Taking P’Art Virtually FolkEast Workshops

Sally Hirst

A regular favourite at FolkEast, when in the grounds of Glemham, she runs regular print workshops, every morning on the dot!

Sally Hirst

Monotype printmaking you will need; Soft Rubber Roller, a Gelli Plate ( or make your own Gelli Plate), Acrylic paints, Paper and of course a wipeable surface


Sally Hirst

Mark Making. The roller Sally used was a pizza roller available on Amazon. The sticky back foam can be bought online and at Hobby Craft and any ink or paint will work fine…

Robert Rutterford

Rob specialises in ceramics, producing stoneware, raku and domestic pottery. He lives and works in Halesworth in Suffolk and at the bottom of his garden he has a stream and the perfect material for making pots.

Annie Rice

What you will need to make Annie’s bunting you will need: a potato, a knife, things to mark make with – plastic ruler, pen, paintbrush, paint (watercolor or acrylic), paper, string and your imagination.

Malcolm Cudmore

A quick demonstration of some of Malcolm’s quick sketching techniques – as used in his work as ‘Resident Wandering Sketch Artist’ at FolkEast.

Mandy Walden

Mandy is our resident Curator and the brains behind the magnificent FolkEast Art Arcade. This weekend the Art Arcade will bring you not only these fantastic workshops but a wider introduction to some of the other artists and makers you may have seen and met on site over the years. In addition to this the FolkEast Art Arcade will be running a virtual Makers market online on Sat 22nd of Aug between 12pm and 4pm… Jump online and support our artists and makers.

Some of our amazing FolkEast Artists and Makers

The FolkEast Art Arcade hosted a successful virtual Makers Market on Instagram as part of the festival weekend.  Some of the folk who took part made these short films for us. Do look them up and support them by buying their wares ….

Sharon McMullin

Sharon works from her studio in Rendham, Suffolk and has over 25 years experience in stained glass . She specialises in acid etching techniques and also carry out repairs.

Paul Green

Paul Green is a self taught sculptor based on the Suffolk coast. He works in the field taking inspiration from his love of nature, passion for birds and work as a nature reserve warden at Minsmere. ​ Paul sculpts wildlife, purely from observing the species, trying to capture their essence in wire. Each work is unique and takes many hours to produce.

Ruth Lea

Ruth, a Suffolk based silversmith, founded Bluebell Lane Jewellery in 2018. After spending a few years honing her jewellery making skills, she started Bluebell Lane with the aim of creating sustainable contemporary jewellery, using recycled silver wherever possible.

Sculptures Extraordinaire

From recycled materials Trevor and Caroline Corkhill use the every day to create the extraordinary.

Jane Mitchell Finch

Jane creates unique textile brooches & artworks using free-machine embroidery

Edwin Mitchell Finch

Edwin hand prints letterpress posters and cards using vintage type and printing presses.

Celia Hart

In one of the lofty red brick walls that surround Celia Hart’s garden, is a green wooden door. It has a gothic-style pointed apex, black hinges and a heavy black latch and holds the promise of secrets and treasures and wild beauty beyond.

Gosman Spoon Company

Woodworkers, Farther and Daughter team, Nick and Sophie started spoon carving to help improve their wellbeing and metal health, however, it has become more than just a pass time, its become obsessive! In good weather, we carve spoons in our back yard looking out over the the rolling fields of Norfolk. In the rain and snow, we retreat indoors, our wood chippings have spread around the whole house!