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Nov
21
Tue
2017
Workshop: Swiss Darning with Meg Crowther @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Swiss Darning with Meg Crowther @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Over 2 sessions you will be shown a simple sewn technique that can be used to make a plain garment spring to life. Embellish hand knitted or commercially produces items making them unique. You can create lettering, flowers or anything else you choose.

Dates: Tuesday 21st and 28th November 7-9pm

Skill level required: Beginners

Cost: £44 – Book Now!

Knit and Natter @ Lambourn Library
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nov
22
Wed
2017
Lambourn Art Group @ Lambourn Library
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
Workshop: Miniature Sewing Workbox with Sue Ellis @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Workshop: Miniature Sewing Workbox with Sue Ellis @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Learn how to work in miniature. You will make a one twelfth scale sewing workbox or basket. An exquisite replica perfect for a dolls’ house.

Skill level required: Beginners

Cost: £24 – Book Now!

Workshop: Unique Art Quilt from Start to Finish with Jill Rose Brennan @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Unique Art Quilt from Start to Finish with Jill Rose Brennan @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

In 6 full day sessions, Jill will take you through the entire process to make a small, bespoke quilt. You will start by solidifying your ideas and selecting fabrics and colours. You will learn quick piecing methods and appliqué. The next stage is layering and stretching with wadding and backing. Finally machine and hand quilting will be covered. Not only will you complete a quilt, you will also have honed the skills to do this again and again.

Dates: Wednesdays 15th, 22nd, 29th November and 7th, 14th, 21st February 10am – 4pm

Skill level required: Intermediate

Cost: £342 – Book Now!

Nov
23
Thu
2017
Workshop: Loose Cover for a Dining Room Chair with Linda Connell @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Loose Cover for a Dining Room Chair with Linda Connell @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

If you want a complete cover up for a special occasion or your dining chairs are just the wrong colour for your current scheme, you can learn how to cut a pattern for your individual chair and how to make it up in your own fabric.

Skill level required: Advanced

Cost: £48 – Book Now!

Craft and Chat @ Newbury Library
Nov 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Craft and Chat @ Newbury Library | Newbury | United Kingdom

Craft and Chat at Newbury Library

Bring along your knitting, sewing or any craft to our free Craft and Chat group. The group meets every week on Thursday, between 11am – 1pm.

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=30251

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

 

Craft and Chat at Theale Library @ Theale Library
Nov 23 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Craft and Chat at Theale Library @ Theale Library

Craft and Chat – Theale Library

Bring along your craft – or admire what other people are making.

Meeting weekly on Thursday at Theale Library, 14:15am – 15:30pm

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/29655

Nov
24
Fri
2017
Writers Group at Theale Library @ Theale Library
Nov 24 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Writers Group at Theale Library @ Theale Library | Theale | England | United Kingdom

Writers Group – Theale Library

If you are writing – or even just thinking about it – we hope this group will provide encouragement and support.

Meeting weekly on Friday at Theale Library, 10:45am – 12:00pm

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/29655

Nov
25
Sat
2017
Affordable Art for Christmas @ Diana Barraclough
Nov 25 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Work from talented local artists at affordable prices.

Cromwell Singers Concert @ St Mary’s Shaw-cum-Donnington
Nov 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cromwell Singers Concert @ St Mary’s Shaw-cum-Donnington | England | United Kingdom

2017 is the 175th Anniversary of the completion of the current St Mary’s Church. Proceeds from the celebration events will support the Chancel Roof Appeal and help keep this beautiful building open and available to all.

Parking is available in the church car park and Shaw House car park.

Nov
28
Tue
2017
Workshop: Swiss Darning with Meg Crowther @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Swiss Darning with Meg Crowther @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Over 2 sessions you will be shown a simple sewn technique that can be used to make a plain garment spring to life. Embellish hand knitted or commercially produces items making them unique. You can create lettering, flowers or anything else you choose.

Dates: Tuesday 21st and 28th November 7-9pm

Skill level required: Beginners

Cost: £44 – Book Now!

Knit and Natter @ Lambourn Library
Nov 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
“Christmas at Holly Lane” with Armadillo Art Experience @ Old Bluecoat School
Nov 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
"Christmas at Holly Lane" with Armadillo Art Experience @ Old Bluecoat School | England | United Kingdom

Join us to paint your own beautiful festive scene with Simon Jardine’s signature character, the fox! Simon will guide you step-by-step in a fun, friendly group environment. You don’t need experience for this workshop, it’s suitable for adult beginners – come along for a light-hearted, fun evening.

£25 per person – all materials and a mince pie included!

We will have tea available but please bring your own drinks if you prefer a tipple!

