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Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Art on The Hill

Welcome back,

This weekend I am exhibiting at the Art on the Hill Art Trail in Bristol, and would love to see any of you that are in the area. I am including details for you so that you can see what the trail is all about; and I have selected information on a few of the artists that will be exhibiting alongside me.

Art on the Hill 2011
1st - 2nd October 12pm -6pm
The trail takes place in Windmill Hill and Victoria Park in South Bristol next weekend and includes a varied mix of art plus performances, workshops, a parade and a concert.     

Look out for a trail brochure in the public spaces around South Bristol and beyond and the pubs in Windmill Hill, they will also be available directly from trail venues and the information point in the Windmill Hill Community Centre during the trail.

There will be events and workshops taking place, so lots to do for all the family

Saturday 1st
Performance by 'Fools on the Hill'
3.00pm at St Michael's Chruch, Vivian Street.
Free Admission.

'The Fools on the Hill' are a local band playing a selection of songs for your pleasure.  Some are well known covers, some are our their compositions.

Performance by 'Notabene'
between 2.00pm and 4.00pm at Windmill Hill City Farm, Philip Street. Free Admission.

'Notabene'  is a dynamic Bristol-based ensemble performing lively and captivating songs in sophisticated harmony. Their repertoire ranges from Monteverdi to Monty Python.

The Butterfield Lecture
6.30pm at St Michael's Chruch, Vivian Street.
Free Admission.

Michael Butterfield on Haydn's late masterpiece:
Illustrated talk with demonstrations at the piano.
Sunday 2nd
Creative Kids Children's Parade
Starts at 3.00 (assemble at 2.45pm) Meeting at Windmill Hill Community Centre.

Following on from the Creative Kids Workshop the children's parade will leave from the Community Centre. All are welcome.

Windmill Hill Chorus & Bristol Chamber Orchestra - Haydn's Creation
6.30pm at St Michael's Chruch, Vivian Street.
Free Admission. Donations Welcome

Con tor - Mark Randall, Stephanie Spragg - soprano, Jonathan Toffolo - tenor, Stephen Foulkes - bass.

Saturday 1st
Mosaic Workshop
1.00pm - 3.00pm at Windmill Hill Community Centre.
Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first comes first basis, you can call Tanja (0117 3739047) to book a space or turn up on time.

Come and learn how to make a small mosaic using the direct mosaic method to create your own unique piece.
This is a fun activity for people of all ages and this year the mosaics will be suitable for outdoor use such as garden decorations of house numbers. Children under eight years should bring a grown-up to work together.

Pottery Workshop
2.00pm - 5.00pm at The Garden Studio, 23 St John's Crescent.
Contact Norma or Irene: 07952 938735
Participants may drop in throughout this time.

Make and decorate a tile or clay pinchpot. Items will be fired and participants contacted when items are ready for collection. £1.50 contribution required for materials.
Children welcome accompanied by an adult.

Sunday 2nd
Creative Kids Workshop
11.00am - 1.00pm at Windmill Hill Community Centre.
No pre-booking required

Zambian-themed workshop making items out of recycled materials. This workshop will be a chance for children and their families to make items for the children's parade.

Pottery Workshop
2.00pm - 5.00pm at The Garden Studio, 23 St John's Crescent.
Contact Norma or Irene: 07952 938735
Participants may drop in throughout this time.

And now for a sneak preview of a few of the artists, with the address where they will be exhibiting, a little bit about them, and a clickable link to their profile.

34 Merioneth Street

Mr Toodle 
Media:    Printmaking - Illustration - Digital

Mr Toodle creates whimsical images for children and the young at heart. He use a variety of reproduction techniques including digital prints, silk screen and woodcut.

10 Park Avenue

Jill Hutchings 
Media:    Jewellery

I make textile-based brooches inspired by the rich variety of plants and animals found in rock pools. Each piece is unique. They are intended to be intriguing, quirky and fun.

Windmill Hill City Farm

Felicity Howarth 
Media:    Textiles - Patchwork

I have had a keen interest in textiles for over 30 years.
I like using various techniques including patchwork, applique and embroidery to design and make one off pieces

14 Stanbury Road

Samantha Gilraine 
Media:    Mixed Media - Painting - Illustation - Drawing -                 Photography - Digital

New to the hill, I am a professional artist and wedding photographer.
I will be exhibiting my atmospheric locally inspired artwork that has been created using paint, camera and computer!

26 Paultow Road

Patrick Small  
Media:    Jewellery

This year I will be showing my new jewellery collection: works in silver, crystal, wood and semi-precious stones

5 Brendon Road

Alec Jackson  
Media:    Printmaking - Illustration - Photography

Experimental Photography

37 Dunkerry Road

Nicoleta Bordea   Media:    Drawing - Painting - Textiles

I am a new amateur member and I would like to share with others my hobbies.
I will present some drawings, paintings, hand-embroidery and some Romanian style macrame items.

22 Dunkerry Road

Anne Reinsberg 
Media:    Textiles

We live and work on an organic farm in Brandenburg in Germany where we have a flock of 60 sheep. Out of their wool we create e.g. socks, blankets, clothing and felt articles

12 Alfred Road

Sue Green 
Media:    Textiles

Lovingly created by hand using a combination of vintage and found fabrics, embellished with surface stitch and printing processes, these 'finds'  have a contemporary vibe.

77 Quantock Road

Lisa Yardley  
Media:    Sculpture - Mixed Media - Illustration - Textiles - 3D

My work is an assemblage of found frippery from nature and the recycling, mixed together with my own photography to create pieces of magical interest.

I also plan to run a workshop as part of the trail.

I really hope you have enjoyed my preview, and that you will be able to drop in at some point over the weekend.

There are lots more artists than I have been able to feature on this blog; and apologies for making it as long as I have.

Signing off for today

F xx

1 comment:

  1. It looks like a great event, it's a pity I'm too far away to pop along. Have fun and enjoy yourself.

    Jan :o)