Monday, 25 November 2013

Gingerbread Gallery - Christmas

Christmas art and craft as well as seasonal foods and tasty treats are in store for you at the Gingerbread Cottage Gallery and teashop in Hadlow near Tonbridge. Come and visit us for a bit of Christmas magic! Free entry

Saturday 30 Nov 2013, Sun 1 Dec, Sat 7 Dec, Sun 8 Dec
Open Saturdays 10am - 5pm, Sundays 11am - 4pm.

Gingerbread Gallery, Walnut Tree Cottage, Hadlow Square, Hadlow, Tonbridge Kent TN11 0DG 
Contact telephone: 01732 850240

The Gingerbread Gallery are also hosting a selection of Christmas craft workshops! The poster is below and at the bottom of this blog is some more information about the ladies running the workshops.

Craft Workshop Tutors

5 Dec: Julie Taylor
Julie is a paper artist who makes all her own paper to create artwork inspired by geological landscapes, using sculpted handmade papers, metals, minerals and colour.

12 Dec: Jackie Grover
Jackie is a fabulous cakemaker. She specialises in wedding cakes and wedding flowers, and also bakes all the cakes on sale at Gingerbread Gallery & Teashop.

19 Dec: Sharon Taylor
Sharon trained with some of the top London florists. She has over 10 years experience in floristry and has worked on many charitable events.

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Craft Fairs Update

A quick blog just to post some of the Craft Fairs you have told me about that will be taking place this weekend!

Firstly the lovely Appleducks ladies will be showcasing selected crafts makers at a Pop Up Event in Royal Victoria Place, Tunbridge Wells. It runs from Friday to Sunday! See their flyer below.

I had an email from Kent based artist Di Drummond who is taking part in the 'Bakers Dozen' a group exhibition in Alfriston where she will have some pieces on show. The private view is on 23 November  5-9pm. See their flyer below.
She also says that from 2 pm that day the village high street is closed for the annual pre Christmas celebrations. Stalls, mulled wine and trendy shops open till 9pm. Get your Christmas pressies early!
Park and ride at Drusillas just up the road

Cloth and Clay are holding another 'Handmade Midwinter Market' this Saturday and Sunday at the Tithe Barn in Lenham. More info below!

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Appleducks Handmade With Love

This Saturday the Appleducks team return for their third fair at the Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells. Founders Jo and Stephanie have hand picked over thirty talented local makers showcasing a variety of craft products at the event.

 For more information please see their poster below or visit or their facebook page 

Sunday, 3 November 2013

Cranbrook Art Show

This Thursday is the opening of Cranbrook Art Show which features over 20 artists residing in and around the Weald of Kent. The show runs for three days with a late night opening on the Thursday evening until 9pm. The group have a great Facebook page with information about the event and lots of photographs of the artists work

 Below is a selection of the artists work that has caught my eye from their Facebook page and at the bottom is the show's flyer which gives full information about opening times, location and all artists taking part.

Layered art work by Catherine Redmayne

Seed Pod Prints by Felicity Flutter

Paintings by Kate Penoyre

 Print by Ruth Macdonald

 Silkscreen Print by Sue Bratt