Make & Mend Festival is BACK for 2021 on 12th September and they have found a beautiful new home; Ormesby Hall. They have a wonderful day of craft, colour, creativity and making that is good for the soul, in a festival atmosphere especially curated just for you.
For this year’s Make & Mend festival, they have a curated list of pre-bookable workshops featuring artists at the top of their craft game, demos from artists sharing their practice and process, creative taster drop ins, our maker’s market will offer a range of thoughtfully curated craft kits and handmade gifts and the beautiful grounds of the National Trust property at Ormesby Hall for you to enjoy across the day. There will also be yummy options for food and drink available to purchase across the day.
Artist // maker line up:
• Make & Mend – Embroidery banner
• Katie Burns – KLB Designs – Floral watercolours
• Lavelle Lettering – Brush lettering taster AND Chalk board lettering AND Calligraphy
• Louise Rea – Love your laundry AND Aroma candle making AND Soap Making
• Plain Jayne Designs – Jesmonite
• Geearte Makes – Macrame Hanger AND Macrame wall hanger
• Bethan Maddocks – Papercutting
• Northern Print Studio – Linocut printing
• Yvette Ja – Ori-Folder Book AND Origami Necklace
• Jasmine Pottery Studios – Ceramic plant pot
• La Basketry – Mini woven baskets
• The Bargello Edit – Bargello Planter
• Louise Rea – Aroma candle making
• Caroline Jane Creative – Punch needle
• Suzi Mclaughlin – Paper flowers
• Pompomporium – Leopard pompoms
• The Plant Workshop – plant terrarium
They are also working with artist Olga Prinku; an artist, maker and creator of the craft of flowers on tulle embroidery. Olga will exhibit a series of artworks at the festival and will be with us on the day to share more about her unique creations.
Letterpress printer and bookbinder Erin Fong, is creating a new Letterpress installation for the festival this year as part of our Make & Mend Friendship Project. We invited you to submit your thoughts and feelings about friendship via: www.makemendfestival.co/exhibitions – Your submissions will form part of the installation and take pride of place on the day as a celebration of what friendship means to us all!
New for 2021, is the Make & Mend Online Festival Experience. ALL festival ticket holders will get access to the exclusive creative content, available from Saturday 11 – Saturday 18 September and will be e-mailed with a password. AND if you are unable to join them for the festival in person, you can purchase an online only festival ticket and gain access to the full week of virtual activity; live zoom workshops, pre-recorded activities, patterns and makes to download and a virtual marketplace!
Take a whirl at the Make & Mend Festival 2021 programme – we hope you enjoy the curated programme and get booking your tickets ahead of tickets going on general sale 29th July, 9am. You can do that via their website: www.makemendfestival.co
Half Day Ticket is £30 – This ticket will give you access to one x 1 hour workshop session plus access to the whole Festival site including the online programme. You can add extra workshops to your day, subject to availability.
Full Day Ticket is £40 – This ticket will give you access to two x 1 hour workshops or 1 x 2 hour workshop plus access to the whole festival site including the online programme. You can choose to add more workshops later, subject to availability.
Online only Ticket is £15 – This ticket gives you access to our online festival programme available from Saturday 11 – Saturday 18 September. Ticket holders will be e-mailed with a password to access our exclusive content all week. (Full day and half day tickets also get access to the online programme included in their ticket purchase).
At Make & Mend Festival come with pals or come alone, you’ll soon have creative friends by the end of the day. Their festival is fun, welcoming and inclusive.
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