Mellow Out 2022
3rd August / Stitch Mediation / Deborah Woollard
Creative and spontaneous embroidery that anyone can create. Suitable for beginners and experts alike!
Deborah Woollard is a textile artist.
4th August /Macramé with Molly Newton
Molly is a fine artist who will show you from a few simply knots, how to build and creative your own work.
6th August / Cyanotypes with Jayne Simmonds
A simple way to record nature with natural light to create stunning blue images. Only a beginner last year Jayne is now an acclaimed artist
9th August / Mono Printing with Lorrain Mailer
Expressively create simple shapes, patterns and colours through a single print with Lorrain, a mark making artist and sculptor.
11th & 13th August / Creative Writing with Emma Batten
Hands-Off at St Mary’s is inspired by real events, a creative writing workshop by author Emma Batten.
13th August / Poetry with Jihao Xie
An opportunity to self-express about yourself and your generation in prose with Jinhao, a performative poet.
15th August / Needle Felting with Sheba Pullar
Make a Kola bear with natural local wool from Romney Marsh with Sheba.
18th August / Collage from Rubbings & Painting with Sue Hards
Come with or make rubbings from a multitude of surfaces or experiment to create your own paint samples to create collages with Sue Hards.
19th August / 3D Recycling with Lorrain Mailer
This is an opportunity to use all those things you have been hording but don't know what to do with, to create fun and endearing objects.
St Mary’s is a space facilitated by Lorrain Mailer, supported by local professional artists by the kind permission of the Stour Downs Parish.
It is an inclusive and calm space that seeks to offer an environment to promote self-esteem, wellbeing and empowerment through a number of participating workshops.
Located in a Grade I Norman church dedicated to the arts, in all its forms, St Mary’s seeks to alleviate anxiety, loneliness and the sense of feeling worthless through community activities that explore the nature and diversity of materials with the joy and process of making.
Situated on the A20 between Ashford and Hythe, in Kent. It is easily reached by car with parking or by bus via route 10.
Please Book via Eventbrite