Workshops + Entertainment

 

BOWERBIRD SPRING / SUMMER EVENT – NOVEMBER  2017

FRIDAY 24 NOV

4pm – 9pm          Live DJ, Miss Lyndal Jay
4pm – 9pm          Styling bar, Fön Salon
5pm – 9pm          Learn wreath-making skills, Austin Bloom
4pm – 9pm          Letterpress poster making, Union St Printmakers

SATURDAY 25 NOV

10am – 5pm        Cyanotype printing, The Analogue Lab
10am – 5pm        Letterpress poster making, Union St Printmakers
10am – 1pm        Sewn decoration workshop, Bob Window
10am – 12pm      Block-printed cards, Little Brown Dog Workshop
1pm – 5pm          Christmas decorations, Monica Prichard

SUNDAY 26 NOV

10am – 5pm        Cyanotype printing, The Analogue Lab
10am – 5pm        Letterpress poster making, Union St Printmakers
10am – 5pm        Bird and nature collage, Talya Caplan

ALL EVENT

Fri, Sat + Sun      Block building with PLANKS, Green Hat Workshop
Fri, Sat + Sun      Glass lamp-working demonstrations, YO. DAN by Danielle Rickaby
Fri, Sat + Sun      Gift-wrapping supporting Kickstart for Kids

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Styling bar, Fön Salon
Friday  4pm – 9pm    I   $15 – $20   I    W1
All the way from Berlin to King William Road, Fön Salon are setting up a styling bar for the evening offering fun consultation and styling advice to suggest an on-trend look for you, along with the opportunity to have your hair styled on the spot, or your eyebrows shaped. Not your average hair salon! No bookings necessary.

Learn wreath-making skills, Austin Bloom   
Friday  (3 sessions:)  5 – 6pm    l   6:15 – 7:15pm   l   7:30 – 8:30pm    I    W2
$20 per person    I    Pre-book here
Come and watch a demonstration by Estee and the team at Austin Bloom! During the hour, you will also have the opportunity to join in and create your very own mini wreath to take home. Learn the technique to take home and share with your family and friends. There will of course be some shiny baubles, a bow or two and lots of Christmas cheer.

Letterpress printed posters, Union St Printmakers
Fri  4 – 9pm   l   Sat + Sun  10am – 5pm    I   stall 135
$20 (3 people per hour. Please book at their stall, no.135).
Join Simone Tippett and Damien Warman in a fabulous letterpress printing workshop where you can arrange type and image to create your own letterpress printed poster. Then consider regular printmaking classes with Union St Printmakers in Stepney, and new studio opening soon in Hindmarsh.
Workshop kindly supported by Ball & Doggett.

Cyanotype printing, The Analogue Laboratory
Sat + Sun 10am – 5pm
    I    $10 per person    I    W1
Bookings taken on the event weekend.  Workshops start at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm + 3.30pm.
Join the Analogue Laboratory for an introductory hands-on sessions in the cyanotype photographic process. A fun and magical colour-changing technique that can be carried out without a darkroom – this process is why the ‘blueprints’ for buildings were ever blue in the first place. Sensitise paper, dry it and then expose it to light in contact with an object, or drawn image on tracing paper, to create a one-of-a-kind print. Suitable for children under supervision and adults who like to make things.

Sewn decorations, Bob Window
Saturday  10am — 1pm    I    free    I    W2
Join Robert Viner-Jones (Bob Window), in this lovely workshop to create sewn decorations from felt that will be donated to Kickstart for Kids’ Christmas tree. It’s a workshop that truly celebrates the gift of giving. No need to register, just drop by! 

Block-printed postcards, Little Brown Dog Workshop
Saturday 10am – 12pm    I    free    I    next to W1
Join Queensland based print maker Bec Lewis and print your own postcard. Choose from a selection of iconic South Australian cottage block prints created especially for Bowerbird,
Get a sneak peek behind the print making process, have a go yourself and take home your own unique A5 postcard.
100% post consumer recycled card   I    water based inks   I    hand carved Lino blocks
No need to register, just drop by! 

Wooden Christmas decorations, Monica Prichard
Saturday  1.30 – 5pm
    I    free    I    W2
Kids get creative with Monica Prichard, and bind together twigs and red berries to create personal Christmas decorations – stars, reindeer, Christmas trees, snowflakes or your own design! No need to register, just drop by! 

Bird and nature collage, Talya Caplan
Sun 10am – 5pm   I   free    I   W2
Join Talya Caplan for a wonderful exploration of colour and texture for kids of all ages. Create your own 3D bird or flower in its own setting with an array of different papers and materials from nature. No need to register, just drop by! 

Block building with PLANKS, Green Hat Workshop
Fri, Sat + Sun   I    free    I    stall 001
A fun and engaging opportunity to create and build architectural monuments limited only by your imagination.
No need to register, just drop by!

Glass lamp-working, YO.DAN
Fri, Sat + Sun   I    free    I    stall 148
Watch Danielle Rickaby demonstrate her glass lamp-working techniques throughout the event.

Gift-wrapping
Have your gifts beautifully wrapped, with a gold coin donation per gift, going to Kickstart for Kids. This inspiring not for profit organisation helps school children achieve positive educational and self esteem outcomes through breakfast, lunch and mentoring. An inspiring organisation to support.

Check out all the designers taking part here.

And the delicious selection of food and drink here.

 

 

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