Workshop - Our Handmade Collective - Christmas
Oct
30
6:15 PM18:15

Workshop - Our Handmade Collective - Christmas

Participants of the course will make up to 8 keepsake hanging Christmas decorations to adorn your tree over the festive season! Natalie from Upsydaisy Craft will show you simple and more complex pottery techniques to create pattern and texture using a vast variety of cutters and stamps which she will provide (everything from flowers, hearts and dinosaurs to letters, clouds and houses).

As the pieces dry Natalie will demonstrate glazing and bring along examples of the colours for the class to glaze their own pieces. The finished items will be loaded into individual boxes and taken away to be fired in the kiln and will be ready for collection at the shop approx. 2 weeks later – you will receive email confirmation and finished pieces can be posted out (this can be arranged in the class)

Natalie will bring examples of what can be made, please feel free to bring along any stamps/textures you want to try in the clay, any ideas or sketches you may have. Or just come along and see what creativity inspires you on the night!

No previous experience required, lots of fun to be had playing with clay – recommended to bring an apron but the clay doesn’t stain.

All materials and equipment provided. Suitable for adults and responsible children.

Cost £30.00 per person plus booking fee of £2.03.

Our Classes hold a maximum of 6 people so are lovely and relaxed, fun evenings of crafting, chatting and cake! Places are limited and will book up quickly so don't delay, call today!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ceramic-christmas-decorations-creative-craft-class-tickets-56190563488  or on 0113 4182304.

Our Classes hold a maximum of 6 people so are lovely and relaxed, fun evenings of crafting, chatting and cake! Places are limited and will book up quickly so don't delay, call today!

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Potfest in the Pens
Aug
2
to Aug 3

Potfest in the Pens

Potfest in the Pens 2019
August 2nd – 4th
Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday
10am – 5pm daily

Adults £4.50, Seniors £4, Accompanied children free.
Refreshments on site. Free parking.
Well-behaved dogs on leads welcome

The only unselected show in the UK giving an opportunity to see the work of the well established alongside the up-and-coming. Around 170 potters will be taking part in this, the oldest potters’ market in the UK. The result is an exciting mix of the sophisticated and the raw power of the next generation.

No art hype, no gallery glitz, just potters and public enjoying each other’s company in a down to earth setting. The event is held under permanent cover at Skirsgill Auction Mart, Penrith – 100 yds west of junction 40 off the M6, on the edge of Britain’s beautiful Lake District.  (Postcode for Sat Navs – CA11 0DN).

The interaction between potters and public is an important part of the show. As well as some demonstrations, there will be free hour-long classes for adults to encourage them to take their first steps in clay. Get inspired, get involved and be prepared for visual overload.
Throwing classes, kids ‘n clay corner, pottery tools, clay suppliers, kilns, and thousands of pots to choose from. The theme for this year’s competition  held in the foyer area of the show is “Avian Architecture”.

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Workshop - Our Handmade Collective
Jul
31
6:15 PM18:15

Workshop - Our Handmade Collective

Join us and play with clay! You'll spend the evening making up to 8 keepsake hanging decorations or a ceramic tealight holder - or a combination of both...so if you've already attended one of our Ceramics classes you can come back and make something different!

Natalie from Upsydaisy Craft will teach you simple and more complex pottery techniques to create pattern and texture using a vast variety of cutters and stamps which she will provide (everything from flowers, hearts and dinosaurs to letters, clouds and houses).

As the pieces dry Natalie will demonstrate glazing and bring along examples of the colours for the class to glaze their own pieces. The finished items will be loaded into individual boxes and taken away to be fired in the kiln and will be ready for collection at the shop approx. 2 weeks later – you will receive email confirmation and finished pieces can be posted out (this can be arranged in the class)

Natalie will bring examples of what can be made, please feel free to bring along any stamps/textures you want to try in the clay, any ideas or sketches you may have. Or just come along and see what creativity inspires you on the night!

No previous experience required, lots of fun to be had playing with clay – recommended to bring an apron but the clay doesn’t stain.

All materials and equipment provided. Suitable for adults and responsible children.

Cost £30.00 per person plus booking fee of £2.03. - book via eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/beginners-ceramics-creative-craft-class-tickets-56192515326  or on 0113 4182304.

Our Classes hold a maximum of 6 people so are lovely and relaxed, fun evenings of crafting, chatting and cake! Places are limited and will book up quickly so don't delay, call today!

