Craft Crawl at Stowford Manor Farm – final activity

Our final activity of our stimulating and enjoyable day was a group making session over tea and cake at the Stowford Manor Farm cream tea outlet. They produce their own cream and milk from their herd of jersey cows, several … Continue reading

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Craft Crawl at Stowford Manor Farm – Lexa Lawrence

The last maker we visited at Stowford Manor Farm was ceramist Lexa Lawrence. lexa demonstrated several of the techniques she uses including the use of a kick wheel and hand building creating textures with fabric and card. The rhythm of the kick wheel was soothing and … Continue reading

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Group Craft Crawl at Stowford Manor Farm – Guy Thomas’s studio

During our time at Stowford Manor Farm we visited sculptor Guy Thomas allowed us to record sounds of him welding, grinding, heating and hammering his steel sculptures. The sounds here where much louder and more dramatic with more of an … Continue reading

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Group Craft Crawl at Stowford Manor Farm – Keith Newstead’s studio

After visiting Katrina Beattie in her studio we popped next door to visit Keith Newstead. Keith had a tiny studio full of objects of curiosity. The floor was fully coated with a thick cushion of wood chippings, we joked that Keith would at some … Continue reading

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Group Craft Crawl at Stowford Manor Farm in Wiltshire – Katrina Beattie’s studio

After recording, making and lunch at The Glove Factory Studios we headed off to Stowford Manor Farm http://www.stowfordmanorfarm.co.uk/index.php where there are plenty of makers workshops, cream teas, camping and wild swimming. When we arrived we met with glass artist Katrina Beattie to … Continue reading

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Craft Crawl Fun – what we got up to… update

This update has been a while to arrive I know. As well as being out and about making new recordings, I have been busy editing and uploading the rich sounds recorded on our Tweave Group Craft Crawl, you can browse … Continue reading

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