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Appliqué Bird or Boat

19 October, 10:00 - 14:00

Dell Quay, PO20 7EE

Create a picture in textiles of a Harbour Bird or Boat under the guidance of textile artist Karen Berry. All materials supplied. Minimum age 15 years. Fee: £25 to include materials and refreshments. Booking essential on our website. Meet: Harbour Education Centre, on the quay, Dell Quay, PO20 7EE. Roadside. . .
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Arts Crafts

Saturday Workshop: Gelli Printing: A Creative Day

19 October, 10:00 - 16:00

Arena Skills Centre, The Regis School, Westloats Lane, Bognor Regis, PO21 5LH

Get your creative juices flowing and explore simple techniques to produce fun, colourful designed prints. For only £55. 00, spend a day creating a series of colourful, expressive prints of your own design as well as your own set of mono printed feathers. This workshop will begin with a review. . .
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Arts Crafts

Saturday Workshop: Botanical Illustration: Berries, Hips and Haws

19 October, 10:00 - 16:00

The Regis School, Westloats Lane, Bognor Regis, PO21 5LH

This £55. 00 all day workshop is suitable for all abilities and is about learning to create botanical illustrations of autumn berries, hips and haws. There will be an emphasis on drawing with precision and accuracy, including observational drawing of botanical structures, the science of botany, composition skills, and using. . .
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Saturday Workshop: Sugar Flowers: Advanced

19 October, 10:00 - 16:00

Arena Skills Centre, The Regis School, Westloats Lane, Bognor Regis, PO21 5LH

Are you looking to up your game in making sugar flowers? This advanced workshop is perfect for those with previous experience of making wired sugar flowers and are looking to take their skills to the next level. And for only £55. 00, it’s a steal! The aim of the workshop. . .
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Do you want to spend quality time your child(ren) learning a brand new skill? Learn how to make woven wall hangings, using traditional techniques with wool together with your child. They’re ideal as a unique gift or decoration and an excellent way to engage inquisitive and creative minds whilst staying. . .
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Crafts Literature Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

29 October, 11:00 - 12:00

| Midhurst Library

Come and join us for stories and crafts. Everyone welcome!. A member of the team from South Downs National Park will be with us to do a special craft event connected with protecting our local heathland sites. Tickets are free but please book to avoid disappointment. . . .
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Do you want to spend quality time your child(ren) learning a brand new skill? Learn the art of printing with guidance from our tutor to create your own unique Christmas cards, which friends and family will treasure. They’re ideal as a unique gift or decoration and an excellent way to. . .
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Do you want to spend quality time your child(ren) learning a brand new skill? Learn how to decorate cupcakes with a Halloween theme with this short fun workshop. You will practice cutting and modelling skills using sugar paste to create designs including a mummy, spider and a skeleton face! It’s. . .
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Do you want to spend quality time your child(ren) getting them ready for the spookiest night of the year? This fun workshop will enable parents and their children to work together to create an easy Halloween costume for their child. The workshop will demonstrate different techniques to create a unique. . .
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Come along to the Cathedral for some holiday fun. Families can follow a trail, collect a prize and take part in some creative crafts. Suitable for children aged 3 – 12 years, accompanied by an adult, also a toddlers’ toy area. No need to book just drop in – £2. . . .
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Crafts Literature Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

