NEWS AND EVENTS

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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.

12pm-4pm.

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Thank you!

To everyone who came by to our Macmillian Coffee morning last month- we raised £50 for Macmillian! Stay tuned for our next one.

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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.

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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

FREE ENTRY

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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. 

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Workshops

Check out our events page for summer workshops, we have events for both children and adults!

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Jubilee Activities

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

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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!

£11.50 

Book here

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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

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Empowered Boudoir

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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Studios to Let

We have a few art studios coming available at A4 but they do go quickly so please email info@a4studios.co.uk if you're interested to get an application form.

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Congratulations to....

The Foul for being the winner of our Halloween Scarefest as voted for by the Public. Well done!

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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

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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.

https://www.a4studios.org/opencall

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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. 

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Open Studios
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!

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Summer Soiree 
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!

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Future Foods
23 July
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

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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

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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

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A4 Auction
26 June

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!

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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

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Free Event! 

5-6 June

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!

 

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Gallery Re-Open

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.

 

Free entry