My passion is making books – journals and notebooks constructed with simple, non-adhesive bindings using leathers and handmade papers.
Mother and daughter team Christine and Kirsty produce hand-made felted creations as well as mixed media textile art. They also enjoy sharing their enthusiasm through running workshops and meeting people in their open studio.
Dona ferentes makes fragrant pomander beads based on recipes from the 16th century, which are then incorporated into her pieces of handcrafted silver jewellery.
Doon Valley Crafters is a Community Interest Company and specialises in heritage crafts, such as spinning and weaving our own materials for clothing and other uses.
Jo works with mixed media, combining dyed and painted fabrics with fleece and felt, embellished by hand and machine embroidery, couching, quilting and beading.
We are committed to returning the Burgh Hall to the heart of the community as an accessible, arts-led venue and will achieve this by encouraging and inspiring current and future generations to explore our heritage, to engage in diverse cultural opportunities and to work together to create a sustainable facility.
Workshop and gallery. Specialists in both woodfired and salt glazed handmade functional pottery. Open all year.
Emma McDermott's work is inspired by birds and their habitats. The damage caused by the jewellery industry to their environments, encouraged her to use all recycled or natural materials in her work.
Using organic materials wool, silk, linen and pure cotton Esther Ward combines traditional textile techniques with contemporary design to create both functional and decorative textiles.
Jennifer is the Snìomhadair aig Ceann-cinnidh Clann Urchardainn (Spinner to the Chief of the Clan Urquhart) and works in experimental archaeology and education. Preserving this ancient craft is a passion and you can find her spinning and teaching at many historic locations throughout the UK