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CRAFT EVENTS

A variety of craft events are offered that enable people to join in, learn new skills, be creative  and socialise with others. They also enable artisans from around Bodmin to share their expertise and sell their products.

See below for examples of past craft events

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Barbara Brittain

 Organiser

Pop-up Pottery

  • Photos show the making process, drying out before the bisque firing, after the second glost firing, after glazing and firing for the second time, working with beads, participants’ complete work, finishing with gorgeous colours and a close up.

Conquering Crochet

  • Participants quickly discovered how to crochet Christmas crackers.

  • One attendee created crackers to share with her family on Christmas Day. The J and C are initials of her grandchildren. 

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History Alive: Textile workshop

  • Attendees discovered the job of a journeyman, tried their hand at patterns from the past and techniques used throughout the centuries and deciphered colour codes.

  • Sue Rescorla, local expert, displayed stoles, designs and materials, including a full-size cope and two mini ones for demonstration purposes.

  • Concentration levels ran high as the participants created their own design using traditional methods.