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Program of Events 2019

Readings

TOAST is a poetry project dedicated to supporting poets moving beyond the emerging stage. We run workshops, poetry events and discussion panels to create a space for poets to develop their work and hone their craft. We produce great poetry.

Time: Saturday 18th, 3.30pm-4.30pm

Location: The Millennium Library, Norwich

FREE TO ALL

Workshops

Literary Quillings with Thurle Wright

Learn how to transform a favourite book or poem into a personalised artwork by using the ancient art of quilling. Working with bookartist Thurle Wright, we will reshape strips of paper text, map and image, by coiling, twisting and looping to create mini artworks in homage to your favourite writers.

The first part of the workshop will be about learning technique, then after a short coffee break, we will make our own individual pieces. Pair working encouraged. A box to carry your work home in will be provided.

Time: Friday 17th at 11am-1pm

Location: Workshop Space, The Atrium

Suitable for: 16+

Book your place HERE.

Places on the day are subject to availability

All materials will be provided.

You can bring a book/text you would like to work with if you want

Reverse Piano Hinge Books with 

Marches Book Group

Marches Book Arts group are offering a workshop lasting one hour which will appeal to the more confident and experienced Book Artist.

A look at unusual book structures will be the main focus of the session and participants should expect to complete at least one structure in the time, with plenty of ideas for further exploration

Time: Friday 17th at 1.30-2.30pm

Location: Workshop Space, The Atrium

Suitable for: Advanced makers

Book your place HERE.

Places on the day are subject to availability

All materials will be provided.

Connecting Threads with Gwen Simpson

In keeping with the Connecting Threads ethos participants will make a journal with a cloth cover that they will personalise with recycled textiles and kantha stitch. 

Time: Friday 17th at 3 -4 pm

Location: Workshop Space, The Atrium

Suitable for: 12 and over

Book your place HERE.

Places on the day are subject to availability

All materials will be provided.

Simple, Trouser and Maze Books with Heather Prescott 

The aim would be for everyone to make at least 3 or 4 small books using one A4 sheet of paper for each one. Beginning with the easiest version. In the last part of the session there would be some time to decorate/draw in/embellish one version. 

Time: Saturday 18th at 

11am -12.30 pm

Location: Workshop Space, The Atrium

Suitable for: Beginners of all ages

Book your place HERE.

Places on the day are subject to availability

All materials will be provided.

Creating a Magical Interior with Helen Scalway

In this 40 minute workshop we will learn how to make an exciting book structure: a star book. These books can open out into  surprising illusions of depth and light. There is the possibility of exploring a second fascinating structure if time permits. This will be a tunnel book, another way of  creating magical effects.

Time: Saturday 18th at 2 -3pm

Location: Workshop Space, The Atrium

Suitable for: Beginner to Intermediate

Book your place HERE.

Places on the day are subject to availability

All materials will be provided.