A Brief History of Chapter

A Brief History of Chapter - centre and the Cardiff Cine...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
A Brief History of Chapter |    On April 15th 1971, at precisely 3.45pm the first Board meeting of Cardiff's Chapter Arts centre took place. Thirty years late to one of the major centres for the contemporary arts in Europe. Local artists, Christine Kinsey and Bryan Jones with journalist Mik Flood first discussed th Over the next two years they found a home for the centre at the old Canton High School a under the title 'The Arts Centre Project Group' this included a 12-hour pop concert in Sop Arts Centres were a new phenomenon in the early 70s. Kinsey, Flood and Jones saw a c in which all creative disciplines could be housed under one roof. Within a short space of time painters, print makers, sculptors, potters, instrument makers and other artists moved into the b
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: centre and the Cardiff Cine Society led the way in the conversion of the old girl's cloakroom into one of the best small cinem ooms were converted into a gallery, the old school hall became a theatre, Moving Being, Cardiff Laboratory Theatre and Paupers Carnival m Thirty years on, Chapter remains true to the original vision of its founders. A cultural and business success story, it houses works with partners from all over the world. It has promoted a long list of famous names from film directors Justin Kerrigan and Chris Monger (a former Chapter Board animators Joanna Quinn (who is based at Chapter) and the creator of Wallace and Gromit Nick Park to musicians John Ca star Terry Jones....
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online