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Craft Central summer market and workshops at The Forge
Saturday 30 June, 2018 @ 11:00 am - Sunday 1 July, 2018 @ 5:00 pmFree
Join Craft Central for their weekend summer market at The Forge, where they will bring together more than 40 craftspeople to sell their handmade products.
The stalls will include home accessories, fashion and jewellery, ceramics, stationary and prints, among others.
This is a great chance to meet and shop directly with the designers and makers. There will also be a whole range of workshops on over the weekend, and a lovely pop-up cafe for refreshments.
In the main exhibition hall, there will be live demonstrations of wax carving and SAORI, the Japanese art of mindful weaving.
Workshops on offer:
Mini Cacti Pot Workshop
Saturday 30 June 12.30pm-2.30pm: Children & adults – children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
This introductory workshop explores casting in a fine concrete like material called Jesmonite. Create your own small cacti pot to take home with you. Pre-booking recommended but limited drop-in slots available £12.
Stand out from the crowd than by making your own unique piece of jewellery. You will learn different types of knots you can use to create your own amazing knotted necklaces. Pre-booking recommended but limited drop-in slots available £12
Object Jewellery Casting Workshop
Sunday 1 July 10.30am-12.30pm. Adults, 16+.
The two-hour workshop explores casting in a fine concrete like material called Jesmonite. Create your own small object or jewellery to take home with you. Booking required £45.
Macramé Plant Hanger Workshop
Learn how to make a plant hanger from coloured cotton cord, tying a selection of basic macramé knots. You will take home a fun macramé hanger and metal pot that can either be used to put a plant in or to hold pens, jewellery, or anything else you like.
Pre-booking recommended but limited drop-in slots available £12.
Craft Central at The Forge is a five-minute walk from Mudchute station on the DLR. The DLR connects with the tube at Canary Wharf, Bank and Stratford. The Forge is also very close to Masthouse Terrace Pier for the Thames river bus service from Central London and Greenwich. There will be free on-street parking all weekend.
For more information, click here. Opening hours on Saturday are between 11am and 6pm, and on Sunday between 11am and 5pm. The Forge can be found at Westferry Road 397-411, London E14 3AE