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Sunny Bank Mills Gallery

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83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

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June 2016

Press Moulded Bowls Ceramics Workshop

25th June 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£75

Learn some new ceramic skills and create a unique, handcrafted, press moulded bowl!

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July 2016

Macrame Workshop with Stitch Up

14th July 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£22.50

Macramé is a form of textile making using knotting rather than weaving or knitting and is a really exciting and versatile craft to learn! In this fun workshop you will learn some basic knots and techniques to make a cool plant pot hanger to brighten up your home or to give as a unique gift. We will also have some cute plants for you to choose from! We will be using gorgeous, recycled textile yarn which is really flexible and lovely to work…

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Prod and Push by Generate

29th July 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 28th August 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Prod and Push is the first exhibition by Generate at Sunny Bank Mills, featuring work by emerging artists Alice Chandler, Nick Kidd and Ellie MacGarry.

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August 2016

Summer School with Generate

9th August 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£10 – £18

Generate Summer School at Sunny Bank Coinciding with their August exhibition in the gallery, this summer holiday, GENERATE are running 3 fun-filled days of art workshops for children aged 5-11. Morning: 10am-12pm Afternoon: 1pm-3pm Full day: 10am-3pm (Bring a packed lunch!) Price: £10 per session or £18 for full day. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sunny-bank-summer-school-with-generate-tickets-26093947700   Tuesday 9th AM Printmaking – Inspired by Alice Chandler’s work in the exhibition, we will explore colour, pattern and shape to inspire and create prints using polystyrene sheets.…

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Fight Like A Girl: Youth Music Theatre UK

12th August 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£9 – £11

Fight Like a Girl Friday 12 August – 7.30pm Saturday 13 August – 2.30pm and 7.30pm Written by Nick Stimson Composed by James Atherton Directed by Ellie Jones Fight Like A Girl is a bold new musical set against the backdrop of the remarkable rise of women’s boxing. Drawing upon real-life accounts from young female boxers, this gritty contemporary drama challenges long-held gender stereotypes and questions identity in the 21st century. See the dynamic physicality of boxing brought to life…

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Summer School with Generate

16th August 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£10 – £18

Generate Summer School at Sunny Bank Coinciding with their August exhibition in the gallery, this summer holiday, GENERATE are running 3 fun-filled days of art workshops for children aged 5-11. Morning: 10am-12pm Afternoon: 1pm-3pm Full day: 10am-3pm (Bring a packed lunch!) Price: £10 per session or £18 for full day. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sunny-bank-summer-school-with-generate-tickets-26094093135   Tuesday 16th AM 3D Collage – Inspired by Nick Kidd’s work in the exhibition, we will explore colour, pattern and shape, to build 3D sculptural collages, thinking about…

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Summer School with Generate

23rd August 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£10 – £18

Generate Summer School at Sunny Bank Coinciding with their August exhibition in the gallery, this summer holiday, GENERATE are running 3 fun-filled days of art workshops for children aged 5-11. Morning: 10am-12pm Afternoon: 1pm-3pm Full day: 10am-3pm (Bring a packed lunch!) Price: £10 per session or £18 for full day. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sunny-bank-summer-school-with-generate-tickets-26094240576 Tuesday 23rd AM Sculpture Building – Thinking about scale, we will work collaboratively, and use paint to create a giant and colourful sculptural installation.   Tuesday 23rd PM Furniture…

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September 2016

Exhibition Preview: A Broad Brush by Mel Davies

2nd September 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Join us for drinks and nibbles in the gallery to celebrate the opening of A Broad Brush, an exhibition of new works by local artist Mel Davies.

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New Exhibition: A Broad Brush

3rd September 2016 - 15th October 2016
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
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An exhibition by one of our absolute favourites, Mel Davies; A (very) local artist, producing lively, engaging & utterly imaginative work.

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Kate Pankhurst: A Fantastically Great Book Launch

9th September 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Come on down to the gallery to celebrate the launch of author/illustrator and Sunny Bank Mills studio holder, Kate Pankhurst's new book; Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World! Celebrate in fantastically great style with drinks and nibbles, find out more about how the book was created and get your own signed by the author/illustrator copy! See you there, Sister Suffragette.

