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Rufford Craft Centre: February - June 2015

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The home of contemporary craft

Rufford Craft Centre comprises a gallery with a changing programme of exhibitions, Creative Learning Centre and seminar room all housed in the former stable block which dates from the 1660s.

The Craft Centre offers the opportunity to participate in workshops in a variety of art and craft forms through a programme of public creative workshops with professional artists.

We also offer an extensive education and outreach programme for schools and groups. A highlight of our programme is the annual Earth & Fire International Ceramics Fair, which takes over the Abbey grounds at the end of June each year.

Exhibitions, events and workshops

Bringing Artist into View 

Open Studio Notts - 4 May - 7 June 2015

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Once again Rufford Gallery hosts a showcase of selected works by artists and makers from across the County taking part in Open Studios Notts. Now in its fourth year Open Studios Notts, supported by the Arts Development Service, invites you to see art, buy art and meet artists across the county. 

Find out more at www.osnotts.co.uk



Image:Title:Description:Cost:Start date:Time:
Family craft RuffordFamily Craft Activities Celebrate Craft and Design Month with us. Sunday 3 May 2015 Sunday 10 May 2015 Sunday 17 May 2015 Sunday 24 May 2015 Sunday 31 May 2015 Join us in celebrating crafts and creativity at Rufford and across the county during May. Try...Free03/05/201511am - 4pm every day
Fantastic fair isleFantastic Fair IsleThis workshop is aimed at both beginners and improvers to Fair Isle knitting. Fair Isle beginners will learn the basic techniques including how to; read a Fair Isle chart, knit with yarn in each hand, strand and weave the yarns and knit in the...£50 (including materials)09/05/201510.30am - 4.30pm
Silver banglesSilver Bangles & Bracelets‘Silver Bangles & Bracelets’ offers the chance to make a decorative bangle & bracelet using a range of skills and techniques. The workshop is aimed at both beginners and improvers. Kate will cover the basic health and safety...£60.00 (plus approx £15 - £18 silver costs on the day)10/05/201510.30am - 4.30pm
Recycled roseGetting Crafty with RecyclingLearn jewellery techniques and a creative approach to recycling with crafts teacher and jeweller, Caroline Hughes. Design and make unlimited jewellery using paper, old jumpers, rubber tyres and plastic bottles and take away stylish creations!£3516/05/20151pm - 4pm
print makingPrinting With or Without a PressThe workshop offers a chance to make prints using a range of different techniques.  During the session participants will be guided through the possibilities of mono-printing, as well as working at two different relief printing methods...£5016/05/201510.30am - 4pm
embroideryBeginners EmbroideryExplore the beautiful art of hand embroidery in this fun class specifically for beginners. Learn lazy daisy stitches, eyelets, stars and fly stitch and create a lovely sampler to take home.£60.00 (plus £8 materials pack cost on the day)17/05/201510.30am - 4.30pm
Wynne mosaic 13D Sculptural MosaicTake mosaic making to another level in this unique workshop. Design and create a 3D mosaic for the garden or home, using direct method on easily cut and shaped Thermalite block.   A wide selection of materials will be available,...£5023/05/201510.30am - 4.30pm
Rufford Family Crafts - Felt VesselsFamily Craft ActivitiesFun with Felt - Inspired by Richard Godfrey Wednesday 27 May 2015 Thursday 28 May 2015 Friday 29 May 2015 Join us for half term colour and creativity with felt textile artist Georgina Bell. No need to book – just turn up and...Free27/05/201511am - 4pm every day
CastingSculpture This workshop aims to develop some basic sculpture making skills; modelling and casting. By the end of the weekend you will have made a plaster portrait head, beginning the process modelling in clay and then casting into plaster in this rather messy...£6030/05/201510.30am - 4.30pm
Open Studio Notts Image Bringing Artist into ViewOpen Studio Notts Once again Rufford Gallery hosts a showcase of selected works by artists and makers from across the County taking part in Open Studios Notts. Now in its fourth year Open Studios Notts, supported by the Arts Development Service,... 04/06/2015 
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