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Crafting: Not just for lockdown

The Creative Craft Show returns to Exeter this September

From families and friends to Olympian Tom Daley, the world of craft has attracted many new enthusiasts over the last 18 months and ICHF Events’ Creative Craft Show, returning to Exeter’s Westpoint Arena from Thursday 23rd– Sunday 26th September, has something for everyone.

From sewing, felting and papercraft to knitting and jewellery making, the Creative Craft Show brings the hottest new supplies and latest trends to die hard crafters and newcomers alike in the South West.

Simon Burns, Managing Director of ICHF...

Join OrganicArts in #spreadingaSMILE!

Join us in #spreadingaSMILE!

Authored by organicARTS
Posted: Mon, 04/05/2021 - 7:02am

Hand-crocheted SMILES with a message are being posted in and around Exeter to improve the mental wellbeing of the city’s residents during these last weeks of the nation’s lockdown.

During a time when support networks are cut short and coping strategies might not be possible, The Makers Group from the Exeter’s art charity organicARTS recognise that people’s mental health is suffering and are striving to spread smiles across the city as an antidote to their anxiety.

The Makers group is a creative social project run by organicARTS, usually set at West Town Farm, just...

Floristry Taster Workshop

Floristry Taster Workshop

Event Date: 
27/11/2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Venue: 
3 Dunchideock Barton. Exeter. EX2 9UA

Want to try your hand at floristry, then book onto one of our floristry taster workshops and have a go.

No experience necessary.

Each session lasts for one and a half hours.

All materials included in the cost, plus you will be able to meet with one of our friendly Academy tutors who can tell you about all the other courses we offer,from beginner level through to the Academy Masters Level 4 & 5.

£35.00 per person. Booking essential.

Telephone; 01392 834893.

Gift Vouchers available. Corporate and Group Workshops Arranged.

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Floristry Taster Workshop

Floristry Taster Workshop

Event Date: 
12/03/2020 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
3 Dunchideock Barton. Exeter. EX2 9UA

Want to become a florist or just fancy some time-out with friends, then book onto one of our floristry taster workshops.

No experience necessary.

Each session last for one and a half hours.

All materials included in the cost, plus you will be able to meet and chat with one of our friendly Academy tutors who can answer any questions you may have about all the other courses we offer, from beginner courses through to Academy Masters Level 4 & 5.

Booking essential. £35.00 per person.

Telephone; 01392 834893.

Gift Vouchers available. Corporate...

Floristry Taster Workshop

Floristry Taster Workshop

Event Date: 
18/07/2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Venue: 
3 Dunchideock Barton. Exeter. EX2 9UA

Want to become a florist but not sure if it will be for you, or would you just like some time-out with friends -

then book onto one of our floristry taster workshops and have a go at making a design.

No experience necessary.

Each session is one and a half hours long.

All materials included in the cost, plus you will be able to chat with one of our friendly Academy tutors who can answer any quesions you may have about all the other courses we offer, from beginner courses through to Academy Masters Level 4 & 5.

Booking Essential.

Telephone...

Etsy Made Local Exeter - Contemporary Christmas Market

Event Date: 
28/11/2019 - 5:00pm to 01/12/2019 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
11A Gandy Street, Exeter

Etsy Made Local is back! And this time we are going BIG! Still working with Exeter Phoenix, but this time in their new venture on Gandy Street.

We’re doing a take over!

There will be familiar makers and some fabulous newcomers to the market.

All in all a wonderful contemporary festive extravaganza starting Thursday 28th November (5-9pm) during late night shopping in Exeter - we’ll have music, drinks and nibbles to get you in full swing.

We’ll then be there all day Saturday 30th November (10-6pm) and Sunday 1st Dec (10-4pm).

We hope you can come along...

Kids filming hand made pom poms at Devon Guild

Summer Craft Clubs

Event Date: 
24/07/2019 - 10:00am to 28/08/2019 - 12:30pm
Venue: 
Devon Guild of Craftsmen

The Devon Guild craft centre in Bovey Tracey is offering free drop-in craft activities every Wednesday morning (24 July - 28 August) during the summer holidays. All sessions are 10am – 12.30 pm and there is no need to book; just pop in and join in the making fun! See below for details of our weekly making mornings:

24 July 10am – 12.30pm PomStitchTassel textiles workshop Pom-pom pencil toppers. Learn how to make a pom-pom and then create it into a weird and wonderful pencil topper.

31 July 10am – 12.30pm Michelle Greenwood Brown - mosaic workshop. Decorate a ceramic tile...

Jenny Southam Ceramics Devon Guild of Craftsmen (President’s Prize winner The Summer Show 2018)

The Summer Show

Event Date: 
20/07/2019 - 10:00am to 08/09/2019 - 5:30pm
Venue: 
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF

The Summer Show is the longest running Devon Guild exhibition, launched in 1955 to celebrate the skills and original work of long-standing Guild Members through to the newest faces. The exhibition is selected by the Guild’s Members’ Selection Committee, a representative from the exhibitions team and an independent craft professional, just a week prior to opening to the public. More than 250 Guild Members have the opportunity to submit their work, which ranges from traditional to cutting edge crafts. A key event in the Guild’s exhibition calendar, Members use the opportunity either to...

Dunsford Village Show

Event Date: 
06/07/2019 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue: 
Dunsford Show Ground

Dunsford Village Show is a quintessential country show at its very best and is the perfect way to spend a fun packed family afternoon in the country. Nestled in the Dartmoor National Park with a woodland backdrop this show is in a terrific location. Entertainment includes “Dangerous Steve”, Dartmoor Hawkers, Street Motion Workshops, Kryton Archers, Classic Cars, Riverford Organic Farmers cookery demonstrations, Bouncy Castle, Papillon Gin, Dog and Horse Shows. Refreshment includes BBQ, cream teas, local ales, cider, Pimm’s and strawberries as well as ice cream and lots more! There are many...

Upton Pyne Craft Fair

Event Date: 
17/11/2018 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Upton Pyne Village Hall & Church

Village fair showcases local skills

High quality local art and craft will be on sale at the biggest-ever Upton Pyne Craft Fair which is to be held in the village hall and church on Saturday 17 November.

The fair takes place between 12 noon and 4pm, entry is free, and coffee, cakes, light lunches and afternoon teas with be available. The hall and church are in the centre of the village, a mile off the Crediton road just outside Exeter.

The fair is being organised by the Friends of Upton Pyne and proceeds will go towards the maintenance of the Grade 1-listed village...

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