22nd September until 7th October. Exciting and varied work from Sheelagh Frew-Crane. A broad ranging show of mixed media sculpture and painting including a fragile body cast, portraiture, a sculpted head and photography amongst many more works.
Hands on learning:- letterpress courses with the experts. Sessions are limited to three participants and delivery covers a short history of printing, setting type and printing the result on one of our Adana presses. We receive great feedback on theses sessions every time. Sessions are the first Sunday every month, 11am until 2.30pm and cost £45. Booking essential. Next session Sunday 2nd October.
On Thursdays and the 1st Sunday of each month, join one of our scheduled guided tours and discover how fascinating paper is – that thing we take for granted is truly amazing. Try making handmade paper We have three tours a day 11.15, 13.00 and 2.45. Please book in advance if groups are larger than 10 or you wish to bring a group on another day. In addition visit our cafe, gallery and paper shop. Boat rides also available.
Our education team offer a range of exciting workshops for schools covering Key Stages 1. 2. 3 and 4, outreach activities and school assemblies. A standard 2.5 hour visit includes mill tour, papermaking and
a third activity selected from
this list: weaving, braille, history, science, recycling, letterpress and art. And much, much more.
"Rags make paper, paper makes money, money makes banks, banks make loans, loans make beggars, beggars make rags. - Anon. English 19th C. "