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Live Late: Craft Jam

Fri 09 Oct 2015 – Fri 09 Oct 2015 Millennium Gallery (open Mon – Sat / 10am – 5pm
Sundays & bank holidays / 11am – 4pm)

Join us as we get crafty for the next installment in our LIVE LATE series. We’ve teamed up with our friends at Sheffield’s Folk Forest to bring you a bumper evening of live music and creative activity. As well as a fantastic live line-up curated by The Folk Forest, there’ll be lots of opportunities to learn new some great crafting skills, all under expert tuition from some of Sheffield’s top artisans and makers.

Grab a beer and get crafting, or just sit back and watch the experts at work and enjoy a very special live performance from:

Bridie Jackson and the Arbour
Bridie Jackson and the Arbour are a Newcastle trio of folk-influenced musicians; creating works of haunting beauty, both sparse and detailed. With rich vocal harmonies and subtle string arrangements, they are led by Bridie’s remarkable voice and evocative wordplay, at once dark and playful, joyous and melancholic.

“Refreshing unpretentious and movingly soulful” – The Telegraph

Watch Bridie Jackson and the Arbour performing “Cry Me a River” on Youtube here.

On the night there’ll be a chance to try your hand at a host different crafts including:

• Crochet
• Knitting and macramé
• Paper craft
• Wet felting
• Millinery
• Woodcraft

Confirmed crafty creatives for the evening include:

Laura-Lou – Textiles
Running with Scissors – Quilting
Sarah Beth Knits – Knitter
Nice Things By Adele – Crochet
Imogen’s Imagination – Milliner
Henks Woodwork – Woodworker
Made By Scavenger– Recycled textiles
Zoe Genders – Paper cutting artist

As well as taking home your crafty creations to claim pride of place on your mantelpiece, you’ll also have chance to show them off for all and sundry to admire thanks to our Vintography photobooth.