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Fantastically Great Women Children’s Event

10th September 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

To celebrate the launch of author/illustrator and Sunny Bank Mills studio holder, Kate Pankhurst’s new book; Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World, we will be hosting a children's event on Heritage Weekend. Activities to inspire young readers to change the world! There will be drawing, dressing up and we’ll explore the adventures of some of the great women featured in the book, including, suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, cross channel swimmer Gertrude Ederle and aviator extraordinaire Amelia Earhart. Suitable for children…

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October 2016

Lampshade Making Workshop with Timid Elk

1st October 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£60

The workshop demonstrates the process of constructing a 3D lampshade. You will start by developing the base frame for the shade. Then a 3D covering, constructed from hand formed pyramids will be produced. These coverings will be unique and will be formed from a selection of OS maps. The group will be shown the process of how to construct the pyramids, how to affix each one together to form the covering and finally how to attach this to the base…

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Collograph Workshop with Lucy Gell

16th October 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£50

Create a Collograph plate for print making. A Collograph is print that is made by making a collage of different textures and materials, such as torn papers, tape, PVA glue for example. This print making process is an intaglio print technique in which the ink is held by the different contours and edges of the materials on the plate. Experimenting with inking the plate in different ways during the course can lead to interesting results. There is the opportunity to…

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Swarm

22nd October 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 20th November 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Swarm; Laney Birkhead’s installation drawing attention to the plight of bees, coming to Sunny Bank. Spanning 18 months of work, hundreds of families ( including many of our visitors) printed thousands of bees (over 50,000 in fact) and 13 artists created work inspired by them. This exhbibition enable visitors to immerse themselves in the life of bees by walking through the installation and explore the life of a bee in craft and art form. Did you print a bee? Walk…

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Generate Half Term Children’s Workshop

24th October 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£10 – £18

Following on from Generate's summer school, Generate will be hosting another children's workshop in the gallery this October half term! Activities will be themed around bees and inspired by the Swarm exhibition! Full details of workshop activities to come soon. Times: 10-12pm, 1-3pm or full day (bring a packed lunch!) Drinks and a snack will be provided! £10 for a session or £18 for a full day. To book go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/generate-half-term-childrens-workshop-tickets-27788926427 Suitable for children aged 4-11

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Honeycomb Stained Glass Workshop

29th October 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£40

Yorkshire based Glass artist Caryl Hallet will lead two introductory sessions learning to cut and join stained glass to make you own honeycomb light catcher to take home.   Advance booking essential. Minimum age 12. Suitable for beginners.   Price includes all materials and refreshments - tea/coffee and homemade cake!   There will be two sessions - 10-1pm and 1.30-4.30pm To book please go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/honeycomb-stained-glass-workshop-tickets-27605914032

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November 2016

Silkscreen Printing Weekend Workshop

12th November 2016 @ 10:00 am - 13th November 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£95

To coincide with our Swarm exhibition by artist Laney Birkhead, we will be running a series of bee themed creative workshops!   Textile artist Gill Kirk will use the wonderful hexagonal shape of honeycomb to teach you masking and stencilling techniques and explore drawing fluid and fillers to create prints inspired by local pollinators and flora of Yorkshire for you to take home.   2 day workshop. 10am-4pm each day. Price includes all materials, homemade lunch and refreshments. Suitable for beginners.…

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Drypoint Etching Workshop with Lucy Gell

20th November 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£50

Drypoint etching is produced by using a sharp tool to score into the surface of the plate in this case acrylic. As the acrylic is transparent the participant can place drawings or other imagery underneath to in effect trace an image. This makes the process easier for those who have not had any experience in printmaking. Experimenting can take place with the inking process and this will be evident with the possibility of multiple prints during the day. Print making…

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POP UP BUSINESS CAFE

22nd November 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Popup business advice cafe Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley by Leeds City Regional Enterpise Partnership We're coming to Farsley to hold a Popup Business Cafe in conjunction with our friends at Sunny Bank Mills. The Popup will be open from 9.00-12.30pm and we will have local experts waiting to give practical answers to your questions on a range of business topics. Totally informal, non-sales, turn up when you like, leave when you like, come back again when you feel like it.…

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Bradford Grammar School: BGS8 Art Exhibition

25th November 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 4th December 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Bradford Grammar School Senior students showcase their art work in BGS8

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December 2016

Traces by Reveal:6

11th December 2016 @ 10:00 am - 15th January 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Textile artists, Reveal:6 present their new exhibition, Traces, inspired by the mill.

