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

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

‘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

Showcase Exhibition | February – April 2024

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We are delighted to welcome three local artists to the Showcase for February, March & April.

Exhibiting work are Keri Lowe, Fehmi Gokes and Judith Hunt.

Keri Lowe works in ceramics, creating a beautiful collection of vessels and animal sculptures. Fehmi Gokes produces a wonderful range of mosaics in a variety of designs. Judith Hunt is a maker working across many disciplines including glass, textiles and painting.

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

Norfolk Open Studios | 23rd September – 7th October 2023

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designermakers21 is taking part in Norfolk Open Studios again this September and October. The studios will be open 23rd, 24th, 28th, 29th, 30th September, and the 5th, 6th & 7th October 10am-5pm.

Come along and meet our members in their studios, learn about a variety of craft processes, and browse the work in the galleries.

On Saturday 7th October take part in Textiles in Action, a day of demonstrations and have-a-go sessions with resident and visiting textile artists.


norfolk open studios 2023

Showcase Exhibition | May 2023 – July 2023

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The next Showcase will run throughout May, June and July. We are excited to welcome three local artists to the showcase exhibition space, which is located on the first floor at designermakers21.

A collection of paintings and drawings of birds by Martin Gibbons, Felted vessels by Connie Flynn, and Cathie Fiddling returns with her collection of Mosaics.

Visit the Showcase from the 2nd February during our opening hours Thursday to Saturday 10am-5pm.


FREE ‘Have a Go’ day at designermakers21 | Saturday 24th September

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As part of Norfolk Open Studios, we are holding a FREE ‘Have a Go’ day on Saturday 24th September between 11am and 3pm. Come along and try your hand at a variety of different crafts with our talented members.

Have a go at: Mosaic, Aluminium Sheet Metal Work, Cyanotype Printing, Saori weaving, Clay, Sashiko and Spinning.

No booking required, however at busy times you may be asked to wait before taking part in an activity.

Showcase Exhibition | August – October 2022

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The next Showcase will run throughout August, September and October. We are excited to welcome three local artists to the showcase exhibition space, which is located on the first floor at designermakers21.

Beautfiul prints by Sue Welfare, bold textiles and mixed media pieces by Jo Rolfe, colourful mosaics by Cathy Fiddling.

Visit the exhibition from during our opening hours Thursday to Saturday 10am-5pm.


Textile bags by Jo Rolfe