Monday, 9 July 2012

The Art of Natural Dyes with Laurence Rushby

Plain Arts Workshop:
The Art of Natural Dyes with Laurence Rushby
Riverbourne Community Farm, Cow Lane, Laverstock, Salisbury, SP1 2SR
Wednesday 18th July, 6-8pm
  • Experiment with natural dyes including madder red, indigo blue, golden yellows... (on cotton and wool and bring silk if you wish to try it)
  • Learn to use your local natural resources
  • Create patterns with tie and dye techniques
  • Find out about Laurence Dube-Rushby's residency at the Community Farm and her Installation; " A Thousand Sheep"
  • Get Involved in the project
  • Learn about history of textiles in Wiltshire

 Laurence Dube-Rushby Installation Art

Plain Arts Members £10; non-members £14
Book through Plain Arts:
Charlotte Moreton
PLAIN ARTS Co-ordinator
07961 689159

Monday, 2 July 2012

Spark your Art

Holiday Art Camp with Arts Awards

At River Bourne Community Farm, Laverstock, Salisbury
July 30th to August 10th
10.00am to 3.00pm, 5 days/week
age 11 to 14 and 15 to 18

Cost £16/day(possible funding available, please call for details)
Bring packed lunch, drinks and all your ideas

Complete two weeks and take your Bronze or Silver Arts Award
  • Be part of real art project and gain a nationaly recognised qualification
  • Experience daily work with a professional artist
  • Discover life at the farm
  • Be inspired by natural resources to create your own art
  • Learn textile art skills and your local history
  • See live art events
  • Design an advertising campaign for the project
  • Create your own protfolio
Book Now!
Call Laurence at 01722 340161 or email at
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