After 12pm, Visual art, Crafts

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Drop-In Craft Sessions

Explore your skills and choose from Victorian optical illusions, decorating boxes, Victorian art lessons and medal making.

The Silk Heritage Centre, Macclesfield

Wed 6 Aug

£2 / 01625 613210

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Wed 13 Aug

£2 / 01625 613210

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Wed 20 Aug

£2 / 01625 613210

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Wed 27 Aug

£2 / 01625 613210

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Kaffe Fassett 50 Years in Colour

Celebrating the remarkable 50 year career of knitwear and textile designer, Kaffe Fassett, Aberdeen Art Gallery hosts the first major solo exhibition of his work in Scotland.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 6 more dates until 21 Sep

Aberdeen Art Fair Preview Evening

A preview of the highly regarded AAF, featuring work from local and national galleries and artists. Booking is essential.

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Fri 5 Sep

£13.20 / 01224 641122

Accordion

Works by Caroline Achaintre, Nina Beier, Anna Betbeze, Sissel Blystad, Sol Calero, Christopher Kline, Fay Nicolson and Alek O.

Laura Bartlett Gallery, London E2

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 020 3487 0507

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Behold

An exhibition of highly skilled arts and crafts from throughout the country.

The Gallery, Ripon

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 01765 689554

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 01765 689554

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01765 689554

  • 13:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 28 Dec back to top

Bicentenary of the Strathnaver Clearances: Spinning Demonstration

Discover the art of spinning and try your hand at it. Warning: spinning can involve hazardous pricks to the finger, leading to 100-year-long sleep followed by unexpected marriage to minor royalty.

Strathnaver Museum, Thurso

Tue 5 Aug

Price included in cost of museum admission

Part of Strathnaver Clearances Bicentenary.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Brixton Craft

Brixton Craft is going Dada to Gaga. We're literally melting with anticipation.

Upstairs At The Ritzy, London SW2

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 0871 704 2065

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Caribbean Open

An exhibition exploring Caribbean culture, featuring works by local artists submitted through an open call.

Surface Gallery, Nottingham

Fri 15 Aug

Free / 0115 947 0793

Launch party, including live music, a BBQ, market stalls and more.

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 0115 947 0793

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 19 Aug

Free / 0115 947 0793

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 9 more dates until 30 Aug

Country Pursuits X

The gallery's annual celebration of the countryside features work by Janet Cleghorn, Pamela Grace, David Greenall, Caroline Hunter, Ruth O'Dell, Catherine Rayner, Mary Sumner, Helen Tabor, Claire West, Gordon Wilson, Shirley Vauvelle, Jacqui Atkin and Anna De Ville.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 26 Oct

CraftBomb

An installation of contemporary crafts as part of a national celebration.

Ulster Hall, Belfast

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 028 9032 3900

  • 22:00 – 17:00
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Creative Collage

A great hands-on workshop, participants will create their own collage artwork to take home with them.

Fashion And Textile Museum, London SE1

Wed 6 Aug

£30 / 020 7407 8664

  • 14:30 – 16:00

Dangerously Romantic

Romantic artist Leighton J Charles presents his latest exhibition.

Arthouse Gallery, Southport

Wed 6 Aug

Phone for prices

  • 16:30 – 18:30

Thu 7 Aug

Phone for prices

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Fri 8 Aug

Phone for prices

  • 12:30 – 14:30
…and 6 more dates until 22 Aug

Evening Swim with Atelier EB

Take a dip to help Atelier EB and Marc Camille Chaimowicz celebrate their Scotland Can Make It! travel blankets in a rather unique way. The evening swim is accompanied by a special music playlist devised by Beca Lipscombe and Lucy McKenzie.

Gourock Outdoor Swimming Pool

Sat 2 Aug

Free (ticketed) / 0141 559 4980

Part of Festival 2014.

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

The GNCCF line-up includes over 160 selected designer-makers-many first time makers and the best emerging graduates.New for 2014 is Ornament, a curated selling exhibition of high-end collectible craft by some of the UK's most eminent practitioners.

