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I'll be at Venue 23 , Bridport & West Dorset Open Studio with Alice Blogg
9th - 17th september 2017
Showing jewellery in gold, silver, precious and semi precious stones. Skills in ancient and modern techniques suffuse her work with an archaeological sensibility. On show are recent precious collections including; Sands of Time, Archaeology and Antumbra, plus new developments to fashion collections inspired by botanical drawings.
Alice Blogg’s New Log Shed, Unit 9 Browns Farm, Nettlecombe, Bridport, DT6 3SS.
Please type in Alice Blogg into Google maps. The pin is the exact location of the workshop. If following a Sat Nav do not turn down Private drive at the end, continue 100 yards and gate on the left.
9 / 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 /14 /15 /16 / 17 September
10am – 5.30pm
Wheel Chair access: Yes on uneven grass
See more here
Pleased to Announce the launch of 50 Dorset Makers. We will have an installation at Wolfeton Riding House in Charminster, Dorset on the 1st and 2nd of July. See info below.
Creative Constellations at Clerkenwell Design Week 2017
You're invited to the first Creative Constellations networking event, presented by Creative Clerkenwell, and debuting at Clerkenwell Design Week 2017!
Independent designers, makers, creatives and other curious people, join us for an evening of conversation and connection.
Doors open at the beautiful Good and Proper Tea at 7pm on the second day of Clerkenwell Design Week
From 7:30pm, In Conversation:
Sarah Hamilton, designer and illustrator, founder of the Just a Card campaign, author of House of Cards
Sian Evans, Clerkenwell-based jeweller, former senior lecturer at Central Saint Martins
Charlene Lam, curator, pop-up shopkeeper and founder of Creative Clerkenwell
We'll talk about our projects supporting designer-makers, as well as discussing both the challenges and opportunities for the industry. Followed by open discussion and time to meet and mingle.
We want to hear from you -- how can we connect and shine brighter together?
Your ticket includes a drink and scrumptious crumpet from Good and Proper Tea, with additional drinks available for purchase.
Limited capacity, so book quickly to avoid disappointment
Book Tickets here : Eventbrite
Use promo code SIAN for a special discounted ticket price of £5
Wed 24 May 2017
19:00 – 22:00 BST
Good and Proper Tea
96 Leather Lane
*** Creative Constellations *** We shine brighter together ***
Creative Clerkenwell is an official media partner of Clerkenwell Design Week 2017. Register for free entry and to beat the queues!
We'll be selling new work and favourites at The Contemporary Crafts Fair, Bovey Tracey, Devon in June
We have our annual open studio Friday and Saturday , 16th & 17th December , from 12-7pm . Last minute gifts ?? Lovely things from £20
111-113 Saint John street,
Nearest tube: Farringdon
10th December, 10-6pm
We are bringing a huge selection of pieces from past and present. Gold and silver.
On Tuesday 7th June, during Dorset Art Weeks we are offering necklace making classes. A fun activity for all ages. Create a simple drawing, we will cut it out for you. You can choose a colourful plastic or from a range of British woods to be creative with. We will fire up our super amazing laser cutting machine to do the cutting out of your drawing super quickly and accurately !! To finish your necklace choose a coloured cord to add to your drawn element to create your own necklace and artwork. We will expertly apply the cord to the cut element for you.
No drawing experience or jewellery making experience necessary. Will take between half an hour and an hour depending on how busy we get.
Open from 9am-6pm on the 7th June. Last laser cutting at 5.30
6pm , 4th June
Browns Farm , Nettlecombe, Dorset, DT6 3SS, venue 126
Sian will be giving a rare talk about her work and influences. Come along, the talk is free. Grab a glass of wine
Part of Browns Farm Creatives
See more Dorset Art Weeks events here
Come and meet us all on Saturday evening , 28th May
Tuesday 21 June 16 - Saturday 25 June 16
The Festival of Stuff runs from 21st to the 25th of June, consisting of four days of bookable masterclasses and culminating in an extravaganza of materials and making.
Sian will be leading one of the masterclasses: Pewter casting. Two sessions, morning and afternoon on the 23rd June. The masterclass is Free, but very popular so my advice is to book as soon as the ticket site goes live on the 23rd May . To book click here
The festival starts with four days of bookable masterclasses, last year these included basket weaving, metal and plastic tape plating, paper cord weaving, shaker box making, pyrotechnic display, glass whistle making , cyanotype printing, sugru throwing, yellow road making painting, teeth cleaning, copper bowl hammering, copper spoon making to name a few.
The full schedule will be announced on 16th May, to be the first to hear sign up to the Festival of Stuff mailing list, join here.
All are welcome. Booking is required for masterclasees, there is no need to book for the Saturday extravaganza, its drop-in sessions from 1-5pm.
Watch last years Festival of Stuff open day: click here
Film made by Mattia Reiniger / UnveilArts
I'm thrilled to announce that I will be taking part as an exhibitor at Dorset Arts Week , 28th May - 12th June . I will be part of a group show in the beautiful studios of Alice Blogg ( see some of Alices work above ) as a Browns Farm Creative .
See Dorset Arts Week Directory HERE .
I'll be there for most of the time, showing gold and silver collections. I'm busy making lots of new pieces for the exhibition.
Alice and I are planning some special workshops and talks. I'll be demonstrating the ancient art of cuttlefish casting, talking about my work one evening and Alice and I will be winding up the laser cutting machine and will be offering you the chance to design a pendant and have your design laser cut in acrylic or wood . I'll let you know dates soon.
Unit 9 Browns Farm,
Nettlecombe, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3SS
Please go to our instagram account @sianevansjewellery to see the winner