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Born Hectic Arts and Crafts Festival announces ‘Find the Maker in You’ workshops at Royal William Yard

PUBLISHED: 14:44 06 October 2015 | UPDATED: 14:44 06 October 2015

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Born Hectic Events are returning to Royal William Yard this October for their Autumn Arts and Crafts Fair from Saturday 17th – Sunday 18th October and owner Rick Worthy is thrilled to announce Born Hectic will be running a series of maker workshops throughout the two-day event.

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Visitors to the Yard will have the opportunity to meet a wide range of artists in the main marquee and on the lawn, with artisans offering glassworks, ceramics, paintings, pottery, jewellery and much more to purchase, as well as a selection of maker workshops encouraging visitors to find their inner maker throughout the weekend.

Rick Worthy, Director of Born Hectic Events says of the artists involved:

“We’re delighted to be back again at the Royal William Yard to present the best of local contemporary makers and artists. We are all excited to be involved in such a high quality event in this prime location and it’s a great opportunity not only for Westcountry artisans to showcase their talent and exhibit their best works, but also for people visiting the Yard to meet the makers themselves and to have a go at one of the workshops.”

Exhibitors include Alison Bick – design, Yume Jewellery, Phil Runwater – leather shoes, Luminosity – fused glass pictures, Peartree Arts – ceramics, Oh My Lovely – vintage designs and home accessories, Marshall and Fuller’s Decorated Antique boxes, Anthony O’Keefe – portraits, Boteh Originals – bags, Lojango – hats, Maddy Steer – tiles and Kate Derrick’s silver work.

The provisional workshop programme (subject to availability and a workshop fee per person) is as follows:

Saturday 17th October - Blue and White Maker’s Tent:

11-12.30 Jane Stevens Glass and Mosaic

11.30- 1.30 Jez Menis Chainmail jewellery

1.30-3.30 Jane Stevens Glass and Mosaic

2.30 - 4.30 Jez Menis Chainmail jewellery

4.00- 6.00 Jane Stevens Glass and Mosaic

Saturday 17th October - Nick’s Mini Beast Tent:

11-1.00 Nick Ridley Woodwork sculpture making “mini beasts”

2.00-4.00 Nick Ridley Woodwork sculpture making “mini beasts”

Sunday 18th October - Blue and White Maker’s Tent:

11-12.30 Jane Stevens Glass and Mosaic

11.30- 1.30 Jez Menis Chainmail jewellery

12.00-12.30 Christina Peters Raku firing and glazing

12.30-2.00 firing

2.00-2.20 cleaning

1.30-3.30 Jane Stevens Glass and Mosaic

2.30 - 4.30 Jez Menis Chainmail jewellery

3.30- 4.00 Christina Peters Raku firing and glazing

4.00-5.30 firing

5.30-6.00 cleaning

4.00- 6.00 Jane Stevens Glass and Mosaic

Sunday 18th October - Nick’s Mini Beast Tent:

11-1.00 Nick Ridley Woodwork sculpture making “mini beasts”

2.00-4.00 Nick Ridley Woodwork sculpture making “mini beasts”

For further information on exhibiting at the Arts and Crafts Festival contact Rick Worthy rick@bornhecticevents.co.uk

For further information on the Royal William Yard visit www.royalwilliamyardnews.wordpress.com

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