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    Makers' Month Activities 2018

    March 20

    Makers' Month Activities

    Tue 20 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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    Embroidery with Sew Creative 
    Mon 19 & Tue 20 Mar

    Sew Creative run shops and workshops in Norwich and Cambridge. Join them to have a go at simple free motion embroidery. Select a picture and recreate it with fabric and stitching. No experience necessary.

    Interested in learning more? Book on a Sew Creative workshop - Free Motion Embroidery (21 Mar) 

    Petal and Purl 
    Mon 19 to Sun 25 Mar

    Petal and Purl is a new crafting group from the village of Caston, in Norfolk, who are working towards an extravagant knitting festival in their village in 2019. They're at Makers' Month for seven days, not only to provide free demonstrations and activities, but also to recruit new members to help with their big plans. Take a seat and have a go at making flowers, bunting and food from knitted squares.

    Interested in learning more? Book on an Petal and Pearl workshop - Extreme Pom Pom Making (19, 20, 21 Mar) 

    Preparing and Fixing Your Artwork for Exhibition 
    Tue 20 Mar

    A practical, drop-in surgery for artists who are keen to learn how to exhibit their work. Chat to artists from ACME - Art and Craft Markets and Exhibitions - all of whom have years of experience of exhibiting. They'll demonstrate how to string artwork for exhibition and advise how to repair damaged canvases. ACME is a diverse group of artists and crafters who work in many different mediums, styles and subjects. More on Facebook.

    Felt Making with Pathways College 
    Mon 19 & Tue 20 Mar (10am-noon)

    Students from Pathways College invite you to have a go at making felt. Pathways is a complex needs sixth form, on the site of the Hewett Academy in Norwich. The students have been given a crash course in felt making by ERM CIC, the local creative community interest company behind the exhibition A History of Wool in Norwich.

    Chinese Brush Writing 
    Mon 19 & Tue 20 Mar

    Have you ever tried Chinese brush writing? Well now's your chance. Members of the Norwich Chinese Community Centre are sharing their expertise. 



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