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January 2017

Exhibition: Botanica

21st January 2017 @ 10:00 am - 26th February 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Botanica features work by Des Pattison and Pat Harvey, and takes a new look at form, pattern and surface through fusions of print and paint inspired by plants. Des and Pat are painter/printmakers who met ten years ago on a printmaking Masters course at Bradford College and have shared studio spaces for more than two years in Farsley. They have been working on the Botanica project for about 18 months. Grounded by their agreed theme, they have tried out a…

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March 2017

Ones to Watch 2017: The Preview

3rd March 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Preview night for Ones to Watch 2017 - Join us in the gallery for a night of celebration!

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Personalised Lampshade Making Workshop with Timid Elk

4th March 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Create your own lampshade in this workshop with Timid Elk using folded maps!

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Ones to Watch 2017

4th March 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2nd April 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Our annual exhibition of emerging artists and makers from across Yorkshire.

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Coiled Basket Making Workshop

19th March 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Learn how to create a basket with artist and botanist Sherry Doyal.

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April 2017

Watercolour Workshop with Artist Barbara Place

1st April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£50

Spend a Saturday working with watercolour with artist Barbara Place!

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Generate Street Art Workshop

3rd April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Easter holiday workshop with Generate learning about and creating Street Art in the Weaving Shed!

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Needle Felted Fox Workshop with Emma Fountain

5th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6th April 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£95

Create your own needle felted fox with artist Emma Fountain in this two day workshop!

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Printmakers Circle at Sunny Bank Mills

8th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 14th May 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Printmakers circle exhibit at Sunny Bank Mills

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Printmakers Circle at Sunny Bank Mills: The Preview

8th April 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Join us for the opening of Printmakers Circle and learn about printmaking techniques!

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‘Scratching the Surface’ Drypoint & Chine Colle Printmaking Workshop

22nd April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Scratch the surface in this drypoint workshop with artist Laney Birkhead!

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May 2017

Lifelines

19th May 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 1st July 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

An exhibition exploring responses to the Natural World with art by Lesley Seeger, Kate Kenney, and Lesley Birch, and Ceramics by  Katie Braida. Image: Katie Braida  

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July 2017

Abstraction

8th July 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2nd September 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Abstraction features the work of three contemporary painters; Alison Britton-Paterson, Jill Campbell and Julia Burns

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Somebody. Anybody

8th July 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2nd September 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Discover what our brilliant Life Drawers get up to week in and week out, marvel at their talented skills and the unique way in which they each interpret the human form.

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August 2017

Abstraction: Conversations, Coffee, and Cake

27th August 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
Free

Join us in the gallery on Sunday 27th August for Conversations, Coffee and Cake with the Abstraction Artists

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September 2017

Madding Crowd

8th September 2017 @ 10:00 am - 29th October 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Mel Davies presents Madding Crowd; an exhibition of his latest body of work, also featuring Kim Coley and Stuart Ackroyd

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Creative Writing 4 Week Course

21st September 2017 @ 10:00 am - 26th October 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£48

Join us in the gallery to take part in this creative writing 4 week course. A series of interlinked workshops led by published author Alyson Faye*, which will teach you techniques and tips to start your creative writing journey or progress your writing- whether that is poetry, fiction or memoirs. The emphasis is on finding your voice and having fun. *www.alysonfayewordpress.wordpress.com www.awesomegang.com/alyson-faye September 21/28/5 October/12 2017  (optional drop ins 19/26 October £12 each) Thursdays 10am-12 noon

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October 2017

‘Get Stuck In’ Developing Collagraphs with Viscosity Printing

7th October 2017 @ 10:00 am - 8th October 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£95

‘Get Stuck In’ Developing Collagraphs with Viscosity Printing in this weekend workshop with artist Laney Birkhead

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Watercolour Workshop with Barbara Place

21st October 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Date: Saturday 21st October Time: 10-4pm Tutor: Barbara Place Price: £50+ booking fee Spend a Saturday learning Watercolour techniques with local artist Barbara Place. Includes a delicious homemade lunch and refreshments. In this workshop you will have the chance to work on two paintings. In the morning you will have a go at some experimental watercolour techniques, using cling-film to create organic texture and shape. In the afternoon you will work on your own watercolour landscape. Please feel free to…