1 November, 10:30 - 11:30

| Chichester Library

Come and join us for stories and crafts. Everyone welcome! Tickets are free but please book to avoid disappointment. Parents and carers are asked to remain during the event. . . .
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In the tradition of artists making and sending cards at Christmas, create your own art-cards taking inspiration from an exclusive private viewing of rarely-seen artists’ Christmas cards from the Gallery’s archive. With directed tasks and lots of tips, our experienced tutor, Kate Boucher, will guide you to create at least. . .
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Kick start your festive season with this one-day Letterpress Printing Christmas Card workshop. During this hands-on workshop, hear about the highlights and history of letterpress, get inky using a selection of vintage wood type, print with antique illustration blocks and produce your final prints on fully restored, vintage Adana printing. . .
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An exciting, hands-on introduction to working with fused glass. Using recycled glass and experimenting with different colours and metal inclusions, learn how to make decorations vibrant with visual texture. These gorgeous, fused glass hangings will add another dimension to your Christmas decorations and are brilliantly original presents. 2. 30 –. . .
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Enjoy a ‘Printed Seasonal Cards’ adult Craft workshop with professional Printmaker, Cath Bristow. Learn the basics of relief printing; how to design your artwork, prepare and cut your soft lino block and print your cards by hand. Experiment with coloured inks and papers. At the end of the day you. . .
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In the tradition of artists making and sending cards at Christmas, create your own art-cards taking inspiration from an exclusive private viewing of rarely-seen artists’ Christmas cards from the Gallery’s archive. With directed tasks and lots of tips, our experienced tutor, Kate Boucher, will guide you to create at least. . .
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Work with a selection of antique wood type from a collection dating back to the 1890s to design and print your own unique poster using a fully restored 1950s George Pallister press. 11. 15am – 5pm. £75. . . .
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Let your creativity flow as you learn how to print your own, personalised Christmas cards. During this fast-paced Thursday evening workshop, learn about the history of letterpress printing, how to handle type and print a selection of custom Christmas cards (using vintage and antique letterpress type and printing presses) to. . .
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Enjoy some festive cheer at The Sussex Snowdrop Trust in Walberton. A fabulous tombola, best selling cookery books, Snowdrop merchandise, ceramics by artist Clare Arent and Christmas cards. Homemade cakes and Edgcumbes coffee. Raffle to win a stunning frosted Christmas cake. We look forward to seeing you. . . .
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Design and print your own Christmas wrapping to add a personal touch to gifts for friends and family. Learn the skills of cutting, inking and printing using lino/vinyl in relief with water-based printing inks. Choose from numerous Christmas designs to use as reference on the day and explore examples of. . .
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Step into a world of festive delights at our Christmas fayre in the inspiring surroundings of Arundel museum and find unique gifts made by local artisans for family and friends. Free entry. . . .
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Try your hand at printmaking to create individual, hand-printed festive gift tags and bags. Learn how to transfer images on to lino, cut your lino plate and then have a go at inking up and printing by hand or with a print press. The workshop offers the opportunity to experiment. . .
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The Etsy Makers Chichester team are proudly hosting this years Etsy Made Local Christmas 2019 event at Draper’s Yard , our third year here in Chichester! Part of a national event that will see 54 cities from coast to coast celebrating the makers, designers and collectors that make up the. . .
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Christmas Fayre

30 November

The Parish Hall Rowlands Castle

Kick off the Christmas season by grabbing some wonderful gifts and enjoy some tasty treats!. Rowlands Castle Parish Halls will be filled with stalls selling quality gifts, handmade crafts and local food and drink. Admission is free and refreshments are available. There is access for disabled people. Public transport is. . .
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Christmas Wreath Workshop at Cowdray

5 December, 09:30 - 12:30

Cowdray Hall, Parkway, Easebourne, West Sussex, GU29 0AW

Create a beautiful festive wreath for your home using sustainable floristry this Christmas. Hosted by Karen Watson of This Floral Life, this morning workshop will showcase LUX Christmas wreaths made using seasonal materials. The workshop will take place in Cowdray Hall download map here which will be decorated for Christmas. . .
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Christmas Table Decoration Workshop

5 December, 14:00 - 17:00

Cowdray Hall, Parkway, Easebourne, West Sussex, GU29 0AW

Create beautiful festive table decorations for your home using sustainable floristry this Christmas. Hosted by Karen Watson of This Floral Life, this afternoon workshop will showcase luxury table decorations made using seasonal materials. The workshop will take place in Cowdray Hall download map here which will be decorated for Christmas. . .
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Time to get into the Festive Swing. Join both guest and regular traders at Draper’s Yard Night Market for a Christmas Party! We look forward to welcoming you to an evening of mulled wine, mince pies, music and Christmas shopping! The more the merrier, and no ticket required. Please do. . .
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Get in the Christmas spirit and come and join us at the 2019 Friends Christmas Fayre. Buy just the right gift for someone and enjoy chatting to friends over a cup of coffee, whilst browsing the stalls. All your favourite stalls will be there – plants and wreaths, cakes, raffle,. . .
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We all love a Nanna that knits, right? We are inviting our favourite crafty grannies to come showcase and sell their yarny makes. And what better time to stock up on some home made loveliness! (Applications still welcome from all Nannas and Nanas,Grandmothers, Grandmas, and Grannies…and even knitting Granddads are. . .
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Crafts Outdoors

The Harbour in Textiles

7 December, 10:00 - 14:00

Dell Quay, PO20 7EE

Create a small picture in textiles of the Harbour landscape with the guidance of textile artist Karen Berry. All materials will be supplied and a simple frame will be available to buy. Minimum age 15 years. Fee: £25 to include materials and refreshments. Bring a packed lunch. Booking essential on. . .
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Come shop local this Christmas at Draper’s Yard and join resident and guest Yardies for a special selection of Christmas Gifts! Open 10am to 4pm, and 7pm on Thursday 12th December. . . .
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