Upcoming Events

QEST 30th Anniversary Auction

Online

As our 30th anniversary year draws to a close we are excited to announce an online fundraising auction. The 30 exciting lots include unique craft pieces and experiences from QEST Scholars and luxury brands, with something to suit every taste and budget – great for Christmas presents or a treat for yourself. Highlights include a ... Read more

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Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre St. Davids Road, Cwmbran

Laura Thomas curated this exhibition celebrating the heritage and diversity of weaving, and providing a platform for contemporary woven design. The show reviews how contemporary weavers continue to challenge the notions of this exciting and tactile art form and features 12 designers and business, including fellow QEST Scholar Beatrice Larkin.

Leather Crossbody Bag Workshop with Candice Lau

Cockpit Arts  Northington Street, London

In this workshop you will learn to make a leather crossbody bag and personalise it with your own choice of colour and edging. This will involve learning to work with multiple pattern pieces, saddle stitching, edge colouring, attaching d-rings and a slider, edge burnishing and attaching a pocket. The finished size of the bag is ... Read more

£215

WWF Just Imagine – Drawing Workshop with Jemma Gunning

Online

Just Imagine - Draw, print and reimagine for the future This series of three online workshops will explore drawing and printmaking whilst responding to the WWF creative call out to reimagine our future. Taking inspiration from the David Attenborough film; artists Jemma Gunning and Victoria Willmott are encouraging all to take action and raise awareness ... Read more

In Conversation: Seth Kennedy

Online

Continuing their In Conversation series, Rue Pigalle will speak to antiquarian horologist Seth Kennedy about his work. In the twelfth month we typically look back on the year, hoping that the balance between the good and the not-so-good will net out in the positive. Why do we keep time? When did the concept of time ... Read more

WWF Just Imagine – Lino Print Workshop with Jemma Gunning

Online

Just Imagine - Draw, print and reimagine for the future This series of three online workshops will explore drawing and printmaking whilst responding to the WWF creative call out to reimagine our future. Taking inspiration from the David Attenborough film; artists Jemma Gunning and Victoria Willmott are encouraging all to take action and raise awareness ... Read more

WWF Just Imagine – Botanical Workshop with Jemma Gunning

Online

Just Imagine - Draw, print and reimagine for the future This series of three online workshops will explore drawing and printmaking whilst responding to the WWF creative call out to reimagine our future. Taking inspiration from the David Attenborough film; artists Jemma Gunning and Victoria Willmott are encouraging all to take action and raise awareness ... Read more

In Conversation: David Snoo Wilson

Online

Continuing their In Conversation series, Rue Pigalle will speak to bell founder David Snoo Wilson about his work. David Snoo Wilson is a bell founder, artist and educator who places the beautiful alchemy of melting metal at the heart of his studio practice. In 2012 he started Bristol-based travelling foundry Ore + Ingot, sharing and ... Read more

Clay Modelling: Gesture Study with Poppy Field

Grandey's Place Warren Park, Much Hadham

Contact Poppy for available dates in 2021. You will sculpt a gesture study in water-based clay, using direct observation of a nude life model. Poppy will provide you with one-on-one critique and, as a group, you will cover a range of topics including working from life, setting a pose, relating the armature, and how to ... Read more

£120

Furniture Making Course: Fundamentals of Furniture Making – Part 1 with Aidan McEvoy

Aidan McEvoy Fine Furniture Willey Park Farm, Alton Road,, Farnham

This is the first part of a two part beginner’s course. You can do part one as a stand-alone course and then decide whether return to further extend your skills in part two. The aim is to give you a firm grounding in the fundamentals of making furniture. You will begin by making a breadboard from ... Read more

£325

Basic Couching Embroidery Workshop with Lora Avedian

Online

In this online workshop with mixed media textile artist Lora Avedian you will learn a traditional hand embroidery technique called Couching, which is a technique she uses a lot in her work. A basic kit can be bought for this workshop on Lora's shop.

Katazome Printing Workshop with Sarah Desmarais

Online

Japanese katazome (or stencil dyeing) is a centuries-old method of printing on cloth using paper stencils and a rice paste resist in combination with indigo or, more recently, synthetic dyes. It was often used in the past to produce fabric for kimonos. In this virtual workshop we’ll look briefly at the history of this art, and consider ... Read more

£195