Here are some MAD events for the Calder Valley – for full details, including any prices, about these and more please consult festival website www.southpennines.co.uk.
Saturday, October 5
Meet the Maker at The Town Hall, St George’s Street, with Made In The Valley, 07944352913, 11am to 4pm; Crafty Crochet at Ribbon Circus, Albert Street, 01422 847803, 10am to 5pm; Soft Circuit Workshop at the Alternative Technology Centre, Hebble End Mill, 01422 842121, 1pm to 4pm; Open Studio at Brooklyn Studio, Unit 3 – 38 Hangingroyd Lane, 11am to 5pm; Making Monsters at Word of Mouth, Hangingroyd Lane. Record-breaking Bunting at the Birchcliffe Centre, Birchcliffe Road, 11am to 3pm, for the 2014 Tour De France Grand Depart; Out and About Sketching Walk from the Birchcliffe Centre, Birchcliffe Road, 10.30am to 4.30pm, charge and advanced booking esential, call Sally Darlington on 01422 844450; Mad Hatter at Heart Gallery, 4a Market Street, 01422 845845, 10.30am to 4.30pm; Meet the Milliner at Hat Therapy, 56 Market Street, 01422 845717, 11am to 5pm; Beading with Billie at B Beads, Hangingroyd Road, 07715 560816, 10am to 5pm.
Textile Hub at Cheeky Sew and Sew, 22 Rochdale Road, Todmorden, 01706 816181, 10am to 4pm, including Make a ‘Bag for Life’ workshop, an Upcycling Workshop, and a free spinning demonstration; felt-making at Water Street Gallery, 25 Water Street, 01706 839714, 10am to 4pm; Paintings at Platform One Gallery, Todmorden Railway Station, 11am to 4pm; Still Life at Tod Studios, Stansfield Road, 11am to 4pm, pre-booking is advisable 07717 352104. Sunday, October 6
Meet the Maker at Heart Gallery, 4a Market Street, 01422 845845, noon to 4pm; Open Studio at Brooklyn Studio, Unit 3 – 38 Hangingroyd Lane, 11am – 5pm; Calder Photowalk with Ed Chadwick, starts from Snug Gallery, 58 Market Street, , runs 10.30am to 2.30pm; Record-breaking Bunting at the Birchcliffe Centre, same details as Saturday
Textile Hub at Cheeky Sew and Sew, address details as above, 10am to 4pm, choose from a paid workshop or a drop-in demo or spend the whole day making and doing; felt-making workshops at Water Street Gallery, two half-day sessions in felt-making, from 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm; Paintings at Platform One Gallery, contact details as above, 11am to 4pm; Raku firing workshop at Tod Studios, 11am – 4pm, contact details as above; Upholstery workshop at Tod Studios, 1pm – 4pm.