Visit the website for more details of what’s happening: Norfolk Makers’ Festival
Saturday 22nd Febuary 11am – 4pm at designermakers21
Drop in and try a variety of arts and crafts with designermakers21 members and other local craftspeople.
Free have-a-go sessions throughout the day:
- Saori weaving with Kim Morgan
- Mosaics with Joy Holden
- Textured ceramics with Kate Welton
- Cutting glass with Clair Rice and demonstrations of copper-foiling
- Rubber mat weaving with bicycle inner tubes in David Whatley’s studio
For £5 carve a small wood engraving with Di Griffiths or a linocut with Annette Rolston and take home your own original print.
Dressmaker/designer Marie Hamilton will demonstrate the construction of an ‘infinity scarf’ using re-claimed textiles, 1 – 4pm
Nick Gosman Spoon Co will demonstrate making a kuksa cup carving throughout the day.
Gold and silversmith Kate Heath of L’Hermitage Jewellery will be teaching students and will be willing to answer questions and queries about her craft.
At 21 St Nicholas Street, Diss IP22 4LB
With restrictions easing in May 2021, it is now possible to run workshops again at designermakers21. Please contact the individual members if you are interested in attending a workshop.
Workshops offered in the studios by members –
Printmaking – Annette Rolston & Mike Fenton
Feltmaking – Janine Oxley
Mosaics – Joy Holden
Jewellery – Kate Heath
Sewing and upcycling – Marie Mallen
Freestyle Saori weaving – The Saori Shed
Theatre crafts – Christopher Holden
Stained glass – Hunnybunny Glass
Basic skills with hand tools – David Whatley Ceramics – Kate Welton
The Upstairs workshop and exhibition space hosts a rotating calender of events by external practioners