Centrepieces’ major annual exhibition at The Stables Gallery, Hall Place will take place from Saturday 25th November to Saturday 23rd December 2017. Everyone is invited to the opening on 25th November, time to be confirmed.
Centrepieces has entered into an exciting new partnership with Hall Place, and the Council will fund some temporary artwork to be created by Centrepieces’ artists in the gardens at Hall Place. 12 proposals have now been agreed, encompassing a wide range of ideas and media. See the Workshops and Activities page for more details.
Bexley is bidding to become one of the first London Boroughs of Culture. There was a special event to launch the bid on Sunday 1st October at Hall Place. Centrepieces played a role in this event along with other local arts organisations. The Lodge was open to the public so that everyone could see what we do. Christie led a special workshop Naming on stones (part of the Never Forget sculpture).This involved putting the names of all local veterans who died in WW1 onto stones, which will form part of the Centrepieces’ Art in Hall Gardens sculpture to be installed on Remembrance Sunday in November.
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The Lodge is open during the autumn on most Saturdays from 10am to 1pm for workshops and art facilities, but do check the website each week in case we change the opening hours. This is the programme for the next few weeks:
Saturday 14th October: Word Webs – Hall Place project construction (beginners) with Kim Campbell, 10am-4pm, no charge
Saturday 21st October: Word Webs – Hall Place project installation (intermediate) with Kim Campbell, 10am-4pm, no charge
Read this leaflet for more information about Word Webs: Get in the Halloween spirit
Please contact The Lodge if you plan to attend a workshop. New workshops will be announced as they are arranged
If you are interested in taking on the running of a workshop then please
contact email@example.com or call the Lodge on 01322 554 589.
Some ideas that have been suggested so far are:
Cross Stitch, Indian Henna, Creative Writing, Mosaics, Crochet,
Knitting, Card Making, Encaustic Wax, Decoupage, Flower Pressing,
Tapestry, Jewellery Making, Rag Rugs, Spinning Wheel, Upcycling, Wreath
Making, Tie and Dye, Origami.
Any other offers are welcome. Centrepieces is now able pay its artists who are able to organise, obtain materials and lead workshops.