New Manchester Embroidery group

I’d like to set up an informal meeting place/gathering in Manchester city centre where sewers/crafters/makers and embroiderers can get together and work on their projects. Although there are existing stitch ‘n’ bitch and knitting groups, there appears to be nothing central for embroiderers that is free and accessible.

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Summer Art Courses – portrait painting, spinning & weaving

Summer Creativity at Northlight

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The creativity doesn’t stop for a summer break at Northlight Art Studios! Our summer weekend and summer school courses are guaranteed to keep the creative juices flowing.

Hebden Bridge is a special little town to spend a truly creative weekend

Northlight is continuing to attract exceptional artists who are passionate about sharing their knowledge……….

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I am looking for professional British craftspeople who produce unique, contemporary products for interiors and would like to showcase them in Manchester Art Gallery Shop. Manchester Art Gallery is the vibrant art gallery at the heart of this culturally rich city. The shop is near the entrance and difficult to avoid and is attractive and busy (the gallery gets over 400,000 visitors a year). The Gallery have asked me to utilise approximately 20 square m floorspace in order to showcase MAKERS work.

Python Arts Festival – Open Submissions

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This summer will see the first Python Arts Festival held at all four Python Galleries across the North East and North West of England from the 20 July to the 3 August 2013. The exhibition is open to all artists in the North East and North West whether professional, amateur or student.

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Apply to have your work exhibited as part of COLLECT: The International Art fair for Contemporary Objects

The Project Space – an alternative exhibiting space within the International Art fair for Contemporary Objects is open for individual artists and collaborations to apply to have their work displayed.

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Manchester Craft and Design Centre celebrates 30th anniversary

The Manchester Craft and Design Centre reaches its 30th anniversary this year and is marking this milestone by holding a charity auction on Thursday 8 November. The proceeds will support the development of a new Welcome area at the centre and also help fund local charity Forever Manchester.

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Huntington Heritage Park Sculpture Trail at Bold Venture Park, Darwen

You are invited to the launch on Saturday July 7th 2012, from 2.30 – 4.30 pm, at the war memorial. A small exhibition of ideas, maquettes, drawings, sketchbooks and background stories will be held in the entrance hall of Darwen Library untill August 3rd. (Library opens on Saturday from 10.00 – 4.00)

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