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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: A Royal Treasure: Javanese Batik from the Collection of King Chulalongkorn of Siam

1 Nov 2018 to 30 Nov 2019

19th Century Javanese batiks from the collection of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V, r. 1868 -1910). The collection was formed during the king's three visits to Java in 1871, 1896 and 1901. Highlights include several rare examples of Cipedes (now incorporated into Tasikmalaya), once famous for a distinctive, rich red which has not been produced for over fifty years. 130 pieces will be presented during the exhibition with 3 rotations. 34 - 40 pieces will be on show at a time. There will be an extensive catalogue.

Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand

Exhibition: VIS-A-VIS Batik exhibition in the Netherlands
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Rita Trefois

3 to 22 Mar 2019

An exhibition of batik works by Ria van Dijk, Els van Baarle, Helene De Ridder and Rita Trefois.

HighFiveArt, Hoogbraak 5, 5111 CS Baarle-Nassau, Netherlands

Exhibition: Contemporary Textile Fair 2019 at the Landmarks Arts Centre
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Rosi Robinson

22 to 24 Mar 2019 10 - 5

Rosi Robinson will be exhibiting at the Contemporary Textile Fair, Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington, Middlesex - Stand 56

Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 9NN

Exhibition: International Textile Biennial 2019 in Haacht Belgium
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Rita Trefois

23 to 31 Mar 2019

The International Textile Biennial 2019 organised by Kunststichting Perspektief vzw. Rita Trefois has had her work accepted.

Gemeenschapscentrum Den Breughel (Cultural Community Centre), Westpelaarsesteen, Belgium

Workshop: Initial Class
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Sue Rhodes

24 Mar 2019 10am - 4.30pm

Come learn the fundamental skills of batik on this one day course. This class is aimed at absolute beginners, as full tuition and the opportunity to practice will be given. It is also suitable for those with some experience. Class sizes are small with a maximum of 8 students only, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Our studio is equipped with all the necessary tools and materials to create your unique piece including mercerised cotton panels, waxing tools such as tjantings and stamps, dyes and brushes, and much more.

The cost of the class is £90 per person and runs 10am-4:30pm approx.

You may wish to bring an apron and wear old clothes!

Please bring a packed lunch. Tea, coffee, juice and light refreshments are provided.

This class is suitable for anyone above the age of 16.

Attic Batik Unit 1U, The White Swan 21 Market Place Belper Derbyshire DE56 1FZ

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

30 to 31 Mar 2019 9.30am - 4pm

Over the two days, Rosi will take you through a number of projects, batiking on cotton fabric and paper. You will be able to experiment with different waxing tools and apply Procion MX cold water Reactive dyes in a variety of ways. You can work at your own pace. Beginners and those with experience are welcome.

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

Exhibition: Horsham Contemporary Craft Show with the Sussex Guild
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Rosi Robinson

6 to 7 Apr 2019 10 am - 5 pm

Rosi Robinson will be exhibiting her batik paintings, prints cards, books and DVDs with the Sussex Guild at the Horsham Contemporary Craft Show - celebrating Horsham, the Year of Culture.

Parkside, Chart Way, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1RE

Workshop: 'Initial Class'
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Sue Rhodes

7 Apr 2019 !0am - 4.30pm

Come learn the fundamental skills of batik on this one day course. This class is aimed at absolute beginners, as full tuition and the opportunity to practice will be given. It is also suitable for those with some experience. Class sizes are small with a maximum of 8 students only, so please book early to avoid disappointment. 

Our studio is equipped with all the necessary tools and materials to create your unique piece including mercerised cotton panels, waxing tools such as tjantings and stamps, dyes and brushes, and much more.

The cost of the class is £90 per person and runs 10am-4:30pm approx.

You may wish to bring an apron and wear old clothes!

Please bring a packed lunch. Tea, coffee, juice and light refreshments are provided.

This class is suitable for anyone above the age of 16.

Best wishes and I look forward to meeting you!

Sue

P.S. Check out our good feedback here:
https://www.craftcourses.com/courses/batik-your-initial-in-belper-derbyshire

And examples of my work here: https://susan-rhodes.co.uk/batik

Initial Class Dates Currently Booking

Click here to book your space on one of our upcoming events, or to gift somebody an experience click here to buy an eCard. eCards can be used to book in advance on to any published course date.

Sunday 24th March 2019 10am – 4:30pm
Monday 7th April 2019 10am – 4:30pm
Monday 22nd April 2019 (Easter Bank Holiday) 10am – 4:30pm
Sunday 12th May 2019 10am – 4:30pm
Sunday 26th May 2019 10am – 4:30pm
Sunday 9th June 2019 10am – 4:30pm
Saturday 22nd June 2019 10am – 4:30pm

One-to-one bookings available by appointment.

Group bookings also available (e.g. corporate, community organisations, team building etc). Please contact us for details and to arrange a date.

Call or text 07956 977 876
Email via the Contact Form
or Facebook / Instagram message me

Attic Batik Unit 1U, The White Swan 21 Market Place Belper Derbyshire DE56 1FZ Tel: 07956 977876

Exhibition: Jude Flaherty Exhibition
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Jude Flaherty

1 to 31 May 2019
The Black Mountain Centre, Upper Brynamman, South Wales.
 
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