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Select Festival 2017
29 April – 28 May

The programme so far includes the Textile Study Group presenting DIS/rupt with new work from over 20 textile artists.
Read about the development of their work and news here

Related workshops & symposium

Exhibitions in meme art cafe – Malthouse Kitchen Bar – Miserden Nursery – The Goods Shed in Tetbury

Surprise shop trail competition

New Collectives fair 20 / 21 May

Partnership with New Brewery Arts Cirencester: workshops, exhibition and curated contemporary jewellery showcase
15% off room bookings to the new Barrel Store for Festival event attendees see
We are delighted to be linking through to the newly refurbished Goods Shed in Tetbury with exhibition of work by Kerry Phippen; evening concert presented by Daniel Bristow performed with the Amico Quartet on instruments of
his making on Saturday 13 May and linked Select Trail openings.
Open for the Festival Fridays Saturdays & Sundays

Exhibition Gloucestershire Guild Craftsmen Cheltenham
NEW Sculpture Exhibition at Miserden Nursery near Stroud with LoCo Glass (blown glass) Susan Early (willow);
Lucy Birtles (ceramics); Celia Smith (metal/wire) and Jo Newman (mixed media)
Plus two talks from leading garden experts and designers.
Book now for exciting workshops at New Brewery Arts in Cirencester

INSPIRED II with felt artists: Sarah Brooker / Heather Potten / Rosie Doyle ACP Centre Painswick

Symposium Saturday May 6th
SIT select will be holding a symposium DIS/rupting Tradition: New Textile Languages linked to the DIS/rupt project and focusing on the theme of disrupting tradition. This event will feature contributions from Melanie Miller, Alice Kettle, June Hill and
Michelle Stephens.
Details on the DIS/rupt project can be read here: DIS/rupt Press release view PDF

New Brewery Arts in Cirencester have an exciting programme of workshops and exhibitions during the festival.

There is a special offer for Select Festival goers in The Barrel Store,  a boutique hostel at New Brewery Arts, with a mix of single, double, family and shared rooms (most en-suite), a self- catering kitchen and dining room.
Family rooms from £65, beds in shared rooms from £25. 
New Brewery Arts are offering a 15% discount at The Barrel Store for Select 2017 festival visitors and workshop participants!
To book online visit their website and quote discount code SIT17
Cirencester is just a 20 minute drive from Stroud along the A419.

The 2017 festival promises exciting new venues, innovative artists exhibiting and plenty to enjoy and inspire. More to follow soon


Julie-SaundersCredit: Julie Saunders: DIS/rupt
ruth issettMisun Won: Jewellery Showcase
Festival Kerry Phippen Light Rider 2016 Ink on PaperKerry Phippen: Goods Shed Tetbury
ruth issettRuth Issett: studio
LOCO glassLOCO glass
imageNicola Grellier
Mary SleighMary Sleigh
imageCelia Smith
Sarah Burgess. Tending Sarah Burgess. Tending


The free Festival brochure and tickets will be available from March 2017

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