If you are feeling inspired by all of this creativity, there are plenty of chances get involved and try your hand throughout the weekend.
DRAW SALTAIRE WITH JAKE ATTREE
Sat, Sun & Mon, 10am & 2pm, Tickets £6
Tickets no longer available online – a very limited number of tickets for Monday’s sessions may be available on the door.
MAKERS FAIR MINI WORKSHOPS
Victoria Hall Gardens
Sat 5 – Mon 7 May; FREE (some activities have limited spaces and are bookable in advance)
Join a different Makers Fair exhibitor each day to learn more about their creative processes and get involved yourself in the mini workshop sessions.
Sat 5 May: Colin Reynolds Photography – Drop in sessions
Sun 6 May: Old Brewery Pottery Keighley – Bookable 15 minute taster sessions – Booking now closed
Mon 7 May: Bear Print Design – drop in sessions and bookable workshop for adults – more info (BOOKABLE SESSION FULLY BOOKED!)
MAKERS FAIR DEMONSTRATIONS
Sat 5 May, 11am – 5pm; Sun 6 & Mon 7 May, 10am – 5pm
A visit to The Makers Fair is a must – it’s a chance to talk to the artists and makers about their craft, ask questions and get inspired! The following exhibitors will be demonstrating throughout the weekend:
DoodleDuck Designs – See screenprinting techniques and print your own postcard.
Gary Thomas – Watch pottery throwing and try your hand at decorating a pot.
Mawdsley Williams – Learn about wood working techniques and the tools used.
Mr Woody Woods – Take a seat for an illustrated 5 minute portrait.
Suzanne Claire Jewellery – Explore contemporary jewellery making techniques using French knitting and crocheting.
WORKSHOPS AT THE CRAFT HOUSE
Pom Pom Making
Sun 6 May, 10am – 4pm (drop in). 50p per person, booking not required
Sat 5 May, 10am – 12pm . £25 per person, book here
Sat May, 12.30pm, 1.30pm & 2.30pm . £12 for one adult and one child; £8 Adult; £5 child, book here
FREE FAMILY ACTIVITIES with BRADFORD SCHOOL OF ART
Victoria Hall Gardens
Sat 5 – Mon 7 May; FREE for all ages and abilities
Bradford School of Art will be creating a pop-up studio space outside Victoria Hall. Come and try your hand at a variety of art techniques, including pinhole photography, printmaking, textiles and sculpture.
SPONGE TREE’S ANIMAL JAMBOUREE
Roberts Park, Victoria Hall Gardens and Salt Gardens
Sat 5 – Mon 7 May; FREE
Sponge Tree and special guests are excited to offer a range of creative play, stories and dancing activities for our younger visitors in their Animal Jambouree!