2006 Textile Showcase
Sponsored by Jersey Tourism
Thursday 6 - Sunday 9 April 2006
| The major contemporary textile event in the Channel Islands, set in the purpose built spacious Royal Jersey Exhibition Hall, with plenty of parking and a good selection of excellent warm and cold food throughout the event.
This year, many new innovations to make your visits more pleasurable and travel more convenient. This year we will also be taking over the marquee & Council Room for this larger event.
DOUBLE THE SIZE IN 2006 !!
MORE EXHIBITORS, MORE WORKSHOPS, MORE COMPETITIONS, MORE SUPPLIERS.
This event is a MUST for universities, colleges, groups, schools and individuals to educate and to add to your enjoyment of Textile Art.
Block Bookings for workshops can be made in advance.
Venue: Royal Jersey Exhibition Hall [map].
Travel and a Special Offer: Full details of our package deal with a local hotel. The cost is £170.00 to include 3 day entrance to event, return travel by ferry, Hotel B/B 4 nights, coach travel, fashion show lecture and buffet (Friday evening).
Entry: Adults: 1 day - £4.00, 2 days - £7.00, 3 days - £9.00.
OAPs & students in full-time education - £2.00 per day.
Children in primary school - free.
School or college parties please contact for special rates.
For workshop lists & booking form please contact Art in the Frame from February 20th.
Facilities: Ample free parking. Hot and cold refreshments all weekend.
What's on when
Thursday 6th April 7.00pm - 9.00 pm
at The Royal Jersey Exhibition Hall, TRINITY. Plenty of Parking. Exhibitions, workshops, demonstrations and events to continue Friday 7th, Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th April.
PARTY TIME! and official opening by: VICTOR BRIGGS, Editor of Workbox Magazine. Refreshment, live music, exhibitions, meet the exhibitors, book your workshops, be welcomed to Jersey.
Join us for wine, soft drinks and a cheese board. Entertainment from the Helier Morris Men.
THE KNIT WITS
Mrs Rosemary Coote will speak on behalf of FRIENDS OF ECCE HOME TRUST, outreach ROMANIA. Please join the "Knit Wits" knitting circle to knit scarves or squares for blankets, to be sent to Romania. Free tea and coffee while you knit!
Your free coaches depart the Mayfair at 6.45pm and depart from the Hall at 9.15pm. LUCKY FREE DRAW
Friday 7th 11.00am - 6.00pm
Free coaches from the Mayfair Hotel to the Exhibition Hall dept 10.30am. Exhibitions, demonstrations, workshops all day.
6.15pm - 7.00pm Ikebana Demonstration from Helen Hickman KOMON of the Jersey Sogetsu Study Group
7.00 - 8.00pm Buffet Dinner In The Members Room
8.00pm - 8.45pm ROSES WITH ROLY Roly Cooke of Cooke's Roses will give a talk about his love and care of roses.
9.00pm - 10.pm Top to Toe Fashion Show (to include Trover Dog Coats and Dancing Dogs!) Modelled by Donelda Guy's dancing dogs. Pieces of eight and the "Strippers!".
Coaches back to the Mayfair Hotel at 10.15pm.
Trover Dog Coat Designs.
TICKETS ONLY, LIMITED SEATING. £15.00 For the evening [contact Art in the Frame].
Saturday 8th 11.00am - 6.00pm.
Free coach from The Mayfair Hotel dep. 10.30am to The Royal Jersey Exhibition Hall.
Workshops, demonstrations and exhibitions all day.
Results of "Top to Toe" competition announced at 4.00pm.
Sunday 9th 11.00am - 5.00pm
Free coach from The Mayfair Hotel dept. 10.30am to The Royal Jersey Exhibition Hall.
Workshops, demonstrations and exhibitions all day.
AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT 4.00PM
MAPS, BUS TIMETABLES, TAXI CONTACTS ALL AVAILABLE.
"TOP TO TOE" OPEN COMPETITION
Whether you are from Great Britain, Europe or The Channel Islands you are very welcome to enter our competition "Top To Toe".
Produce a TEXTILE PIECE, an accessory or something wearable etc. Please send it in an A3 Jiffy bag to arrive at Art In The Frame [address] by March 25th.
Please enclose £3.00 for return posting and your address on two labels.
A. £500.00 Adults
B. £200.00 Student over 18 years in full time education.
C. £100.00 Student 14 to 18 years
Please indicate which categories you wish to enter; A, B, C.
Please provide a contact telephone number.
Judge: Victor Briggs, editor WORKBOX MAGAZINE.
To be awarded to textile artist from the Channel Islands, sponsored by
Art In The Frame Foundation.
£250.00 for use of colour.
£250.00 for use of composition and line.
£250.00 for innovation in textile art.
To be judged by visiting guests.
Results to be announced: Sunday 9th April 2006 at 4.00pm.
Exhibitors demonstrating and running workshops:
Rosemary Blackmore: Textile Art.
Lisa Le Brocq: New jewellery with a textile slant!
Sheila Birch: "Colours Of Spring", floral cards.
Kirsten Miller: Childrenís and adultís individually designed clothes.
Sharon Bain: Childrenís individually designed clothes.
Naomi Renouf: Textile Art.
Gambia Schools Trust: Colourful clothes just arrived from The Gambia.
Libby Hughes: Textile Cards.
Lisa Macdonald: Textile Art and Embroidered Fashion.
Sarah Matlock: Bags and Jewellery.
Embroiderers Guild: Exhibition.
Rainbow Storm: New work on return from Australia, macrame and
crystals, weavings and jewellery.
Sarah Jordan: Textile Art
The Fashion Designers from EVOLVE AT The Harbour Gallery:
Louise Evans, Kalina Le Marquand, Hilary Kay, Lisa MacDonald,
Lauren McConnell, Yvonne Le Signe, Debbie Greene,
Christine Witham: To complete a trio, the first viewing of the
"MARILYN" coat, Jewellery, textile panels.
Peter Double: will be with us to sign his new book "Channel Island
Flora", 2.30 - 4.30pm Saturday 8th, Sunday 9th April.
Genuine Jersey Stand
ADDITIONAL GUESTS and EVENTS
You have asked for her return, after our "Blue" exhibition ~ Hermione Dunn ~ Painter On Silk.
Jennifer Gail ~ Hand Dyed Threads and Fabrics.
"PIECES OF EIGHT". This year each member of the group will make themselves a jacket, they will each then produce work for each other to make into a bag - to be modelled at the Friday Fashion Show.
"BOOBY - DO!". Decorated Bras, donations in aid of Breast Cancer Charities
BEAULIEU SCHOOL TEXTILE ART YEAR 3 TO YEAR 13
CHANTAL JAMES - BAYEUX BRODERIE. Please note Chantal will be running 2 hour workshops throughout the showcase, please book with her.
We are delighted to welcome the editor of "Knitting Magazine", who will be joining us for the weekend.