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EAST blog

The EAST blog

This blog has been set up for members of EAST to post information about what is happening in the group and in their work.

New Blog

EASTPosted by Janette Tue, June 14, 2016 10:10:28
EAST have a new blog and this one will therefore no longer be updated on a regular basis. To visit the new blog to find out about exhibitions and events click HERE.

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Lines of Communication

Between the LinesPosted by Janette Mon, June 06, 2016 18:13:38

Saturday 18 June 2016 from 10am to 4pm - As part of our visit to Landmark Arts Centre, EAST have organised a workshop for those with some experience in stitching and textile work. Lines of Communication is a mixed media workshop where you will be using collage, hand and machine (optional) embroidery and printing to create simple envelope shapes and using ephemera to inspire a piece of work of your own imagining. Although initially inspired by our 'Between the Lines' exhibition it is not necessarily WWI related. The workshop will be led by Libby Smith, but there are ideas and inspiration from all the EAST members.

Cost: £45.

Booking must be made in advance, when a material list will be provided. Contact Landmark Arts Centre at Ferry Road, Teddington, London, TW11 9NN through their website or telephone: 020 8977 7558.

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Between the Lines at Landmark

Between the LinesPosted by Janette Tue, May 24, 2016 17:57:37

A last chance to see Between the Lines when it travels to Landmark Arts Centre in Teddington from 15 June to 10 July 2016. Special events include a workshop, tea and talk and a drop in family day.

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Chelmsford - 30 years of stitching

miscellaneousPosted by Janette Fri, April 29, 2016 14:01:58
Most E.A.S.T members are also members of the Embroiderer's Guild, and several are regular attenders at the Chelmsford branch. Chelmsford is celebrating 30 years this May with an exhibition in the local library. The exhibition is free.

Visit to see how diverse an art embroidery can be.

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Delia's Memorial Exhibition

miscellaneousPosted by Janette Tue, April 05, 2016 16:24:35
EAST were very pleased when they heard that Havering Arts Council were to use an image of work by Delia Pusey, for the cover of their Arts Festival leaflet for 2016. Delia's retrospective exhibition which is on from 5 to 9 April 2016 (10am to 4.30pm) at The Old Chapel, St Mary's Lane Upminster, RM14 2QR, will include finished pieces of her textile work as well as her beautiful workbooks and sketchbooks.

Not only a lovely lady, sadly missed by EAST, but a very talented artist. An exhibition not to be missed.

For information on the rest of Havering Arts Festival visit www.havering.gov.uk/arts as it continues until the autumn with other art exhibitions, events, talks, concerts and theatre performances. Havering Arts Festival can also be followed on Facebook (Facebook/haveringartscouncil), on Twitter (@haveringarts) and Instagram.

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E.A.S.T at Easter

EASTPosted by Janette Fri, March 18, 2016 17:56:39
E.A.S.T are running two children's workshops at Braintree District Museum in Manor Street, Braintree, Essex, over the Easter holidays.

On Wednesday 30 March 2016 - a chance to try environmentally indigo vat dyeing. You will be shown how to make various patterns on fabric using traditional and contemporary ideas - stitch to Slinky.

On Thursday 31 March 2016 - a chance to try some felt making. You will be supplied with the raw wool, soap and water - you just need to provide the energy.

For information about both these events contact Braintree Museum direct. There is a fee of £10 per class, and advance booking is advised.

Telephone: 01376 328 868 or
Email: info@braintreemuseum.co.uk

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OpenArts2 exhibition - March 2016

miscellaneousPosted by Janette Mon, February 22, 2016 18:00:16

EAST member, Jenny Leslie is participating in the OpenArts2 exhibition in Hemel Hempstead Town Hall Cafe Gallery. The exhibition is open throughout March, before performances in the theatre and on Saturday 5th March.

Come and meet Jenny on Saturday 4th March between 10 and 12 noon for coffee or tea and to look at the art work, including Jenny's textiles.

For more information visit - www.oldtownhall.co.uk

The Old Town Hall is located in High Street, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 3AE.

For more information telephone: 01442 228091

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An exhibition of work by Delia Pusey

miscellaneousPosted by Janette Mon, February 22, 2016 17:54:46

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