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

‘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

Fundraising Auction | Silent Auction continues until Saturday 15th July at designermakers21

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Our Grand Auction takes place on Thursday 6th July, beginning with a 6.30pm drinks reception at designermakers21, before the promenade to TW Gaze, Diss Auction Rooms where the auction will commence at 7.30pm in the Waveney Room.

We have a fantastic selection of artworks and experiences to bid on, with all proceeds from the lots going straight to designermakersCIO ‘Save Our Story’ fundraising appeal.

Auction tickets are £5 per person, and are available to purchase at the desk in designermakers21, open Thursday-Saturday 10am-5pm.

auction ticket Thursday 6th July at designermakers21 and TW Gaze

‘Big Sell’ Monochrome Window Display by artist Jacqui Petrie | 2nd-18th February

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‘The Big Sell’ designermakersCIO are fortunate to have Jacqui Petrie as one of our Trustees. Jacqui has donated her entire back catalogue of work to our ‘Save Our Story’ fundraising campaign. She has taken over the windows of designermakers21 with a striking display of her monochromatic work – charcoal, graphite and print – all of which is for sale. All the proceeds from her sales will go to designermakersCIO and into our fundraising campaign.

The Work Jacqui works in a wide range of media from drawing and painting to various printmaking processes. She takes inspiration from wherever she finds herself and has always been interested in landscape; the broad vistas and by contrast the pattern of things seen intimately closer. Recently extremes in weather caused by climate change and the beauty of floods, ice and snow transforming familiar landscapes have stimulated her imagination.

During very cold winters the deep puddles along the track that ran by her house froze into spirals which inspired a series of paintings, photographic prints and drawings. Large, bold charcoal and graphite drawings of local views down well-travelled lanes and textures of fallen leaves and foliage form a large body of work.

monochrome window display by Jacqui Petrie, all sale proceeds going towards designermakersCIO 'Save our Story' campaign
Monochrome Art Work by Jacqui Petrie