A mini festival of the arts held on the first Friday of the month returns on December 5 with a festive theme.
Lancaster Arts City’s First Friday covers comedy, festive songs, visual arts, dance and poetry across several venues.
The events are:
Noon-4pm - If Trees Could Talk
Meet at the Storey Institute - Free
A free community tree dressing event led by environmental artist Sue Flowers from Green Close Studios.
2.30pm-6.30pm - ‘Songs for Christmas’ workshop
Trinity URC Hall, Middle Street - Free
7pm-8pm - ‘Songs for Christmas’ gig
Friends Meeting House - £5/£3
Local musicians perform versions of ‘Songs for Christmas’ by cult singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens. Open to all-comers, contact Ben McCabe on 07796798986 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
6pm-7pm Pass on a Poem
Lancaster Library - Free
A national campaign to entertain and to create enthusiasm for poetry by bringing people together to read poems out loud that have a special personal significance and to explain, briefly, why. Email email@example.com to take part.
8pm-late - Drunken Nights III
Wagon and Horses, St George’s Quay
A series of live acts inspired by the traditions of the Great British pub; from standup comedy and karaoke to pub quizzes, live music and dance floor shenanigans.