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Library Lates

Sat 23 Mar 2024


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16+ | Exeter Library




7.30PM - 10 PM

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Library Lates

Come along to Exeter Library for an evening of live arts, crafting and music. A chance to get stuck into crafty activities and try new things over a glass of wine or a soft drink. With activities that anyone can enjoy, regardless of skill or experience. Get creative, have fun, and to help to create community art pieces, as well as beautiful things to take home. Featuring charcoal drawing, sweary pebble painting, castle building, dragon crafting and print making from established artists and organisations including Richard Rochester and Double Elephant Print, as well as some making sessions in the FabLab. Plus, accompanying music from some amazing local jazz, electronic and acoustic acts, including House of Quiet, Saff Juno, Tricky Situation and The Real Ish Band. With drinks from Bar Nova.


Join the mischief with Artist Sarah McFloof in this workshop painting ceramic pebbles with sassy strokes. Design and paint your unique pebble letting the colours and cheekiness flow freely. Take your masterpiece home to use as personal mood-lifter or a surprise gift for a friend.


Be led by Double Elephant in a giant collaborative print – using colourful rubber stamps and screenprints we’ll be making a huge natural world banner. Colourful teeming undersea worlds and beautiful gardens full of flowers. Make your own stamps and join the collaboration or print your own to take home.


Explore the sometimes messy medium of charcoal with Richard Rochester. From complete beginners to more accomplished artists wishing to gain deeper mastery of charcoal as a medium, Richard will demystify the subject and encourage you to experiment.


Expert crafter and theatre-maker Emma Baskeyfield is back at Library Lates , armed with a tonne of carboard and bags of entheusiasm to create some gigantic builds. This a group activity, so join a team and build the most creative castle you can. The most awesome fortress will win a prize

Plus more craft activities from our fantastic Library staff, drinks from Bar Nova, games, and live music from:

• Saff Juno

• The Real Ish Band

• Tricky Situation

• House of Quiet


This event is an external hire

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