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November 2017

Music For The Head and Heart: The Small Change Diaries

3rd November 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Album Launch: Lullabies for Cynics A musical ensemble dedicated to creating and playing original lyric based acoustic music. Music for the head and heart. Support Acts Phil Doleman, international artist, author and tutor - http://phildoleman.co.uk/ Astraluna - https://astralunamusic.com/ Sleepy Kev Bishop - https://leedsharmonica.uk/ Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/music-for-the-head-and-heart-tickets-37057548124

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‘The Joy of Grit’ 2 day Introduction to Carborundrum Printmaking

11th November 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12th November 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£95

Explore textured Carborundum printing in this weekend workshop with artist Laney Birkhead

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December 2017

Christmas Art and Makers Market

2nd December 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£1.50

Sunny Bank Mills Christmas Art and Makers Market Saturday 2nd December 2017 Mulled Wine, Mince Pies, Carol Singing Choirs, and a selection of fantastic makers and artists spread across the gallery and finishing room! 10-5pm £1.50 entry

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February 2018

Crafts Council Workshop: Business visioning and marketing & Social Media strategy: How do I grow my creative business?

7th February 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Looking to turn your creativity into a sustainable business? Advice on how to structure a business? Information on how to manage pricing and finances? And tips on how to market your business through press and social media? This workshop will address all these topics and more!

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May 2018

Generate Half Term Kids Workshop

30th May 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£5

Generate are back with a fun, children's drawing workshop in May Half Term hosted by Bobenna Design! Morning Session 10-12pm Afternoon Session 2-4pm Price: £5+booking fee per session As you may have heard Sunny Bank Mills is changing, a few old buildings are coming down to make way for new things. To commemorate older parts of the mill we thought we would use this to inspire some new work. These drawing workshops will focus on items of the mill, old…

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June 2018

These Northern Types

23rd June 2018 @ 10:00 am - 22nd July 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

What does it mean to be from the North, – or indeed from any place – in today’s globalised world? Where the’s muck is the’ still brass? Do we tolerate less bullsh*t than others? Has the St George’s Cross become a symbol of racism? Is making do and mending consigned to the history books? Where’s the line between being proud of where we’re from and making others feel excluded? Do you want gravy on your chips? …Or curry sauce? These…

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These Northern Types Launch Party

29th June 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Join us for the launch party of These Northern Types

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July 2018

People Powered Press Letterpress Printing Workshop

4th July 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£18

Come and print on the giant People Powered Press, as well as make your own poster on a smaller press to take home. This relaxed evening will consist of: - Printing on the giant B0 People Powered Press, a new bespoke (and slightly bonkers) printing press by Split, with a brand new typeface cut in steel. Posters printed will be sent out and displayed in the community. - Printing your own poster to take home: either from a piece of…

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Pop-Up Restaurant with 5 Courses and Wine Pairing

7th July 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£65

POP UP WINE DINNER! 5 course wine paired seasonal menu with Kian Lian & Sophia at Sunny Bank Mills Saturday 7th July, 7pm Price: £65 | Champagne reception |5 course seasonal tasting menu | wine pairing SPACE LIMITED – only 30 seats Join The Drink Talking and gastronomic chef, Kian Lian from Beyond by Kian, for an evening of fine food, wine tasting and friends in a beautiful candle lit Sunny Bank Mills Art Gallery. The Champagne reception starts at…

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These Northern Types Panel Discussion

11th July 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

This is the third in a series of panel discussions and Q&As on some of the issues and conversations surrounding Northern identity, as explored in the project These Northern Types. The panel will include some of the writers from the upcoming These Northern Types book. 6:30pm for a 7pm start Panelists will include: - Katie Wales – author of the excellent Northern English, a Social and Cultural History - Dr Katy Wright – sociologist and social policy researcher at the…

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Wednesday Night Life

28th July 2018 @ 10:00 am - 26th August 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Our Wednesday Night regular life class exhibit their work in the gallery. Life Class Live sessions will take place 1-3pm on Saturday 28th July and Sunday 29th August for you to get involved and have a go. Supported by funding from Leeds Inspired.

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Life Class Live (July)

28th July 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
Free

Have a go at life drawing at one of our Life Class Live events as part of our exhibition; Wednesday Night Life! 1-3pm Saturday 28th July. Materials provided. Just turn up!

