Woodland Windows Workshops -Success!

This week saw our first event take place for this years Festival and what a success. Over 60 under 5’s took part in the Woodland Windows Workshop all around Bulwell.

A huge Thank you to all the nurseries, Parents and Children for creating such beautiful Art work. See them around Bulwell over the next few weeks.

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Calling Parents of 5’s and under – Woodland Windows Workshops

rachel window1Woodland Windows for the under 5’s with Artist Rachel Scanlon

Woodland Windows Workshops for the Under 5s
Have a go at creating Woodland Windows. Using twigs, leaves and flowers collected from Barker’s Wood, as well as bright and colourful art materials, we will work as a group to create stained glass windows inspired by nature.

We will make a series of designs which can then be hung inside or outside creating a window to the woodlands of Bulwell prior to the Art Festival week.

Drop-in to one of the workshops and add your selected pieces to the artworks.

Tuesday 23rd June – Bulwell Riverside 9.30 – 11.30am
Wednesday 24th June – Bulwell Forest Children’s Centre 9.30-11.30am
Friday 26th June – – Bulwell Healthy Living Centre 9.30-11.30am

For more information on Artist Rachel please check out her website http://www.rachelscanlon.co.uk/


Paul Turton ‘Bulwell Then and Now’ Exhibition

Following on from the success of last years photo exhibition and talk, Paul Turton will be back this year with even more “Bulwell Then & Now”.

The photos (old and new photos blended together) show how Bulwell has changed over the years. Ideal for all those Bulwellites or Bulwellians who remember the good old days, and also to those who can’t remember what was there before the KFC.

The exhibition will run throughout the festival at the Riverside library, 4th July – 12th July.

To accompany the exhibition there will  also be two talks  at the Riverside library; Monday 6th at 2pm and Friday 10th at 6pm. Where Paul will give some background to his collection of blended photos (now over 100) and also explain how the photos are done.

This is a FREE event!

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Volunteers Needed!

Calling Volunteers. If you are interested in helping out at one of our events we would appreciate your very valuable time. We are looking for help in particular at our Music Event on the 4th July. please email nicola@bulwellartsfestival.com so I can get you on our list. With up most thanks BAF Team.


Winner of ‘My Colourful Bulwell’ Competition

We would like to congratulate Amelia age 9 from Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Academy Bulwell on becoming our winner for ‘My Colourful Bulwell’ Competition. Her design will be seen on the front cover of our Programme so be sure to look out for one! Congratulations also to all the runners up and all the children that took part, it was a hard decision to find a winner. We have some wonderful talent in Bulwell. Well done! cover programme