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The Dorset Arts & Crafts Association is not responsible for events listed in this diary other than those organised directly by the Association.  Please contact the organiser of the event for enquiries, bookings etc.    

 

January 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                

 

Wessex Bound

Saturday 13th January - Sunday 25th February (closed Mondays)

Walford Mill Crafts, Stone Lane, Wimborne, BH21 1NL

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Wessex Guild of Bookbinders. 

More information at http://www.walfordmillcrafts.co.uk


Ways of Seeing Landscape

Saturday 28th January - Sunday 4th March

Sladers Yard Gallery, West Bay Road, West Bay, Bridport, DT6 4EL

Four painters who see landscape in entirely different ways. 

More information at https://sladersyard.wordpress.com/


Henrietta Payne - Varying Perpectives

Tuesday 30th January - Saturday 3rd March

Bridport Arts Centre, 9 South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NR

A collection of still life paintings subtly introducing, inspiring and challenging perception of the material in everyday life. 

More information at https://www.bridport-arts.com/

 

 

February 2018                                                                                                                                                                                             

 

Drawing down the Feminine

Saturday 3rd February - Saturday 17th March

Briport Arts Centre, 9 South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NR

More information at https://www.bridport-arts.com/


Tea and Textiles

Saturday 17th February, 10am to 4pm

The Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts, Middle Farm Way, Poundbury, Dorchester, DTQ 3AR

Demonstrations, Vintage Textiles, New Textiles, Dorset Buttons, Beading, Costumes, Clothes, Material, Millinery, Haberdashery, Embroidery and much much more..stalls and have-a-go events.  And a nice cup of tea!!

More information at www.DorsetCreativeArtClasses.co.uk or call  08008089440

 

March 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                   

 

Threads of Narrative 

Saturday 3rd - Sunday 25th March (closed Mondays)

Walford Mill Crafts, Stone Lane, Wimborne, BH21 1NL

Textile Artists Lisa Earley and Sarah Appleton present their responses to the Bankes' family archive which is held at Dorset History Centre.   The Bankes family lived in Wimborne's Kingston Lacy house from 1640-1980, before it was gifted to the National Trust.   

More information at http://www.walfordmillcrafts.co.uk


North

Saturday 10th March - Monday 7th May

Sladers Yard Gallery, West Bay Road, West Bay, Bridport, DT6 4EL

From Shetland to Svalbard - an exhibition of new work by Janette Kerr PPRWA FRSA 

More information at https://sladersyard.wordpress.com/


Matisse - Drawing with Scissors

Saturday 24th March - Saturday 21st April

Briport Arts Centre, 9 South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NR

The French painter, sculptor and designer, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was one of the 20th century‚Äôs most influential artists. His vibrant works are celebrated for their extraordinary richness and luminosity of colour and his spectacular paper cut-outs were his final triumph.   This exhibition features 35 posthumous prints of the famous cut-outs that he produced in the last four years of his life, when confined to his bed. It includes many of his iconic images, such The Snail and the Blue Nudes.

More information at https://www.bridport-arts.com/

 

April 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 

Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta

Saturday 21st April (10am - 5pm), Sunday 22nd April (10am - 3:30pm)

Brockenhurst Village Hall, Hampshire, SO42 7RY

A popular and unique event for all needlework and textiles enthusiasts held in the heart of the New Forest National Park.

More information at www.brockenhurstfiesta.co.uk 


Dorsetgallery Art & Craft Show

Saturday 28th April

Venue: Wareham Town Hall 

Showcasing the work of local artists and craftspeople 

More information at http://www.dorsetgallery.co.uk/

 

May 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

June 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

July 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

August 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 

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Dorset Arts & Crafts Association Annual Exhibition

Friday 3rd to Tuesday 7th August

 

More information on our exhibition pages - details coming soon  

  


Dorsetgallery Art & Craft Show

Saturday 25th August

Venue: Wareham Town Hall 

Showcasing the work of local artists and craftspeople 

More information at http://www.dorsetgallery.co.uk/

 

September 2018                                                                                                                                                                                         

 

October 2018                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

November 2018                                                                                                                                                                                          

 

December 2018                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

Dorsetgallery Art & Craft Show

Saturday 8th December

Venue: Wareham Town Hall 

Showcasing the work of local artists and craftspeople 

More information at http://www.dorsetgallery.co.uk/