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    Makers' Month Activities 2018

    March 15

    Makers' Month Activities

    Thu 15 Mar | 10am - 4pm | FREE

    There’s something different every day at Makers’ Month. Below are today's free activities - come in and have a go! 

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    Norfolk Quilters
    Mon 12 to Sun 18 Mar

    Take a seat with the Norfolk Quilters and let them show you how to make a small piece of patchwork. You can take this away with you or donate it to be sewn into a quilt to raise money for charity. If you have already embarked on a quilting project and have hit a snag, bring your work in and speak to the experts.

    Interested in learning more? Book on a Norfolk Quilters workshop - Make a Mug Rug (12 Mar)  Trapunto with Colour (13 Mar) Foundation Paper Piecing (14 Mar) Japanese Folded Patchwork (14 Mar)


    Craft Bank Tree of Life 
    Mon 12 to Sun 18 Mar

    Help create an inspiring tree of life by adding a decorated leaf, representing a positive memory or personal achievement. Craft Bank is a Norwich based organisation that encourages people with learning disabilities or mental health issues to explore the benefits of getting involved in art and craft activities.

    Interested in learning more? Book on a Craft Bank workshop Introduction to Screen Printing (26 & 27 Mar) 


    White Ribbon with Leeway 
    Mon 12, Thu 15 & Wed 21 Mar

    Take a seat and help decorate a white ribbon with the help of professional artists, plus staff and volunteers from Leeway, a local charity which helps people experiencing domestic abuse. The White Ribbon campaign is an annual event which raises awareness of the issues around domestic abuse. Three opportunities during Makers' Month to get involved and show your support. Everyone welcome. 


    Norwich Fashion Week Fringe
    Mon 12 to Sun 18 Mar

    The first week of Makers’ Month coincides with the Norwich Fashion Week Fringe. Six days of events across the city highlighting the creativity and diversity of fashion and style in Norwich. 


    Poppy Plea: Commemorating 1914-18 
    Thu 15 Mar & Wed 28 Mar

    Use your creative skills to take part in a county wide act of remembrance for the men and women of Norfolk who lost their lives in World War One. Norfolk Library Service plans to display a poppy for each of the fallen listed on Norfolk's war memorials. That's well over 15,000 people. All the poppies will be displayed in Norwich during Oct 2018 and then split into smaller displays, in the county’s libraries, for 11 Nov 2018. Today, join Library staff to make a poppy, or deliver any that you've made already.  Materials will be provided at Makers Month sessions. Poppies can be made to any design, but must be no more than 10cm x 10cm (4in x 4in).

    Click here for knitting, crochet and craft pattern ideas.  

    norfolkinworldwar1.org



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