Events and exhibitions

“ART FOR NATURE”

An art exhibition featuring donated artwork on the theme of the natural world from over thirty professional artists.
100% of proceeds go to the environmental charity; WORLD LAND TRUST

Date: Friday 25th October to Friday 8th November

The Create Centre,
Smeaton Road,
Bristol
BS1 6XN

Open: Monday to Friday, 10 am to 4 pm

Weekend “Viewing”
Saturday 2nd November, 4pm to 6pm

All welcome

Admission: free

Contact:
Liane Stevenson: 07900838296
lianestevenson.art@gmail.com
Venue contact number: 0117 9224370

Websites:
https://lianestevenson.theartistsweb.co.uk/current-exhibitions
https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/art-for-nature
https://www.worldlandtrust.org/
https://www.createbristol.org/

 

Transformabin is now at Create!

Transformabin photo

As part of Bristol’s 2015 Green Capital celebrations, 14 unique community inspired projects were commissioned for each of it’s Neighbourhood Partnerships. Mufti Games with Baggator Young People’s Project successfully pitched to Ashley, Lawrence Hill and Easton Partnership to create a fun project highlighting issues relating to household waste, fly-tipping, and recycling in the local area.

From this the Transformabin was created; a communal bin converted into a playable games station. The simple labyrinth style game highlights the effects that waste has on our city, combining fun and imagination with a positive envorimental message.

The Transformbin is a permanent fixture at Create and can be found in our gallery,
Monday to Friday, 9-5pm.

Regular Activity

Fabrication logo

‘The UK discards nearly a million tonnes of textiles every year ‘ (WRAP)

This exploration of some of the aspects of textile sustainability consists of two parts. Firstly the CREATE Centre hosts a permanent exhibition of information about textile sustainability, including advice, explanations, and facts and figures. This exhibition is open during CREATE opening hours. The second part is the practical activity days that take place on most Wednesdays from mid morning to mid afternoon. Here the exhibition is extended to include examples of domestic items made from fabrics that would otherwise have been sent to landfill. In addition, such items as cushions, tea cosies, table mats and many other items are being made on the spot, with the intention of encouraging visitors to start or continue their own work. At all the times the exhibition and practical activities are open, free small fabric pieces are usually available so that visitors can take them to incorporate in their own projects.

FABRICation is run by Mike Timmins, who is experienced in decorative textiles as well as textile science and technology.