AboutIslington Mill On Tour
Islington Mill, a former cotton spinning mill in Salford, is home to over 50 artists' studios, two art galleries, a recording studio and club space, as well as a tiny B&B and gorgeous courtyard garden and now it's coming to MediaCityUK.
Artists from the Mill are taking over our public interactive space - the Egg to offer a series of FREE workshops for the public. from Screenprinting to Ceramics and collage against a backdrop of footage from Islington Mills live arts and music events. Come and joint the fun!
Join One69a for an afternoon at the Quays and learn how to screen print your very own tshirt. Using silk screens, water based inks and hand cut stencils, you will have the opportunity draw and screen print your own designs or use our ready made designs to create your very own bespoke tshirt.
Places limited - please register by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Custom collage cut'n'paste cards: Come and make a message from Mr.PS screenprinted lettersàÂ . Mr.PS has been based at Islington Mill since 2009, and during this time designer Megan Price has been busy printing tea towels, bags and artwork on paper to supply to shops, galleries and homes across the globe.àÂ Colourful screenprints are inspired by vintage signage and the great British seaside;àÂ àÂ hand-drawn letteredàÂ designs include classic cafe Big Breakfast and retro-style Fish & Chip menu posters.
Make a name-plate for your bedroom door, a sign for the fridge, a postcard to send to a friendâ¦.àÂ Something for everyone to get involved with and have something to take away.àÂ
Even on sunny days, a rarity in Manchester, England, photographer, digital artist and film-maker Andrew Brooks spends hours in a darkened studio striving to show us the bigger picture.â¨â¨
For Manchester Weekender, Andrew will be going through the process of creating one of his enormous composite images over the course of the day. His work is built out of hundreds of photographs brought together to form hyper real images of cities, nature and scenes from my imagination. You can see more of what he does at www.andrewbrooksphotography.com