Crafts Festival - Free Workshops

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The Bleddfa Centre

Bleddfa Centre for the Creative Spirit

The Old School House

Knighton

LD7 1PA

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Free crafting workshops, an art exhibition based on lockdown experiences, street food, and craft stalls selling handmade wares

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We are THRILLED to be running our annual crafts festival in the stunning venue at The Bleddfa Centre.

Not far from Llandrindod Wells, Builth Wells, Ludlow and Hay on Wye, you can enjoy two days of free crafting workshops, an exhibition, and The Cider Barn street food stall will be keeping us well fed all weekend!

The Centre will be open all weekend too, with its Craft Shop and Oriel Gallery.

There are local walks, the local pub and the beautiful Church to visit too.

We will be taking registration for places from you, so that you can book a safe workshop with full CV-19 measures in place.

Please see the list of Free Workshops below - NB you can only book your places by clicking 'register' which takes you to the free ticket page...

Please arrive 5/10 minutes before your workshop arrives.

Saturday 19th:

  • WILLOW WEAVING. 11-12.30, 1-2.30, 3.15-4.45
  • RAG RUGGING. 11-12, 12.30-1.30, 2-3, 3.30-4.30
  • SEAGLASS CRAFTS. 11-11.45, 12-12.45, 1.30-2.15, 3-3.45
  • HAND EMBROIDERY. 11-12.30, 1-2.30, 3-4.30
  • CLAY SCULPTURE***
  • PAINTING 11-11.45, 12-12.45, 1.30-2.15, 3-3.45
  • STONE CARVING***
  • TOOLS FOR SELF RELIANCE (stool making)***
  • BUSHCRAFT 11-12.30, 1-2.30
  • NATURE PRINTMAKING 11-12, 2-3

Sunday 20th:

  • FORAGING & NATURE JOURNALING 11-12, 12.30-1.30, 2-3, 3.30-4.30
  • RAG RUGGING. 11-12, 12.30-1.30, 2-3, 3.30-4.30
  • CLAY SCULPTURE***
  • STONE CARVING***
  • WILLOW WEAVING. 11-12.30, 1-2.30, 3.15-4.45
  • HAND EMBROIDERY. 11-12.30, 1-2.30, 3-4.30
  • PAINTING. 11-11.45, 12-12.45, 1.30-2.15, 3-3.45
  • BUSHCRAFT. 11-12.30, 1-2.30
  • NATURE PRINTMAKING. 11-12, 2-3
  • TOOLS FOR SELF RELIANCE (stool making)***
  • NEEDLE FELTING . 11-12.30, 1.30-3
  • NB: all workshops are bookable (see ticket page for free tickets) except Clay, Stoolmaking, and Stone, which are covid-safe drop-in sessions with times on blackboards (between 11am and 5pm, last drop-ins at 3pm)

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Bleddfa Centre for the Creative Spirit

The Old School House

Knighton

LD7 1PA

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Organiser The Big Skill cic/Y Medr Mawr

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The Big Skill is a not for profit community interest company  set up to preserve rural skills, provide demonstrations and hands on rural crafts activities; to also act as a training, educational and signposting resource in Mid Wales, Borders & Marches. We organise various craft and rural skills events where we encourage crafters to demonstrate their skills and sell their wares, and encourage visitors to observe and take part in learning new skills or developing current ones. All events are family-friendly...

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