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Gordon Dalton & S Mark Gubb: Everyone Knows This Is Nowhere

07/12/2007

Artists Gordon Dalton & S Mark Gubb went on a road trip through America as the basis of their exhibition at Castlefield Gallery. The third and final instalment of an unrelated trilogy, Everyone Knows This Is Nowhere follows Dalton & Gubb’s previous encounters in the Battle of Forest Hills and the Memphis Preacher radio rants of Kick Out The Jams.

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Supervised Climbing Session

17/11/2007 / 14:00 - 17:00

FREE ADMISSION – BOOKING REQUIRED.

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk with your contact details and number of places.

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John Ruskin – A Life in Pictures

08/11/2007 / 19:00 - 20:30

This talk illustrates the life and work of John Ruskin (1819-1900), one of the dominating cultural figures of the nineteenth century, famous for books including Modern Painters, The Stones of Venice and Unto This Last. As well as detailing his work as a draughtsman, art critic and supporter of artists including J.M.W. Turner and the Pre-Raphaelites, it will also describe his engagement with social and economic issues, and contact with contemporaries such as Thomas Carlyle, William Morris and Charles Darwin.

FREE ADMISSION – BOOKING REQUIRED.

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk with your contact details and number of places.

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Supervised Climbing Session

03/11/2007 / 14:00 - 17:00

FREE ADMISSION – BOOKING REQUIRED.

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk with your contact details and number of places.

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Supervised Climbing Session

24/10/2007 / 12:00 - 18:00

FREE ADMISSION – BOOKING REQUIRED.

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk with your contact details and number of places.

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Dan Shipsides – Artist’s Talk

14/10/2007 / 14:00 - 15:00

Followed by supervised climbing: 3–6pm.

FREE ADMISSION-BOOKING REQUIRED.

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk with your contact details and number of places.

Dan Shipsides will give a talk about his practice and the connections, differences and overlaps between art and rock climbing.

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Supervised Climbing Session

14/10/2007 / 15:00 - 18:00

FREE ADMISSION – BOOKING REQUIRED.

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk with your contact details and number of places.

During the exhibition Radical Architecture visitors are invited to climb the sculpture in supervised sessions devised by Dan Shipsides to mirror a climbing route at The Roaches in the Peak District. These sessions are free and open to all, equipment and tuition will be provided by qualified instructors from the Manchester Climbing Centre.

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Dan Shipsides: Radical Architecture

12/10/2007

Castlefield Gallery presents a solo show by Dan Shipsides whose work charts social and cultural change through an analysis of rock climbing in the Peak District. Shipsides will produce a sculptural construction climbable by visitors, and images based around rock climbs in the Peak District. These will be exhibited alongside three historical artworks borrowed from municipal collections.

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REACTOR – The Tetra Phase

06/10/2007 / 12:00 - 18:00

DATES: Saturday 6th, Saturday 13th, Saturday 20th and Saturday 27th October 2007, ONLY.

ALL OF THE REMAINING Tetra Phase events are now FULLY BOOKED. If you would like to book a place on the reserve list for any of these dates please go to www.reactorweb.com/tetra/intro.htm or call Castlefield Gallery on 0161 832 8034.

Times: 12-6pm each day

Venue: The Old Fire Station, Manchester (next to Piccadilly Station)

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A Discussion with Karin Kihlberg & Reuben Henry

27/09/2007 / 18:00 - 20:00

Kihlberg & Henry will talk about their practice in reference to their influences of cinema; the Classic Hollywood Narrative System, screenplay writing, the making of movies, movie soundtracks and sound effects. To illustrate their ideas they will show a number of clips from movies which have inspired their thinking.

FREE ADMISSION – BOOKING REQUIRED

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk

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