Visual ArtsEvents

27
MAY
Vintage Craft Fair
Gainsborough Old Hall

Sat 27th to Mon 29th May11.00am5pm Over 60 craft stalls from all over the country selling homewares gifts confectionery clothing jewellery cards and novelties where you can find the perfect gift for your loved one. Staying…

27
MAY
Alford Spring Bank Holiday Working Crafts Weekend
Alford Manor House Grounds

Founded in 1974 Alford Craft Market is a not for profit organisation promoting quality Lincolnshire Crafts via its Events Shop and Crafts Classes.This 2017 Spring Bank Holiday Craft Market weekend has a theme of basket makingwhen we will…

27
MAY
Mentmore Arts Festival 2017
Mentmore Village Hall & St Mary's Church

The 9th Mentmore Arts Festival will be held from Saturday 27th to Monday 29th May 2017 from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm.We are delighted that our favourite artists continue to support the event and are also very happy to make…


27
MAY
Guide to Music Promo & Radio Airplay
2Funky Music Cafe ,

Event ItineraryWho is EAVA FM 102.5 Who is Horus Music Setting up as a music artist Learn how to create a one sheet press release & artist bio Music Distribution & Email Marketing Learn about PRS for music…

27
MAY
Artist Meet and Greet - Estelle Grandidier
Place Ladywell

On 27 th May 2017 Casildas Nice Things launches the first in a series of monthly Artists Meet & Greet events in south London. These events are an opportunity to talk informally with local artists whose work is on show…

27
MAY
Nothing New & the Bazaar
The Minories Galleries

Nothing New and The Bazaar at the Minories a Pre‐loved and Recycled Fair celebrating recycling re‐use and upcycling. We are asking makers artists crafters and vintage and bric‐a‐brac sellers to get inventive and sell their work and goods from blanket…

28
MAY
Graffiti Workshops
2Funky Music Cafe ,

Throughout the day outside in the garden there will be live graffiti and a chance to join in.…

29
MAY
Meet the Friends of Cannon Hall
Cannon Hall Museum

There are lots of volunteering opportunities and ways in which you can help in supporting the stunning Georgian Country House park and gardens after a successful £3m Heritage Lottery Grant. See displays of the planned restoration work and discover more…

29
MAY
Ranger Station! Insect Hotel
Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate

Learn how to create a mini habitat for the bugs and beetles that live in our undergrowth.Build a mini insect hotel for you garden and let the bugs and beetles check in.…

30
MAY
Learn to Crochet for children and teenagers
Alford Craft Market Centre

Includes all materials handouts and refreshments.Only 4 places so each person will receive lots of individual attention.Over 8s only and parents are welcome if they would like to stay. …

30
MAY
Learn to Crochet for children an teenagers
Alford Craft Market Centre

School Holiday Class ‐ Learn to Crochet for children & teenagers on Tuesday 30 May 2017 1.303.30 £15pp includes all materials handouts and refreshments.Only 4 places so each child will receive lots of individual attention. …

30
MAY
PatternCraft
Congleton Library

Get Creative this Half Term with the SHIFT programme with a focus of hands on digital making activities introducing new technologies to young Cheshire East makers and their families.Come along and create an 8 x 8 punchcard design using traditional…

31
MAY
Children's Holiday Pottery Workshops
Eastnor Pottery

An ideal opportunity for aspiring young potters to work with professional ceramic artists. Experience hands on real clay with an exciting variety of making techniques. A different theme every time includes either a go on the potters wheel or work…

31
MAY
MAKE
The Edge

Spend your half term with us and take part in either one or two action packed days playing games getting messy with arts and craft activities and creating colourful stories and characters. Both days will be a special mix of…

31
MAY
Superhero Sewable Circuits
Congleton Library

Come along to the Electric Picturehouse and make your own light up super hero mask. Learn the basics of e‐textile sewable circuits and stitch light up LEDs onto felt to customise and create your own design.Workshops at 10am‐12noon and 1‐3pm.Places…

01
JUN
Interactive LED Art with BBC Micro:bit
Holmes Chapel Library

Get Creative making digital art work this half termLearn to program the Micro:bit LED display and create interactive bitmap art that responds to movement and button presses.This workshop for ages 7 runs from 10am‐12noon and 1‐3pm.Sessions are free to attend…

