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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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January 2019

International Textile Exhibition – Through the Seasons

January 11 @ 10:30 am - February 27 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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The coldness of winter, the mildness of spring, the sun of summer or the shades of the fall. This year’s theme ‘Through the Seasons’ has been interpreted by each artist in a different way, with works focusing on one season, changing seasons and even the seasons of human lives, represented through realism or abstract colour and form. All the pieces in the exhibition were originally entered into a textile competition held in the prestigious annual ‘Carrefour du Patchwork Meeting’, which…

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February 2019

Colour, Texture and Pattern weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Tuesday 26 February £50 plus £5 for materials on the day 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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March 2019

Much More Than Meets The Eye!

March 1 @ 10:30 am - April 28 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Dover Gallery hosts an exhibition by James Owen Thomas, young artist who creates his art from things other cast aside. ‘From an early age, I always preferred to see litter in bins rather than it is spoiling the countryside, parks and seashore. I later realised how some of it can be recycled and this developed into a special interest exploring my own ideas in art. I began finding a use for brightly-coloured scratch cards that had been thrown away. Now…

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Wet Felted Vessels with Wendy Ann Stanger

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Friday 15 March £50 Join resident artist Wendy Ann and learn how to make wet felted vessels. They are made from wool and silk fibres with hand stitched details.

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2 Day Become a Weaver Workshop with Jan Beadle

March 19 @ 10:00 am - March 20 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 March £100 plus £5 on the day for materials 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…

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Flowers on Tissue Paper with Ruth Clayton

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Come along and join Ruth in her watercolour workshop. She will guide you through the steps of painting on paper covered with tissue paper which creates a batik style painting. No experience needed.

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April 2019

Weaving with Silk with Jan Beadle

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Learn to weave with silk, the looms will be already set up in a beautiful mix of colours to create your own unique luxurious scarf. Suitable for beginners and weavers wanting to develop their skills further

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Silver Tup Embroidery with Sara Dennis

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Create a beautifully embroidered heat cushion with Royal School of Needlework trained, Sara Dennis.

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Farfield Spring Weekend and Sedbergh Food Festival

April 27 @ 10:30 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Enjoy FREE ENTRY to the Mill during Sedbergh Food Festival. We will have our usual exhibitions, beautiful unique handcrafted gifts and Tea Rooms for tasty cakes.

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May 2019

Introduction Needle Case with Sara Dennis

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Create an embroidered needle case with Royal School of Needlework trained, Sara Dennis. More details on our website. £75 includes materials kit worth £25

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National Mills Weekend – Free Entry

May 11 @ 10:30 am - May 12 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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We'll be offering free entry to celebrate National Mills Weekend. Come and discover the story of Farfield Mill and how the River Clough provided the power. We will also have all our usual exhibitions, craft demonstrations, children's craft area, a children's trail around the Mill as well as delicious treats in the The Tea Room. To find our more about National Mills Weekend visit: https://www.nationalmillsweekend.co.uk/

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Silk Paper Making with Wendy Ann Stanger

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Learn the basics of silk fusion paper making, the range of fibres used, how to layer fibres to create images and what some of the possibilities of silk fusion paper are. An A4 piece of wet fusion paper will be created to take home and make into your own piece of artwork or make your own lampshade.

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Wild Sea Watercolour Workshop with Ruth Clayton

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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By popular demand Ruth is repeating this workshop. 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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September 2019

Sedbergh Sheepfest and National Herritage Open Days – Free Entry

September 21 @ 10:30 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Sedbergh Sheep Fest is returning. This is an amazing 2 day Festival of everything sheepy!! For more details  www.facebook.com/sedberghsheepfest Farfield Mill will be free entry as part of the National Heritage Open Days. Come along to the Mill and find out about the textile heritage of the Yorkshire Dales and Sedbergh.

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November 2019

Festival Farfield Weekend – Free Entry

November 30 @ 10:30 am - December 1 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Join us for some Christmas festivities at the Mill. There will be Exhibitions, craft demonstrations, Christmas craft activities, a Christmas treasure hunt and lots of beautiful unique gifts to buy for Christmas.

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