The Hive JQ Hive JQ Home Visit Us Eat Well Be Creative Take Part Events Support Us Crafting for All Enterprise Project What is the project about? Throughout 2020 we are running a new enterprise project called Crafting for All. Our monthly sessions will provide an opportunity for people with a learning disability or specific learning need to gain practical enterprise and traditional crafting skills. By the end of the project the makers will have produced quality hand-made items to sell at a local craft market. _______________________________________ Who is running the project? This project is a collaboration between The Hive and ATHAC. The Hive is a community craft and heritage venue with an organic cafe and bakery and exhibition spaces, located in the Jewellery Quarter. It is run by the Ruskin Mill Land Trust. We are proud to offer a friendly and inclusive welcome to all our visitors. Currently we have funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and run craft projects for a range of different groups as part of our heritage programme. ATHAC CIC The sessions will be coordinated and supported by ATHAC who provide services to help individuals and their families Access to Heritage Arts and Culture as well as training and skill-based learning opportunities. Carol Reid from ATHAC is the main contact for participants. _____________________________________ Who can get involved? The project is designed for people with a learning disability or specific learning need. It is free to take part. Participants will need to travel to The Hive. We will provide snacks and drinks. We would like participants to commit to coming regularly to the sessions from January until November 2020 There are spaces for 10 young people aged 16-25 in the morning sessions. There are spaces for 10 adults aged 26+ in the afternoon sessions. We will keep a waiting list if there are not enough places available. _______________________________ What will happen in the project? In the block of sessions, participants will experience a range of crafting techniques including; leatherwork jewellery making glass crafts feltwork needlepoint tapestry The initial block of sessions will be hands-on, fun and facilitated by professional makers and artists. The participants will then choose one of these crafts to focus on and learn further skills. They will produce a selection of items for sale at a local craft event at the end of the project, possibly at a local Christmas craft market. They will make these products at sessions over six months. __________________________________ Where and when will the project be run? All making sessions will be held in The Makers Studio at The Hive, Vittoria Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham. B3 1PE. You can find out about getting to us and access here: Visit The Hive. TIMES: 16-25 year old group 10.30am start 12.30pm finish Over 26 year old group 1.30pm start 3.30pm finish DATES: All Mondays 27 Jan24 Feb30 Mar27 April18 May29 June27 July24 Aug28 Sept26 Oct30 Nov Craft fair date to be confirmed. _____________________________________ How can I register my interest in getting involved? Please follow this link which will take you to our events page where you can book. Linking to Registering Interest After you have registered, Carol Reid will contact you and answer any questions you may have. If you need assistance to register or wish to discuss this project further, please contact Carol Reid from ATHAC: 07977 880132.