The Hive JQ

14 DECEMBER - PROGRAMME

We are on the countdown to Christmas and it's hard not to feel a bit festive at this time of year! 

10am-4pm Free family craft activity session

Families can have fun with us all day making festive baubles and tree decorations.

Just drop-in. Last entry 3.30pm. 'Pay as you feel' for craft materials.

10am-4pm Explore & relax

Hive Cafe & Bakery open for drinks (but no fancy coffee machine) and cake. Explore our heritage exhibitions & discover the history of our building. Our new gallery will be open for a Ruskin 200 Exhibition. Just drop in. Last entry 3.30pm. Free entry to exhibitions.

10.30am & 1.30pm Guided building tours (45 mins)

Explore all four storeys of our Grade II listed building; from derelict basement to inspiring rooftop urban micro-farm.

11am-1pm Textile and Stitch (Two-hour Taster Workshop)

Join Janet to make a Christmas wreath with a difference. Using recycled fabric you’ll make a creative and colourful braided wreath with a range of different additional decorations - all made by you, by hand, from scratch. 

£18 per person (inc. VAT), plus free hot drinks. Over 18s. Advance booking essential.

About Janet Gray

Janet Gray is the Director of Feed My Creative CIC, an award winning social enterprise. We are a ‘Creative Arts Studio’ ran by Janet Gray who has over thirty years of design and creative experience. Our projects aims are to reduce waste, create more sustainable communities and bring out the creativity in young people and adults. We provide a platform to allow freedom to learn in a ‘no limits’ environment, learn basic skills and the means to know how to create things at a relatively low cost.  

Providing practical sewing/craft workshops with a community focus that will focus on using predominately-recycled and re-used fabrics and materials and furniture to reduce waste.

Working with other local and national organisations to help communities to save money and avoid waste by promoting sustainability.

Working creatively with young people and adults demonstrating ways to be sustainable with textiles by reusing clothing, soft furnishing fabrics and furniture therefore reducing waste.

 

2pm- 4pm Screen printing - festive greeting cards (Two-hour Taster Workshop)

Join Karoline in the Makers Studio to design and screen print your own unique Christmas or festive cards to give to friends and family!

In this workshop you will create some simple festive designs and then use a scalpel to carefully hand cut paper stencils of your designs. You will hand print your designs onto A5 card blanks using your stencils, a silkscreen, squeegee and some festive coloured ink! All materials will be provided including red, green and gold screen printing inks, A5 card blanks and envelopes.

This workshop is suitable for beginners. Bring along some ideas or images to help you get started. Remember to bring a bag or something to take your finished work home in. Aprons will be provided but it is a good idea to wear old clothes as fabric inks can stain.

£18 per person (Inc. VAT), plus free hot drinks. Over 18s. £18 per person. Free hot and cold drinks available.

About Karoline Rerrie

Design and screen print your own unique Christmas cards to give to friends and family!

In this workshop you will create some simple festive designs and then use a scalpel to carefully hand cut paper stencils of your designs. You will hand print your designs onto A5 card blanks using your stencils, a silkscreen, squeegee and some festive coloured ink! All materials will be provided including red, green and gold screen printing inks, A5 card blanks and envelopes.

This workshop is suitable for beginners. Bring along some ideas or images to help you get started. Remember to bring a bag or something to take your finished work home in. Aprons will be provided but it is a good idea to wear old clothes as fabric inks can stain.

Book a place

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11am Textile & Stitch workshop 14 Dec

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2pm Screen printing workshop 14 Dec

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11.30am Building Tour 14 Dec

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1.30pm Building Tour 14 Dec

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