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Farfield Mill

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Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
015396 21958 www.farfieldmill.org

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May 2018

Betty Brown – The Shape of Colour Patchwork Exhibition

May 8 @ 10:30 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Betty has a fascination for pattern, both in collage, painting and textile work. This compulsion to use colour is what drives her, but for her the process of using colour to make either paintings or textile works is very demanding and full of doubt. However when a piece of work is finished she finds great satisfaction in seeing its component marks or pieces give way to a sense of a unified whole. Betty is inspired by many makers and artists…

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“Become a Weaver” weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

May 22 @ 10:00 am - May 23 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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If you know the basics, maybe set up your own loom and woven some patterns, or have never done any weaving before and would love to have ago this is the course for you! The 2-day course will take you through the whole process of winding a warp and dressing a loom to weaving your cloth, Jan will provide you with all the tips, tricks and techniques to ease your path into weaving.

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Nostalgia – Decorum

May 23 @ 10:30 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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23 May - 30 June An exciting textile and mix media exhibition from Christine Stanford, Priscilla Edwards Val Jackson and Helen Walsh. Decorative embellishment has been used for thousands of years and signifies our love of freedom and the celebration of humankind. The exhibition will feature a range of materials including traditional fibre including wool, felt, silk and a range of paper, wire and stitch.

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June 2018

Upcycled Handsewn Patchwork Bag in a Day with Betty Brown

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Breathe new life into colourful second-hand fabrics. This bright and versatile handsewn patchwork bag can be sewn in a day with Betty as your guide. You will make a fully-lined cross-shoulder bag with an interior zipped pocket. All will be completed using hand-sewing, but it will not be complicated or difficult, so everyone is welcome whatever your experience with sewing.

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Coastal scene – acrylic painting – Stuart Gray

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Join Stuart for the day as he takes you on a step by step process to produce your own acrylic painting of a Coastal scene. Stuart will provide all the materials and frame your work ready for you to take home to impress your friends and family!

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Spinning for beginners with Richard Moriarty

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Learn to card your fibre, prepare it for spinning and spin and then ply your yarn on a spindle and then on a spinning wheel. You will be surprised at what you can achieve, and you will go home with your own skein of yarn.

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July 2018

E.M. Lafuente – Landscapes of the Mind

July 4 @ 10:30 am - August 28 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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  Elisa paintings are inspired by the landscapes of northern England, while mixing Mediterranean colours of her background. To paint is her inner need to look for balance and harmony both within her and in the picture. She allows this process to continually develop, letting the painting talk to her, listening and trying not to interfere too much while searching for the point that is just in balance between the painting and herself. When this happens, it is a delight…

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River View watercolour workshop with Ruth Clayton

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Have you ever wanted to paint using watercolours? Come and join Ruth as she guides you through a step by step process to paint your own masterpiece. All abilities are welcome whether you want to develop your artistic abilities or find your inner artist! Ruth will frame your artwork ready for you to take home to impress your friends and family.

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Ann C. Haslam – Beyond 4 Walls

July 17 @ 10:30 am - September 4 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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17 July - 4 September Ann is developing new concepts using natural and manufactured materials to explore and express her ideas. In these latest pieces, she expands colour relationships and the qualities of light absorption and reflection in order to stimulate surface movement. Her approach utilises and manipulates the assemblage of an extensive range of threads though a highly labour-intensive process in which, in most cases, a work takes several months to reach completion.

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August 2018

Become a Weaver and Learn Dog Tooth Check workshop with Jan Beadle

August 21 @ 10:00 am - August 22 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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The 2-day course will take you through the whole process of dressing a loom to then weave traditional dog tooth check.

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September 2018

Colour, Texture and Pattern weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Come and enjoy a day of weaving on a 4-shaft table loom. Whether you’re a beginner or already a weaver this will be a lovely opportunity to experiment with colour and texture. I’ll even take the mystery out of pattern reading. Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day

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October 2018

Pointed twills weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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  Come and enjoy a day of weaving on a 4-shaft table loom. Whether you’re a beginner or already a weaver this will be a lovely opportunity to experiment with colour and texture creating zig zag and diamond patterns. Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day

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November 2018

Tweedy Weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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This class is perfect for beginners but weavers with a little more experience will enjoy experimenting with traditional herringbone technique to create a scarf. Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day.

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