With our doors, sketchbooks and arms open, we invite you to our second OPEN STUDIOS. Since landing in our huge industrial estate in late 2017, we have blossomed into an ever growing arts community of 45 artists, makers and designers and we don't half have some amazing new work to show you.
Friday 26th 6pm - late
Studios, bar and music. A celebration as well as a first look in the studios.
Saturday 27th 12-6pm
Art auction / Workshops / Face Painting / Q&A's / Bar & food / Cinema (TBC)
3pm Sat 27th
Grab your paddle and plot your biddings, you'll be buying artwork under the hammer in our fast paced auction room.
by Ob Wear & Project Pico 1-2pm, FREE:
Learn the techniques to repair your damaged clothing and to give your wardrobe a new lease of life! Bring along a damaged garment and learn the skills to repair it yourself! Materials, including yarns, threads, scrap fabrics for patches and tools will be provided though welcome to bring any of your own. Learning how to darn jumpers, patch up jeans and simple repairing and clothing care techniques you can take home.
SCREENPRINT YOUR OWN GARMENT
by Inkling Print Studio, Drop in, £2
Have a go at pulling your own print through the silk screen with one of our artists designs, at the same time as reviving one of your old tee shirts, bags or fabrics! Plain tote bags also available for £3.
COLLECTIVE FELTING of GIANT RUG
Collective carding and felting. Lots of fleece and lots of fun!
MAKE YOUR OWN MENSTRUAL PAD
by Erin Macairt, Sat 27th 12-3
Spaces limited, please e-mail to book on
Q & A's
An insight into the craft of hand hammered and lathed cymbals from one of only two cymbalsmiths in the UK, EOTA tenant Dave Collingwood.
WHO MADE MY CLOTHES?
As part of Fashion Revolution Week, Estate of the Arts tenants, clothing maker Milly of OB WEAR and Phoebe co-founder of ethical intimates label, Project Pico will host a Q&A discussion on their works and processes within the ethical fashion movement, native fibres and the developments in the British fibre industry and the wider problems, effects and challenges the fashion industry faces. During their talk, they will explore ways we can create ethical change through our wardrobe and campaigns such as "Who made my clothes?".
Friday 26 April:
Saturday 27 April:
Buses: 24, 75 & 76.
No parking on site but lots of free parking in the surrounding area.
E-mail us to chat more at
Estate of the Arts,
South Liberty Lane,
Bedminster - Ashton
Opposite Red Point Climbing Centre, off Winterstoke Road.