BlueJam: EVAN Arts Trail

1st Weekend 16th-17th

Saturday 16th June

Family Gamelan Workshop
10.30-12 noon £4

Women Play Jazz!
2-6pm and evening jam. Women & Girls.

Sunday 17th June
10am-12pm and 2-4pm.

Sound Off!
Poetry & Music soiree
7pm onwards




2nd Weekend 23rd-24th

Saturday 23rd June
Girls in Jazz
1-5pm, Ages 9-19 yrs.

Sunday 24th June 
10am-12pm & 2-4pm

Sunday 17th June
Improv Choir Workshop
-5.30pm £8

For details and booking a session 
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All Events held at the Space:

BlueJam Arts Space, Mostyn Hall, Friargate, Penrith CA11 7XR

Ring Jilly 07766057315 for info or email

Workshops and Events

Family writing and art workshop (Ages 4+)

Show 'Em A Poem

Sunday 24th
10-12 & 2-4pm

Make your own poetry book:
write, craft and create!

This workshop is designed for children 4 and up, but the whole family is welcome: younger children may enjoy taking part. Any unaccompanied children must book in advance.

Together, we will write our own poems. We will then make and decorate handmade books to present these poems.

£2 each or £5 for families

To book, email For further details, contact Jilly 0776605315.

Workshop led by Elinor Rooks.
Elinor is a young writer and artist and a newcomer to Penrith. She earned her PhD in English Literature at the University of Leeds, and she has led community writing groups in Manchester and Stockport. She believes writing is for everyone, and she aims to encourage others to explore and play with words.

Girls In Jazz

Saturday 23rd
1-5pm £6

A special Girls In Jazz workshop with Jemma and Meg from J Frisco, an amazing improvising trio from Leeds.
All girls welcome – beginners to advanced.

We will be looking at how jazz skills can be used in different types of music.

Part of the CMH AltShiftJ Jazz North Project.


Sing while you draw - draw while you sing

Improv Choir Workshop

Sunday 24th 3-5.30pm

An open workshop for singers, artists and any adult or young adult who would like to give it a go.

The Original Room upstairs will become an impromptu performance space. We will cover the walls and tables with paper and create a communal work of art and soundscape – you can dip in and out – go and look at the galleries, eat cake and drink tea and come back in and see what has changed.

£8. Led by Jilly Jarman

Lulu drawing solo

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