Open Shed evening

Date: 
8 Mar 2017 -
4:00pm to 8:00pm

 

Everyone is invited to drop into the Shed on Wednesday March 8th between 4pm and 8pm.  

We're holding an open evening to bring everyone up to date with what’s happening in the project, solicit ideas for future events and ask for feedback on the Arts Centre’s proposed name and branding.

What films would you like see when the cinema is up and running? Would you like to run an exhibition, show or workshop? Come along and let us know.

Join the volunteers

david-vol-poster.JPGThe Arts Centre is looking for volunteers.We have all kinds of jobs - there's sure to be one to suit you. 

Helping in the cafe. Invigilating an art exhibition. Manning the box office. Helping with craft workshops. Meeting and greeting guests and artists. Providing much needed office and IT skills,

It doesn’t have to be a massive commitment and it’s a great way to meet new people, get involved in the life of the community and have some fun. Come along to the event, where we’ll have ideas and information on how ways to help for few minutes to a few hours per month – it’s up to you.  

New website for Arts Centre

With the doors about to open on the Goods Shed Arts Centre's first full season, the time has come for the Shed to get a website of its own.

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is the place for everything that's, well, Shed and Arts.

When you want to look up event listings, buy tickets online or enquire about booking the shed for your own show or private party, Shed-Arts.co.uk is the place to go.

Having charted the course of the project for several years already, this site will continue to report on the work of the Tetbury Rail Lands Regeneration Trust, including the long-term aim of opening a walk-ride-cycle trail to Kemble along the old railway line, and continuing to enhance the Shed and surrounding public open space.

Build progress report

(Photo - Then and now. The completed hall, with a glimpse of its condition in 2014)

WORK ON THE MAIN HALL is now complete. The stripped wood roof trusses and oiled, natural wood finish of the main doors are complemented by an attractive oak plank floor, beneath which  efficient underfloor heating gives the room a cosy warmth. 

The large glass windows and surrounding white walls flood the hall with bright light. In one corner a short staircase with glass sides gives access to the main office and then on to the “green room”. 

The annexe still awaits final fitting out and the steel-framed foyer still awaits its glass but one can already appreciate the wonderful building that will be TGS. Completion is expected in late January with final handover from the builder in mid-February.

Full house for carol concert

It was almost a case of 'no room at the inn' on the Friday before Christmas as hundreds packed into the nearly-completed Goods Shed for the annual carol concert.

For those who had attended previous concerts in the unrestored, unheated and unlit building, the warm, brightly-lit interior of the new auditorium was a complete contrast.

Our thanks to everyone who came and to the Avening Silver Band who have played at all four concerts so far.

The builders move back into the Shed after Christmas to complete the Phase I works, which will include commissioning the ventilation system and installing the toilets in the annexe.

Phase II takes place in spring 2017, when seating, the kitchen and the advanced digital cinema and sound systems will be installed.

Until then, Tetbury Rail Lands Regeneration Trust wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Do join us for the New Year's Day walk to Trouble House Halt if you can.

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