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What's On

A quick summary of upcoming events in the next 2 months. For more information, see our Workshops & Talks and Exhibitions pages.

Exhibition: "One, Two, Three Batik"
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Angela Lenman

19 Jan to 15 Mar 2018 Open Friday & Saturday 10am - 2pm

An exhibition of batik paintings by three sisters who grew up in Cambridge – Angela Lenman, Isobel Larcombe and Christine Watson

Arts and Heritage Centre, The Old Town Hall, High Street, Baldock, SG7 6AR

Workshop: Birds and Beautiful Creatures - batik on fabric and tissue Jenny O'Leary

3 to 4 Mar 2018
Oxford Summer School

Workshop: Batik on Fabric and Paper Jane Lannagan

17 to 18 Mar 2018

Students will learn the basic techniques of batik, and produce one or more colourful traditional batik designs or pictures on fabric, and several experimental works on paper.


Missenden School of Creative Arts, Missenden Abbey, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD Tel: 07955 484605

Workshop: Nature in Batik Jenny O'Leary

20 Mar 2018
Westhope College, Craven Arms.

Workshop: Batik for Collage Jenny O'Leary

31 Mar 2018
Willow Gallery, Oswestry

Exhibition: 'Batiks You Can't Resist!' - Exhibition of Batik paintings by Rosi Robinson - Barbican Library Foyer
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Rosi Robinson

3 to 25 Apr 2018 Private View April 4th, 6.00pm - 8.30pm. Otherwise Library opening times. Closed Sundays and Friday afternoons.

An exhibition of Rosi's figurative and abstract batik paintings on cotton fabric and paper. This is Rosi's fourth exhibition in the Foyer of the Barbican Library. Rosi has lectured, exhibited and given workshops throughout the world. She is renowned for pushing the traditional technique of batik further than most. Her batiks are more like figurative paintings on fabric. Rosi has written three books on batik, including 'Creative Batik' (Search Press 2001) which has been translated into Russian. She has had many articles in British and foreign magazines including the 'International Artist' magazine and 'Artist's and Illustrator's Magazine. She produced a DVD - 'Batik Workshop- Fun with Paper and Fabric showing her techniques and artistic skills.

The Foyer, Barbican Library, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS

Workshop: Batik for Collage Jenny O'Leary

7 Apr 2018
Westhope College, Craven Arms

Workshop: Discover the Magic of Batik Workshop with Rosi Robinson
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Rosi Robinson

7 to 8 Apr 2018 9.30am - 4.00pm

Discover the magic of this wonderful traditional resist technique of decorating fabric and paper. This one/two day workshop is suitable for any level of experience. You can work at your own pace and ability. Rosi Robinson, an internationally renowned batik artist and instructor, will guide you through different projects. You will be introduced to a variety of traditional and contemporary waxing techniques on both cotton fabric and paper. You will learn how to build up a batik picture in a painterly way, as well as how to create abstract designs in collage and on paper. The cost of a one-day workshop is £50 and a two-day one is £100, plus an additional charge of £8 for materials. Please contact Rosi on for more information.

The Martindale Centre, Station Road, Horsted Keynes, West Sussex, RH17 7ED
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