Exhibit at The Base's Festival of Arts & Crafts 2023
10th Aug 2022
Come and celebrate all things arts and crafts with us at our Festival of Arts & Crafts from Saturday 1 to Sunday 16 April featuring a vibrant Arts & Craft Fair (Sat 1 & Sun 2 Apr only), creative Taster Workshops and a stunning Festival of Art Exhibition featuring local artists’ work.
Sat 1 - Sun 2 Apr, 10am - 4pm
FREE ENTRY & PARKING
Kick-starting the two-week festival, a craft fair featuring 50+ stalls will surround The Base building, creating a high street of high-quality crafters and artists for visitors to browse.
With live music, craft beer, family Easter themed activities, community art installations, free entry and parking - there’s something for everyone to enjoy!
With thanks to our Live Music Sponsor, Honesty Group
Sat 1 - Sun 16 Apr
Open everyday, 10am - 5pm | Free entry (pre-booking recommended)
Local artists will also be celebrated as they display their work in the venue’s Gallery throughout the Festival (Sat 1 – Sun 16 Apr), offering visitors the chance to purchase a piece of original art.
Our Runway Gallery will become a huge chalkboard doodle wall which visitors will have the opportunity to make their own mark and see it evolve throughout the Festival.
Sat 1 April - Wire Sculpture Taster Workshop
Sun 1 April - Silkscreen Printing Taster
Sun 2 April - Contemporary Painting Taster
Sun 2 April & Tues 4 April - Portrait Sketch Taster Class
Mon 3 April - Easter Papercrafts
Mon 3 April - Silk Painting Taster
Wed 5 April - Pottery Throwing Taster
Thurs 6 April - Macrame Feather Taster
Thurs 6 April - Macrame Basic Plant Hanger
Sat 8 April - Children's Easter Printmaking
Sat 8 April - Linoprinting Taster
Wed 12 April - Make an Everlasting Iris
With thanks to Berkshire Mummies who have supported our family taster workshops!
For information on parking at the Festival on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 April, please click here