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thread 2016 illustration revealed!

thread 2016 illustration revealed!

Over the past two years, Emma Block’s stunning illustrations and trademark style have become synonymous with thread; the Maltings’  annual celebration of textiles.  We’re delighted to reveal the illustration for 2016’s festival here, and share an insight into the inspiration and process behind her fabulous work….    Q. We […]

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Riverside Café Gallery – Lucy Fiona Morrison

Riverside Café Gallery – Lucy Fiona Morrison

Themes of isolation and escapism are always prominent within the work of landscape painter Lucy Fiona Morrison. She creates paintings that allow the viewer to be able to appreciate nature in its rawest form. Devoid of human figures and constructions, the viewer takes a […]

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Riverside Café Gallery – James Wells

Riverside Café Gallery – James Wells

James Wells exhibition ‘Refracted Horizons’ runs at the Riverside Café Gallery until Monday 16 May. Gallery curator Anna Garrett spoke to James and asked him about his inspiration and processes behind his body of work. Here’s what the artist had to say….   What are you working on […]

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Bike a festival of cycling

Bike a festival of cycling

We have just launched a new festival to this years calendar  ‘Bike’ is a festival that celebrates cycling; taking place on Sunday 10th July. Visitors will get the chance to look at the latest kit, try out new bikes, watch arthouse […]

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Thread: Jen Moules Q & A

Thread: Jen Moules Q & A

We’re delighted to announce that Thread… a festival of textiles returns for is fourth year on Saturday 24th September 2016 and the call for applications has gone live. Jen Moules has been exhibiting at Thread for the last three years. We thought […]

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unravel 2016 wrap up!!

unravel 2016 wrap up!!

Thank you so much to everyone who was a part of unravel 2016. What a success it was! We had an amazing three days with our lovely stallholders, speakers, workshop tutors, guilds, exhibiting artists, staff and volunteers and of course […]

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unravel: q&a with exhibitor Jane Crowfoot

unravel: q&a with exhibitor Jane Crowfoot

We are unbelievably excited that unravel 2016 is this week! In the latest of our blog series q&a’s, we are delighted to be speaking with unravel exhibitor, the knit and crochet designer and maker Jane Crowfoot. Jane tells us about her relationship with knitting and crochet, the love of running […]

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