Connections: People & Place – Drop in Activities

Sat 4 - Mon 6 May, 10am - 4pm

FREE drop-in activity for all ages
United Reformed Church Gardens

Join students from Bradford School of Art in the United Reformed Church Gardens, for drop-in textiles activities throughout the weekend.

Letterpress Printing with The People Powered Press

Sat 4 - Mon 6 May, 11am - 4pm

FREE drop-in activity for all ages
Salts Mill (Roof Space), Victoria Rd BD18 3HU

Pop-up letterpress printing workshop, where you can hand-make your own prints to take away with you.

> Visit the People Powered Press website

Saltaire Makers Fair Artist Demonstrations

Sun 5 May, 11am - 5pm
Mon 6 May, 10am - 4pm

Makers Fair Entry £3 (Trail Guide Holders and under 16s FREE)
Victoria Hall

Your chance to talk to the artists and makers about their craft, ask questions and get inspired!
Please note that some participatory activities may include a small charge.

Demonstrations by: Alx Creations (glass & mixed media), Ginnel and Snicket (ceramics), Isabella Anne Kelley (jewellery), Kate Rhodes (jewellery), Sue Bibby (embroidery), Tabby Textiles (weaving) and The Merryweather Artist (printing).

Art & Design Workshops with Shipley College

Sun 5 & Mon 6 May, 10am - 4pm
Victoria Hall Gardens

FREE drop-in activities for ages 5+, led by Shipley college students. Adult supervision required for children.

For detailed workshop information, please check back.

A Selfie with Titus

Sat 4 - Mon 6 May, all day

FREE drop in activity for all ages
Saltaire Inspired Community Kiosk, Wash House Gardens

Saltaire founder Sir Titus Salt has taken up temporary residence in the community kiosk and would love you to grab a selfie with him!


Silver Clay Jewellery with Becca Macdonald

Mon 6 May

£120; pre-booking required - email [email protected]
Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery, Salts Mill (2nd floor)

Using the magic of silver clay create a silver fingerprint pendant with local Jewellery artist Becca Macdonald. Pendants will be fired and finished off site and available for collection within 2 weeks.

> Find out more on Becca’s website

Collaged Cards

Sat 4 - Mon 6 May, 12pm - 4pm

Drop-in activity for all ages. £2 per card
Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery, Salts Mill (2nd floor)

Learn about the history of Poesy rings and choose your own message to give to your beloved in a hand-crafted collaged card.