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Customise a SUPERHERO cape – 15th June

12.00pm / 2.30pm (2.5 hours)
£20.00 6+yrs

The Exchange,
The Old Library,
Walnut Tree Road,
Erith,
DA8 1RS

Come and spend an afternoon learning fabric printing with print maker Mai from YAY London and illustrator Francesca Tiley

Kids from 6yrs and up are welcome to come and unleash their creativity for 2h30 of fun. Drop off your kids or join them on this colourful session, it’s totally up to you!

“We will teach your kids what screen printing is and we will guide them through the process. They’ll print onto fabric themselves and have the chance to show their creativity by customising their design afterwards. We have some great organic cotton superhero capes and fabric pens to make their designs really stand out. We work with water based inks and non toxic product to keep your little ones safe”

DISCLAIMER:

  • Workshop begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday 15th June at The Exchange
  • Note this is a 6yr + workshop (happy to welcome younger with accompanying parents)
  • Note that this is likely to be a messy creative session, they will be working with paint and fabric pens and unfortunately we cannot take responsibility for any damage to clothing
  • Tickets cannot be exchanged for cash alternatives
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Wooden toy workshop – 16th June

Drop in (30 mins Teepee / 50 mins Teepee & Wooden Toy Set)
£15.00 / £25.00 (all materials included)

The Exchange,
The Old Library,
Walnut Tree Road,
Erith,
DA8 1RS

Become a toy maker for the day with Fany, the founder of Les Petits Félix, founder of Les Petits Felix – The wooden toys workshop
THE BUNNY AND ITS TRIBE : Make and customise a fabric Teepee & personalise your wooden bunny character with Native Indian Props.

What will you be provided with?

  • 1 Teepee kit : 1 plain 100 % cotton tent (choose 1 from among 3 colours) to paint with provided stamps stamps : leaf, star, sun, cloud, zigzag, moon. 5 wooden sticks with cord to build the teepee structure1
  • Teepee kit (above) + 1 wooden bunny + props : Head band with felted feathers to plug Indian stick to customise with : ribbons, wool threads, felted leaves, feather and fish.

What will you take home from this workshop?

  • A unique wooden toy set
  • Basics knowledge of birch plywood, FSC source & mills How each toy is cut, the sanding process and the different grits used to obtain a perfect and smooth finish. There will be sanded and un-sanded parts for you to feel the difference. – Guidance to associate colours, patterns and textures to make a trendy and unique toy to play with or as a room decoration.
  • Play with eco-friendly materials: wool, cotton fabric, FSC wood, paint (All certified – child safe).
  • Nurture your imagination through small world play: develop creative thinking skills and language building. You are imagining, and while doing so I will encourage you to talk out loud and using vocabulary. You will create a life scene to play with and bring back home.

DOES NOT include wood cutting for safety reasons. All set come already cut ready to build and customise.

For any booking you will get 10% off any toys of the brand to complete your Mini World Collection (valid same day)

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Fonthill Road Festive Market – Saturday 1st December 2018

Fonthill Road Fashion Village will play host to a spectacular festive pop-up market on Saturday 1 December along Fonthill Road, London, N4 3JH. FREE entry for all ages!

The Collective – a makers market, Fonthill Road Fashion Village and Islington Council have worked together to organise a community focused street market that will be packed with fine artisan food, street food and beverages, plus original designs and products from local & London based designer makers.

Expect to be inspired by hand made accessories, textiles, beauty products, ceramics, artwork, botanicals and more alongside affordable clothing brands and accessories from “fashions best kept secret” Fonthill Road Fashion Village.

Fonthill Road will become vehicle-free on the day to make space for over 40 independent London traders and free creative workshops for the whole family!

Free creative workshops will run between 12-4pm including:

Origami tree decoration – Learn the delicate art of paper folding

Screen printed tote bag – Print a pattern onto your own cotton bag

Festive botanical decoration – Make your own personalised festive glass bauble

Fonthill road market

There will be so much on offer at the Fonthill Road festive market on 1 December

On the day, there will be music from local DJ’s, live musicians and singers accompanied by dancers and performers between 11-6pm

11am       

Famous Eno – Finsbury Park resident and DJ / Composer will be playing an eclectic DJ set 


3.00pm 

Key Changes  – A live showcase of hip hop, pop, rock, soul, reggae, grime and r’n’b from Key Changes mental health music charity 


4.00pm 

The Finsbury Park Singers – Acoustic choir led by conductor Hannah Brine, singing winter favourites in 4 (and more) part harmonies to get you in the festive spirit


4.30pm 

Community Choir & Guest Speaker


5.00pm 

Finsbury Park Festive Lights Switch On 


5.15pm   

Kekeli African Dance Ensemble – West African dance and drumming group led by dancer, musician and accomplished storyteller George Fiawoo 

Free light refreshments will be provided in the communal tent all day.

Fonthill road market

With around 100 independent shops, Fonthill Road Fashion Village is already a shopping haven for anyone wanting to find the perfect outfit for a prom, party, wedding or one off festive occasion.

Select Fonthill Road businesses will be offering in-store discounts on the day.

 

Getting there

Finsbury Park Underground (Victoria and Piccadilly lines)

Finsbury Park (National Rail Station)

Buses 4,19, 29,106,153, 254, 259

The public car park off Goodwin Street will be open as usual.

Winter Weekender – Public Street Feast SE18 – 17th-18th November 2018

Creative workshops running each day 12 – 5PM

We believe in creativity and that’s why we host awesome workshops at all of our Pop-up Markets. Hand make the perfect gift for someone special this Christmas!


17 NOV

PLAYFUL PRINTS – Jolly Creative Workshop (1hr)

Lino cutting & print workshop  – adults – £20 & kids £10

Starting at 12pm / 2 pm / 3pm

 TO BOOK; https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/playful-printing-workshop-tickets-51468890838 


SPOON CARVING – Creative Nature HQ (1.5hr)

Carve your own wooden spoon – adults only – £15

Starting at 12pm / 2pm / 3.30pm

TO BOOK; https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/spoon-carving-workshop-tickets-51912937995 


 18 NOV

MINI FESTIVE WREATH – Wilde Jasmine Flowers (1.5hr)

Create a floral wreath – adults only – £35

Starting at 12pm / 3pm

TO BOOK; https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/wilde-jasmine-17914718309 

 


FESTIVE FELT DECORATION – Little Owl’s Felt Emporium (30mins)

Make & sew felt decorations – adults & kids £5 – Drop-in