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Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair at City Arts

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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

City Arts
10 Hampton Road
Newbury
RG14 6DB

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: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Printed Xmas Card Workshop

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Printed Xmas Card Workshop – SOLD OUT!!

~ Sunday 13th November, 10am – 12.30pm

Craft Workshop

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:
info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

City Arts: Free Poetry Gathering No5

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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: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

 

October calendar

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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

Halloween activities

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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.

Activities include:

* 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: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Please let us know you are coming on our Facebook Event.

Arty Science with Donna Lewis

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Coming October Half Term, Tuesday 25th October, 10am – 12pm

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Do you have a budding scientist who likes to experiment?

Here at City Arts we like to explore creativity, in all its forms!

Well, this October Half Term Workshop, with Donna Lewis, will be packed with experiments all related to the theme of Art & Science. The experiments will be full of light, colour and mess!!

Children will be experimenting with fire, foam and lots of other materials – learning about science and the part it plays in art. So, bring along your safety goggles, tie your hair back and no baggy clothes!!

~ Age: Adults, Teens & Kids 8yrs+ (with Adult)
~ Cost: £12.50 each

*Please bring your own Safety Goggles!

*Booking Your Place, email us: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Screw-Post Book-Binding with Donna Lewis

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Saturday 29th October, 10am – 3pm

This workshop, with Donna Lewis, is an introduction to the Screw-post Book-binding technique.

This workshop is for all abilities; you will be working at your own pace and receive the guidance you need to produce a successful book.

During the workshop, you will be given a demonstration of the technique, the tools you will be using and the different papers that you will be working with.

You will then design and construct your own Screw-post Book.

~ Age: Adults & Teens 13+
~ Cost: £35 (all materials included)

*If possible: you will need to bring your own Awl or Screw Punch – these can be picked up online or in a diy/ craft store…

For more information and to book your place, please email: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk