Makers Marque

Sunday 17th November 2019
12pm - 5pm, £2/£1 concession

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.


Participating artists and makers include… 

Megan Chapman – OPEN STUDIO
Mairi Brown – OPEN STUDIO
Remode Collective – OPEN STUDIO
Cameron Murdoch
Mand McGrattan
Wizlemon Studio

Eliott Lockhart
Spring Feathers
Marina Batoccoli
Darkbox Images
Craig McEwan Illustration
Jennie Loudon
Granny’s Knits
Hera and Ares
Monkey King By TsU
He’s Sew Happy
Wren by Jenny
Pearl Stuart
HAZE Candles
Minimalist Wire
Mary Scanlon
Valentina Boneva



The magic of the magic loop with JK Kos

1pm – 3pm
Free Workshop
Demonstration and a practical session on using a magic loop technique in knitting. The attendees should be able to cast on, purl and knit. Max. 6 participants, please bring circular needles if you can (any size between 3.5mm- 5mm will do) and some yarn (dk, arran or worsted will work well). A few spares will be available.
Please book a place by emailing



Creative Hand Embroidery – make your own Christmas Ornaments with Richa Goel Connor 

12pm – 2pm & 3pm – 5pm
£15 pp
(parent(s) working together on the same project with their child are welcome to join for free)
In this Christmas special workshop, we will make beautiful hand embroidered Christmas ornaments. We will learn simple but effective hand embroidery techniques, this workshop is specially designed so that all ages and levels can enjoy and learn. Parent and children are welcome to create and learn together, working on their individual ornaments or making just the one as a joint project( works well for younger children). All levels are welcome and all materials are provided. 
Limited spaces available- please email to book your space. Please state the preferred time slot and also if a parent is attending as an individual or only accompanying.



Make your own Lampshade with Spring Feathers

12pm – 2pm
20cm drum lampshade – cost £20
30cm drum Lampshade – cost £25
Come and learn the art of making a drum lampshade. At the end of the 2 hour session you will have a fine lampshade ready to pop on a base or hang from the ceiling. Maximum 6 attendees.

Drop in workshop but booking advised as only limited space is available.
For bookings, please email or call 07834382930.



Comic making Workshop with local comic artist and illustrator TSU

Interactive workshop for ages 8 through 13
1pm – 4pm  
Free workshop
Using a unique Random scenario generator learn the basics of comic creation from story telling, character design and panel layout to how to create and print out your own mini comics.
Pencils and paper supplied. All you have to bring is an enthusiasm for comics and your imagination.



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