University College Falmouth's Summer Shows 2006 showcase
the best of the best
Final-year students from University College Falmouth will
exhibit an impressive selection of cutting-edge work from
a diverse range of courses at the College's annual showcase,
which takes place from Tuesday 27th June to Saturday 1st July
2006 at its Woodlane Campus in Falmouth and Tremough Campus
The Woodlane Campus in the heart of Falmouth will be opening
its studio doors and inviting visitors to enjoy work produced
by students from its Fine Art, Graphic Design, History of
Modern Art & Design, Photography, Journalism and Illustration
degree courses; its postgraduate diploma in Creative Advertising;
and its postgraduate diploma/MA in 20th Century Art &
The College's multi-million-pound Design Centre at
Tremough will showcase the very best graduate work from its
Contemporary Crafts, Spatial Design: Interior & Landscape,
Textile Design and 3D Design for Sustainability degree courses.
Added to this eclectic list, work from the new BA (Hons) Garden
Design: Arts & Environment course, which has its first
graduating cohort this year, promises to cultivate a great
deal of attention.
Commencing from Wednesday 28th June, there will also be
screenings, show reels and film clips in the Woodlane Lecture
Theatre from the College's industry-acclaimed media
courses, which include BA (Hons) in Broadcasting, English
with Media Studies and Film Studies, and postgraduate diploma/MAs
in Broadcast Journalism and Television Production.
"University College Falmouth's Summer Shows
are a consistently popular opportunity for final-year students
to demonstrate the remarkable fruits of their creative achievements,"
says director of Marketing & Student Recruitment, Jeremy
Whitaker. "Summer Shows 2006 will be no exception
and it promises to be an immensely enjoyable and rewarding
few days for all who attend and participate."
In addition to the ongoing exhibitions on both campuses,
a special Family Day will be held on Saturday 1st July from
11am until 4pm, specifically at the Woodlane Campus, where
both children and adults will be invited to unleash the creative
beast within through participation in a variety of innovative
Artist Oliver West will offer visitors the chance to create
their own unique postcards to send from the Summer Shows to
family and friends. Inspired by the theme of this year's
promotional campaign, which features a butterfly image designed
by current second-year BA (Hons) Graphic Design student, Christopher
Tozer, children will have the opportunity to work with artist,
Ashley Hold and BA (Hons) Fine Art graduates to create imaginative
flying objects such as birds and planes.
There will also be a children's storyteller at hourly
intervals from 11.30am, listen out for the sound of the conch
shell! The College's day nursery staff will also be
providing face painting and mask making throughout the day.
The live soundtrack for the Summer Shows Family Day will
be provided by Tri Map Harth, a popular Cornish-based musical
trio, and local Spanish guitar playing duo, Os Gringos.
A barbecue, bar and light refreshments, including locally
produced ice cream from Helsett Farm, will be available at
the Woodlane Campus throughout the day.
A free bus service will operate between Woodlane and Tremough
from 10.45am to 4pm. Buses will run continuously between those
times from the stop outside King Charles School, Woodlane,
and will also stop in Penryn outside the Seven Stars public
house on their way to and from Tremough.
Summer Shows 2006 are open to the public from 10am to 6pm
on Tuesday 27th, Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th June; from
10am to 4.30pm on Friday 30th June; and from 11am to 4pm on
Saturday 1 July. All are welcome. Admission is free.
For further information please contact Jilly Easterby, Public
Relations Officer, University College Falmouth on 01326 211077
or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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