Workshops

Workshops

The Basics of Drawing Animals
Venue 2 with Jayne Lancaster
Drop in
Cost: Free
Learn to draw animals using simple shapes and lines and discover the concept of gesture drawing combined with observation and basic animal anatomy.  You will also have the chance to use the brush pens that Jayne uses to create her artwork.

Taster Fused Glass Workshop
Venue 5 with Anne Somers
TBC
Cost: £15
This is a great opportunity to try working with glass to create your own fused glass window hanging. All materials and tools are provided, as well as tuition on cutting glass and the use of different types of glass. Booking Essential, limited to 10 places.

Gilding
Venue 6 with Siobhan Miles-Moore
Drop in
Cost: £5
Learn basic gilding techniques and leave with your own unique artwork. Spend an hour taking an ordinary everyday stone into a small treasure.

Natural Forms in the Garden
Venue 7 with Ruth Livesey
Saturday 10am – 12pm Sunday 2pm – 4pm
Cost: Free
The public are welcome to try their hand at creating some flowers or leaves in clay or paper after spending some time in the Mawson gardens

Posy Making
Venue 16
Saturday 10am – 12pm
Cost: Free
Create a posy for a pew end.

Harp Workshop
Venue 16 with Alice Pell
Sunday 2pm – 3pm
Cost: Free
Harp music and workshop.

Proddy Rug Technique
Venue 19 with Shelagh Ovalau Lind
Drop in
Cost: Donation to Morecambe Food Bank
Materials supplied to make a small piece of work using proddy rug technique.

Assorted Activities
Venue 24 with King Street Studios
Saturday and Sunday
Kings Street Studios will be running a number of different workshops over the weekend. Check out their social media and website for details.

Finding Expression in Oil Painting
Venue 27 with Ben McLeod
Saturday & Sunday 11:30am – 12:30pm and 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Cost: £10
Book on or come along – to either have a go at painting with oil for the first time or to get help and instruction on finding greater confidence in mark-making and expression. These are taster sessions… with opportunity for further work with the artist.

Mixed Media Memory Frames
Venue 27 with Christine Stanford
Saturday 1pm – 3pm
Cost: £6
Come and have some fun using old photos, images and a collection of buttons beads and ribbons to create a beautiful mixed media memory frame to put on your wall.

Heat Transfer Bookmark
Venue 27 with Diana Morrison
TBC
Cost: £2.50
Use Specialist Heat Transfer dyes to print a bookmark.

The Edge of Chaos
Venue 27 with Rob Bee
Friday 2pm and 4pm Saturday & Sunday 11:30am, 2pm and 4pm :: Free
Cost: Free
A multi-media performance where you are invited to join in! either with a paintbrush to add to the canvass being created or to dance, sing, recite poetry… whatever. If something ‘feels right’ in the moment – go for it!


Demonstrations

Many of our artists will spend the weekend demonstrating their crafts alongside their displays.
Venue 1:    John Calver, ceramics.
Venue 6:    John Law, blacksmithing.
Venue 9:    Elizabeth Shorrock, book binding.
Venue 16:  Icon Demonstration and Card making.
Venue 17:  Silverdale Upholstery Group, upholstery.
Venue 25:  Annabel Humber, jewellery.
Venue 25:  Leonie Rutter, ceramics.
Venue 27:  Judith Favret, papermaking.
Venue 31:  Christine Rooney, acrylic ink.
Venue 32:  Lancs & Lakes Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers, textiles.