What's On
January February March April
May June July August
September October November December
Browse Events By:
Event Archive:

    Makers' Month Activities 2018

    April 2

    Makers' Month Activities

    Mon 2 Apr | 10am - 4pm | FREE

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

    Explore more Makers' Month:
    Activities | Exhibitions | Workshops | Talks

    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)

    Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers
    Mon 2 & Tue 3 Apr

    Members of the Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers are in residence for two days ready to talk knitting and crochet to anyone and everyone. They love helping with your challenges and helping beginners get started. There are well over 3000 Norfolk Knitters and  Stitchers, who meet regularly in locations across the county to knit for charity. If you'd like to join one of their Knit and Knatter groups, pop in for a chat. Bring your knitting too! 

    Interested in learning more? Book on a Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers workshop - Broomstick Crochet (13 Mar) | Tunisian Crochet (13 Mar) | Tunisian Entrelac Crochet (13 Mar) | Corner to Corner Crochet Blanket (16 Mar) | Basic Crochet for Beginners (16 Mar)

    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.

    Weaving with Textilia 
    Mon 2 to Wed 4 Apr

    Julia Symonds runs Textilia in Norwich, offering spinning and weaving workshops for all ages. Julia is at Makers' Month for three days where each morning you can have a go at weaving on one of four looms. All materials are provided.

    Interested in learning more? Book on a Textilia workshop - Weaving Workshop for Children (2, 3 & 4 Apr)

    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.


    Dates this event is on: