Feature The Art Market at Holmfirth
A Super Art Market event on the 10th of June, and the 24th of June,
Feature: The Art Market at Holmfirth
The Art Market Team, Victoria Robinson, Brendan Hesmondhalgh and Emily Stubbs have been busy this year, creating a super Art Market event, that just keeps on growing. The Art Markets are happening again on the 10th of June, and the 24th of June, 10 - 4pm, entrance £2 at Holmfirth Indoor Market as part of the Holmfirth Arts Festival, this years theme is the ‘Best of British’ is evoking lots of excitement amongst our fellow artists and designer makers.
We have around 100 artists over the two Sundays and we are very excited about the new talent that has come to us this year, our newcomers are Jewellery designer, Nicola Rawlings and textile designer Louise Taylor, who are bursting with excitement at having won the opportunity to be showing at The Art Market this year. It is extra special this year as we are celebrating the Best of British™ Design, art and Contemporary Crafts, there will be awards given out by Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s Amanda Peach.
On the June the 10th Jacqui Sharples from Print For Love of Wood will be running an large demo and interactive wall downstairs. Come along and join in, use one of two printing presses - a small one for the kids to use and also a large 6 stone portable proofing press! What will you type?
Brendan Hesmondhalgh & Hilary Simms will run an interactive clay workshop outside (weather permitting!) - come along and learn how to throw a pot or make a clay animal. You might get messy - so bring an old shirt to wear!
On June the 24th Artist Jamie Frost will be creating a huge picture live at The Art Market Installations, music, refreshments all will be available over the two Sundays.
Sunday 10th and Sunday 24th June- different artists each Sunday.
Holmfirth Indoor Market, Near Huddersfield, HD9 3JH From 10am to 4pm
£2 entry on the door, entry into Art Raffle too. Children under 14 FREE!
There are a wide variety of Arts, Contemporary crafts and designers this year, showing of the Best of British talent, including Olivia Brown’s wonderful ceramic dogs, Dionne Swift’s award winning textiles and ‘Show me the Monet’ (showing soon on a tv screen near you!) artists Sculptor, Brendan Hesmondhalgh and Artist Gillian Lee Smith amongst many others…..
Posted on Friday 8th June 2012
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