Added to Creative Stoke, 12th June 2011Posted: June 12, 2011
Fierce Earth’s Helga Henry will be delivering a series of six ‘Be Effective’ workshops in partnership with the Exchange artists’ shop in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. These one-day workshops are on offer to all local creative entrepreneurs who want to start a business using your talent and doing the things you love. There are still places available, and the series starts on 23rd June at the Mitchell Arts Centre (formerly the Mitchell Memorial Theatre), Hanley. See the schedule and booking form for full details.
Staffordshire Patchworkers and Quilters have a new venue in Stone, just south of Stoke-on-Trent. The programme of speakers for the second half of 2011 includes Annette Emms on ‘Gargoyles, Ghosts and Graveyards’, and a talk by the award-winning Ferret, among others.
A reminder that the entry deadline for the Halls Fine Art Open Competition is 30th June 2011. Artists’ awards and prizes include a £2,000 first prize; a special £500 Shropshire or Staffordshire based winner award; and a Junior Award for artists under 16. For full details and an entry form contact: Mary Peace at Weston Park, Weston-under-Lizard, Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8LE. There will be an accompanying gallery exhibition, 1st – 31st August 2011. The competition and exhibition are sponsored by Halls — the Estate Agents, Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Valuers.