Unfamiliar Ground lands at Higherford Mill

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Unfamiliar Ground is coming to Higherford Mill in September- the final venue on its tour from Grimsby to Lancashire The exhibition opens on Saturday 6 September, with a preview on Friday 5 September, 6-8pm (all welcome) and you can see it here until Saturday 28 September. Unfamiliar Ground will be showing at Higherford Mill as part of the Pendle Print Fest– you can also see some fantastic work from the … Read More →

Bronwen Sleigh at Higherford Mill

Join Unfamiliar Ground artist Bronwen Sleigh for a fascinating talk about her work and processes as part of the Pendle Print Fest symposium Unfamiliar Ground is open at Higherford Mill from Saturday 6- Saturday 28 September, alongside the Pendle Print Fest exhibition at Pendle Heritage Centre. On Saturday 6th , the Mill hosts a stimulating programme of talks about printmaking, including Acrylic Resist Etching specialist Tracy Hill, and Pete Clarke, Fran … Read More →

Braided Jewellery Workshop with Make it Slow artist Aimee Betts

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Braided Jewellery Workshop with Make it Slow artist Aimee Betts Friday 29th August, 10am-12noon or 1-3pm at The Courthouse, Thirsk Create your own unique contemporary braided jewellery with artist Aimee Betts, whose work is being exhibited as part of Make It Slow. Aimee Betts, a Mixed Media Embroidery Designer and Creator of Adornments has an ambition to bring the traditions of embroidery to the forefront of contemporary design practice. Based in … Read More →

Unfamiliar Ground artist Bronwen Sleigh talks to curator Martyn Lucas

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Unfamiliar Ground artist Bronwen Sleigh talks to curator Martyn Lucas We asked Unfamiliar Ground curator Martyn Lucas to ask Bronwen a few questions about the development and ideas behind her work, and what’s coming up next for her.   Unfamiliar Ground presents artworks by three contemporary printmakers.  Your prints are predominantly etchings- what particularly attracts you to this way of working? I was first attracted to using etching because of … Read More →