Arts and Crafts

Q&A with... Ink & Thread

Posted on 1st May 2012

Pete popped in to Derby’s newest independent gift shop, Ink & Thread to talk to owner, Emily Baker about the shop, her background and Derby’s retail scene.

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Knitters wanted!

Posted on 30th Apr 2012

Research project looking at the health benefits of knitting is to recruit volunteers in Derby, Nottingham and Sheffield.

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International Print Exchange

Posted on 4th Apr 2012

The official call for entries to the Internation Print Exchange, ran by Green Door Printmaking Studio, has begun.

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Life Drawing Classes Available at Arkwright Mill

Posted on 3rd Apr 2012

Spaces are currently available for those wishing to explore Life Drawing with fully qualified teacher and Artist Wanda Brookes (BA Hons Fine Art) at Arkwright Mill, Cromford.

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The Seed Gallery and Studio

Posted on 13th Mar 2012

Set in the beautiful Derbyshire village of Crich, home of the Tramway Museum and Peak Practice, the Seed Gallery and Studio is a bijou treasure trove of unique, handmade, contemporary crafts with a sustainable ethos.

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The Making House

Posted on 12th Mar 2012

The Making House is an exciting creative space based in Winshill, Burton on Trent

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Shu&Me Vintage Inspired Jewellery

Posted on 21st Feb 2012

Hatch'd spoke to Lucy Bannister of 'Shu&Me' to find out more from the lady behind Derby's most recent jewellery startup.

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Circuit Bending Workshop at QUAD

Posted on 17th Feb 2012

QUAD ran this cool little circuit bending workshop on 11th February 2012. Chris popped down for a nosey & took some photos.

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Can You Hear Me Now

Posted on 14th Feb 2012

Derby Museum and Art Gallery launches a curious new collection of audience emotions, in an exhibition called 'Can You Hear Me Now?' which is running from 4th February until 10th June

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v.01 Exhibition at QUAD

Posted on 8th Feb 2012

The TechsQUAD at QUAD have a week long digital audio visual exhibition running until Saturday 11th February at QUAD. It's fantastic!

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Posted on 6th Feb 2012

Explore is a solo exhibition by artist Walt Shaw, opening on 25th February at Derby Cathedral Coffee House.

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Q&A with... Lee Smith

Posted on 1st Feb 2012

Lee Smith is a Derbyshire based artist who experiments with tea, pants, plaster casts of his legs and the great British pastime, queuing. Rob had a chat with him to find out more. 

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