workshops & events Autumn 2016


an exciting new project starting January 2017 – The Workrooms is a new teaching space, colour kitchen and creative studio in the heart of Norwich’s old textile district. Workshops in spinning, weaving and natural dyeing with guest tutors and regular maker meet ups and markets.. more information to follow in the coming weeks, meanwhile here’s a list of events and workshops Aviva is involved in at various venues in Norfolk and beyond!

25 October
Recycled weave workshop at Makeplace, Norwich
learn how to weave on a simple pre-threaded loom using recycled materials

6 October
Craft Market, How Hill, Norfolk
Hand made, inspired by Norfolk – in a beautiful setting

29-30 October
Simple Beauty Stitched Colour weekend retreat
Natural dye and Stitch one day workshops at Breathing Space, Hickling

18 November
Indigo Social – new studio opening event
Aviva Leigh invites you to the opening of The Workrooms,  creative studio, colour kitchen and teaching space in the heart of Norwich’s historic textile district. The Workrooms will be officially opened by Helen Hoyte MBE, followed by a short talk on Indigo resist dyeing techniques around the world. Learn how to create a simple indigo vat and have a go at ‘Shibori’ resist techniques to create  your own unique scarf to dye in our Indigo vat.
Tickets £15 include refreshments and muslin scarf to take home. Booking essential

22 November – 3 December
Souks, Spices & Sunshine, Morocco
one week of winter sun, workshops, colour and inspiration in Essaouira

10 December
Global Village Market at St Thomas Church, Norwich
more beautiful textiles & treasures from Morocco

16, 17. 18 December
Christmas Makers Market at The Shoe Factory Social Club, Norwich
Hand made original and contemporary craft, food stalls, music and more…

for more information email Aviva or book online