An exhibition of contemporary textile work by artists living in Blackpool and the Fylde Coast area.
Joe Booth, Katy Daniels, Kate Doran, Norma Foulds, Nia Heslop, Knittaz With Attitude, Jessica Longstaff, Vicky Mellor, Holly Pitt Knowles, Amy Raybone, Melody Sharples, Corrinne Valente, Carla Wilson
Launch: Thursday 6 December, 6pm – 9pm. Refreshments provided.
Exhibition runs from 6 – 13 December.
See the Facebook event page
Join us for a relaxed session at Claremont Park Community Centre. We’re going to plan some projects for later in the year, so have a think about what you’d like to do.
We’ll have good tunes, yummy buffet food and plenty of brews.
£3.50 (£2 for kids) – includes food, drinks, wool & equipment.
Come and join us for a knit and a natter, all ages/abilities welcome. As usual we will have a light meal, tea and cake available, as well as wool, needles, hooks etc, for you to have a go with. Bring your own project or help us with our next yarnbombing adventures.
£3.50 as usual…Look forward to seeing you there!
Square from Scotland
We’ve had a great response to our yarnbombing workshops and we’re nearly ready to go with the trail.
Special mentions go out to the staff and students of Blackpool Sixth Form College who help a super knit-in on 19 July. As well as out hardcore knittaz from our group and pom-pom makers extraordinaire Tyler and Charlie. Thanks Guys!
Watch this space as knitted creatures will start to appear around Blackpool. There will be an accompanying web map that will help you to spot them all.
Knittaz in action
Our workshop programme from July 2014
The next Knittaz with Attitude is on Monday 7th January 2013
6pm to 8:30pm at Claremont Park Community Centre, Claremont Road Blackpool FY1 2QJ. More info here!
The all-new Swedish crime thriller Inspector Norse from the Lip Service Theatre Company is coming to Blackpool’s Grand Theatre on 15th October 2012. It promises to be a night of nerve-jangling suspense, laughter…and a partially knitted set that hopefully you can contribute to!
Knittaz with Attitude (of town centre yarn bombing fame) will be hosting knitting workshops where you can make all the various parts.
- Wool and needles/hooks/french knitting bobbins to those who need them
- Guidance for beginners learning to knitting and crochet
- Light refreshments
It all takes place in the wonderful setting of the Grand Theatre Studio on the following dates:
- Monday 17th September. We’re starting at 6:30pm so that we can have a little tour of the theatre before we get on to our wool-fest at 7pm.
- Wednesday 26th September, 7pm
- Saturday 6th October, 2pm, this will include a Scandinavian tea party, so don’t forget to wear your woolly jumper and bobble hat!
So sign up online on Facebook or email us
The project is funded by the Arts Council via Blackpool Council Arts Service
It’s nearly time for our mid-month get together at Aunty Social HQ, The Old Rock Factory.
Monday 20th August 2012, 18:30-21:30
at Aunty Social HQ,
The Old Rock Factory
Rear 40 Talbot Rd,
Bring your own work or join in with our next yarn bombing project (this time it’s international!)…anything goes. All ages and abilities welcome. Tonight is the deadline for the Manchester Yarnbombing squares and Emma from the Grand Theatre is coming to tell us more about the knitted props required for Inspector Norse.
The all-new Swedish crime thriller Inspector Norse from the Lip Service Theatre Company promises to be a night of nerve-jangling suspense, laughter…and a partially knitted set that hopefully you can contribute to!
If you want a head start then feel free to download these leaf and icicle patterns.
This session will start a little later than usual (6:30pm) and will only be £2. We will provide drinks and biscuits.
KWA at HQ last month
The next Knittaz with Attitude is on Monday 2nd July 2012
6pm to 8:30pm at Claremont Park Community Centre, Claremont Road Blackpool FY1 2QJ
Bring your own work or join in with our next yarn bombing project (this time it’s international!)…anything goes. All ages and abilities welcome.
£3.50 per session.
We will provide a light meal, tea and coffee, so please let us know in advance if you’re coming. You can do this by registering on Facebook or Eventbrite
The following session is on Monday 16th July at:
Aunty Social HQ
The Old Rock Factory
Rear 40 Talbot Rd (Abingdon St/Deansgate)
FY1 1BN Blackpool
This session will start a little later (6:30pm) and will only be £2 as we will provide drinks and snacks.