Old Granada Studios, Manchester

Thu 9 Oct

£5–£10

  • 18:00 – 21:30

Home / Away Weavathon

Celebrate the community spirit of sporting events and contribute to an explosion of colour by joining weaver Angharad McLaren for a ‘Weavathon’ – a relay where a weaving shuttle takes the place of a baton and the race is on to weave enough colourful tweed to ‘yarn bomb’ a secret Games location for the closing weekend.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 01382 909900

  • 14:00 – 17:30
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In A Seventeenth Century Garden

Traditional crewel work and more modern embroidery inspired by the 17th-century garden and created by members of The Huddersfield Embroiders Guild.

Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Halifax

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 01422 352334/354823

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 01422 352334/354823

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Tue 29 Jul

Free / 01422 352334/354823

  • 14:00 – 15:30
…and 14 more dates until 16 Aug

Intermediate Screen Printing Course

A course in screen printing techniques for those who have already completed the beginners' course, or have recent similar experience.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Mon 1 Sep

£240 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 1 Sep–10 Nov 2014.

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Mon 8 Sep

£240 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 1 Sep–10 Nov 2014.

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Mon 15 Sep

£240 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 1 Sep–10 Nov 2014.

  • 18:30 – 21:00
…and 7 more dates until 10 Nov

Introduction to Bookbinding

A ten-week introductory course in the basics of bookbinding.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Wed 3 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 3 Sep–12 Nov, 2014, with no session on Wed 8 Oct.

Sat 6 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov, 2014, with no session on Sat 11 Oct.

Wed 10 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 3 Sep–12 Nov, 2014, with no session on Wed 8 Oct.

…and 17 more dates until 15 Nov

Introduction to Jewellery Construction and Metal Work

An introduction to jewellery making, introducing the fundamental techniques.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Mon 1 Sep

£220 for 10 weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 1 Sep–10 Nov 2014, with no session on Mon 6 Oct.

Mon 8 Sep

£220 for 10 weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 1 Sep–10 Nov 2014, with no session on Mon 6 Oct.

Mon 15 Sep

£220 for 10 weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 1 Sep–10 Nov 2014, with no session on Mon 6 Oct.

…and 7 more dates until 10 Nov

Introduction to Printmaking

A ten-week course providing you with a wide range of practice in various forms of contemporary printmaking.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Mon 1 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 1 Sep–10 Nov 2014.

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Sat 6 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov 2014.

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Mon 8 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 1 Sep–10 Nov 2014.

  • 18:30 – 21:00
…and 17 more dates until 15 Nov back to top

Introduction to Screen Printed Textiles

An introduction to the basics of screenprinting on textiles.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Tue 2 Sep

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 2 Sep–11 Nov, 2014, with no session on Tue 7 Oct.

Tue 9 Sep

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 2 Sep–11 Nov, 2014, with no session on Tue 7 Oct.

Tue 16 Sep

£220 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 2 Sep–11 Nov, 2014, with no session on Tue 7 Oct.

…and 7 more dates until 11 Nov

Irma Irsara

Pulped paper sculpture inspired by the artist's Italian heritage.

Lauderdale House, London N6

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 020 8348 8716

  • 13:30 – 17:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 020 8348 8716

  • 13:30 – 17:00

Launch Event

45 Southside Gallery launches two new fantastic ranges to add to their popular greetings cards. The new ranges are by Plymouth artists Debby Mason and Jan Brewerton.

4orty5ive Southside, Plymouth

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 01752 224974

  • 15:00 – 18:00

Mark Andrew Webber - Wonderlust

Wonderlust is the first major solo show by award winning artist Mark Andrew Webber, famous for his typographic city maps. Wonderlust will see the debut and live printing of his map of Berlin, which took 16 months to produce and measures 3.4 x 1.7m.

Londonewcastle Project Space, E2

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 020 7534 1888

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Tue 29 Jul

Free / 020 7534 1888

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 020 7534 1888

  • 12:00 – 19:00
…and 6 more dates until 8 Aug

Out Of The Dark: Revamp Workshop

Take an image of furniture that is in need of reviving along to this skills' workshop led by the Out of the Dark revival team, who will show you how to upholster old and work pieces.

Heal's, London W1T

Mon 4 Aug

£15 booking required / 020 7636 1666

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Heal's Kingston, Kingston upon Thames

Wed 13 Aug

£15 booking required / 020 8614 5900

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Heal's, Tunsgate Centre, Guildford

Wed 20 Aug

£15 booking required / 01483 796500

  • 18:00 – 21:00