Tuesday, 25 August 2009


Returning from the annual holiday hosing with trench foot and a mountain of washing, it is reassuring to see Macc is still wet. Irritating though.
The School hols are in the final phase and parents will be more desperate than ever for diversions to prevent in house fratricide. They are chez loop any way. With that in mind:
Crafty Creations at Lyme Park 25/ 26 Aug afternoons. Drop in workshop for 4-11 yr olds. Normal admission charges apply . Booking not needed.
Meanwhile at the Silk Museum:

Wed Aug 26 Childdren’s Workshop Modern silk dyeing for youngsters led by Stephanie Dakin, artist and freelance art teacher. Free but please book.

Thurs 27 and Friday 28August – Craft Club – Tantalising Toys. 10am12 noon. Children age 6 – 11 years. £5.

On Thursday between 10-12 there is the Quest seeker Crafts session in the library tooIf you just want to hole up at home with them and get the paints out why not have ago at the Number ten Art competiition. They are looking for young artists to put pens, pencils and brushes to paper for the Number 10 Art Competition on the theme of 'Environment' .The panel of judges will be looking for creativity and artistic flair when choosing the best pictures from three age groups: 5 – 7, 8 – 11 and 12 – 16 years.Whether you’re a painter, sketcher or digital artist, you can enter the competition by creating your artwork on a landscape, A3format . Have a look at www.number10.gov.uk for full details. The deadline is the end of August so be quick.

The winning entries will be hung in the reception of number 10 and admired by visiting dignitaries and world leaders. Just think someone like John Prescott could cast his artistic eye over your collage....

Silk Museum, Park Lane Galleries. Enquiries 01625 612045


Lyme Park www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-lymepark

Macc Library 01625 374000

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