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Spon Spun 2018: Re-invention – Follow-up exhibition

All are welcome to join us for the Private View on 4th October, 5:30-7pm at Artspace Arcadia Gallery, 32 City Arcade, CV1 3HW. The exhibition will then run: 5 – 20 October 2018 Opening times: Tuesday – Friday 12–3pm, Saturday 10am–1pm. The exhibition celebrates the...

Congratulations to the 2018 Prize Winners!

Huge congratulations and thanks to all the artists on the Spon Spun Arts and Heritage Trail - what a great day we had! Stiff competition for the prizes! Curator's Choice: Winner: Sylvia Theuri (pictured) with 'Postcards from Coventry' and Runner up Helen Kilby Nelson...

Sarah Jerrard-Dinn appointed Freelance Curator / Producer!

We are delighted to announce that we have recruited Sarah Jerrard-Dinn as our freelance Curator/Producer for the 2018 Spon Spun Follow-up Exhibition at Artspace Arcadia Gallery in October.  As well as being one of the Directors of The Coventry Biennial (with special...

Thank you for supporting our Crowdfunder!

Thank you to everyone who generously donated to the Spon Spun 2018 Crowdfunder.  We are delighted to have just beaten our target, raising £530!  This funding has made all the difference to our ability to make this year's Spon Spun Arts & Heritage Trail a real...

Artist Call Out for Spon Spun 2018!

The Spon Spun Festival Group is inviting calls for artworks/projects to be included in this year’s art trail. The art trail is a one-day event taking place between 11am and 5pm on Saturday 15th September 2018 (times to be confirmed nearer the date). We are interested...

2018 Spon Spun Festival

The plans for the 2018 Spon Spun festival are now well underway.  Are you following Spon Spun on social media yet? Stay tuned for further announcements and what’s to come for the 2018 event. Find us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates....

Spon Spun Exhibition

Following the 2017 Spon Spun Festival, an exhibition of selected work from the Art Trail, curated by Anne Forgan, was then open to view at City Arcadia Gallery from 16th – 30th September. It gave a wonderful cross section of the variety of work the Spon Spun Art Trail...

Spon Spun Art Trail

Over twenty artists took part in the Art Trail on Sunday 10th September, across 22 venues. The trail, curated by Anne Forgan of Extraordinary Arts and Ludic Rooms was a celebration of history, community, art and artists of all levels. There was something for everyone...

Highlights from 2017 Spon Spun Festival

A huge thank you to Helen and Andy Nelson for putting together this video highlighting the 2017 Spon Spun festival. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates on what's to come for the 2018 event....