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Reading Arts and Music Week 2014

Reading Arts and Music Week 2014 Reading Arts and Music Week is on the lookout for budding artists, gifted musicians and talented artisans. Now in its 6th year, Reading Arts and Music Week remains the town’s only open entry exhibition, showcasing works in all styles and media and open to everyone. Reading residents are being […]

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Call out for artists: International Womens Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day.  Arts organisations Strength Collective, TAG Collective and South Streets Arts Centre are organising a performance/live art event, funded by the Arts Council, on 8th March. It will be both thought provoking and funny, with some fantastic, professional performance artists, like Bryony Kimmings. You can find out more about it […]

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17. Lauren Denney at Aunt Elsie’s

Lauren Denney is coming back to join us in our lovely marquee in Market Place and this will be her last show of the year so be sure to visit to pick up your Christmas presents. Lauren designs and makes functional handmade ceramics from her studio in Caversham, Reading. Her collection includes vases, cake stands, […]

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What is it like to be part of jelly?

20 years of jelly It’s almost our 20th birthday and we have said many a time before how amazing the people are that we work with. As an organisation, a small amount of the work we do is paid and to keep jelly to this age has involved a lot of dedication from many people. […]

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16. Patchwork Butterfly – Lisa-Marie Gibbs

Patchwork Butterfly, Lisa-Marie Gibbs We have loved being involved in all sorts of projects with Lisa-Marie this year, including The Yellow Suitcase Project and The Artists History of Jacksons, the Contemporary Art Fairs. Some of the work made for the Jacksons project will be available at Aunt Elsie’s Christmas Do amongst other gorgeous cards, prints, […]

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14. half and half at Aunt Elsie’s

A range of textile and paper items from half and half, at Elsie’s for the third time. Researched and original photography, combined with stitching, on cotton, felt and stones.   Aunt Elsie’s Christmas Do is Thursday 5 December 12-8pm, Friday 6 December 10am – 6pm and Saturday 10am – 6pm. Market Place, Reading, RG1 2DE […]

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9. Marc Juon joins us for Aunt Elsie’s

We are delighted to welcome Marc Juon to his first ever Aunt Elsie’s I specialize in handmade bespoke jewellery exploring the use of precious and semi precious materials inspired by natural shape and form and the technical skills necessary for the craft of jewellery making. Prices range from £20 pounds for small silver earrings and […]

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7. Alabamawhirly at Aunt Elsie’s

Alabamawhirly is back at Aunt Elsie’s Christmas Do with handknit accessories, patterns kits and knitted oddities. I love colour and am inspired by everyday things. I will have a mix of patterns, kits, handknits for sale. All kits come with full knit support so if it’s your first time or a christmas gift I’ll be […]

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6. The Token House comes to Aunt Elsie’s Christmas Do

The lovely Claire is joining us again for Aunt Elsie’s Christmas Do with The Token House, a range of hand stitched and knitted gifts.   Here’s a little taster of what you can expect.. beautifully made, gorgeous gifts: Aunt Elsie’s Christmas Do is Thursday 5 December 12-8pm, Friday 6 December 10am – 6pm and Saturday […]

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Workshops: Wish you were here, Theale Library

Jelly artists to work with West Berkshire and Woodley libraries West Berkshire Council’s Arts & Leisure service, with the support of the Library Service, has successfully bid for £15,000 Arts Council England Lottery Funding to run a special arts and libraries programme through to April 2014. The programme, “Wish you were here?”  (WYWH? ) aims […]

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