Workshops and Demos

Workshops and demonstration timetable 2017

Look out for the icon workshop  at individual catalogue listing for informal demonstrations in addition.

Venue 1 Tony Morgan – Demo’s of leather working skills plus “Belts made to fit” service.

Venue 1  The Coppice Co-op – Our members will be demonstrating green woodworking skills all weekend.

Venue 3  Christine Liley & Sue Greenwood – Opportunity to have a ‘go’ at painting in a non-threatening environment.

Venue 3  Lunesdale Camera Club – Get the best out of your camera workshop. Drop in throughout the weekend.

Venue 4  Sue Tyldesley – Make an encaustic card, £2. Drop in throughout the weekend. Age 8 and above.

Venue 4  Julia Swarbrick – Printmaking workshops including relief print and gelli print with paper and textile

Venue 13  Carole Bennett – Demonstration of the art of block printing on paper and fabric. Drop in.

Venue 14  Duncan Copley – Duncan will be demonstrating a range of his build, construct and design techniques, including wood carving throughout the weekend.

Venue 18  Shelagh Lind – Rag Rug demonstration and chance to make silk rag rug brooch all weekend.

Venue 18  Bespokers Forge – Blacksmithing demonstration using solid fuel fire.

Venue 18  Jane Mallinson – Demonstration of felt making. Workshop – make a scarf or collar

Venue 18  Janet D Graves – Family Friendly Mark Making Workshop Come and experiment using a range of different materials. Contribute to a community artwork or take your masterpiece home with you! Saturday 11am – 12pm, 3pm – 4pm, Sunday 2pm – 4pm.

Venue 19  Vintage & Country – See how traditional jointed teddy bears are made. Demonstrating how to chalk paint, distress and wax furniture and try the paint for yourself!

Venue 21  Lancs & Lakes Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers – Hands on weaving and spinning demonstrations all weekend. Come in and have a go. Free of charge. Children welcome.

Venue 22  Concert at St John’s – Concert is from 7:30pm – 10pm on Saturday 24 June. Donations welcomed.

Venue 22  Rhonda Fraser, Silverdale Upholstery Group – See students working on their projects. Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday.

Venue 22  Icon Painting at st John’s Church with Barbara Winkfield – Religious icon painting using traditional materials and techniques. Friday 1pm – 5:30pm, Saturday 10:30am – 5:30pm.

Venue 24  Ruth Livesey – Come and handle some clay, 10:30am – 12:30pm on both Saturday and Sunday morning

Venue 25  Ann Bond – Music room behind 8 Elmslack Lane – This well-known musician will explain the position of the harpsichord in musical literature and the different types available. Demonstrations at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm give the chance to hear the instrument, see its workings, and also to try yourself if you wish. ONLY OPEN Saturday and Sunday 2pm – 5pm

Venue 28  Christine Rooney – Demonstration of techniques using coloured inks and water based inks as required.

Venue 29  Delcia McNeil – A half hour demonstration at noon on Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 introducing some of the wide range of possibilities for creating artwork on an ipad or tablet.

Venue 31  Landscape Trust – Landscape Walks starting from the Cemetery Chapel at 1:30 pm and finish by 4pm. Saturday 24: Rocky Secrets of Arnside Knott; Sunday 25: Flowers of Arnside Knott. Places are free but must be booked via

Venue 33  Amanda Hunter – Make your own textured silver pendant using a specialist rolling mill and basic jewellery making tools. There is a cost of £10 per pendant for the silver.

Venue 33  Elizabeth Shorrock – Demonstration of lino cutting, all weekend

Venue 33  Keith Shorrock – Spoon carving demonstration throughout the weekend.

Venue 33  Elaine Newman – Book Reading – Readings of my recently published children’s book ‘The Mystery of the Golden Tower’ throughout the afternoon 1:30pm – 5:30pm (

Venue 37  Gilli Slater – Drop in anytime to watch an on-going demonstration of how Gilli uses moulded wet fabric and paint crystals to create her unique pictures, and ask any questions.

Venue  37 Christine Stanford – Demonstration on how to create a small handmade book, using mixed media and stitch techniques. With the opportunity to participate in a drop-in workshop and make a book to keep. Saturday and Sunday 2pm – 4pm

Venue 39  Diana Morrison Designs – Demonstration of Free-Machine Embroidery And Disperse dyeing. Drop in.

Venue 39  Judith Favret Papermaker – Demonstration of papermaking. How to make cotton paper pulp, pull a piece of paper, turn it onto a cloth and press it. Friday 3pm and 6pm. Saturday and Sunday 11am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm.

Venue 41  Katie Edwards – Katie will be demonstrating screen printing throughout the weekend.