Nov
29
Wed
2017
Lambourn Art Group @ Lambourn Library
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
Workshop: Unique Art Quilt from Start to Finish with Jill Rose Brennan @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Unique Art Quilt from Start to Finish with Jill Rose Brennan @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

In 6 full day sessions, Jill will take you through the entire process to make a small, bespoke quilt. You will start by solidifying your ideas and selecting fabrics and colours. You will learn quick piecing methods and appliqué. The next stage is layering and stretching with wadding and backing. Finally machine and hand quilting will be covered. Not only will you complete a quilt, you will also have honed the skills to do this again and again.

Dates: Wednesdays 15th, 22nd, 29th November and 7th, 14th, 21st February 10am – 4pm

Skill level required: Intermediate

Cost: £342 – Book Now!

Christmas Cards – make your own @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Christmas Cards - make your own @ The Mix, Wantage

Make your own Christmas cards: with block printing, coloured papers, music sheets, buttons, ribbons and more!  All materials provided.


Nov
30
Thu
2017
Workshop: Wool Roving Fairies and Angels with Sue Howell @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Workshop: Wool Roving Fairies and Angels with Sue Howell @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

In this workshop you will learn the techniques to create enchanting fairies and angels, using wool roving. These involve wrapping and needle felting, and adding wooden beads, pipe cleaners, ribbon, buttons and other embellishments as required. The finished products can be hung on a Christmas tree or on the wall.

Skill level required: Beginners

Cost: £20 – Book Now!

Craft and Chat @ Newbury Library
Nov 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Craft and Chat @ Newbury Library | Newbury | United Kingdom

Craft and Chat at Newbury Library

Bring along your knitting, sewing or any craft to our free Craft and Chat group. The group meets every week on Thursday, between 11am – 1pm.

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=30251

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

 

Craft and Chat at Theale Library @ Theale Library
Nov 30 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Craft and Chat at Theale Library @ Theale Library

Craft and Chat – Theale Library

Bring along your craft – or admire what other people are making.

Meeting weekly on Thursday at Theale Library, 14:15am – 15:30pm

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/29655

Dec
1
Fri
2017
Writers Group at Theale Library @ Theale Library
Dec 1 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Writers Group at Theale Library @ Theale Library | Theale | England | United Kingdom

Writers Group – Theale Library

If you are writing – or even just thinking about it – we hope this group will provide encouragement and support.

Meeting weekly on Friday at Theale Library, 10:45am – 12:00pm

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/29655

Dec
2
Sat
2017
Mosaic Course @ The Mix, Wantage
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Mosaic Course @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

In need of a unique Christmas present?  Bring along some chipped, patterned dinner plates and turn them into a beautiful mosaic wall hanging or tea pot stand.  

 

£40 per person

To book contact Wendy:

07918 524617 / wendy.dobbenie@ntlworld.com


Painted Wreath workshop with Armadillo Art Experience @ Hungerford Youth & Community Centre
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Painted Wreath workshop with Armadillo Art Experience @ Hungerford Youth & Community Centre | England | United Kingdom

This isn’t just another Christmas wreath workshop!

Come and create a beautiful textured, festive painting to adorn your home year after year. Simon will guide you step-by-step in a fun, friendly group environment. We’ll be using palette knives, a fun and easy to learn technique for adult beginners, and acrylic paint on canvas.

£25 per person – all materials and a mince pie included!

Workshop: Fabulous Bag with Linda Connell @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Workshop: Fabulous Bag with Linda Connell @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Back by popular demand, come and make this really easy yet stunning and unique bag. Keep it yourself or, if you can bear it, give it away as a lovely Christmas gift.

Skill level required: Intermediate

Cost: £48 – Book Now!

Children’s Christmas Craft at Newbury Library @ Newbury Library
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Children's Christmas Craft at Newbury Library @ Newbury Library

Children’s Christmas Craft

This is a FREE drop-in event for children 5 and over.

Saturday 2nd December.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=30251

Workshop: Intermediate Kumihimo (Japanese) Braiding with Meg Crowther @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Intermediate Kumihimo (Japanese) Braiding with Meg Crowther @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Take your braids up a notch by learning a more advanced pattern structure. Also learn how to finish your braid tidily ready to use for jewellery or crafts.

Skill level required: Intermediate

Cost: £16 – Book Now!

Dec
3
Sun
2017
Christmas crafts @ The Mix, Wantage
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Christmas crafts @ The Mix, Wantage

We’ll be making music paper decorations, pompom wreaths and table decorations in this upcycling workshop, all materials provided.


Dec
5
Tue
2017
Christmas Card Workshop at Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Christmas Card Workshop at Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library

Christmas Card Workshop

Christmas card workshop for adults at Hungerford Library.

Come along and have a go at making different styles of Christmas cards. (£3 charge, materials supplied)

Tuesday 5th December, from 10.00am.

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30282/Hungerford-Library-Events

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

Knit and Natter @ Lambourn Library
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dec
6
Wed
2017
Lambourn Art Group @ Lambourn Library
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am