March 2013 News

4th March 2013

Welcome to our brand new website! Please feel free to explore and then head for the OOTB Drill Hall to experience a creative delight of your choice from this months menu. Bruncheon (9th March) features a Fair Trade Family Fair, live music from Edimbira, DJ Astroboy and End of Neil plus free fair-trade refreshments, info stalls, talks, sculpture making and Scotmid Smoothie Bike. Local and seasonal food from the Drill Hall Arts Cafe.

Angus Arts are running a workshop (27th March) at the start of the Puppet Animation Festival 2013, using a fascinating variety of materials and simple inventive techniques to create expressive characters and dynamic short shows. The Instant Puppets workshop will cater for all levels of skill and experience is suitable for all ages (under 8’s accompanied). The workshops are a forerunner for 2 fantastic puppet shows, Rapunzel and The Magic Horse in April. Tickets available here.

Rummage for treasures at the March Out of the Blue Flea Market (30th) Over 45 stalls full to bursting with clothes, jewellery, small furniture, music, books, bric-a-brac and so much more. Treat yourself to delicious coffee and cake at the Drill Hall Arts Cafe. If you’re into table tennis, great food and great company, then get yourselves down to the Drill Hall on the 13th for the arts sport fusion of Wiff Waff Wednesday – tunes, food, drink and some serious ping pong action.

OOTB are delighted for our sister venue – The Bongo Club which has reopened to much happiness, excitement and acclaim! The official Big Bongo Bash showcase and launch will be in May. Watch this space.

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