Here are our beautiful workshop facilitators!
If you want to join them please get in touch!
Alyson is a Bristol Beekeeper. She keeps her bees in North Bristol. She uses homegrown herbs and her own beeswax to make handcreams and lip balms which are kind to us and the earth. She is the founder of Hives and Herbals.
Bridget is an experienced workshop facilitator . She promotes the re use of many materials . Her background in theatre costume means that textiles are usually incorporated in much of her work. She is the founder of Rude Cat.
Passionate about DIY and disheartened to see the quantity of waste our society is producing, she has been exploring the creative potential of materials salvaged in the street or in her everyday life. Dephine is an experienced workshop facilitator using any reused materials! She sells her own creations under the name Phipholle.co.uk and is the founder of The Reusery.
Workshop facilitator and artist, Irene makes jewellery, puppet, card... mainly from reused cardboards, papers and textiles bits. You can find her creation under the name Tejetramas.
Lauren Holloway founded her brand Maybe Mabel in 2013 after teaching herself how to make bags on a vintage Singer sewing machine. She designs and handcrafts a wide range of sustainable handbags, backpacks, purses, toiletry storage and laptop cases using a mixture of recycled leather and fabric.
Lauren loves the whole process of designing and making - from coming up with the initial idea to handpicking each element from fabrics to hardware, focusing not only on functionality but on aesthetics and originality. Her aim is to create beautiful products that are made with care and attention to detail with a focus on sustainable and ethical manufacturing.
Lauren works from her studio in Lawrence Hill, Bristol. You can find out more on her website www.maybemabel.com.
Lisa Cole is an experienced teacher and designer who focuses on sustainability. You can find her at www.less-stuff.co.uk.
Jacqui has been sewing since she was a child, her passion is in sustainable fashion. She loves finding beautiful fabric or outdated designer pieces in charity shops and transforming them into up to date, one-off treasures. Jacqui wants to inspire people to find their own up cycled creativity and style in the contents of their wardrobe and beyond. She is the founder of The Sewing Mission.
Paul is a multi-percussionist and creative artist who makes, plays and recycles rhymes and rhythms. 20+ years of full-time and full on junk music workshops.
'A legend in his own lunch-time'.
Trish is a keen crafter, has a love of beautiful and quirky things and is keen to combine the two passions in an environmentally friendly way. She is enthusiastic about the joy of crafting, especially from everyday reuse items. Participation and inclusion are key to the way Trish works, people who may not have tried craft before are especially welcomed to her workshops.