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. Continue reading
Summer Creativity at Northlight
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………. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
A Selling Exhibition of Contemporary Design Crafts for Original Interior 15th – 25th May. Makers is the only contemporary design craft exhibition in the North that is dedicated to the highest quality items for interiors.
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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)
Just two weeks left to discover and take part in the Coppice Association’s Working Woodlands: the story of coppice – a celebration of coppicing at Farfield Mill Arts and Heritage Centre, near Sedbergh, Cumbria (5 miles from M6, J37).
Read all about how coppicing benefits woodland and wildlife, then discover some amazing things made from coppiced wood – a double bed, a replica Irish currach, even a fitted kitchen! – alongside many smaller items, all for sale. You can also have a go yourself, during daily demonstrations of coppice crafts such as wood turning, basket-weaving and hurdle-making. Continue reading