Game Playing Afternoon

20/07/2013 / 2-5pm

Come along to join the guys from Manchester GameJam, The Larks and the Manchester Speculative Fiction to try out the brand new games that were created at the recent Spaceship Unbound GameJam that took inspiration from the exhibition and themes around survival in a world turned back to year zero.


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Mayfield Depot © Jan Chlebik

Trip to Mayfield Depot

16/07/2013 / 18:00

For CG Associates Only

A trip to see Tino Sehgal’s This Variation and Mette Ingvartsen’s Evaporated Landscapes, complete with a talk either by one of the artists or by Tino Sehgal’s close collaborator and co-curator Asad Raza. Both pieces are part of Manchester International Festival. We will also be able to see the 6pm showing of Dan Graham’s Past Future Split Attention

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MCR GameJam


06/07/2013 / 10-5pm

One of the earliest known board games, Senet was played by the ancient Egyptians. As well as the joy of … Read more

Joule Thief Image: (Lazarus Pointer)

Lazarus Pointer workshop

29/06/2013 / 2-5pm

Bring out your dead – batteries. Inventing new methods for power generation is a good idea, but so is conserving … Read more

Just After Midsummer: June CG Associates Session

26/06/2013 / 6:30 - 8:30 pm

CG Associate Members Only
A chance for members to find out more about what makes a good Launch Pad submission, get feedback on their work, and find out more about each other’s work.

The June CG Associates session features a short session from Castlefield curator Clarissa Corfe on the Launch Pad shows so far and how the submission process has worked, as well a chance for members to show their work in small crit groups.

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Distributing your video online


Artists working with video can potentially reach huge audiences through social channels such as YouTube as well as specialist arts … Read more


Solar Jar Making

22/06/2013 / 2-5pm

The greatest source of renewable energy we have around us is 149,6000,000 km away. Over the millennia the star we … Read more

Portfolio Review Sessions for artists living, working and / or studying in Bolton

22/06/2013 / 11am-5pm

Castlefield Gallery is very pleased to be teaming up with Creative Industries Trafford and Business Bolton to offer a day … Read more

Spaceship Unbound


Co-curated with MadLab, Spaceship Unbound uses Margaret Atwood’s seminal post apocalyptic novel The Year of the Flood as a starting … Read more

Gentle Breeze: May CG Associates Session

29/05/2013 / 18:30-20:30

For CG Associate Members Only
A chance for members to get their teeth into two meaty discussion topics:
Does art have to have a purpose?
How do you critically engage with your own work?

For information on the CG Associates scheme and how to join, see http://www.castlefieldgallery.co.uk/associates/

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