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Deer Shed Festival - North Yorkshire
Jul
28
5:00 PM17:00

Deer Shed Festival - North Yorkshire

Family Friendly Festival - I’ll be in the Makers Tent 10-4 each day

It looks amazing great Music, Food, Arts, Spoken Word, Hot Tubs - proper adventure! Read about it on their website:

https://www.deershedfestival.com/

Site opens at 10am Friday 26th July 2019.

  1. Site closes at midday Monday 29th July.

  2. On Friday the arena opens at 12pm. There will be entertainment in the arena shortly after it opens and the first band on the Main Stage will perform at 4pm.

  3. Please note that unlike in previous years, Sunday night camping and the Sunday night party are included for all ticket holders. The arena will close at 11pm on Sunday night.

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Market - Birmingham Independent Market - Aston Hall
Jul
20
to Jul 21

Market - Birmingham Independent Market - Aston Hall

Ticketed Event - Saturday and Sunday 12-7pm

https://www.designmynight.com/birmingham/whats-on/food-drink/independent-birmingham-festival-at-aston-hall-1

Foodies of Birmingham: The Independent Birmingham Festival at Aston Hall returns this July and it’s set to be our greatest event yet!

Following the huge success of the previous two years’ SOLD OUT Independent Birmingham Festivals At Aston Hall, we’re bringing this fantastic event back - and making it even bigger, and even better!

Join us on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July for another great Independent Birmingham festival, this time at the truly iconic Aston Hall. If you managed to get tickets to our previous sold out events, you’ll know what we’re all about. If it’s your first time, then you can expect a spectacular line-up of pop-up restaurants, cocktail bars, street food, craft beer, natural wine, coffee, independent retailers, artists, and live music from local bands on our main stage. Our previous festivals have all had sensational food/drink line-ups, showcasing the very best of Brum, and once again we’ve curated a ridiculously awesome line-up for this event. You won’t want to miss it!

Mouth-watering food, delicious cocktails, natural wine and craft beer, a roster of the city’s finest independent retailers, artists, designers and makers, and local bands rocking out on our main stage - sounds like an incredible event to us. We’ll see you all there. 

Tickets cost just £10 – children under 12 go free, no ticket required.

Note: Our previous 5 festivals have all sold out. Grab your tickets well in advance to avoid disappointment, you won’t want to miss this. 

YOU DO NOT NEED AN INDEPENDENT BIRMINGHAM MEMBERSHIP CARD TO ATTEND THIS EVENT.

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Workshop - Our Handmade Collective
Jun
26
6:15 PM18:15

Workshop - Our Handmade Collective

Join us and play with clay! You'll spend the evening making up to 8 keepsake hanging decorations or a ceramic tealight holder - or a combination of both...so if you've already attended one of our Ceramics classes you can come back and make something different!

Natalie from Upsydaisy Craft will teach you simple and more complex pottery techniques to create pattern and texture using a vast variety of cutters and stamps which she will provide (everything from flowers, hearts and dinosaurs to letters, clouds and houses).

As the pieces dry Natalie will demonstrate glazing and bring along examples of the colours for the class to glaze their own pieces. The finished items will be loaded into individual boxes and taken away to be fired in the kiln and will be ready for collection at the shop approx. 2 weeks later – you will receive email confirmation and finished pieces can be posted out (this can be arranged in the class)

Natalie will bring examples of what can be made, please feel free to bring along any stamps/textures you want to try in the clay, any ideas or sketches you may have. Or just come along and see what creativity inspires you on the night!

No previous experience required, lots of fun to be had playing with clay – recommended to bring an apron but the clay doesn’t stain.

All materials and equipment provided. Suitable for adults and responsible children.

Cost £30.00 per person plus booking fee of £2.03. - book via eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/beginners-ceramics-creative-craft-class-tickets-56191437101 or on 0113 4182304.

Our Classes hold a maximum of 6 people so are lovely and relaxed, fun evenings of crafting, chatting and cake! Places are limited and will book up quickly so don't delay, call today!

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Market - Birmingham Cheese Festival
Apr
6
12:00 PM12:00

Market - Birmingham Cheese Festival

I’ll be selling my ceramics alongside some awesome food and drink stalls!

After a complete sell-out in 2018 - Birmingham Seasonal Markets returns to The Bond Company for round two. Presenting Cheese Fest 2019!

On the 6th April 2019 they're back for a one-day festival with all the cheese you could possibly wish for. They'll be open 12pm-6pm for cheesed-up street food, bars, DJs and a Market Hall of 25 traders selling cheese and all things cheesy.

After a knock out line up in 2018 - Cheese Fest 2019 is bigger, better, cheesier, and meltier than ever! Street food & exclusive cheesy specials from: Streetchef Halloumi Fries // Low N Slow // Kilder Bar //

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Market - Sheffield Millenium Gallery Craft Fair
Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

Market - Sheffield Millenium Gallery Craft Fair

Excited to be back in my adopted home town of Sheffield!

