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Valerie Wartelle demonstrating felting at Art in Action 2016

Art in Action 2016, Celebrating 40 Years

Art in Action, the Fortieth and Last Show! Readers of my blog will know that Art in Action is one of my favourite events. Art in Action 2016 is the fortieth one and sadly the last show. I shall miss meeting a wide variety of artists and craftspeople, watching them demonstrate their skills and discussing their work with them. I love learning about different […]

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Feltings - mobile phone cosies

Makers’ Yard and Makers’ Mart

In my last post I wrote about the St George’s area of Leicester and showed you some of the old warehouses and factory buildings.  Regeneration of this area and its rebranding as ‘The Cultural Quarter’ started around 2000.  A new theatre (Curve) was built, Leicester’s arts cinema (Phoenix) relocated, and the Moderne cinema became the Athena conference centre. Alongside these […]

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