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August 2018

Life Class Live with BSL Interpreter (August)

26th August 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Have you ever wanted to have a go at life drawing? As part of our next exhibition, Wednesday Night Life, which features the work of our regular life drawing class, we will be hosting a Life Class Live event in the gallery! On Saturday 28th July to celebrate the launch of Wednesday Night life, join us from 1-3pm to have a go at life drawing. Model will be semi-clothed (tastefully draped!) all materials are provided and everyone is welcome to…

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September 2018

Forms Assembled in the Light: The KPP Prize for Art, Architecture and Design

1st September 2018 @ 10:00 am - 28th October 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

The KPP Prize for Art Architecture and Design will take place in the gallery throughout September and October and is an open call exhibition responding to the theme of Architecture. Sponsored by KPP Architects, there will be a prize of £1000 for work that best fits the brief. KPP Architects was established in Leeds, West Yorkshire in 1969, and since its formation the Practice has delivered a substantial number of high quality buildings throughout the UK, including the regeneration and…

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October 2018

Drawing Workshop with BSL Interpreter

11th October 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
Free

PLEASE NOTE: This event is specifically aimed at people with hearing loss, there will be a BSL interpreter present at this event. Do you want to improve your drawing skills? Join us in the gallery on Thursday 11th October 7-9pm to spend a relaxing evening drawing with artist Kim Coley. Free to attend but please book a place here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/life-class-live-with-bsl-interpreter-tickets-47809469410 Funded by Leeds Inspired

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November 2018

Every Picture Tells a Story: Opening Night

2nd November 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Join us to celebrate the opening night of Every Picture Tells a Story on Friday 2nd November 6-9pm. The show will mark the 50th exhibition in the Sunny Bank Mills Gallery and continues until 6th January 2019. Every Picture Tells a Story features a new body of work by the talented painter Mel Davies and Jewellery Maker, Emma White, and promises to be a fascinating collaboration from these great storytellers. Although working in two vastly different mediums each artist is…

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Every Picture Tells A Story

3rd November 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6th January 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Join us to celebrate the opening night of Every Picture Tells a Story on Friday 2nd November 6-9pm. The show will mark the 50th exhibition in the Sunny Bank Mills Gallery and continues until 6th January 2019. Every Picture Tells a Story features a new body of work by the talented painter Mel Davies and Jewellery Maker, Emma White, and promises to be a fascinating collaboration from these great storytellers. Although working in two vastly different mediums each artist is…

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January 2019

Slip: An Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics, Print and Drawing

12th January 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10th March 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

An exhibition exploring contemporary ceramics, print and drawing. With work by Siamak Foroutan, Eugene Chung, Eric Moss, Jo Lee, Adele Howitt, Alison Proctor, Colin Jowitt, Ben Arnup and Penny Hayes. Prints by Sarah Du Feu and Drawing by Fiona Taylor. Join us for the preview on Saturday 12th January 2-4pm

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March 2019

Ones to Watch 2019

15th March 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11th May 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Ones to Watch; our annual exhibition for Yorkshire based creative students and 2018 graduates is back! Please join us in the gallery on Friday 15th March 6-9pm to celebrate the opening of Ones to Watch 2019. The exhibition will continue until Sunday May 12th if you are unable to make it! This year, we have selected 38 artists from across Yorkshire: Jessica Smith, Ben Sargent, Geraldine Snell, Emily Stollery, Lauren Saunders, Rosanna Johnson, Nusheen Ghaemi, Sharon Harvey, Emily Carrington, Clark…

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Ones to Watch 2019

16th March 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12th May 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Ones to Watch; our annual exhibition for creative students and 2018 graduates currently studying in or from Yorkshire is back! This will be our 6th Ones to Watch exhibition. In the last 5 years over 180 emerging artists in all disciplines including film, dance, jewellery making, textiles and of course fine art have had the opportunity to exhibit in a professional setting. We will have a number of prizes available this year, including access to our residency studio space! Artists…

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April 2019

Women of Westminster

4th April 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

In the past 100 years a total of 489 women have being elected to Parliament. Yet it was not until 2015 that the total number of women ever elected surpassed the number of male MPs in a single parliament. Rachel Reeves (MP for West Leeds since 2010) brings many forgotten MPs out of the shadows and looks at the many battles fought by the Women of Westminster, from 1919 to 2019. Join us at Sunny Bank Mills in the gallery…