02
JUN
Workshop: Ceramic Tile Painting
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Participants will be encouraged to sketch out a design at the start of the session taking account of their own particular interests; this might include drawing flowers or birds found in the garden or even looking at designs that are…

02
JUN
West Dean Arts and Craft Festival
West Dean College

Over 200 artists makers writers and performers gather together for the UKs definitive arts and craft festival.Be inspired by an outstanding showcase of arts and craft. Enjoy the theatre of live demonstrations get hands‐on in taster workshops drop in and…

02
JUN
Euroart Open Studios 2017
Euroart Studios

PreviewFriday 2 June from 6‐10pmOpening timesSaturday 3rd and Sunday 4 June 26pmWork from more than 70 artists across all disciplines will hang along the maze of corridors and within individual studios of Gaunson House…

07
JUN
Silver Clay Jewellery Workshop
The Twizzle Gallery

Silver clay is magical stuff it moulds like clay but once fired it is pure silverIn this one day course you will learn the basics of silver clay which will enable you to make your own pure silver…

07
JUN
Crochet Classes withtutor Pam Barnell
Alford Craft Market Centre

Make crochet hearts and use them to decorate your home. You will make several different hearts and take home enough yarn to make more.Wednesday 3 May 2017 1pm4pm £15pp Make crochet flowers and use them to…

07
JUN
Amigurami Class with Pam Barnell
Alford Craft Market Centre

You will make a Hugo figure and take home enough yarn to make his girlfriend Hermione This workshop is not for absolute beginners; you must be able to do basic crochet stitches.…

10
JUN
Potter's Wheel Workshop One Day
Eastnor Pottery

Ever yearned to go hands on with a potters wheelor maybe you need to fine tune your technique Whatever your experience beginner or improver this is the course for you.Small friendly groups and seven electric potters wheels ensure plenty of…

10
JUN
Workshop . . . Willow Decorations for the Garden
Knoll Gardens

Willow Decorations for the Garden with Tracy Standish.Enjoy a day creating decorative items from willow including flowers snails fish and bird feeders to take home. Book online or at the nursery.…

11
JUN
Natural Dyeing
Earth Trust Centre

Discover the wide range of plants that can produce dye and learn how to extract and fix the colour. £40; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

12
JUN
Town Hall Poets
Trowbridge Town Hall

A friendly inclusive group for anyone with an interest in poetry.We read and discuss favourite poems give each other informal feedback about our poems in progress and arrange readings and open‐mic nights.Come along to a session…

14
JUN
Mosaic classes with Karen Frosdick
Alford Craft Market Centre

Choose your piece ‐ For beginners make a Birch Ply TrivetPlaque 25cm square £35pp or a set of 4 coasters 11cm square £30pp.For intermediatesmake a butterfly 20 cm £40pp Dragonfly 35cm £41pp Bamboo Bowl 32 cm…

16
JUN
Introduction to Portraiture with Beverley Nel
Alford Craft Market Centre

A 1 day workshop introducing portrait drawing through drawing from life selfwith mirror learning the basic rules of proportions of the face using measuring methods to draw with learning shading techniques to create form and volume inspiration from…

16
JUN
Letter from Istanbul
Pi Artworks London

Pi Artworks London is pleased to present Letter from Istanbul a multi‐part exhibition by curator Morgan Quaintance. Quaintance has spent time in the city meeting with those working within the local cultural sector. This is the final exhibition of Pi…

17
JUN
London Map Fair
The Royal Geographical Society, London

Now in its 38th year the worlds largest antique map fair runs at the Royal Geographic Society in Kensington Gore on June 17 and 18 with prices from £10 to over £100000.This event draws dealers and collectors from all over…

17
JUN
Summer Open Studios 2017
The Sorting Office

The weekend is a chance for visitors to browse the vibrant studio spaces and buy an exquisite array of wares expertly hand‐crafted by local designer‐makers.The studios 17 resident designer‐makers will be on hand to welcome visitors talk about their crafts…

17
JUN
Beginners Wildlife Photography
Earth Trust Centre

Professional photographer Andrew Walmsley will help you get to grips with your camera and provide guidance on capturing images of wildlife. There are a series of workshops running throughout the next few monthsbook one or more as a…

