NEWS AND EVENTS
ABSTRACT COLLAGE WORKSHOP
SAT 10TH JUNE 1-4PM
Join artist Helen Jones for a fun and sustainable Fabric Collage activity as part of our popup show UNSTUCK.
Costs includes a free drink from our café and all material included.
Thank you to everyone who came by our Open Studio event!
Stay tuned for the next one
FREE Christmas Crafts for Kids
From Sat 19th November to Sat 17th December we will be hosting a series of free Christmas kids craft activities in the waiting room cafe. These are drop in sessions; no booking needed.
To everyone who came by to our Macmillian Coffee morning last month- we raised £50 for Macmillian! Stay tuned for our next one.
BOLD- New show at AIR
Starting Thurs 17th November there will be a brand new exhibition on site at AIR Gallery in the main space called BOLD, plus a new short term show in their Micro Gallery. Free entry to both- plus a live performance by Julia Griffin. Doors open 6pm.
Xmas event this weekend
Join us this weekend 12-13th November for our amazing Christmas Makers far with 20 stalls by local traders, free kids crafts, mulled wine, mince pies and more
Halloween film festival- CANCELLED
Unfortunately due to a lack of ticket sales and staff illness we have had to cancel this years Halloween Film Festival. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
SEEKING HORROR FILMS
CALLING ALL HORROR FILM MAKERS! Do you have a horror short film you'd like to enter for our Halloween Scarefest? We're seeking 10 mins or less horror shorts for our annual film festival; see our 'Scarefest' page for more details!
AIR Open 2022
Now in it's 5th year, AIR Gallery presents the AIR Open 2022. Featuring 30 of the best artists from around the globe. Vote for your favourite work!
Opens 28th July 6pm-8pm and runs until the 10th September.
Worlds Chocolate Day
To celebrate world chocolate day, join us at the waiting room café to grab yourself a deluxe hot chocolate, chocolate donuts, and chocolate cakes!
Summer Arts Fair
Nearing the end of summer, we will be holding our annual summer fair!
There will be stalls featuring local artists, makers, and crafters as well! Opening on Friday, we will also have a cocktail bar!
Free entry, all welcome.
Check out our events page for summer workshops, we have events for both children and adults!
We have a number of Free jubilee activities
2-3 Thurs-Fri: Free Craft Workshops
4 Sat 12-4pm: Afternoon Teas
4th Sat 6pm-9pm: Queens Pub Quiz
Recycled Rabbits Easter Workshop
Looking for something fun for the kids this easter? Join artist Ali Pickard for a day of making creative rabbits then bringing them to life through marvellous mechanics. Fun for all the family!
Waiting Room Cafe Reopening
The Waiting Room Cafe will be re-opening on the 5th April with a brand new resident mini shop, new seasonal menu and some new decor!
Pop on by to get some delicious homemade goodies at an affordable price
Brand new to A4 Studios is Empowered Boudoir Photography; giving glamourous makeovers and photoshoots with a alternative and edgy twist!
Check them out at https://www.empoweredboudoirphotography.co.uk
The Unstable Line- Art Opening
AIR Gallery has their first art opening of the year thursday 27th January from 6pm-10pm. Free entry and featuring 9 artists exploring the theme of the Line in contemporary art.
Book your free place via Eventbrite
Festive Lunch with Mrs Claus
Need something to entertain the kids? Come along on Sun 21st November from 12 noon for a festive lunch with Mrs Claus! With food, games, disco, crafts and storytime with Mrs Claus.
£4 per child, no booking required. Runs 12noon to 1pm.
Cracking Christmas Fair
Looking for some early Christmas Presents or just wanting to get into the festive spirit? Then pop on by to A4 Studios Sat 20 and Sun 21 Nov for our Christmas Makers market, featuring 20~+ stalls and seasonal food and drink.
Free entry. All welcome.
Studios to Let
We have a few art studios coming available at A4 but they do go quickly so please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you're interested to get an application form.
The Foul for being the winner of our Halloween Scarefest as voted for by the Public. Well done!
Halloween at A4 Studios
A4 Studios is bringing you our second Halloween Scarefest, with a selection of independant horror short films, creepy cocktails, spooky snacks and hot food, art show, fancy dress competition, live entertainment and more. Book at eventbrite
Open Call for Video artists
Deadline now extended to the 10th October . If you're a video or film artist whose made a horror short 10 mins or less why not share it with us for the A4 Studios Halloween film festival.
Waiting Room Cafe
Waiting Room Cafe is now open to the public Tues-Fri 8am-4pm and Sat 10am-5pm. Serving a range of homemade treats, hot food and refreshments. The site has a free kids craft area and is dog friendly.
4th September 11am-6pm
We want to welcome you all back to A4 Studios with a wonderful Open Studio day. See our exhibition, explore behind the scenes at A4, meet the makers and enjoy some cheap and cheerful refreshments in our new on-site cafe!
Fri 30 July - Sun 1 Aug
Join us for our tiki themed Summer festival at A4 Studios! We'll have local artists and makers, live music, fresh food, and themed cocktails.
Free entry and all welcome!
11-12 / 1-2pm
An introduction to cooking with foraged foods with artist Oliver Bragg. Learn how to create your own tasty and sustainable meals
Book your free tickethttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/foods-of-the-future-foods-with-oliver-bragg-tickets-162824930751
Clay Casting Workshop
17 July 13:30-15:00
Clay Impression casting workshop with artist Lydia Brockless. Learn how to make your own 'text tablets' that you can take home and display!
Book your free ticket https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/163349646189
Off Trail Open Night
1st July 6-10pm
AIR Gallery are launching an immersive exhibition curated by artist Sam Carvosso. The gallery has been transformed into a hiking trail where you can discover art as you hike around the space. Book your free ticket https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/160840629653
We are hosting an Auction fundraiser to raise money for the studios, with many items on offer.
Doors open at 5pm for viewing with the Auction itself starting at 7pm. Free entry- pop on by!
AIR OPEN 2021
Our onsite Gallery AIR is seeking entries for their annual summer exhibition. Any Work, any theme. £5 per piece to enter and up to £1000 in prizes available. Deadline 5th July; apply now at www.airgallery.space/opencall
To celebrate restrcitions lifting; we are hosting a Welcome Back Bazaar; featuring arts and craft stalls by our studio residents and associates.
Free Entry and lots to see!
AIR Gallery is now re-open to the public! Grab a face covering and come on by for our latest exhibition 'War Works' by David Dunnico.
Open 11-6 Wed to Fri and 12-5 Saturday.