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May 2019

Cut and Paste: An Exhibition of Contemporary Collage

18th May 2019 @ 10:00 am - 14th July 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

18th May - 14th July. An exhibition exploring contemporary collage and assemblage with paint, print, drawing, ceramics, and sculpture. Join us in the gallery on Saturday 18th May 2-4pm for the opening of our next exhibition Cut and Paste; exploring contemporary collage across a range of different mediums. The exhibition features work by Christine Meyer-Eaglestone, Des Pattison, Ellie Geary, Frances Lee, Gareth Griffiths, George Hainsworth, Lucy Hainsworth, Jennifer Collier, Jonathan Lloyd, Mel Davies, Mandy Cleveland, Paul Jackson and Rachel Cooke.…

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Hey Clay! Coil your own Vase Workshop

19th May 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£5

Learn how to coil a vase with Clod in the Sunny Bank Mills Gallery!

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July 2019

Construct: The 62 Group of Textile Artists

20th July 2019 @ 10:00 am - 15th September 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

The 62 Group of Textile Artists is an artist-led group with an international reputation for professionalism and high-quality work. Its aim is to question and challenge the boundaries of textile practice and to encourage a greater awareness of the art form. The membership is worldwide and consists of approximately 60 exhibiting members, both established artists with an international reputation and recent graduates. In this exhibition members build and assemble ambitious and innovative textile works responding to the theme CONSTRUCT. CONSTRUCT:…

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September 2019

Poetic Cloth Book Launch

5th September 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Join Hannah Lamb for the launch of her new book, Poetic Cloth

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Panel Show

21st September 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10th November 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

There’s more to comics than you think! Panel Show is seven-week exhibition showcasing the incredible world of comic books, graphic novels and sequential art. With a wide range of work from across genres, the show demonstrates the extraordinary possibilities and potential of an increasingly popular medium that has had a profound effect on contemporary culture. The show features original artwork and prints by around forty acclaimed artists. It also explores some of the processes they use to develop their finished…

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October 2019

Making Manga: Workshop with Jade Sarson

12th October 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£7.50

Learn how to make manga comics with Jade Sarson!

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Laydeez Day Leeds at Panel Show & Your Life Story In Comics Workshop

19th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Laydeez Lounge 2019 on Tour brought to you by LDC; A women led comics forum for all! About this Event Laydeez Lounge 2019 is an exhibition of zines created by all the entrants of the Laydeez do Comics Award. This is a competition to find the best graphic novel work in progress by a UK-based woman creator. Laydeez Day Leeds at Panel Show All welcome – mixed event 10-4pm Laydeez Lounge Exhibition 11-12.30am Workshop 2-3.30pm Workshop repeated 4- 6.30pm Talk…

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Book Launch: Billionaires by Darryl Cunningham

19th October 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

LDC Leeds presents Darryl Cunningham, to launch his new book Billionaires (Myriad, 2019) Doors 4 pm + refreshments Talk 5pm (prompt) Close 6.30 (approx.) Free – All welcome (mixed event) Darryl will be talking about his new book Billionaires as well as his other previous graphic novels Psychiatric Tales (Blank Slate, 2010), Science Tales (Myriad, 2012), Supercrash (Myriad, 2014) and Graphic Science (Myriad, 2017). This will be the first opportunity to purchase Billionaires as it will not be on general…

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Half Term Drop In Comicky Fun With Si Smith

29th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 31st October 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
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Drop in to the gallery for a kids half term drawing workshop with Si Smith!

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Half Term Children’s Comic Book Workshops with Doctor Simpo

30th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£7.50 – £15

Panel Show is accompanied by a series of interactive workshops. Get stuck in to Doctor Simpo's half term children's halloween activities!

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November 2019

Half Term Children’s Comic Book Workshops with Doctor Simpo

1st November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£7.50 – £15

Panel Show is accompanied by a series of interactive workshops. Get stuck in to Doctor Simpo’s half term children’s halloween activities!

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Panel Show Graphic/Illustration/Comic Portfolio Reviews

1st November 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Calling all budding graphic novelists/comic artists/illustrators!

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Panel Show Curators Comments & Artists Anecdotes

1st November 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Join us for a curators tour of Panel Show!