Sheffield is a city full of talented, small scale producers and craftspeople making wonderful things, often entirely by hand.

We’re pleased to showcase some of this talent in our popular Millennium Gallery Craft Market, which promises an inspiring alternative to big high street chains. Choose from original artwork and prints, cards, jewellery, gifts and much more

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Market - North Wales Contemporary Craft Fair
Mar
9
10:30 AM10:30

Market - North Wales Contemporary Craft Fair

Really excited to be part of this first North Wales Contemporary Craft Fair in March

“We are pleased to announce the first North Wales Contemporary Craft  Fair to be held at MOSTYN in Llandudno, North Wales on Saturday 9th  March 2019.

Following on from the success of our North Wales Print  Fair, we look forward to welcoming artists, designers and makers to  present their work for sale in the gallery's beautiful Edwardian spaces.  The fair will provide a fantastic opportunity for shoppers to buy  affordable and original art direct from the artists. There will be  workshops, demonstrations and chances to win some fabulous art-related  prizes. Admission is free.”

- https://www.mostyn.org/event/north-wales-contemporary-craft-fair-2019

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MARKET - Peddler Night Market - Sheffield
Dec
7
to Dec 8

MARKET - Peddler Night Market - Sheffield

Street food, craft beer, live music & art.

I'll have a stall at this wonderful event in December, it runs the first weekend of each month always with different arts/craft stalls. I'll be there in time for you to buy lots of Christmas presents over the evening whilst enjoying a beer and the most amazing yummy food!

 

 

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WORKSHOP - Ceramics Christmas Decorations - Focus Gallery, Nottingham
Dec
5
7:00 PM19:00

WORKSHOP - Ceramics Christmas Decorations - Focus Gallery, Nottingham

All materials included - book via eventbrite or in person at the Focus Gallery - £30

Participants of the course will make about 8 keep sake hanging decorations, gift tags and plaques. I will show the class simple and more complex pottery techniques to create pattern and texture using a vast variety of cutters and stamps which I will provide a really vast array think everything from flowers, hearts and dinosaurs to letters, clouds and houses and lots of Christmas.

As the pieces dry I will demonstrate glazing and bring along examples of the colours for the class to glaze their own pieces. The finished items will be loaded into individual boxes and taken away to be fired in the kiln and will be ready for collection at the Focus Gallery shop approx. 1 week later.

I will bring examples of what can be made, please bring along any stamps/textures you want to try in the clay, any ideas or sketches you may have. Or just come along and see what creativity inspires you on the day!

No previous experience required, lots of fun to be had playing with clay – recommended to bring an apron but clay doesn’t stain. Suitable for adults and responsible children.

Max 10 participants – get in touch if you want to arrange a party for you and your friends.

All of the wonderful workshops held at the Focus Gallery are held in the worskhop room below the gallery with only stair access. There is on street car parking outside or near by car parks.

Tea and cake will be served on all of our workshops, so let us know of any dietary requirements.
You can book via event brite; https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ceramics-christmas-decorations-tickets-48530351588

In the gallery, or by phone on 0115 837 5570.
No refunds within one month of chosen workshop start date

 

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WORKSHOP - Christmas Decorations & Gifts
Dec
4
6:00 PM18:00

WORKSHOP - Christmas Decorations & Gifts

In this workshop Nat from Upsydaisy craft will demonstrate different techniques to create texture and pattern to enable you to create at least eight pieces, depending upon size. Choose between creating pendants, earrings, buttons or personalised keepsakes. You'll be able to add colour glaze and the fired goods will be returned approximately a week later. All materials provided although we recommend bringing an apron, even though clay doesn't stain. 

Ideal for Christmas tags/decorations/jewellery/gifts - unique and individual

£30 - Book via Sew in the City - www.sewinthecity.co.uk/workshops

 

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MARKET - ETSY Made Local Leeds Saturday ONLY
Dec
1
11:00 AM11:00

MARKET - ETSY Made Local Leeds Saturday ONLY

Etsy Made Local is back in Leeds for a fourth consecutive year!

Join me on the 1st of December to shop from the very best of Leeds creative businesses at our hugely popular Christmas market!

Spread across two days, Etsy Made Local - Leeds will host 35 different makers and designers on each day to showcase the best local creative talent and carefully curated products from sellers based in and around the Leeds area.

Etsy are supporting local Christmas Markets all over the UK. These markets are all about celebrating local crafters and designers and encouraging people to shop local this Christmas.

