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Saturday, 9 July 2016

Special events at Church Stretton Arts Festival

Whether or not you will be exhibiting in Church Streton Arts Festival, you can join in.

Meet the Artist and Book-Signing
Saturday 6 August: a drop-in session between 2pm and 4pm to meet our guest artist Catherine Downes. Chat to Catherine about her inspiration, her preparation and her final works of art. She will also sign copies of her new book, Catherine Downes, the Sketches.
Catherine is the Arts Festival's 2016 Guest Artist, and is a member of the Shropshire and Ludlow Art Societies. Her paintings demonstrate her deep love and knowledge of the countryside, the sea and our local industrial heritage.
Stevie Walker Textile Workshop 1
Thursday 4 August: Fuse the Fibres: an introduction to Nuno. Learn to use this wet felt-making technique utilising silks and soft merino fleece to provide a background for embroidery.
Stevie Walker Textile Workshop 2
Friday 12 August: Painting with Thread. Learn to stitch in a free and creative way, using traditional hand embroidery to create a contemporary layered and painterly effect.

Follow this link for the workshop booking form:

All events are at Church Stretton School
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