Visual ArtsEvents

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Learn Pen and Wash Painting Techniques
Alford Craft Market Centre

We are going to explore the delights of Pen and Wash This is a very versatile watercolour medium it can be detailed loose or a mixture.I am going to help you with all the different ways of using it pen…

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Final Hours
Drawing Room

We are open for the final hours of Drawing Biennial 2017 providing a last chance to view work and place bids before the close of the online auction at 9pm. Staff will be on hand to provide information about the…

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Gathered & foraged posy making workshop
The Ethicurean Restaurant

Nourish your mind and body by spending a morning learning how to make your own hand tied posy followed by a delicious lunch in the characterful glasshouses of the Victorian walled garden at Barley Wood. Sharing the same philosophy as…


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Drawing for Everyone Workshop
The Twizzle Gallery

The clue is in the title with this one ‐ this is a workshop for everybody and anybody who wants to drawYou may feel you are quite accomplished but would like some tips on how to improve. …

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Pop Up Shops
Dalegate Market

The North Norfolk Coast for shopping thats not on the high street from local producers & artisans. Dalegate Market will host four local artisans & producers in the beach huts this week.Pop Up Shops change every week at Dalegate Market.…

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It Took Me Till Now to Find You
Rathbone Lazarides

It Took Me Till Now To Find You attempts to portray a complex political reality through describing an ongoing historical narrative. Phrases taken from letters written by Israelis and Palestinians are scratched onto replicas of the Segregation Wall with roots…

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talk by Bucks Pottery and Sculpture Society
Little Kingshill Village Hall

This months meeting will include a talk by ceramicist Lucinda Brown. Lucinda takes her inspiration from the human spirit and the bodys inner qualities of peace and clarity. After a brief pause for the societys AGMwhich will be…

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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…

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BBR Spring Extravaganza
Elsecar Heritage Centre

BBR presents another bumper specialist collectors weekend. There will be lots of antiques on offer with stalls inside and out it looks set to be a fun packed weekendFor times and prices visit www.onlinebbr.com…

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Maker in Focus: Alex McCarthy
New Ashgate Gallery

Alex McCarthys work is inspired by the artists fascination for touch. His tactile work is inspired by textures that surround us such as; tree bark natural rocks cracking paint and marine life. Each artwork is thrown and fired several times:…

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Emma Dunbar:Journeys a Far and Back in the Kitchen
New Ashgate Gallery

We are delighted to welcome Emma Dunbar back for her much anticipated new solo exhibition. Emma paints in Hampshire and Cornwall. Her attraction to colour and the decorative qualities in everyday objects provide the foundation for her art. Emma works…

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Virginia Graham: Curiously Eccentric Ceramics
New Ashgate Gallery

Virginias ceramics are an eclectic amalgamation of nostalgic form and imagery transforming the ordinary past by drawing on a wide range of domestic traditions.Her handmade pieces range from teapots to jewellery and she also creates one‐off pieces that incorporate precious…

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City Life
New Ashgate Gallery

City living can be an eye‐opening experience. Any person who has lived in a city has had a crash course in life. The city never sleeps. It is expensive and noisy with busy streets and overcrowded tube rides. Yet it…

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THE MODERN MOVEMENT
Brockwell Lido

Diary Date: Brockwell Lido hosts The Modern Movement a festival of 20th century design 2942017 & 30th42017Back for its Tenth year The Modern Movement south Londons prestigious free festival celebrating 20th century design is taking place on 29th April to…

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Create your own fused glass sun catcher bowl
Alford Craft Market Centre

Includes all materials and use of equipment.The bowl will measure 10 round and 3deep. You will cut all the glass needed to create this piece. The process takes two firings so it will be ready after…

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Basket Weaving
Earth Trust Centre

In this practical workshop youll learn how to weave a basket out of willow in a session led by Catherine Tregaskes from Crafts for a Sustainable Future. £45; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

03
MAY
Three Day Beginners Floristry Course
Totally Flowers

This is an informative three‐day course and is ideal if you are considering changing your career or would like more in depth knowledge about Flower ArrangingFloristry for your hobby. During this course you will get lots of insider tips and…

03
MAY
Between Serenity and Dynamism; Korean Ceramics
Korean Cultural Centre UK

The Korean Craft and Design Foundation KCDF presents Between Serenity and Dynamism; Korean Ceramics an exhibition that explores the beauty and heritage of Korean ceramics and the contrast and harmony between the traditional and more contemporary forms of the craft…

03
MAY
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…

05
MAY
London Craft Week at the Houses of Parliament
Houses of Parliament

Places for this free event are limited. Tickets must be booked in advance by calling our Bookings Team on 020 7219 4114 lines open Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm.This one hour talk on Friday 5 May will commence promptly…

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MAY
Workshop . . . Willow Weaving for Beginners
Knoll Gardens

Willow Weaving for Beginners with Tracy Standish.Learn traditional basketry techniques to weave a useful and beautiful round willow basket to take home. Book online or at the nursery.…

06
MAY
Guru Live
British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Guru Live BAFTAs premier festival for aspiring creatives to meet and learn from the leading names in film television and games returns to London and Glasgow on 5 6 and 7 May. Your BAFTA membership helps support this and many…

06
MAY
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…

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MAY
National Glass Fair
National Motorcycle Museum

Original major specialist event with around 80 exhibitors selling a mix of glass of all genres and periods from Georgian drinking glasses to striking sculptural contemporary pieces.Exhibition refreshments and free parking.…

