Open Studio Weekend 2018

Kingsgate Workshops, 110-116 Kingsgate Road, London

When:Event passed!
It was on
Fri 22nd Jun 2018 to
Sun 24th Jun 2018

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Where:Kingsgate Workshops, 110-116 Kingsgate Road, London NW6 2JG
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:Party on Friday 18.00 - 20.00 Saturday 23rd June 12noon onwards Sunday 12noon - 18.00

About the event

Back in 1978 in West Hampstead, a group of artists and small businesses gathered to take over and develop a derelict warehouse - and four decades later, we're still here!

A lot has changed since the late 70s of course - Kingsgate Workshops has evolved into a thriving arts community housing over 75 artists, craftspeople, makers and designers. Alongside a packed programme of contemporary exhibitions in the Project Space, Kingsgate has supported generations of emerging artists with artist residencies.

And now we want to invite you to celebrate it all with a big, 1978-themed party!

As well as the rare chance to see inside the studios behind the mysterious, imposing Victorian facade and buy unique luxury craft and artworks from our studio holders, this year visitors can get involved with a creative programme including:

£10 Taster Workshops:
Try out a new creative skill in these sessions led by talented artist educators for less than the price of a fancy takeaway.

No need to worry about committing to a term of classes, visitors can just turn up and have a go:
Drawing With Clay - 3pm Saturday
Dry Point Etching - 3pm Sunday
Throwing Ceramics - 2pm Saturday
Musical Instrument Making for Families - 1pm Sunday
Throwing Ceramics for Kids - 11am Saturday
Book your tickets now!

Paint Jam!
Spend an unforgettable Sunday afternoon expressing yourself on canvas. Paint Jams are an immersive experience, with music, lights and of course painting all combined. We'll be hosting a special 70's edition in our Loading Bay space.
£15 per person for 1 hour of Paint Jam fun
Sunday 1pm-2pm and 2.30pm-3.30pm
The Hidden Gems Tour
History & Heritage Talk with Dick Weindling
Darning Surgery with Naori Priestly - Studio 25
Food in the Yard
Kingsgate Community Centre Art Groups Display
Craft Workshops at the Village Haberdashery
Dancing in Studio 78
Live Music in Studio 6&8
Kingsgate Project Space presents Leonie Nagel The sirens of ST L. The meeting-point

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