Friday, November 13, 2009

I Am Local

Full service lauches Saturday the 14th November 2009

I Am Local Launch Party
Saturday the 14 November
The Old Bank Bar
Tontine street
6.00pm - till late

Come and celebrate the launch of "I am Local" a new way to access creative independence.
The "I am Local" mapping service provides a free online creative index and social network for artists, venues and organisations across the region.
The index is a live, online and printed resource, continuingly growing and expanding with new information. Get on down to the Old Bank Bar on Tontine Street to start plotting.
Register now at

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Regional Book Of Beasts

Get creative at Chalk De Ville the interactive drawing experience.

The medieval Book of Beasts work shop encourages participants to explore uncanny creatures to create there own ultimate monster. A photographic image will be produced helping form Shepway’s very own regional book of mythical beasts.

Free workshops delivered by Club Shepway artist Matt Rowe.
Max five students per work shop ages  6 - adult

To book please email
Find out more and download the resource pack at:

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Art Car Bootique

Art Car Boot Fair Projects and Pretty Taxing present
at Tom Dixon’s exciting design week extravaganza ‘The Dock’
Portobello Dock, 344 Ladbroke Grove, London W10 5BU
(corner of Ladbroke Grove and Harrow Road)

The Art Car Bootique will distill the Art Car Boot Fair’s winning combination of fine art art and high end frivolity into a ‘best of the boot fair’ event at the cobbled canalside delights of Portobello Dock and Tom Dixon’s design week extravaganza. All manner of artworks, artwares and services direct from the car boot from artworld luminaries and emerging talents including Sir Peter Blake, Nick Reynolds, Gavin Turk, Pretty Taxing, Scrawl Collective, Club Shepway and the House of Fairytales ( featuring works from Fiona Banner, Simon Bill, Sir Peter Blake, Mat Collishaw, Enrico David, Ian Dawson, Jeremy Deller & Alan Kane, Simon English, Bert Gilbert, Harland Miller, Cornelia Parker, Simon Periton, Paula Rego, Jane Simpson, Bob & Roberta Smith, Kiki Smith, Francis Upritchard, Rachel Whiteread). Fine art, street art, limited edition prints, cool sculptures, art for kids and live while-you-wait portrait painting plus lots of arty entertainments.

The Dock, 21st – 27th September, is an emporium of creative talent curated by Tom Dixon and sponsored by Derwent London. Part of London Design Festival 2009, the event takes place at the new Portobello Dock development in Ladbroke Grove and plays host to a series of stand alone exhibitions, installations and pop-up shops spanning food, fashion, art, design and new media. For more info see

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Chalk De Ville

Currently under development at the B&B Project Space is Chalk De Ville. The Project will be up and running some time in November as part of the Folkestone Book Festival.
Chalk De Ville has been kindly Sponsored by East Kent Live Lit

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

"Salvation" sets the theam for Tourture Garden summer ball

"Salvation" By Matt Rowe sets the theam for Tourture Garden summer ball 2009
Divers helmet built entirely on site at the B&B.

© Matt Rowe