Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Get your hands on: Victoria Mill

Free workshops!

We mentioned in the last issue of the loop the wonderful new Art facility at Victoria Mill in Congleton. Now is the time to explore this great place and learn some new skills, Have a look at the workshops below:

Saturday 20th Environmental/Recycling Outdoor Art Workshop

1.30-4.30pm with Jacki Clark - appropriate for all the family

7pm Official VIP Launch

Monday 22nd Print Making Workshops with Jacki Clark

9.30-12.30pm Mono print

1.30-4.30pm Etching

Tuesday 23rd Pass the Painting

9.30-12.30pm Watercolours

1.30-4.30pm with Estella Scoles

Wednesday 24th Encaustic Art Workshops with Stella Rowley

2-4pm or 7-9pm

Thursday 25th ‘Manipulate, Stain and Stitch’ with Bridget Bowie

9.30-12.30pm ‘Paper, Layers, Landscape’ with Bridget Bowie


All day event Poetry Writing Day with former Cheshire Poet

Laureate, John Lindley.

Saturday 27th Creative Industries Forum event – including

10am – 4pm open forum discussions, expert business advice,

performances and breakout sessions

*Artists wishing to exhibit work will need to prebook

space through Stella Rowley on 01260 277211.

All artwork is exhibited at artists own risk.

All workshops require a refundable deposit of £5 to secure a place.

Please be advised that spaces are limited and are on a first come first served


For more information or to book a workshop place please call Stella Rowley

on 01260 277211 or e-mail seahorse060259@aol.com

For more information on the Creative Industries Forum event please contact

Jocelyn McMillan, Cheshire East Council on 01270 537234 or e-mail jocelyn.


Further details of the full programme can be found on the leisure, culture

and tourism pages on the Cheshire East Council website



Victoria Mill Arts Centre

Foundry Bank, Congleton

(near the Leisure Centre)

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