Calstock Arts is a community arts centre located in a beautifully converted Chapel on the banks of the River Tamar.

We programme a wide range of events including folk, jazz, classical music, comedy, film, theatre, talks and exhibitions. We have a fully licensed bar and pre-event food is now available for some events.

In addition to our ticketed events we also have Gallery Bar Specials. These feature live music and other events from well-known and emerging performers in the south west.

The Old Chapel is an ideal venue for a variety of community events, exhibitions, conferences, weddings and private parties.

News

Calstock Arts is supporting Tamwed's fundraising evening screening of award winning film The Lunchbox. There are a limited number of tickets of those for the film only remaining - see below for details.

Calstock Singers presents Worldwide Christmas

CHOIR

Saturday 15 December:

Calstock Singers invites you to join them for an international celebration which will include items new to the repertoire as well as much loved old favourites.

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Sunday Sessions Christmas Special with Just Friends

JAZZ

Sunday 16 December

Marianne and Peter present in their own inimitable style an afternoon of jazz standards interspersed with a few Christmas songs which may even get you singing along!

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Figure Drawing Workshops

WORKSHOP

Tuesdays 8>29 January

Learn how to draw the human figure in this fun, accessible, four week course.

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Quiz Night for Cancer Research UK

QUIZ

Friday 11 January

Our annual quiz in support of Cancer Research UK is back. Come and join in a fun event in aid of a very good cause. Ticket price includes our famed winter warming selection of homemade soups and bread in the interval.

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The People’s String Foundation presents Res Publica

FOLK

Saturday 19 January

The People’s String Foundation is an army of bohemians and vagabonds hailing from the grass roots of British music culture, mixing World, Classical and urban styles in anarchic embroilment. Ben and Zaid are packing their 32 piece orchestra into a suitcase and taking them on tour, playing live over a recorded projection of the full orchestra.

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Burns Night Ceilidh with Blue Jewel

CEILIDH

Friday 25 January

Blue Jewel is one of the most sought after ceilidh bands in the south west. From novice dancers to the more experienced, children to the silver-haired, you’re guaranteed to have a great time!

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Helen Chadwick presents TRUTH

SONG THEATRE

Saturday 26 January

TRUTH is a spellbinding fusion of song and choreography which uses real testimonies collected from all over the world. Some are brutal, some hilarious but all are presented in a fresh and exhilarating style that truly pushes the idea of what theatre could be.

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Singing workshop with Helen Chadwick

WORKSHOP

Saturday 26 January

Helen has much experience in running uplifting and fun harmony singing workshops for community choirs, actors and amateur singers. She has taught all over the world.

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The Paper Cinema presents Ghost Stories - Tales of the Supernatural

FILM

Sunday 27 January

Live film animation company The Paper Cinema present a bewitching new production based on ghostly tales from around the country.

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Phil Beer String Theory Tour

FOLK

Friday 1 February

In early 2019 Phil Beer sets out to share some of his most loved songs at carefully selected venues across the UK – we’re delighted to be one of them.

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Tom Ridout No Excuses Band

JAZZ

Friday 8 February

Award winning saxophonist and recorder player Tom Ridout presents his new quintet, all rising stars of the jazz world. Playing a mix of originals, jazz standards, folk and even the odd Beatles number.

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Group Listening Duo

CLARINET/PIANO

Friday 22 February

Group Listening treads the overlap between classical and experimental music. Their set hums with the ghostly energy of sound pioneers Joe Meek and Martin Hannett, via the groundbreaking sonics of early electronic inventor Raymond Scott.

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Leveret – Andy Cutting, Sam Sweeney, Rob Harbron

FOLK

Thursday 7 March

A unique collaboration between three of England’s finest folk musicians, Andy Cutting (button accordion), Sam Sweeney (fiddle) and Rob Harbron (concertina), each regarded as exceptional performers and masters of their instruments. Together their performances combine consummate musicianship, compelling delivery and captivating spontaneity.

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Rule Britannia - Brexit and the End of Empire

TALK

Saturday 16 March

Can we blame Brexit on the legacy of the British Empire? Is ours a nation as much at odds with its own history as with Europe? And is Brexit the cure for Britain’s unhealthy relationship with its past? In this illustrated talk, Danny Dorling looks at the impact of the long drawn-out end of the British Empire on the Brexit vote….and asks whether the rupture could have a silver lining.

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Nick Harper - 58 Fordwych Road

FOLK/ROCK

Saturday 23 March

A new show that centres around a small flat in Kilburn, London in the mid-1960s. Then the abode of up-and-coming singer-songwriter Roy Harper and his wife, the flat was an after hours hangout for the legends who played at Les Cousins in Soho at the height of the acoustic explosion in swingin’ sixties London.

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Joan Cleville Dance - The North

DANCE

Saturday 30 March

The North follows the whimsical story of John, a young man who finds himself lost in the harsh yet delicate wilderness of the north with only himself and two eccentric Northerners for company.

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The Askew Sisters

FOLK

Thursday 18 April

Two fine performers and interpreters of English folk music, Hazel and Emily’s live performances brim with the depth and connection of musicians who have been immersed in folk music all their lives. Together they reinterpret songs and balladry, creating breathtaking arrangements, allowing words that are hundreds of years old to resonate profoundly with contemporary audiences.

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