The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair has a little sister…
Come and visit the Little Northern Contemporary Craft Fair at Altrincham Town hall on Sunday 4th December 2016
Buy unique gifts from statement jewellery pieces to beautiful things for the home.
Be part of something big. BBC #LoveToRead is a national campaign to get people reading and sharing the books they love.
Reading Hack event on Monday 24 October at Manchester Central Library.
It includes digital workshops, screen printing and 3doodler pen sessions, and a visit from internationally best-selling author Samantha Shannon.
and 2 screen printing workshops – 2-3.30pm and 5-6.30pm. 20 attendees per workshop, with Mandy Cleveland.
Make a poster based on the cover of your favourite read, or design your own front cover.
Learn the technique of hand pulled screen printing and make striking professional looking posters for you bedroom wall!
This is an event aimed at 13-24 yr olds
there are also lots more things to do at this flagship event find out more at
Our gorgeous trail Tuk Tuk was provided by Geoff at Manchester Tuk Tuks , thanks Geoff for all the fun you have provided!
What a fantastic weekend!
Check out our posts to see some of the highlights of the weekend, Thanks to everyone who came along, artists, organisers and venues!
Can’t wait for next year.
Until then we’ve all gone a bit square …
Don’t forget – come and groove to the sounds of the Heaton Moors one and only Ukulele band.
They will be playing over at Arc, tomorrow,
Sunday 26th June 4pm -5pm
Unit 33m vauxhall industrial estate,
Vauxhall works Greg street Stockport Sk5 7BR
Contact Cylde Raine for more info:- 07773137526
Exciting times… The weekend of the trail has arrived!
This evenings preview starts at 7.30pm at the new fabulous venue Village Point, Heaton Moor. The trail begins tomorrow at 11am, the tuk tuk will do the first pick up at St pauls Church.
Everyone has been working hard at all the venues to get ready for the trail …
Heatons Arts Trail Banner at Arc
Pokusevski’s Delcatessen showing work by mandy Cleveland
Everyone getting ready for the Preview at Village point
Getting Ready at Arc – work featured her Michelle Cullen
Banner at Arc
Shop Front – Blue Door Flowers
Getting ready at arc – Needle felt pictures by Michelle Cullen
3d Needle Felting Worshop
It’s a hive of industry as artists Tone Von Krogh, Mia Calderisi-Phelan and Ruth Hartmann prepare the window display ready for the trail.
Shop Front – Blue Door Flowers
Teapot Tone Von Krogh
Victoria working at Blue Door Flowers
Lovely things to buy at Blue Door
Tone and Mia arranging the window
Hand-printed fabric by Ruth Hartmann
Blue Door Interior
Plants and Flowers
Blue Door Dogs – a range of products for your pooch
This Year another exciting new venue to join the arts trail is Village Point–
“a brand new events venue for the Heatons, featuring two iconic rooms suitable for a variety of occasions, and a co-working space for local freelancers, entrepreneurs, and small businesses. Located on Heaton Moor Road in the heart of the village (next door to the Elizabethan Pub), this beautiful 19th century building is currently undergoing a major renovation to restore its original glory whilst providing 21st century facilities.”
The Preview Night will take place here on Friday 24th June.
Artists exhibiting at Village Point are – Jane Mitchell, Meha Hindocha, Catherine Mahe, Kiran Lee , kate O’Brien, Jo Concannon and Jessica Wood
Heatons Arts trail would like to introduce and welcome Arc, a venue new to the trail. Arc is a little bit off the beaten track and well worth a visit.
It is a huge space that has recently been renovated and the result is a fresh, contemporary space which will enable them to offer refreshments through the week. There’s a fantastic workshop space and a great gallery.They have added two new rooms during the renovation.
Arc is a fully accessible building.
Exhibiting artists for the Arts Trail weekend are Josephine Gornall, Mandy Cleveland, Michelle Cullen, Joanne Bull and Lucy Burgess.
Joanne Bull -Opal Gems
Workshops and activities at Arc
Saturday 25th June -workshops are Minecraft mask-making workshop from 11am-1pm and Josephine Gornall will be leading 3d needle felting from 3pm- 5pm both workshops are free.
Sunday 26th June -groove to the sounds of the Heaton Moor Ukulele Band 4pm -5pm
don’t be a square
Needle Felt workshop
Ways to get there
By car– Arc has free parking Sk5 7BR
By Tuk Tuk – if you see a Tuk Tuk in the area, it’s probably the Trail Tuk Tuk, wave your leaflet to catch it!
By Bike – Cycle along Heaton Moor road, onto school lane, right onto Broadstone Hall rd south and left onto Greg street
By Bus from Heaton Moor 84, 42a
Arc, Unit 33m, Vauxhall Works
0161 480 7731