Manifest 2019

Date and Time | Thursday, 12 December 2019 from 19:30-22:00
Venue | MacArts, Galashiels

The CABN team are hosting the ever popular MANIFEST event to round off the year for makers, producers and supporters of creativity and culture.

MANIFEST is a great event for networking, catching up with other creatives and meeting new people, and is also an opportunity to showcase the wealth and diversity of work that has happened in 2019. A rolling slideshow of images sent in by individuals and organisations in the Scottish Borders is testament to this, and we also have a few creative ‘surprises’ on stage on the night. Details to be confirmed.

The event takes place in the beautiful old church space at MacArts in Galashiels. The bar will be open from 7.15pm, and CABN will provide some free nibbles.

Dress Code: Dress Fancy or come as you are!

In order to keep an eye on numbers we would appreciate if you could book your place via Eventbrite, however you are more than welcome just to come along on the night.

Entertainment confirmed. 

In addition to the opportunity to celebrate and network, we have arranged some entertainment for the night. This year we present poet and comedian Scott Redmond and a special performance from local musician Nicoletta Stephanz.

Hawick native Scott ‘The Redman’ Redmond is Scotland’s leading Romani poet and comedian. Since bursting onto the scene at 17, he has performed on three continents, and headlined gigs up and down the country. Redmond already has a creaking shelf of accolades, including ‘Best Comedy’ at the Edinburgh Dionysia, Semi-finalist, Chortle Student Comedy Awards and Finalist, Scottish National Poetry Slam. His critically acclaimed solo shows ‘Departures’ and ‘Jokes About Things’ have played to international audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe, Glasgow International Comedy Festival. He is also a member of cult alternative double act Mulholland & Redmond. He enjoys long walks on the beach, deep conversations, and esoteric knock knock jokes.

Nicoletta Stephanz is a composer, musician, and recording artist. Nicoletta creates full sensory environments with her voice, electronic and traditional instruments, and through treating found objects, combining sound with aromatherapy, live film, and fengshui.
She has performed and recorded with a variety of musicians and artists including Gong, Daevid Allen, Edward Ka-spel/The Legendary Pink Dots, The Damned, Galactic, and members of Acid Mothers Temple. As a solo artist she usually performs as Coven of One.

MANIFEST Slideshow:  Please send us images of your ‘Creative 2019’

Throughout the event, we will be projecting images from 2019 in what will be a fantastic visual record of creativity of all forms.

In 2019, have you, for example

…made a new artwork, written something, had a great gig or performance, released an album?
…organised or taken part in an exhibition?
… designed a great website or advertising campaign?
…delivered an event, project or festival?
…won an award for you or your organisation?
…volunteered, pitched in, supported creative projects?

You can email (between 1 – 8 images) of your creative year to: by Sunday 8 December latest please!  Please don’t use file sharing like We Transfer or Dropbox as unfortunately we can’t access these systems through our server.  

Note: Images in jpeg format but no more than 2MB please!  (Note – we can only accept e-mails with attachments less than 10MB.  Please send in separate e-mails or in zipped folder if necessary.

If you aren’t able to make it on the 12 December, please still send in your images – you are part of the picture!

Visit Eventbrite to book a ticket.

Image: ©Sam Cornwell.  Created with a Solarcan camera – manufactured in the Scottish Borders.

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