February is here !!!!!!!!!! cold , windy, and humm well a bit depressing - I see people walking passed the gallery with their heads hung low, rushing to get out of the horrid weather. They sometimes shelter in the doorway I don't blame them I would too.But the days ARE getting longer.
What they all should do is come and take advantage of our
February and March Madness offer !
£5-00 off a 2 hour workshop.
They can come in and from the cold and learn or improve a skill for 2014. We have such Talented artists here who are willing to share their knowledge. Arty Party time is Starting again 11years + at the Gallery workshop or under this age at your own venue- Kids love art and crafts - and its a learning experience they will remember.
The Quilting and painting on canvas workshops are starting to produce some finished work now - photos to follow soon.
We have daytime and evening workshops so their is something for everyone. come and visit us and have a chat if you are near us.
One Other thing that I would like to say or ask actually is about -'grants for the Arts'
or any other grant it seems. How is it, if you want a apply for a grant to improve or help a good project that is researched and started. you don't qualify! even if you have them say - yes its a great idea you would get funding. As soon as they ask when do you want it to start they say that they dont fund an existing project or one that has started. What logic is that! --- to fund something that has not been trialled and may not work and then to reject a good project which is trialled and there is a need for and the public want. We would love to give reductions on courses/workshop sessions to elderly, students those on benefits but as a new business we can't do that . -- Things need to change I think -- What do you think.