This weekend we are opening our doors for the last time before our Christmas event so get yourself down here to have a chat with our artists about that bespoke gift or unique present. A number of our artists will be opening their Christmas order books #buyhandmade #shoplocal #shopsmallbusiness
Open Studios this Saturday as part of the Fabrications programme in conjunction with Super Slow Way
We will be open for one day only Saturday 23rd Sept with adult workshops from Georginna Cardoso 11-3 in the entrance way
We have an exhibition of textile work from artists resident in this old textile spinning mill in the Atrium with a number of artists opening their studios for the day too.
Here at Higherford Mill, Gisburn Road, Barrowford, BB9 6JH
Free parking just passed the mill behind the
Malt Kiln on the right as you leave the village.
Open Studios – Textiles Focus Sept 9th-10th
So this weekend we are open for the Heritage Open Weekends and have spruced up a bit, swept and cleaned our studios and are almost ready to open our doors…..
New textiles work on display from Ann Armstrong, Simon Clarke, Nighat Bashir and much more
with glass weaving from Redcurrant Glass on display
other artists opening their studios include Awl.Co, julie miles ceramics, Carl Hazelden with Angie Da Silva offering 15% off all her jewellery
Just a quick note to say our lovely resident tour guide for these Heritage Weekends is away but we will have a few pieces of old mill machinery on display too.
and just a quick message to keep in mind when visiting any artist studio, small business or gallery from our friends at Justacard.org
Fabrications – Pop Up Open Studios focusing on Textiles
So we are opening a Pop Up Open Studios alongside the Selvedge Fair at Pendle Heritage Centre on 23rd Sept. https://www.selvedge.org/products/23-september-pendle
as part of the Fabrication programme with Super Slow Way.
There will be open studios, exhibition of textiles work exploring multi cultural links to our community with Simon Clarke, Nighat Bashir, Angie Da Silva and Ann Armstrong. Including an installation piece by Georgiana Cardoso. Georgiana will be running a drop in workshop based around her installation Flores del Desierto (Flowers of the Desert) from 11-3pm in the entrance to the mill.
here at Higherford Mill
Gisburn Road, Barrowford, BB9 8PL
April 8th & 9th Saturday and Sunday
Ann Armstrong – Chitepani Trust
Our Ann will be offering various options including
wood block printing/making
and decorating small folding books.
Anita Burrows – Mangle Print Workshop
Make a blueprint cyanotype photo
without a camera,
discover the magic of printmaking.
Suitable for all.
Angie DaSilva Jewellery
Rolling natural or man made textures into shaped metal to create you own individually designed pendants in copper.
Findings may incur costs
Karen Redmayne – Redcurrant Glass
Fused glass sun catcher
Enamelling on copper (without a kiln)
Firing/material costs apply £5 per item
Wendy Clark Jewellery
Have a go at making a hammered and textured
pair of earrings or pendant in copper.
Charges for materials apply if you would like to use silver
Julie Miles Ceramics
Tile workshop impressed and incised patterns in red earthenware tile
Scraffito tile workshop
Charges will apply if you would like to fire your pieces.
and much more including Open Studios, refreshments
and a table of children’s activities including badge making.
Car parking is behind the Malt Kiln up a cobbled drive just passed the mill on the right as you travel towards Blacko