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newton & maggs

newton & mags will have an array of beautifully made aprons, bags and cushions. With an eye for beautiful textiles the pieces are made with vintage cloth and reused fabrics often with earthy tones and bold patterns.

Sheila McDonald

Sheila’s work features enamel on 18ct gold and silver with fine gold wire and gold leaf.

Enamel colours are curated with semi-precious beads and stones to produce collections of brooches, necklaces, earrings and cufflinks.

Some pieces are finely engraved and enamelled, others are bold and painterly, using transparent enamels with bright opaque colours and subtle fine gold details.

Most of the work incorporates traditional jewellery and enamelling techniques.

Sheila is a Freeman of the Goldsmiths’ Company and is also a short course tutor at West Dean College, Chichester and Cambridge Art Makers.

Rosemary Bangham

Rosemary will display textile, print and jewellery pieces for children, homes and adornment. She has been making things ever since she can remember. Never comfortable settling into any one particular craft she explores re-purposing a variety of materials with a diversity of techniques from many disciplines.

Jacqueline Bounsall

Jacqueline is a pattern maker by trade and will exhibit a collection of bold handmade accessories for everyday life, always with a twist!

Christine Hildersley

My Jewellery is inspired by the shapes natural to this world, such as the leaves, spirals and curves that we see about us. I love to form something that never existed before and find excitement in capturing ideas in silver, copper and brass. I hope that people wearing my jewellery will enjoy it and smile when they wear it.

Susannah Bangham

As the administrator for Cambridge Art Makers I have a great opportunity to try out many different arts and crafts. I love working with my hands, creating and making. From upcycled jewellery and bags to prints, I love exploring fabric designs and have made tea towels and scarves with my watercolour designs I created on Janet Edwards class.

Pip Hughes

I am fascinated by mixed media and making something out of unusual materials. The whole idea of making something pleasing to look at from scraps and or things that would normally be thrown away is wonderful. I like trees, organic shapes and using shades of the same colour to decorate.  Its just fun!

Janet Edwards

I paint on paper in watercolour and gouache with occasional lapses onto canvas. My painting is somewhat representational but of course not literal as I am more preoccupied with both line and colour. I am still teaching my one day courses but now here at Cambridge Art Makers rather than at home in my studio.

Jenny Bangham

Jenny creates beautiful cards from pressed flowers and torn papers. She will also have a collection of needle felted bird brooches. 

 

Clare Gray

Clare Gray, owner and designer at Clare Gray Designs, works with a variety of printmaking, mixed media and digital media to produce bespoke stationery and signage for weddings and special events, as well as designing a range of greetings cards and original framed prints. Her work, though often appearing abstract in it’s final form, is always based on observational drawing and sketches in the initial stages, often featuring a modern calligraphy or foiled element for that extra luxurious feel.

Jane Taylor

I enjoy making work in mixed media, hand coloured paper collage and printing. My work frequently develops from colour studies from nature and from shapes and colours in the studio environment. 

Beverly Bevis

I enjoy experimenting with print-making techniques, collage and multi-media, and have recently starting working with linocuts.  I especially like uncertain outcomes and using colour, particularly mixing printing inks.

Elia Rizzo

Elia is a Bespoke jewellery maker and designer, engraver and stonesetter who trained in Florence, Italy where he has been working for about ten years. 

He now lives in Cambridge, where he works on commissions and since January 2019 he is also a teacher for the advance course of Jewellery Making at Cambridge Art Makers and Cambridge Regional College.

Claire Stevenson

I love different textures and simple shapes and these have been my inspiration in my silver work to date.

My Events

Cambridge Makers Festive Open Studios
Repeats every day 2 times.
4 Dec 2021 - 11:00 to 18:00
Join us for some Christmas shopping and festive cheer!
Cambridge Makers Festive Open Studios
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Spoon Carving with Olly Moses & Bobby Spooner
31 Jul 2021 - 10:00 to 16:00
Turn a log into a spoon!
Spoon Carving with Olly Moses & Bobby Spooner
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Silver Charm Casting with Rebecca Ilett
Repeats every day until Sun Jul 25 2021.
24 Jul 2021 - 10:00 to 16:00
Cast your own silver charms
Silver Charm Casting with Rebecca Ilett
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Modern Calligraphy with Danielle Lummis
24 Jul 2021 - 10:00 to 16:00
Learn the art of Calligraphy
Modern Calligraphy with Danielle Lummis
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Glass Fusing and Slumping with Jill Fordham
17 Jul 2021 - 10:00 to 16:00
Make your own fused glass artworks.
Glass Fusing and Slumping with Jill Fordham
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Fan Birds with Olly Moses
16 Jul 2021 - 10:00 to 16:00
Make your own hand carved wooden fan bird
Fan Birds with Olly Moses
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Botanical Candles with Leah Chapman
3 Jul 2021 - 14:00 to 17:00
Natural candle making course
Botanical Candles with Leah Chapman
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Japanese Stab Bound Box with Helen Perry
2 Jul 2021 - 10:00 to 16:30
Box making course at Cambridge Art Makers
Japanese Stab Bound Box with Helen Perry
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Christmas Open Studios at Cambridge Art Makers
Repeats every day until Sun Nov 24 2019.
23 Nov 2019 - 11:00 to 18:00
Christmas Open Studio
Christmas Open Studios at Cambridge Art Makers
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Cambridge Makers Open Studios Weekend
Repeats every 2 days 2 times.
13 Jul 2019 - 11:00 to 18:00
Cambridge Makers Open Studios
Cambridge Makers Open Studios Weekend
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Cambridge Makers are based in the beautiful village of Linton and provide courses in Textiles, Mixed Media, Creative Drawing, Quilting, Stained Glass, Jewellery and Silversmithing, instrument making and repair. 
6 Lintech Court
The Grip
Linton
CB21 4XN
United Kingdom

Cambridge Makers are based in the beautiful village of Linton and provide courses in Textiles, Mixed Media, Creative Drawing, Quilting, Stained Glass, Jewellery and Silversmithing, instrument making and repair. 

Due to being closed for much of last year we have lots of courses scheduled for July 2021, therefore we're not yet sure which weekends we may be open!