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10:00
  1. Art Cafe
    420 mins
    Here at Cass Art we are on a mission to fill every city, town and village with artists and we are thrilled to be bringing a host of creative activities to the Manchester Buy Art Fair. Drop in and join ...
11:00
  1. Art Talk
    45 mins
    How to Decorate: The Masterclass is an inspiring talk on transforming your home with paint and paper hosted by Colour Consultant, Kate Osborne. Discover how to use Farrow & Ball to create a subtle sch ...
  2. Drawing Classes - Stand 800
    60 mins
    This informative taster workshop will inspire you to pick up the humble oil pastel and discover its exciting possibilities.  You will learn a range of simple yet effective techniques to start you on y ...
12:00
  1. The Manchester Contemporary
    30 mins
    Meet fellow art lovers for a free glass of wine and a guided tour of The Manchester Contemporary hosted by curators from Manchester Art Gallery.
  2. Art Talk
    30 mins
    Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR and AR) are a new creative technology platform that enable artists to create unique audience experiences - VR Arts founder Mark Ashmore FRSA will be giving an ...
13:00
  1. Hot Bed Press, Stand 330
    45 mins
    Martin Kochany, Hot Bed Press Technician will show how lead type is set and locked up, then printed on an Adana press, going into mass production; each printed card showing the individual character an ...
  2. Drawing Classes - Stand 800
    60 mins
    Join in a sociable and playful technique to help re-vitalise your drawing and painting.  This method of looking at an ordinary still life will add a new layer of intrigue and interest to your work, wh ...
14:00
  1. Art Talk
    45 mins
    How to Decorate: The Masterclass is an inspiring talk on transforming your home with paint and paper hosted by Colour Consultant, Kate Osborne. Discover how to use Farrow & Ball to create a subtle sch ...
  2. The Manchester Contemporary
    30 mins
    Meet fellow art lovers for a free glass of wine and a guided tour of The Manchester Contemporary hosted by curators from Manchester Art Gallery.
15:00
  1. Drawing Classes - Stand 800
    60 mins
    Learn how to shade and tone with pen and pencil by designing your own Doodle-patterns.  This relaxing and inspiring taster workshop will teach you step by step how to create stunning designs and use s ...
  2. Hot Bed Press, Stand 330
    45 mins
    See large wooden type set and printed on a galley press. Artist/designers such as Alan Kitching have been recognised as pioneers, bringing art & design together playing with text and composition, expe ...

Supported by

U+I

Jack Arts

Manchester Evening News

Principal Manchester

Manchester City Council

Manchester School of Art

Cheadle Hulme School

Landmark Investments Group

5plus architects

Artisan

Farrow & Ball

J W Lees

Cass Art

Own Art