Celebrating Handmade at Lancashire Makers

Lancashire Makers Churchtown, Southport,

Lancashire Makers is run as a co-operative by 19 makers in Churchtown, Southport.

Everything sold has been handmade by artists & craft makers from Lancashire and the North West. The theme this month is ‘Celebrating Handmade’.

Our shop offers that something special for you, or as a gift for friends or loved ones.

Choose from scarves, bags, cards, jewellery, paintings, prints, photographs, bowls, vases, plates, mugs, whittled (carved) wooden birds, wooden earring stands, wooden clocks, wood bowls, wooden pens, glass decorations, glass plates, cushions, notebooks, soap and creams.

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Elements in Gallery at the Wharf

selling exhibition Elements

Our new selling exhibition Elements is installed in the gallery. It is a good example of the different way artists and designers can interpret a theme

There are pieces using elements as inspiration, copper being one of them. Others have thought of it as weather with scenes depicting the seasons or the earth, water, air and fire as elements.

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Open Call For Submissions – Papergirl Blackburn

This project is totally non profit. It is open to everyone worldwide! Papergirl is a street art project originating in Berlin in 2006, which is now produced in cities worldwide. Art is collected from the creative community, exhibited, and then, in the style of American paperboys, rolled up and distributed by bicycle  to random passers-by

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Light & Shade in Gallery at the Wharf

The Light & Shade exhibition explores the juxtaposition and contrast of colour. We have many striking pieces of art that make a statement and not to be forgotten our 3D covers a range of ceramics, textiles, wood, glass, jewellery and photography. We have invited several guest artists with new pieces not regularly in the gallery.

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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Prestigious art body awards Blackburn courses

A North West College has been selected as a partner by Europe’s top Art and Design awarding body. Blackburn College has been hand-picked by the University of the Arts London (UAL) to deliver the level 3 UAL accredited extended diploma across all its art, design and media courses in addition to the level 2 Art and Design provision.

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