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Artist Talk: Margareta Kern

Saturday 16 May 2009, 2.00pm to 3.00pm

Don't miss this chance to hear artist Margareta Kern talk about her work and join in the question and answer session afterwards.  We expect this to be a very popular event, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Free. Booking recommended.

Dead Threads Day

Saturday 2 May 12.30pm 3.30pm

Impressions Gallery hosts the second Dead Threads competition brought to you by Saltaire vintage boutique, The House of Rose & Brown.

The challenge is to resurrect / reconstruct / refashion clothing which is no longer fit to wear, transforming it into imaginative, wearable fashion.  Join us at this drop-in workshop and take the chance to customise your old clothing or start your competition entry.  Sewing experience is not essential as help will be on hand.

Free.  Drop-in with your old clothes!

Family Fun Days

Thursday 9 April & Wednesday 15 April 12pm to 3pm

Looking for something to enjoy with the kids during the Easter holidays? 

Come and join in the fun at our Family Fun Days; design your perfect outfit and explore the gallery. There will be something for everyone to enjoy.

Drop in.

To Die For

Thursday 7 May 5.30pm 7.30pm

Join us for an evening of music, fashion, and fun.

Using the themes within Margareta Kern’s work, Bradford College of Arts and Media BA (Hons) Fashion students have designed their own To Die For outfit, which explores the idea of creating the ultimate ensemble for an important event.

Drop in

Chill out at our Tuesday lunchtime meditation sessions led by Bradford Meditation Centre.  Stay on to see the exhibition and enjoy complimentary refreshments.

Tuesday 31st March
Tuesday 21st and 28th April
Tuesday 5th, 12th and 19th May

Please note there will be no meditation session on Tuesday 7th April or Tuesday 14th April.

Free event.
Booking advised.

Time for Tea

Friday 12 June 11.30am to 1.30pm

Join us for a Gallery tour and introduction to the exhibition at our regular get-together, with free tea and biccies.

Especially for over 55’s.

Free.  Drop in.

Thirsty Thursday

Thursday 30 April, 6.00pm to 8.00pm

Unwind after work at our evening exhibition viewing.

Free.  Drop in.

Gallery Explorer rucksacks

Available throughout the exhibition

Go on an adventure with the help of our gallery explorer rucksacks. With a gallery trail, coloured pencils, and clues, explore the gallery to see what you can find.

Suitable for under 12’s.

FREE.  (£5 returnable deposit).  Drop in.

Pinhole Photography Workshop

Sunday 26 April 12pm to 5pm

World Pinhole Photography Day

Ever wondered how a pinhole camera works? Get back to basics on World Pinhole Photography Day. We’ll show you how to make your own pinhole camera, then put it to the test.

£25 per place.  Booking essential.

Workshop: The Lowdown on Digital SLRs

Saturday 9 May 12.00noon to 5.00pm

Get to grips with your digital SLR camera with the help of professional photographer Steve Rayner.

£25 per place.  Booking essential.

YPN: Yorkshire Photography Network

Thursday 14 May 6pm to 7.30pm

Get connected at this informal meeting for photographers to socialise and swap feedback in a friendly setting.

Denise Fahmy, Media Officer, from Arts Council England, Yorkshire will be talking about how to apply for project funding.

FREE. Booking essential.

Yorkshire Photography Network is a collaboration between Impressions, Fabric, Redeye and the National Media Museum.