Two Weekend of Christmas Arts and Crafts Fairs at City Arts Newbury.
Dates are: 26th and 27 November 2016 and 3rd and 4th December
City Arts welcomes 30 artisans and artists over 2 weekends of Art Fairs. The stalls change every weekend so you are advised to visit at least twice.
Stalls will sell from chocolates to ceramics, artisan soap to original printmaking, furniture to artwork of various media, local teas and many different types of handmade decorations.
This is an ideal opportunity to get that special, handmade, local present for a special loved one!
Artists participating include:
- ceramicists Christine Lack and Lone Hudson, Sally Bettridge, Martin Eastabrook and Ursula Waechter;
- printmakers Isabel Carmona, Rahima Kenner and Pam Hardman,
- digital artist Ben Honisett,
- photographers Debborah Taylor and Rachel Cheer,
- silkpainting by Helen Mortimer and Rosemary Lawrey,
- creative textiles by Christine Highnett,
- meditation art by Sam Buller,
- silkscreen artwork by Charlotte Adcock,
- turned wood by Alan Hulford.
Local produce and crafts include:
- chocolates by Chocolates by T,
- locally sourced infusions by Verity Murricane,
- soaps by Linda Marshman,
- Christmas decorations by Melanie Brown, Pat Lawton and Alida Balaceanu,
- cardmaking supplies by Sarah Douglas,
- charity goods by Dorothy Aromando Art Fund.
Plus the City Arts Newbury stall with coffee and cakes and also delicious hot soup on sale.
Doors open each day from 11 am to 3pm.
Come and visit us – we look forward to meeting you!
For further information and for directions to the venue see our contact page
Saturday 12th November, 10am -12pm
This Xmas-themed workshop, with artist Helen Mortimer, is for adults, teens & children 8+ with their parents/ carers.
During this workshop, you will have the opportunity to design and decopatch a Christmas-themed item of your choice, for example: a Tree Bauble, a Gingerbread Man, Christmas Letters and more…
There will be other items for sale, on the day.
~ Cost: £12.50 each participant
~ Age: Adults, Teens & Children 8yrs+ with Parent/ Carer
To Book Your Place, Just Email Us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair at City Arts
We will be open with our Christmas fairs two weekends…
~ Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th November
~ Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th December
~ 11am – 3pm
10 Hampton Road
These events are a wonderful opportunity to meet and chat to local Artists and Craftspeople, learn about their artwork, how it’s made and see a few demonstrations…
…And of course, buy something beautiful and unique for a loved one this Christmas!
*Stalls include, Original Prints, Ceramics, Silk Paintings, Photography, Jewellery, Christmas Decorations, Handmade Cards and more…
The stalls will vary each day, so something for everyone and it’s worth a return visit!
~ Entry is Free
~ Homemade Soup & Fresh Bread will be on sale
For more info, directions etc, just email us: email@example.com
Printed Xmas Card Workshop – SOLD OUT!!
~ Sunday 13th November, 10am – 12.30pm
Gorgeous easy-to-make Cards.
Learn how to make your own no-cost printing blocks and print unique and stylish cards in this half-day class. Christmas is approaching, so this workshop will have a seasonal flavour, but the techniques you will learn can be used to make cards for any occasion.
You should go away with 5 completed cards and the printed material to make many more, plus your own unique print blocks and handouts full of tips and tricks. All the materials you will use are readily available so that you can go on to make many more cards and new printing blocks at home.
All materials and equipment will be provided.
This class is suitable for both beginners and experienced card makers, adults and accompanied children over 8 years.
*Cost: £12.50 (all materials included)
*Age: Adults, Teens & Children 8+
*Booking Your Place:
For more information and to book your place, please email us:
City Arts: Free Poetry Gathering No5
~ Sunday 13th November, 2pm – 3pm
This is a very informal and friendly gathering for people who enjoy poetry, in all its forms. There isn’t a strict format to the event – participants may share their own poetry, or the work of a known poet, or simply listen to the readings.
~ Cost: Free Event!!
~ Age: Adults (younger people will be considered based on experience)
*Booking Your Place:
No need to book – however, to let us know you’re coming along and get more info, just email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
In October, our activities concentrate at weekends and during half term. See below for detail links to the specific workshop/activity
Sat 1st October – Funky Felt and Leaves with Wendy Lloyd
8th October – Art Shed with Rachel Cheer
9th October – Poetry Gathering with Donna Lewis
23rd October – Apple Pressing day with Claire Struthers-Semple
24th October – Decopatch with Helen Mortimer
25th October – Arty Science with Donna Lewis
27th and 28th October – Halloween special with Kayleigh Eve
29th October – Bookbinding with Donna Lewis
30th October – Silk painting with Sarah Moorcroft
Two days of Horrifying Halloween Activities and Freaky Festive Fun on 27th and 28th October 2016 with Kayleigh Eve
Dust off your brooms, don’t wash your hair and grab your cat to join the spooky, ghastly and devilish volunteers running this event, this October half term!!
This event will take place over 2 days, with 2 sessions per day.
* Petrified Pebble Painting
* Scary Mask Making
* Putrid Pumpkin Carving
* Mummy Wrapping (make sure you bring your mum)
* Haunted Maze
* Spine-Chilling Stories
* Ooozing Donut Bobbing
~ Cost: £6 per child
~ Age: All ages (all children must be supervised)
~ Session Times: 10am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm
~ Maximum 20 children per session
~ Halloween Treats will be on sale
~ Face Painting by Sunny Faces
For more information and to book your place (early to avoid disappointment), please email: email@example.com
Please let us know you are coming on our Facebook Event.