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    Makers' Month Activities 2018

    April 1

    Makers' Month Activities

    Sun 1 Apr | 10am - 4pm | FREE

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

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    Sun 1 & Mon 2 Apr

    Have you ever thought of becoming an apprentice stonemason? This ancient profession is still as relevant in the 21st century and the Guild of St Stephen and St George are at Makers' Month to demonstrate their skills. Find out more about their work and have a go at using their stonemasons' tools. 

    Interested in learning more?

    Book a seat The Wanderer's Journey talk on Fri 6 Apr.

    Dinosaur Sculpting
    Sun 1 & Mon 2 Apr

    See a dinosaur created muscle by muscle, tooth by tooth, scale by scale as Norfolk based artist Raymond Noakes sculpts with clay. See Ray's displays showing the different ways you can make a clay sculpture into a permanent piece by making a mould and casting using fibreglass, silicone rubber and resins. Ray specialises in sculpture and prop making and has a keen interest in the animal form.

    Interested in learning more? Book on a Raymond Noakes workshop - Sculpt a Dinosaur (3 & 4 Apr)

    Saori Weaving with The Saori Shed
    Sat 31 Mar & Sun 1 Apr

    Experience the joyful art of Saori weaving, which originates from Japan and has no rules or restrictions. The looms, from the Saori Shed in Diss, will be set up for everyone to have a go. There are no patterns to follow; this is free and spontaneous weaving that requires no experience. Saori banners created at last year's Makers' Month will be on show. See if you can spot the bit you did! 

    Interested in learning more? Book on a Saori Shed workshop - Saori Weaving Taster Workshop 1 hour (3 Apr) | Saori Weaving Workshop 3 hours (4 & 5 Apr)

    Charli Vince Face Painting 
    Sat 24 & Sun 25 Mar, Thu 29 Mar to Sun 1 Apr | £3

    Charli Vince is a regular at Makers' Month with her gorgeous face painting designs. Chose from her selection of Easter themed ideas, as well as flowers, spooky faces, creatures, super heroes and more.

    Postcards for Peace
    Mon 12 to Wed 14 Mar & 1 to 5 Apr

    Postcards for Peace is a project helping displaced people living in Norfolk feel welcome in their new home. Local artists, school children and other participants have made postcards depicting either a message of welcome or significant life experience. View the work they've created and make a postcard yourself, using textiles, photography, clay, paint or pencil. All materials and guidance provided for free. For more on Postcards for Peace and how to contribute, download this newsletter from The Friend Ship, a local group working with displaced people.

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