Entry to the market is free!

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MARKET Hepworth Christmas Fair - Friday 30th Nov, Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd December
Nov
30
to Dec 2

MARKET Hepworth Christmas Fair - Friday 30th Nov, Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd December

I am only at this fabulous event all weekend!

The Hepworth Wakefield’s Christmas Market has quickly established itself as one of Yorkshire’s top Christmas shopping destinations and this year takes place over two weekends.

Treat yourself and your loved ones from over 80 stalls selling textiles, ceramics, jewellery, prints, handmade cosmetics, candles, stationery, homeware and delicious artisan food and drink. The Market will featuring some of the UK’s most talented artists and designers – plus a food and drink tent selling artisan produce made in Yorkshire and an outdoor area with a range of delicious street food.

Our Christmas Market is bigger and better this year, offering a fun and festive day out for the whole family featuring a programme of festive performances and free family activities along with appearances from surprise guests.

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WORKSHOP - Christmas Decorations & Gifts
Nov
27
6:00 PM18:00

WORKSHOP - Christmas Decorations & Gifts

In this workshop Nat from Upsydaisy craft will demonstrate different techniques to create texture and pattern to enable you to create at least eight pieces, depending upon size. Choose between creating pendants, earrings, buttons or personalised keepsakes. You'll be able to add colour glaze and the fired goods will be returned approximately a week later. All materials provided although we recommend bringing an apron, even though clay doesn't stain. 

Ideal for Christmas tags/decorations/jewellery/gifts - unique and individual

£30 - Book via Sew in the City - www.sewinthecity.co.uk/workshops

 

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MARKET - Craft and Flea Leeds
Oct
28
11:00 AM11:00

MARKET - Craft and Flea Leeds

Look out Leeds! Craft & Flea is on it's way.

What is Craft & Flea? Filling Church Nightclub inside and out, it's the best of the city's local produce & makers served up with street food and flea market stalls offering vintage & collectables.

We'll be posted up some of the great exhibitors we have lined up for you over the next few weeks

Makers - Local Produce - Collectables - Vintage - Artisan - Designer - Food & Drink - Entertainment

£2 entry all day
Under 12s are free

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WORKSHOP - Our Handmade Collective - Leeds
Oct
24
6:30 PM18:30

WORKSHOP - Our Handmade Collective - Leeds

CHRISTMAS - Beginners Ceramics Creative Craft Class

Participants of the course will make up to 8 keep sake Christmas Decorations, buttons or pieces to make into jewellery or variety of each . Natalie from Upsydaisy Craft will show the class simple and more complex pottery techniques to create pattern and texture using a vast variety of cutters and stamps which she will provide (everything from flowers, hearts and dinosaurs to letters, clouds and houses).

As the pieces dry Natalie will demonstrate glazing and bring along examples of the colours for the class to glaze their own pieces. The finished items will be loaded into individual boxes and taken away to be fired in the kiln and will be ready for collection at the shop approx. 2 weeks later – you will receive email confirmation and finished pieces can be posted out (this can be arranged in the class)

Natalie will bring examples of what can be made, please feel free to bring along any stamps/textures you want to try in the clay, any ideas or sketches you may have. Or just come along and see what creativity inspires you on the night!

No previous experience required, lots of fun to be had playing with clay – recommended to bring an apron but the clay doesn’t stain.

All materials and equipment provided. Suitable for adults and responsible children.

Cost £30.00 per person.

Bookings can be made at Our Handmade Collective. All bookings are final and non-refundable unless the class is cancelled by Our Handmade Collective.

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WORKSHOP - Our Handmade Collective - Leeds
Sep
26
6:30 PM18:30

WORKSHOP - Our Handmade Collective - Leeds

CHRISTMAS - Beginners Ceramics Creative Craft Class

Participants of the course will make up to 8 keep sake Christmas Decorations, buttons or pieces to make into jewellery or variety of each . Natalie from Upsydaisy Craft will show the class simple and more complex pottery techniques to create pattern and texture using a vast variety of cutters and stamps which she will provide (everything from flowers, hearts and dinosaurs to letters, clouds and houses).

As the pieces dry Natalie will demonstrate glazing and bring along examples of the colours for the class to glaze their own pieces. The finished items will be loaded into individual boxes and taken away to be fired in the kiln and will be ready for collection at the shop approx. 2 weeks later – you will receive email confirmation and finished pieces can be posted out (this can be arranged in the class)

Natalie will bring examples of what can be made, please feel free to bring along any stamps/textures you want to try in the clay, any ideas or sketches you may have. Or just come along and see what creativity inspires you on the night!