17
JUN
Bits & Bobs Fused Glass Beginners Workshop
Alford Craft Market Centre

This is an open workshop allowing you to make your chosen pieces in whatever form you would like.You will be given a base piece of glass 40 x 12 cms and you can chop it up…

17
JUN
Fashion Illustration with Stuart McKenzie
Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

During this day course you will learn how a professional fashion illustrator shapes a successful portfolio of drawing. The day will be filled with activities to create drawings for your own portfolio. You will learn how to create new fresh…

17
JUN
Acrylic Painting Workshop with Carey Jones
Alford Craft Market Centre

How about painting your pet house or favourite landscape ‐ bring photos with you.Come along and try your hand at painting with acrylics to create a watercolour or oil effect Acrylics can be overpainted almost straight away making…

18
JUN
Intermediate Wildlife Photography
Earth Trust Centre

In each of these workshops professional photographer Andrew Walmsley will cover a different aspect of photography so you can build up a more in‐depth knowledge. This workshop will cover cataloguing and pressing. Book one or more as a course for…

19
JUN
Sculptural Ceramics Workshop
Charleston

Our creative workshops are taught by artists of great skill and imagination. Class sizes are small meaning plenty of focused tuition. During our open season the day begins with a tour of the House for inspiration. Students break for a…

19
JUN
Painted Furniture Workshop
Charleston

Our creative workshops are taught by artists of great skill and imagination. Class sizes are small meaning plenty of focused tuition. During our open season the day begins with a tour of the House for inspiration. Students break for a…

21
JUN
Oils with Palette Knife Workshop
The Twizzle Gallery

Painting with a knife is a bit like putting butter or jam on bread and it produces quite a different result to a brush. Painting knives are excellent for producing a range of effects from textured impasto work to sweeping…

23
JUN
A Gay Outing to Tate Britain
Charleston

Join us on a visit to the Queer British Art exhibition at the Tate Britain including a private lecture entrance to the exhibition and an exclusive viewing of Bloomsbury‐related material in the Tate archive. …

24
JUN
Fused Glass -Create 2 beatiful hanging suncatchers
Alford Craft Market Centre

Lots of colours to choose from Your first suncatcher will measure 10 x 2and the other will measure 14 x 2.All glass has to be fired overnight therefore it will be ready for collection on the…

25
JUN
Taster session - Throwing on the Potters Wheel
Alford Craft Market Centre

4 places.Includes clay glazes and firing.Our pottery throwing taster sessions are great fun as you get to work on a pottery wheel. Learning to throw pots is immensely satisfying and a great way to spend a…

30
JUN
International Ceramics Festival
Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Celebrate 30 years of the ICF with a weekend of demonstrations kiln firings performances lectures exhibitions and moreGuests include Charles Bound UK Antonella Cimatti Italy Sabine Classen Germany Eddie Curtis UK Alexandra Englefriet Netherlands David Frith UK Gwen Heeney UK…

30
JUN
Introduction to Printmaking Tutor Beverley Nel
Alford Craft Market Centre

materials included. For beginners or for those who feel the need for a refresher course There will be follow‐up improver classes developing multi‐coloured lino‐print designs calligraphic printing printing from a collage and mono printing. Please bring with you sketchbook a…

01
JUL
Potter's Wheel Workshop Weekend
Eastnor Pottery

The therapeutic benefits of working with soft clay on the potters wheel are well documented. Participants often leave the studio on Sunday afternoon feeling totally de‐stressed and with an overwhelming sense of well‐being. I feel like Ive spent a weekend…

01
JUL
Intuitive Drawing
Chisholme House

This course is an invitation to draw from the heart and to learn to see and listen in a new way. It is an opportunity to learn to see and understand through images rather than through words.In practising to draw…

02
JUL
Pottery Throwing Improvers sessions
Alford Craft Market Centre

Designed to follow on from the Pottery throwing taster sessions or if you have some experience of throwing.Limited to 4 places.…

04
JUL
Painting Perspective and People with Anne Barnham
Alford Craft Market Centre

I have a very simple clear way explaining it to you so that it makes sense and you can happily incorporate buildings and streets into your paintings. When it comes to People this is not Life drawing or Portraiture I…

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