CREATIVE folk can stretch their art and craft muscles with two new events taking place at Florence Arts Centre, Egremont.
Tutor Maggi Toner-Edgar leads the sessions on Thursdays.
In the mornings (10.30am to 1pm) there will be a Craft n Craic session where people can repair or customise their clothes, learn to hand or machine stitch or other s [...]
One of photographer Peter Rimmer’s pictures
AN Exciting photographic exhibition will be held in The Gallery, Florence from February 6th.
The Tide’s The Very Devil will run from February 6th to March 14th and features the work of photographer Peter Rimmer. His photographic essay is based around the perilous Morecambe Bay sands R [...]
A small cooperative – Florence Paintmakers - have launched their hand-made artists’ materials, based on the local rich red iron oxide, with an exhibition of art works inspired by the haematite of Florence Mine. Haematite can vary from a vivid blood red to a deep purple, depending on the particle size. The ore used for paint production h [...]
Photo by Jan Fialkowski
An exhibition – Last Writes, A Requiem For The Printed Word – was held at Florence in April 2013. The exhibition looked at the future of the written word and the future of the book (or ebook). Aspects of the exhibition include dcalligraphy from Eden Valley Scribes, handwriting from the children of St Begas [...]
Discover the delight of books on World Book Night
EVER wondered where stories come from, how they’re put together and what they’re for anyway?
Well to celebrate World Book Night writer Brindley Hallam Dennis led a discussion on those issues at Florence Arts Centre, Egremont. World Book Night was Tuesday, April 23rd (Shakespeare [...]