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Papermaking Workshop incorporating Textiles

9th November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Join us in the Spinning Mill Studios on 9th November 10-4pm for an experimental, fun and therapeutic day exploring the art of papermaking using different pulps and incorporating fabric, yarns & threads. About this Event An experimental, fun and therapeutic day exploring the art of papermaking using pulps from waste paper and plant materials incorporating textiles. Papermaking artist Niki Hampson Papermaker will share her knowledge and passion for this ancient craft and her love of textiles, nature and recycling. Participants…

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Artifact

16th November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12th January 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Artifact by Printmakers Circle 16th November-12th January

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Apply for Ones to Watch 2020

21st November 2019 @ 8:00 am - 30th January 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Ones to Watch; our annual exhibition for creative students and 2019 graduates currently studying in or from Yorkshire is back! This will be our 7th Ones to Watch exhibition. In the last 6 years over 200 emerging artists in all disciplines including film, dance, jewellery making, textiles and of course fine art have had the opportunity to exhibit in a professional setting. Many have sold work and/or gone on to be stocked in the Gallery. Please submit your work to…

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Drawing As A Way Of Thinking With Una

24th November 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£7.50

Join us in the Gallery on 2nd November for Drawing as a way of thinking with bestselling artist and writer Una.

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Comics as Life Writing with Una

24th November 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
£7.50

Join us in the Gallery on 2nd November for Comics as Life Writing with bestselling artist and writer Una.

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January 2020

Points of View

18th January 2020 @ 10:00 am - 15th March 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
Arts And Culture displays at Sunny Bank Mills, Yorkshire.

Our first exhibition in 2020

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March 2020

Ones to Watch

21st March 2020 @ 10:00 am - 28th June 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
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Ones to Watch returns to the Gallery.

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July 2020

Grasshopper Tendencies

4th July 2020 @ 10:00 am - 13th September 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
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Mel Davies returns to the Sunny Bank Mills Gallery with his latest body of work; Grasshopper Tendencies.

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September 2020

The Potential of Pattern

19th September 2020 @ 10:00 am - 24th December 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
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An exhibition of artists and makers exploring the potential of pattern.

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January 2021

Body of Water

January 9 @ 10:00 am - April 25 @ 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
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Our first exhibition of the new year, Body of Water, showcases artists and makers whose work explores water in some way, whether that is through inspiration, quality, or representation.

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February 2021

Weave Along

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Develop your weaving skills in this day workshop!

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June 2021

Holiday Weave Workshops: Adults and Teenagers

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Learn how to weave this school holiday! These workshops are for 1 adult and 1 teenager to attend together

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Developing Weave Skills: Colour

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

A day workshop focused on a particular topic: colour!

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Weaving in a Day: Wall Hanging

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Spend a day learning to weave a wall hanging on a loom!

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Refresher Weekend Weaving Course

June 12 @ 10:00 am - June 13 @ 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Spend Saturday and Sunday refreshing your weaving skills!

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A Woven Heritage

June 15 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Visit the Sunny Bank Mills Archive and spend an afternoon weaving on one of our traditional handlooms

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Weave Along

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Develop your weaving skills in this day workshop!

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Developing Weave Skills: Warp

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

A day workshop focused on a particular topic: warp!

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July 2021

Weaving in a Day

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Spend a day learning to weave a table runner on one of our looms!

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The Things I Love: Experimenting with drawing and clay

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Spend an afternoon with artist Mary Watson experimenting with drawing and clay!

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Paper Round Quilt with Papper, Sax, Sten

July 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Take part in a workshop in our Twisting Gallery Studios with Papper, Sax, Sten!

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Sculpting in Stone

July 24 @ 10:00 am - July 25 @ 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Spend a weekend learning the basics of stone carving with sculptor Dominic Hopkinson

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September 2021

Weaving in a Day

September 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Spend a day learning to weave on one of our traditional handlooms!

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Stonecarving Course

September 11 @ 10:00 am - September 12 @ 4:00 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Spend a weekend learning the basics of stone carving with sculptor Dominic Hopkinson

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Heritage Open Days Weaving Taster Session

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Join us for a loom taster session over Heritage Open Day weekend!

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Heritage Open Days Weaving Taster Session

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

Join us for a loom taster session over Heritage Open Day weekend!

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