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August 2016

Creative Camouflage

27th August 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pump Room Gardens,
Leamington , CV32 5AA United Kingdom
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Creative Camo Pic

Take part in the Camouflage Trail around Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, Leamington Library and the Pump Rooms Gardens. Learn how to create camouflage patterns on your face at the face-painting station. Get creative with the animal mask-making activity for under 5s and a camouflage masks for 5 and over. In the Pump Rooms Gardens, join Leamington Looks Back and help create a community art installation, camouflaging a model town. Create a pop up bird hide to fool our…

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The Camouflaged Gig

27th August 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Leamington Camouflage Festival Logo v1-01

On Saturday 27th August Leamington LAMP is hosting a very special event as part of the first Leamington Camouflage Festival. The event will be held in a secret location, with all bands camouflaged in clothes that sink into the venues background. Visit www.facebook.com/LeamingtonLamp throughout August to find clues on the venue’s location, as well as hints on the bands that will be performing. Entry is Pay What You Want, and all profits will go towards a screen printing rig for…

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September 2016
£12

Leamington Underground Cinema Film Screening: They Live

2nd September 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Foundry Wood,
Princes Drive
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Jungle Film

As part of the Leamington Camouflage Festival, Leamington Underground Cinema & Playing The Field present John Carpenter’s classic 1988 cult satire action flick They Live. When a drifter, played by Rowdy Roddy Piper, comes into possession of some very special sunglasses, he is able to see the world as it really is - an oppressive nightmare where the ruling class are really a bunch of evil aliens manipulating the masses behind a seamless facade. It also contains the longest fight…

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Learn More About Camo!

3rd September 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
All Saints Church,
Priory Terrace
Leamington Spa, CV31 1AA United Kingdom
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AllSaintsChurch

The Leamington History Fair is on the 3rd September at All Saints Church and we will have a stall to tell you more about the history of camouflage. Local poet Matt Black will be reading some of his camo-inspired work and artist and historian Fergus Durrant will be around to chat about the influence of the camouflage story on his life and share his collection of memorabilia! Free to enter and we look forward to welcoming you!

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Concealed / Revealed Camouflage

10th September 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11th September 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Foundry Wood,
Princes Drive
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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bunny

A place-inspired installation by young people working with artist Jessica Timmis in Foundry Wood as part of Open Heritage Weekend (10 & 11 September) More details coming soon...

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The Disrupted/Disruptive Pattern

23rd September 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum,
Royal Pump Rooms
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4AA United Kingdom
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Antonio Roberts & Lucy Hutchinson Film Still

Since the camofleurs were operating in Leamington Spa during WW2, the world has changed immeasurably. What form does camouflage take in the age of Big Data, ubiquitous Wi-Fi and so called smart devices? The Coventry based, artist-led group Office for Art, Design and Technology present The Disrupted/Disruptive Pattern, a night of experimental and digital audiovisual attempts at answering this question..... Computer codes which hide large sections of film, masks which combat facial recognition software static as a disruptive tool and clashing arrays of…

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October 2016
£12

Leamington Underground Cinema Film Screening: Predator

1st October 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Foundry Wood,
Princes Drive
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Jungle Film

(Rescheduled from 3rd Sept) As part of the Leamington Camouflage Festival, Leamington Underground Cinema & Playing The Field present John MacTiernan's peerless 1987 action flick, Predator. A team of commandos on what they think is a rescue mission in a Central American jungle find themselves being stalked by an invisible extra-terrestrial hunter. It gets messy. Also at this screening Dr Daniel Winchester will also be presenting his findings on a shocking tale of extraterrestrial invasion in Leamington Spa - brace…

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Maskovat

1st October 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 2nd October 2016 @ 9:00 pm
P:LAB at The Dream Factory,
Warwick Playbox Theatre’s new Research & Development Centre
Warwick,
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Playbox

Composer and visual artist Florence Ellis’ debut work for P:LAB is a multi-form, experimental installation and is based on the idea of social camouflage. In 1940 the Free Czechoslovak Army was based in Leamington Spa, the FCA arrived in Leamington following the occupation of Czechoslovakia by the Nazis and the 4000 members were taken in and concealed in and around the town. MASKOVAT is the Czech translation of mask, hide, camouflage. Set against the backdrop of the EU Referendum and…

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Maskovat – Leamington

8th October 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Althorpe Studios,
Unit 6, Althorpe Street
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV31 2AU United Kingdom
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Playbox

Composer and visual artist Florence Ellis’ debut work for P:LAB is a multi-form, experimental installation and is based on the idea of social camouflage. In 1940 the Free Czechoslovak Army was based in Leamington Spa, the FCA arrived in Leamington following the occupation of Czechoslovakia by the Nazis and the 4000 members were taken in and concealed in and around the town. MASKOVAT is the Czech translation of mask, hide, camouflage. Set against the backdrop of the EU Referendum and…

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Poetry, Patterns and Pinot

15th October 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum,
Royal Pump Rooms
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4AA United Kingdom
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Saturday 15th October 7-9pm This after-hours event is perfect for poetry and wine enthusiasts and those with an interest in the fascinating story of the Leamington camouflage artists. Listen to some original poetry on the theme of camouflage, inspired by the exhibition.  Sample some wines with the guidance of a local expert. Tickets are £5. To book, call Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum on 01926742704.

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