Latest News and Events from SMAAAK


Thank you to all who supported Pop Up Opera’s wonderful performance of “The Italian Girl in Algiers”. Together we raised over £500 for the Church restoration. You can hear more about our plans for 2015/16 at our 2nd SMAAAK Annual General Meeting, which takes place on 3 October at 6pm in Kingsland Church immediately before The Arcadia Music Festival. All are most welcome.

Our Autumn Calendar of events starts with our 2nd h. Art 2015 at Kingsland Church where we are delighted to showcase 16 talented local artists. Come and enjoy brilliant work from Andrew Eastwood, Shannon Donovan, Brontë Woodruff, Ruth Zuleika Cameron-Swan, Susie Cawley, Jane Keay, Victoria Keeble, Phil Lane, Jane Tudge, Kim Davis, Mary Simpson, Laura Rowlatt, Thelma Ayre, Jenny Pearce, Paul Caton and Mary Stevens.

Our SMAAAK Autumn programme continues with

Saturday 3 October – Arcadia Music Festival, Kingsland Church, 7.30pm     

Directed by Thomas Bowes and Eleanor Alberga, the exhilarating Arcadia Music Festival makes a welcome comeback to Kingsland Church as part of its Herefordshire tour. Ticket price TBA.

Friday  6 November – “Bond”, Luctonians Sports Club, 7.30pm

Yes, it really is James Bond! – older but still wisecracking. International performer Gavin Robertson presents his latest physical cartoon style adventure in which Bond meets his greatest arch-villain yet. Ticket price £25 includes a 2 course dinner and prize quiz. Bond-themed dress code positively encouraged or come as you are!

27 November – 14 December – “The Light”  Art Exhibition, Kingsland Church 

In the darkest time of the year and celebrating UNESCO’s International Year of Light, Charles MacCarthy has invited selected artists to interpret the universal theme of Light in a variety of media. Free entry

All tickets from Kingsland Post Office or T: 01568 709579 or on the door

(please check ticket availability in advance).