Anyway so The Visual Arts Centre, which is a gallery and workshop space owned and managed by the Frances Bardsley School for Girls is hosting a whole craft month starting off with a craft party tonight from 7-9pm.
Throughout the evening (and the entire Craft Month) you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the Craft Council's exciting new CraftCubes (walk-in installations with audiovisuals allowing you to explore makers' studios and processes) and get tactile with a selection of pieces from their Handling Collection dating from the early 1970s up until today. All ages welcome!
When: Thursday, September 23, 2010. 7 - 9 p.m.
Where: The Visual Arts Centre, Brentwood Road, Romford, Essex. Map.
What: Chat with fellow crafters, delight your senses in the exhibitions and keep your hands busy at the Craft Stations, which will include projects such as bookmaking, felting, jewellery making, crocheting and knitting.
How: Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Closest train station is Romford, easily accessible from Liverpool Street and Stratford. From Romford station, it’s a short walk or Bus Ride to the venue.
Who: Anyone and everyone!
What to Bring: Feel free to bring along any portable crafts you'd like to work on during the evening.
VAC Craft Month Full Programme Of Events — 2010
The courses and workshops are suitable for those aged 16 and above. An exciting programme for the underaged will also take place during October Half Term. Contact Deborah for more info (details below).
Short Day Courses cost £17.50
2 Hour Workshops cost £12
Prices include materials and refreshments.
Thursday, September 23, 7 - 9 p.m. — Free to attend!
Craft Month officially opens with an Etsy Craft Party!
Saturday, October 9, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
1) Paper making course.
2) Wire-wrapping techniques jewellery course.
Saturday, October 16, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
1) Bookmaking course.
2) Cupcake decorating course.
Thursday, October 21, 4 - 6 p.m. or 7 - 9 p.m. — Free to attend!
Beginner's How to Sell on Etsy workshop with AmityUK.
These workshops are intended for newcomers to Etsy, but Amity will also be happy to share the tips for selling successfully, which she's accumulated since setting up her shop in 2006.
Thursday, October 28, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. or Friday, October 29, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Traditional Japanese paper-making course: Creative Landscapes.
Saturday, October 30, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 1 - 3 p.m.
Screen-printing Festive Cards workshop.
Saturday, October 30, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Finding Felt workshop: Simple felt ball purses with a festive twist.
Saturday, October 30, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. — Free to attend!
Craft Market. £10 per stall.
For more info or to book your place:
Contact Deborah Holland on 01708 477 368 or email email@example.comTo see the full page click here
See you at some of the events....