Makers Marque

Sunday 1st March 2020
12 - 5pm, £2/ £1 entry

Makers Marque is more than just a market for local traders and designers. It is a chance for people to get involved, learn a new skill and see the processes that usually take place behind closed studio doors. The event is a mix of local craftspeople demonstrating their skills and selling their unique products, plus artist and makers workshops, demonstrations and OPEN STUDIOS.

Invite your friends to the official Makers Marque facebook event!


Participating artists and makers include

Megan Chapman
Karl Macrae – He’s Sew Happy
Als Couzens Artwork
The Bonnie Bothy
Katie Charleson
Lorna Romanenghi Jewellery
Spring Feathers
Lynda Wilson Artist
Ronald Wilson
Burnt Paw
Ruth Bramble Ceramics
Eliott Lockhart
Becky Thornton
Craig McEwan Illustration
Robert Hunter Ceramics
Darkbox Images
Erebus & Nyx
Emily Simeoni
Street Typist
Ian Gonczarow
Eleanor Whitworth
Jist Jute
Jemima Hall
Sarah Kwan Artist
Quinta Essenza
Paul Johnston INK
Tiago Duarte



Screen Print your own Tote Bag
Drop in workshops at 12-1pm, 1-3pm, 4-5pm

Screen print your own tote bag with print designer Katie Charleson! You’ll be shown the basics of screen printing, with your choice of ink colours and a selection of Katie Charleson designs to print yourself onto a tote bag to take home. Workshop lasts half an hour, max 4 attendees per class.
Katie Charleson


Mud painting Workshop with Jemima Hall
Drop in workshop 12 – 4pm
£2 suggested donation per participant

In this Mud workshop you will be introduced to the ancient practice of painting with soil. We will mix different naturally pigmented soils with water to create our mud paint. Painting on to fabric or paper we will experiment with colour, shape and tone.
People can drop in to join a workshop as they wish, with a max of 6 people working at one time. Participants are welcome to take their work home with them.
Jemima Hall


Lampshade making workshop with Spring Feathers
2pm – 4pm
20cm drum lampshade – £25
30cm drum lampshade – £30

This relaxed and supportive 2 hour workshop will introduce you to the simple techniques and tools required to make a basic drum lampshade. There will be variety of fabrics to choose from but if you have a particular fabric you would like to use, you are welcome to bring it along! Only 5 attendees per workshop, so early booking is advised!
To book, please email or phone 07834382930.


‘Quick to make pickles & preserves’ at the Drill Hall Cafe Cook School
From 12.30pm


Bring a jar, fill a jar and let it do its thing. Starting at 12:30 and running throughout the day, make it here and take it with you.
Free, bring empty jars if you have them.


Alternative Material Jewellery: Paper Jewellery with Roberta Pederzoli
2pm – 3pm

Paper can be used to create elegant, colorful and eco-friendly pieces of jewellery without spending a fortune. Furthermore, rolling paper with your finger-tips is extremely relaxing and therapeutic. This workshop will explore different techniques to make basic paper filigree shapes and beads as well as jewellery findings. (12 people maximum for workshop)
To pre-book, please contact Roberta on or 07393476958. It is also possible to pay on the day.



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