Diss High School A-Level Art Exhibition | 13th – 22nd June 2024

We are excited to once again host A-Level Art and Design students from Diss High, who will be showcasing their coursework and final pieces in our upstairs exhibition space.

The exhibition will run from 13th June to 22nd June, and is open Thursday to Saturday 10am-4pm.

Private View Friday 14th June 4pm-6pm at designermakers21.

Diss High A-Level Art exhibition at designermakers21, Diss, 14th-22nd June 2024

Mandala Mosaic Workshop with Joy Holden – Fundraising Event | Saturday 1st June 10am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-4pm

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Have a go at Mosaic with this Mandala Mosaic Workshop led by Joy Holden, with all profits going to designermakersCIO’s ‘Raise Our Roof’ fundraising appeal.

Saturday 1st June 2024, in the upstairs gallery at designermakers21

Morning Workshop: 10am-12.30pm

Afternoon Workshop: 1.30pm-4pm

Cost (materials included) £20 per person

Produce your very own mandala mosaic in 2.5hrs. Learn the direct method and, using preformed glass and ceramic tesserae, create your own design. Glue, grout and take home your finished work.

With a plethora of exciting colours and shapes to choose from, and guidance from Joy.

You can book your workshop place at the front desk in designermakers21 Thursdays-Saturdays 10am to 5pm.

mandala mosaic workshop with Joy Holden at designermakers21 saturday 1st june, tickets available from designermakers21 Thursday to Saturdays 10am to 5pm

Showcase Exhibition | May – July 2024

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We are delighted to welcome three local artists to the Showcase for May, June & July.

Exhibiting work are Becky Whatley, Charlotte Todd and Matt Reeves.

Becky Whatley, back by popular demand, works wonders with wood, pyrography and oil paint to produce stunning pictures. Becky is also showcasing her needle felted creatures.

Charlotte Todd is presenting her collaged pieces. Made using repurposed materials, these pictures are very attractive.

Matt Reeves, of Wood Glow Designs, is displaying his hand crafted furniture and homewares.

Visit the Showcase gallery upstairs at designermakers21 every Thursday to Saturday 10am-5pm.

Huck Lace Embroidery Workshop with Sarah Boardman – Fundraising Event | Saturday 22nd June 10am-4pm, designermakers21

Join Sarah Boardman in this special one day workshop in Swedish weaving or Huck embroidery. You will learn some basic stitches and work a small band that can be made into a card, bookmark, needle-case or similar. You will also be shown how to vary the design and how it can be used to create larger pieces.

No embroidery experience is necessary. Saturday 22nd June 10 – 4pm, £58 per person

Workshop price includes a full kit of materials.

This is a fundraising workshop kindly donated by Sarah to help designermakersCIO’s ‘Raise our Roof’ campaign.

Tickets available at deisgnermakers21, Maximum 8 people.

Huck Lace or swedish weaving embroidery workshop at designermakers21 on saturday 22nd june. tickets available now from designermakers21 £58 per person. this workshops is raising funds for designermakersCIO's Raise Our Roof appeal

REUSE IN ACTION, a day of Re-Use demonstrations and ‘Have-a-Go’ Craft activities | Saturday 11th May, 11am-3pm

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‘REUSE In Action’ on Saturday 11th May.

Come along 11am-3pm to watch ‘reuse’ demonstrations, and try out a range of Craft processes. Some activities may require booking on the day. Donations welcome to support designermakersCIO ‘Raise Our Roof’ fundraising for essential building repairs.

REUSE Exhibition runs from 4th-25th May in the upstairs gallery at designermakers21, open Thursday to Saturday 10am-5pm.

Reuse exhibition at designermakers21 4th-25th May 2024 in Diss, Norfolk

REUSE Exhibition | 4th – 25th May 2024

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An exhibition which celebrates giving things a new life.

Opens 4th May, and runs until 25th May in the upstairs gallery at designermakers21. Visit the exhibition Thursday to Saturday, 10am-5pm.

Running in conjunction with the exhibition is ‘REUSE In Action’ on Saturday 11th May. Come along 11am-3pm to watch ‘reuse’ demonstrations, and try out a range of Craft processes. Some activities may require booking on the day. Donations welcome to support designermakersCIO ‘Raise Our Roof’ fundraising for essential building repairs.

Reuse exhibition at designermakers21 4th-25th May 2024 in Diss, Norfolk

FREE ‘Have a Go’ Day, try out different Crafts with our members | Saturday 4th May, 11am-3pm

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Come along on Saturday 4th May between 11am-3pm and try out different Craft activities with our members and visiting artists!

Mosaic Fish with Joy Holden

Peg Loom Weaving with Karen Versfeld

Clay Pinch Pots with Kate Welton

Pyrography Handrails & Horns with David and Becky Whatley

Lino Print Cards with Mike Fenton & Annette Rolston

Pronto Plate Lithography with Paul Sharrock

This event is free to attend but donations are welcomed to designermakersCIO’s ‘Raise Our Roof’ building fund for essential maintenance.

mosaic fish have a go activity at designermakers21 Saturday 4th May

‘On the Hoof’ Ceilidh at Roydon Village Hall | Friday 3rd May 2024, from 6.30pm, fundraising for designermakersCIO

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Following on from the success of the Ceilidh last year, hosted at Diss Corn Hall, we are holding another at Roydon Village Hall on Friday 3rd May with the fabulous Fair Green Ceilidh Band.

This event is raising money for designermakersCIO’s ‘Raise Our Roof’ building fund for essential works on 21 St Nicholas Street. Tickets are available now from designermakers21, Thursday to Saturday 10am-5pm.

Doors Open 6.30pm

Tickets : Adults £12, under 16s £4

Bar, Jig ‘n’ Raffle

On the Hoof poster Ceilidh dance friday 3rd may at roydon village hall doors open 6.30pm tickets available from designermakers21, Diss

‘Spring into Action’ Grand Draw, dm21 fundraising for essential building repairs | *Grand Draw extended – Tickets on sale until Friday 3rd May*

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We are fundraising again here at designermakers21!

‘Spring into Action’ Grand Draw is raising funds for essential building repairs & improvements to 21 St Nicholas Street.

ONE lucky ticket holder will win this bundle of Craft, handmade by our members! Tickets are £5, and available from designermakers21 Thursday-Saturday between 10am and 5pm until Friday 3rd May.

The single winning ticket will be drawn at our Ceilidh night at Roydon Village Hall on Friday 3rd May. The prize winner will be notified by phone.

spring into action grand draw at designermakers21 until 27th April, tickets £5

PRINT IN ACTION, a day of printmaking demonstrations and ‘Have a Go’ activities | Saturday 13th April, 11am-3pm

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An immersive day of all things Printmaking!

Come along between 11am-3pm to watch printmaking demonstrations, and try out a range of print processes. Some activities may require booking on the day.

Donations welcome to support designermakers21 ongoing fundraising appeal for essential building repairs/improvements.

print in action 2024 saturday 13th april 11am-3pm designermakers21