Makers' Yard Xmas Weekend
24, November 2018 - 26, November 2018


Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 November
amazing gifts and products handmade by local artists and designers

An intimate Christmas experience in a unique heritage building at the heart of Leicester's Cultural Quarter. FREE ENTRY


Saturday 24 November 10am - 5pm
Sunday 25 November 11am - 5pm

With Christmas shopping in mind, artists and designer-makers open their studio doors and invite you in to browse and buy their wares and see their making spaces at this special Xmas Weekend.

The residents will be joined by guest art/craft makers and food vendors, so expect a fun, festive weekend inside and outside the studios.

Who's where?

GROUND FLOOR

ENTRANCE COURTYARD
Music and live music
SIMON AUBIN (Clay Room Member): pottery, dining-ware, coffee sets

STUDIO 2
BLACK STAR PRINTING: Lee designs and prints t-shirt, tote bag, printing workshop during the weekend (FULL WEEKEND)

STUDIO 3
WOOD CREATIONS LEICESTERSHIRE: Adam makes bespoke furniture, wood creations, Xmas decorations, Xmas trees (FULL WEEKEND)
EMMA-JANE RULE: Emma is a silversmith and metal artist; handmade design jewellery and home décor (FULL WEEKEND)

BACK GARDEN (FOOD-DRINKS AREA)
THE LOVING KEBAB: James makes 100% vegan kebabs (FULL WEEKEND)
Hot drinks and soft drinks (FULL WEEKEND)
CHOCOHOLIC LEICESTER: Karyn bakes 100% vegan cakes and cupcakes (SATURDAY 24TH ONLY)
ROSE OF LAUREL: Laura and Rosie bake 100% vegan cakes and cupcakes (SUNDAY 25TH ONLY)


FIRST FLOOR (LIFT BUTTON 2ND FLOOR)

STUDIO 5
FELT 4 ART SAKE: Sushila is a felt artist and teacher. She is making unique scarves, accessorises and dresses in felt (SUNDAY 25TH ONLY)
PAUL HAINSWORTH: Paul is an artist and he will sell his sport-inspired prints, cards and art work (rugby, football, soccer, tennis…) (SUNDAY 25TH ONLY)


STUDIO 6
JENNIE SERGEANT: Jennie is an illustration artist, she will bring her range of cards, mugs, soft toys and small presents (SATURDAY 24TH ONLY)
BEAR AND BOBBIN: Bear makes yoga mats, headscarves, collars and pet clothing with reclaimed fabrics (FULL WEEKEND)
BARBARA TAYLOR-HARRIS: Barbara is a 3D pen artist, she will sell 3D pens with design books alongside her own finished decorations (FULL WEEKEND)
HOLLI-MAI BURTON: Holli makes bone china and porcelain teacups, teapot and plates. She also has Xmas decorations and small Xmas trees (FULL WEEKEND)
ROUTE 13: Tara and her team are selling funky knitwear and home-ware (SUNDAY 25TH ONLY)
PIP’S WONDERLAND: Philippa makes bags, purses, key rings and Xmas decorations (FULL WEEKEND)
RARE FOLK: Ruth uses her laser cut machine to make earrings, brooches and Xmas decorations (FULL WEEKEND)
LOVE WHITE RABBIT: Florrie is making Xmas-inspired leggings, underwear (for men and women), skirts and jackets (FULL WEEKEND)
GIULIA MIO MILLINERY: Giulia is a couture milliner. She is selling handmade leather and silk velvet brooches, samples of previous collections and she is taking bespoke orders (FULL WEEKEND)


SECOND FLOOR (LIFT BUTTON 4ND FLOOR)

STUDIO 9
HELEN HOWE ATELIER: Helen is a high end tweed designer. She is running a sample sale of her previous collection (FULL WEEKEND)


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