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
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
There are loads of workshops and events this summer at City Arts Newbury: a few details below:
1st August – Silk Painting workshop with Sarah Moorcroft
2nd August – Art Shed for all ages
3rd to 5th August – Collagraph workshop with Isabel Carmona
6th August – Japanese bookbinding with Donna Lewis
7th August – City Arts at the Farmers Market
9th August – Home Is – Draw and Build with Jennifer Forakis
10th August – Sewn Bookmaking with Isabel Carmona
12th August – Chalkfest 2016
13th August – Printfest
15th August – Manga Graffiti with Donna Lewis
17th August – Cartoon Graffiti with Donna Lewis
24th August – Foam Marbling with Rachel Cheer
27th to 28th August – Pinhole Photography with Donna Lewis
29th Aug – 2nd Sept – Summer Signing Course
Come and take part in something unique! We have organised CHALKFEST – a pavement chalk drawing competition taking place in Newbury’s Market Place on the 12th July 2015.
It is Free to Enter and open to people of all ages. All materials to use on the day will be supplied by City Arts; so all you need to do is turn up, pick a spot and create a unique chalk drawing on the market square paving.
The competition prize is sponsored by Craftsman Newbury Ltd
Thanks to all who came to our Art’s fair at the beginning of December – we hope you found something you liked and enjoyed the festive atmosphere, art and crafts, courtesy of John, Liz, Debbie, Tom, Donna, Pam, Helen, Isabel, Kate, Christine, Martin, Pat, Coleen, Doriana, Claire and helpers. There will be more ad-hoc events in 2015 until we get on with the refurbishment. Watch this space!.
On a very Festive mood, we wish you Happy Christmas and All the best for 2015 from the team at City Arts!
We are pleased to welcome local artists and crafts people to our fair, including painters, ceramicist, wood carver, stone mason, printmakers, photographers, silk painters, and local people making festive Christmas gifts and preserves.
Looking forward to a very festive day – we hope to see you there!