07
MAY
Artisan Spring Fair at Barleylands
Barleylands Farm Park and The Village

May is Craft and Design Month so The Village is kicking things off with its Artisan Spring Fair at The Village on Sunday May 7th. With over 50 craft studios to explore demonstrations and extra exhibitors its going to be…

08
MAY
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…

08
MAY
Sacred Tool Making Retreat
Cae Mabon

Sacred Tools are a vital part of the Shamanic medicine kit; the drum and the rattle help to alter our state of consciousness in order that we may travel between the many worlds of non‐ordinary reality. On these journeys we…

08
MAY
Learn to Crochet! 4 relaxed & fun crochet sessions
Alford Craft Market Centre

Ideal for absolute beginners or as a refresher. The 1st session is essential for absolute beginners or those who want to refresh their skills. Book the course of 4 for £52 or book at £15 per session ‐ all materials…

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MAY
Inspirational Art Class
Capel St Mary Methodist Hall

Through one to one tuition I will help students to discover new and innovative ways of working using colour texture and composition. It is preferable to bring your own materials but advice on diffent media will be available.I feel everyone…

10
MAY
Folk Art Needlecraft Workshop
The Twizzle Gallery

Sharon Blackman is a specialist in illustration using textiles to create pictures.All her works are made entirely by hand using recycled textiles.In this workshop Sharon will share her knowledge and expertise encouraging you to make your…

10
MAY
Fibre preparation, twisting, spinning and plying
Alford Craft Market Centre

Learn about fibre preparation & twist in the first session and the second session will cover spinning a singles yarn which we will then ply. Includes use of equipment and all materials. Bring your own equipment and materials if you…

12
MAY
Kirstie Allsopp's The Handmade Fair
Ragley Hall

This May Kirstie Allsopp and her team of experts are taking The Handmade Fair to Warwickshire Join Kirstie & co. for live craft‐offs and talks in the Super Theatre hosted by Kirstie Allsopp Friday Liz Earle Saturday and Patrick Grant…

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MAY
Gift Fair - in aid of Cancer Research UK
Fairford Leys Community Centre

Come and visit our gift fair where with over 25 stalls you are bound to find something unique and unusual with many items handcrafted by our stallholders. There will also be a stall where you can have a go at…

13
MAY
OPEN:Art
The Old Church

Our regular monthly community OPEN:Art sessions for all a chance to get creative in our beautiful inspiringspace.In Maycome and join us for an afternoon of print making. This is a chance to try a…

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MAY
Christmas Bullfish Craft & Therapy Fayre
Town Hall Chipping Soidbury

Want something unique unusual quirky and different come to one of our fayres come along and try out a therapy we provide a great opportunity for a smaller than usual fee to experience one of the many marvellous holistic therapies…

20
MAY
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…

20
MAY
Summer Therapy & Craft Fayre
Chipping Sodbury Town Hall

If you wantsomething unique unusual quirky and different come to one of our fayres come along and try out a therapy we provide a great opportunity for a smaller than usual fee to experience one of the many…

20
MAY
An afternoon of Zentangle Meditation Doodling
Alford Craft Market Centre

Come and enjoy an afternoon of Zentangle The art of meditation doodling on Saturday 20 May 2017 2pm4pm £18pp. Relax in a small group creating interesting shapes and pictures. Learn how to create your own individual intricate images…

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MAY
Make your own Vintage Table Centre Piece
Cannon Hall Museum

Join Jane Baines of Woo B Wooto create your own stunning centre piece using vintage china plates.Jane will demonstrate how to dress your centrepiece which will allow you to create your own unique and beautiful piece…

21
MAY
Unique Craft Fairs
Elsecar Heritage Centre

80 stalls selling a wide range of products and gifts. Come and see a mixture of handmade and bought‐in goods from local Yorkshire businesses. Jewellery clothing ceramics sewing country crafts photography artwork candles homeware shabby chic plus much more. Its…

21
MAY
Taster sessions - Throwing on the Potters Wheel
Alford Craft Market Centre

Limited to 4 places at each session. Includes clay glazes and firing. Learn how to work with clay centre a piece of clay and throw a bowls.…

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Flower design course
The Tab Centre

SUMMER 2017 floraldesigncourse Our floral school is the teaching project of Palo Onder Floral Designer Consultant and Artist who is well‐known for his high end floral designs. The vision of Flower School is to connect the worldwide community of floral…

24
MAY
Landscape Watercolour, tips tricks and secrets
The Twizzle Gallery

Ken will be sharing some tips tricks and secrets in this workshop to help you to develop your skills when painting with water colours.Everyone is welcome whatever level of ability.The workshop will be just a small…

25
MAY
Tess Jaray: Aleppo and Thorns
Marlborough Fine Art

Marlborough Fine Art is pleased to present an exhibition of new and early works by British painter Tess Jaray organised in collaboration with Karsten Schubert. With a career spanning over five decades Jaray has continually explored geometry colour pattern and…

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MAY
EXHIBITION: VISIONS & DIMENSIONS
Quarr Abbey Art Gallery

Quarr Abbey is situation in tranquil landscaped gardens. Facilities include tearoom and gardens farm shop plants and home‐grown produce for sale bookshop visitor centre old abbey ruins woodland walk disabled access and toilets. The abbey also keep pigs and rescued…

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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…

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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…

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