This gorgeous Exhibition coming to Flitwick Library this week – 13-15 October.poster0001

Mentmore Arts Festival

Fantastic event in support of local charities with over 50 local artists showing and selling their original work. Well worth a visit – especially ANB artists Joanne Bowes and Vicky Johns (not that I am biased!)

 

Mentmore Arts Festival

Mentmore Arts Festival

We’ve Got the Blues

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Lovely results from my Dyeing Day with Jenny and June, thank you very much Jenny.

Indigo And Woad Dyeing Workshop

Indigo And Woad Dyeing Workshop

Indigo And Woad Dyeing Workshop

Indigo And Woad Dyeing Workshop

Indigo And Woad Dyeing Workshop

Indigo And Woad Dyeing Workshop

Indigo And Woad Dyeing Workshop

Indigo And Woad Dyeing Workshop

Indigo And Woad Dyeing Workshop

Indigo And Woad Dyeing Workshop

Indigo And Woad Dyeing Workshop

Indigo And Woad Dyeing Workshop

Indigo And Woad Dyeing Workshop

Coffee and Art – Perfect!

My work can now be viewed whilst you enjoy a lovely coffee and cake at the Pensieri Cafe, Ram’s Yard, Bedford.

Afterwards why not pop along to the newly refurbished Higgins Gallery, which is almost next door?

What better way to spend a relaxing afternoon?

Pensieri Cafe, Bedford

Pensieri Cafe, Bedford

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Pensieri Cafe, Bedford

Pensieri 3

Pensieri Cafe, Bedford

Peter Roy from Knockando Woolmill on Working with Wool…

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At the start of this phase of WOVEMBER (Working with Wool) we mentioned Knockando Woolmill as a fantastic example of what can be achieved when one works both with wool and about wool. Working with Wool can of course be a purely practical decision based on its special material properties, but as we learnt from Kate Davies in her recent Q&A with WOVEMBER, WOOL is also intrinsically bound up with the social, political and cultural histories of the UK. If you work with wool anywhere in Britain it is possible to deliberately highlight the connection between what you’re doing and that long, rich heritage. Knockando Woolmill is a fine example of a place that is both producing woollen cloth, and maintaining its connections with the past.

Then… Duncan Stewart at work in the weaving shed (courtesy of Graham Stewart)

Then… Hugh Jones weaving on the Dobcross loom

Now… story and…

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Berkhamsted Artisans, Arts and Crafts Market

Join me on Saturday in the picturesque Hertfordshire town of Berkhamsted. I will be on the first floor of the Town Hall where there will be a wide choice of fantastic handmade Christmas gifts on sale.

Just imagine the faces of your friends and family when you give them a handmade present that’s locally produced and absolutely unique to them.

Berkhamsted Artisans, Arts and Crafts Market

Farmers’ Market