Make it Slow opens in Pateley Bridge

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Make it Slow is now open in No 6 Studio Gallery, Pateley Bridge- the fourth venue in the exhibition’s leisurely journey from Scarborough to Accrington. We’ve had a great response to the exhibition so far so if you haven’t seen it yet, you have until 6 August before it moves to The Old Courthouse in Thirsk, and finally to Accrington Library in September. We also have some exciting events planned … Read More →

Christmas is coming! (and Christmas closing reminder)

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Christmas is nearly here- we hope you’re taking it slowly and managing to take some time out from the hustle and bustle that Christmas often brings. If you still have some special gifts to find, we have individual pots by Chris Keenan and smaller scale works by Misun Won, all available to take away today. Woodend is open 9-5 until Wednesday this week, but on Thursday 19th December we will … Read More →

Slow down with our new touring craft exhibition

Chris Keenan Celadon beakers Photo: Michael Harvey

Come and be inspired by six of the UK’s leading craft makers, whose message is that the traditional processes which lie behind their art can’t be hurried. Make it Slow is a stunning exhibition of contemporary crafts which is about to take a leisurely journey across a network of small venues in North Yorkshire, East Riding and East Lancashire. It opens at Woodend in Scarborough on Friday 15 November 2013 … Read More →

Meet Make it Slow artists Lizzie Farey and Misun Won

Curated by Grace Whowell November 2013 - October 2014

Our friends at Craft Scotland have produced two illuminating short videos about Make it Slow artists Lizzie Farey and Misun Won. Lizzie Farey is a basket-maker and fibre artist. In this film Craft Scotland visit Lizzie’s studio in Kirkcudbright as well as her nearby willow field. Lizzie talks compellingly about her work, processes, and the connection between craft, nature, and meaning. Edinburgh-based jeweller Misun Won talks to Craft Scotland about … Read More →