Call for submissions: summer open exhibition & art market

Oxheys Summer open exhibition & art marketAs part of our 3rd birthday celebrations,  Oxheys are running a special Summer Open exhibition, also featuring a one-day pop-up Art Market event on Preston Flag Market.

Local artists, LAN and ArtLab members are all invited to join and any artists interested in running workshops or a performance during the Art Market even are also invited to apply. 

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Bloco Xangô – percussion, song, and dance weekend in Preston

Sat 23rd and Sun 24th March 2013.

Workshops: Sat 10am – 5pm / Sun 11am – 6pm
Evening performance from workshop participants Sun 24th @ 7pm
Xango

Xango

Following the success of several Global Grooves ‘bloco’ courses, we are proud to announce our next installment in this series.

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Drum, Bass n’ Breaks for the Bateria – percussion course in Preston

Global Grooves and the UCLan Worldwise Samba Drummers Present….

Global grooves Workshop Group 2012

Global Grooves Workshop Group 2012

8 consecutive Wednesdays 23rd January – 13th March 2013.

Classes run from 6.00pm – 8.00pm

This eight week course will focus on modern percussion arrangements drawing upon the lively rhythms and grooves from styles including Samba, ‘Drum n’ Bass’ and ‘Breakbeat’.

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Chinese ink drawing and calligraphy workshop

Green Close is providing an exciting opportunity to work with acclaimed Chinese artist, Chui Tze Hung Montgo for an afternoon. Chui was born in Hong Kong in 1936 and studied watercolour, printmaking, photography and ‘Chinese Arts and Literature’ at China College in 1962. Find more information about Chui, his work and awards he has won on his website Continue reading

Last chance to book

A Digital printmaking workshop for adults will take place at the Printmaking studio at UCLan on 17th November 2012 (10 am- 4 pm).   The workshop will be run by three experienced artists: Tracy Hill, David Henckel and Magda Stawarska-Beavan.

This unique day’s workshop is Inspired by Digital Aesthetic3 2012 and the accompanying exhibitions at PR1 Gallery and the Harris Museum.

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Book for the Kurt Schwitters 2012 DIY Summer Art School

KSDIY-12   2012 Kurt Schwitters DIY Summer School 16 – 22 July

Merz Barn, Cylinders Estate, Elterwater Langdale Cumbria LA22 9JB

This year the KSDIY Summer School will focus on, (i) new approaches to sustainable rural crafts, design and architecture and, (ii) art, craft and architecture projects that address issues of cultural displacement and diversity in rural England; documenting the narratives of refugees and asylum seekers.    Draft Programme: (9am – 5pm daily) Continue reading

Events for June Lancashire Witches 400 / Bowland Arts festival

Green Close Studios is currently delivering an exciting new project, which explores the heritage of the Lancashire Witch trials and the 400th anniversary in 2012, of their trial and subsequent death. The Lancashire Witches 400 project will consider the heritage of Lancashire, the historical context of religious and social persecution and its relevance to intolerance and injustice today.  We will be working with Professional Historians – Robert Poole and other heritage professionals, to consider the role of the ‘witches’ in 1612 and also the Lancaster based charity Stepping Stones Nigeria in order to develop an understanding of current human rights abuses towards children today accused as ‘witches’ in the Niger delta.

www.steppingstonesnigeria.org.uk

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Chrissy Webster Mosaic & Craft Classes

Make a Dragonfly Mosaic Plaque
Sat 29 Oct 1.30-3pm @Mere Sands Wood
Nature Reserve, Rufford L40 1TG
…or make up your own design using recycled pottery and tiles 
Booking forms – pinkseastar.co.uk@gmail.com
* Also on this day from 3- 4.30pm is Make a Mosaic Pendant -see below for details

Make a Mosaic Gift
Sat 3rd Dec 2-3.30pm @Brockholes
Bookings – 01772 872000 or info@brockholes.org
or
Sun 4 Dec 1.30-3pm
@Mere Sands Wood
Nature Reserve, Rufford L40 1TG
Booking forms – pinkseastar.co.uk@gmail.com
£6.50 if booked before 21st Nov, £8.00 if booked after. Choose from a Picture Frame or a Mosaic Wall/Tree ornament of various shapes, and ribbon colors. Styles may vary. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied.
Mini Spicy & Fruity Wreaths
Sun 4 Dec 3-4.30pm @Mere Sands Wood
Nature Reserve, Rufford L40 1TG
Booking forms – pinkseastar.co.uk@gmail.com
£6.50 if booked before 21st Nov, £8.00 if booked after. Make a small door or tree ornament of various fruits, scents, and ribbon colors. Styles may vary. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied. 

Make a Mosaic Pendant, Key Ring, Necklace or Brooch

Sat 29th Oct 3-4.30pm @Mere Sands Wood
Nature Reserve, Rufford L40 1TG
Booking forms – pinkseastar.co.uk@gmail.com
or
Sun 11th Dec
2-3.30pm @Brockholes
Bookings – 01772 872000 or info@brockholes.org
£7.50 if booked before 21st November £9.00 if booked after. Choose from various styles of base and necklace cord. You can embellish your mosaic with additional millefiori, charms, fused, or dichroic glass, etc to buy. Styles may vary. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied.

Please check course availability and preferred date during booking. Please note, bookings are non-refundable.

Poster/Booking form available on request

Chrissy Webster
Mosaic & Craft Classes
07761 84 13 82
chrissywebster.blogspot.com