.30pm to 6.30pm. Light food and drink on sale throughout.

Arts & crafts workshops and demonstrations, with gifts to buy for any age.

Any level of experience, or none at all.

Donations please towards the cost of materials

Drop-in-and-out Art workshops:

Artist, graphic designer and teacher of art in colleges and London prisons, Michael Breese is celebrating Time & the Clock in a practical workshop of drawing, painting, collage . . . whatever makes you tick. Drop in and out as you like.

Nigel Rushton, Master in Sculpture, BA Hons in Fine Art, will encourage you to play with Plaster and Clay to a theme he calls 'Transition'. This basically means you can use lumps of clay to turn anything into something else! Drop in and out as you like.

With a series of crafts workshops including:

12.30pm 1.30: Joan helps you to sew

1pm - 4pm: Suzuko teaches origami

1pm - 2pm: Pauline makes cards

1pm - 2pm: Claire paints on glass

2pm - 3pm: Chris makes earrings

2.30pm - 3.30pm: Heather makes flower brooches

3.30pm - 4.30pm: Paul makes cards

5pm - 6pm: Chris makes bracelets

(Some crafts people will also be selling gifts)

. . . and for the children . . .

Acrylic painting on glass candle holders and terracotta pots

Clock faces

Origami

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Sunday 7 July, at 7pm

The Art of Time - A Talk by Charles Pickstone

Tickets: £10 including light supper and a glass of wine. Licensed pay bar.

Back by popular demand, Charles Pckstone, vicar of St. Laurence Church, Catford, trustee of the UK education charity Art & Christianity, board member of the UK branch of AICA (the International Association of Art Critics) will explore the theme of time in contemporary and traditional art.

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CELEBRATING TAKING BACK TIME

29 June The Queen's Six

4 July The Vulliamy Clock

6 July South London Jazz

7 July Time for Art

7 July The Art of Time

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TAKING BACK TIME

See the latest news on our project to restore the Vulliamy Clock and Tower

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