No previous experience required, lots of fun to be had playing with clay – recommended to bring an apron but the clay doesn’t stain.

All materials and equipment provided. Suitable for adults and responsible children.

Cost £30.00 per person.

Bookings can be made at Our Handmade Collective. All bookings are final and non-refundable unless the class is cancelled by Our Handmade Collective.

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MARKET - The Goodlife Experience Festival - Hawarden
Sep
14
to Sep 16

MARKET - The Goodlife Experience Festival - Hawarden

Really excited to be part of this fantastic event! 

Our aim for the Good Life Experience is to create a really interesting, beautiful and engaging space that will open during the festival hours and filled with a friendly gang of traders selling interesting things to our interested customers. The Market Place will be housed in at the centre of the festival site, close to the Main Stage in a Victorian canvas marquee.

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WORKSHOP - Build a Pot - Malt Cross - Nottingham
Jun
30
11:00 AM11:00

WORKSHOP - Build a Pot - Malt Cross - Nottingham

Participants of the course will make one large plant pot (13cm diameter) or two smaller plant pots – all approx. 10cm in height. Natalie from Upsydaisy Craft will demonstrate coil building, pinch pot and slab building techniques for the participant to choose what they prefer. The clay will be provided along with a variety of stamps and shapes to create interest and detail and personalised each pot. Each participant will be able to decorate with underglaze colours and the pots will be dried slowly to prevent cracks before they are glazed with a transparent gloss fired and be ready for collection at the Malt Cross approx. 2 weeks later – you will receive email confirmation and finished pieces can be posted out (this can be arranged in the class) 

Natalie will bring example of what can be made, please bring along any stamps/textures you want to try in the clay, any ideas or sketches you may have. Or just come along and see what creativity inspires you on the day!

No previous experience required, lots of fun to be had playing with clay – recommended to bring an apron but clay doesn’t stain. Suitable for adults and responsible children.

Its £45 bookable via the Malt Cross - it doesn't include refreshments but you can bring food/drink with you or buy at the bar :)

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WORKSHOP - Ceramic jewellery, buttons and keepsakes
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

WORKSHOP - Ceramic jewellery, buttons and keepsakes

In this workshop Nat from Upsydaisy craft will demonstrate different techniques to create texture and pattern to enable you to create at least eight pieces, depending upon size. Choose between creating pendants, earrings, buttons or personalised keepsakes. You'll be able to add colour glaze and the fired goods will be returned approximately a week later. All materials provided although we recommend bringing an apron, even though clay doesn't stain. 

£30 - Book via Sew in the City - www.sewinthecity.co.uk/workshops

 

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The Handmade Fair - Ragley Hall 2018 May 11th, 12th and 13th
May
11
to May 13

The Handmade Fair - Ragley Hall 2018 May 11th, 12th and 13th

  • Ragley Hall, Park and Gardens, Ragley Hall, Alcester B49 5NJ UK (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Handmade Fair is brought to you by Kirstie Allsopp and is all about appreciating the beauty of handmade, and learning the skills to become a maker yourself. Whether your day at the Fair teaches you how to make something yourself, upcycle a piece you already own, or if you buy it from an expert, it’s here to help everyone to make their life a little more beautiful. 

Kirstie is there in person Friday, Keith Brymer-Jones is the host Saturday and Edith Bowman on Sunday - to save £5 on a ticket use the code LEAFEX - www.thehandmadefair.com or 0871 230 7153

Find me in the Makers tent stand SV55 - along with loads of other makers/designers/ illustrators and amazing craft supplies!

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Hepworth Ceramics Fair - May 5th and 6th
May
5
to May 6

Hepworth Ceramics Fair - May 5th and 6th

I'm back at the beautiful Hepworth for their first Contemporary Ceramics Fair Saturday and Sunday 10-4 - £1 entry / free to members and under 16s - There's also a fabulous street food market on :)

Check out the other makers via their website and more details

https://hepworthwakefield.org/whats-on/ceramics-fair/

 

 

 

 

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WORKSHOP - Ceramics workshop - jewellery, buttons and keepsakes
Mar
6
6:00 PM18:00

WORKSHOP - Ceramics workshop - jewellery, buttons and keepsakes

In this workshop Nat from Upsydaisy craft will demonstrate different techniques to create texture and pattern to enable you to create at least eight pieces, depending upon size. Choose between creating pendants, earrings, buttons or personalised keepsakes. You'll be able to add colour glaze and the fired goods will be returned approximately a week later. All materials provided although we recommend bringing an apron, even though clay doesn't stain. 

£30 - Book via Sew in the City - www.sewinthecity.co.uk/workshops

 

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