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LUSTRE

THIS EXHIBITION TOOK PLACE IN 2009 PREVIEW NIGHT FRIDAY 6 NOVEMBER 6 - 9PM DH LAWRENCE PAVILION AND DJANOGLY ART GALLERY Beautiful things for you and your home... Whether you’re revitalising your home, updating your look or seeking out that unique Christmas gift, you’ll find all the inspiration you need at Lustre. During this special weekend at Lakeside you’ll find 55 of the country’s finest contemporary craft makers, selling everything from fine jewellery, bags and hats to sculptural vases and tableware. Each maker taking part has been specially selected for the quality and uniqueness of their craft, and each will be on hand to talk to you about the ideas and techniques behind their work. Lustre also gives you a sneak preview of the freshest and most cutting edge work coming out of the region’s universities, as well as a mini-exhibition from innovatory contemporary artists working in paper. Everything at Lustre is on sale, and interest free loans are available thanks to the Arts Council’s Own Art scheme. LUSTRE WORKSHOPS SATURDAY 7 NOVEMBER 1PM - 3.30PM VISUAL ARTS WORKSHOP SPACE £8 CHILDREN (£6 ADULTS) FABRIC FLOWERS Create a simple but stunning fabric flower with textile artist Ruth Singer during the Lustre weekend. Use fabrics and other recycled bits and pieces to make a floral brooch or hairclip, or add to a bouquet. SUNDAY 8 NOVEMBER 1PM - 3.30PM VISUAL ARTS WORKSHOP SPACE £8 CHILDREN (£6 ADULTS) MOD ROC MENAGERIE Join sculptor Liz Sparks at Lustre to create your own small plaster animals and people. You will be able to make and paint your mod roc figure sculptures before taking them home. Image opposite: Linda Young