Swindon Events Calendar

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Podpadstudios and Friends at the Carriage Works

21 September @ 11:00 am - 22 September @ 3:30 pm

Free

Free Open Studios Event 🖌️🖼️🎨🔨⛏️✂️

Podpadstudios will show their entire collection of film inspired props at the Carriage Works, in the historic heart of Swindon. Robots, 🤖 dragons, 🐲🐉motorcycles, 🏍️ and even a batmobile 🦇 will be on display.

Partnering with Create Studios, Zozo Thomas, Swindon Borough Council, and many guest artists, we have created an exhibition that will entertain the whole family. 👀

Entry is via Create Studios. Why not relax over a coffee and cake and find out more about Create’s fab Sofa Screenings offer which will be celebrating its first year this Autumn? Whether you are a long standing film fan, or love film and want to watch something a little different, then discover more about Create’s friendly, weekly film offering with screenings, talks and more. www.createstudios.org.uk/events.

Guest artists at Create Studios, include illustrated story tellers Dinky Press Ltd, and Zozo Thomas. There will also be some digital artists exhibiting – so come and discover something a little different!
Cakes and light refreshments served all day.

Zozo Thomas lives in Swindon where she shares her large garden with her cat, chickens and a variety of wildlife. Her illustrated children’s books, based on the plants and animals in a fictional version of her own garden, are fun for all the family. Read the story and colour the words and images as you go. Zozo will be reading extracts from her latest book, Buzz Bee Me. www.thomzodesigns.co.uk

From Create visitors head to Hall 10B where the props and Guest artists, are situated. Guest artists include Jan & Geoff Arts, Trevor Hancock – Digital Artist, John Webb – Fine Art and Ceramics, Rhona Jack, ProperGander Art, Charlotte Abraham, Chris Daw, Peapod Photography, Theresa Dowdeswell, Salamander Arts Ceramics, Debra Harris-Palmer Art, Phyllida Richards and Julie Smith, Studio 28, Spellbound Arts & Bakes, Andi Theokle, Angela van Oss, Abigail Wheatley Art, Sue Adamson

Podpadstudios and Friends at the Carriage Works
Entry via Create Studios: 10 Carriage Works, London Street, Swindon SN1 5FB
Tel: 07754 194 670
email info@podpadstudios.co.uk
www.podpadstudios.com/carriageworks24

Dates and times
21st – 22nd September and 28th – 29th September 2024
11am – 4pm last entry 3.30pm everyday

Facilities – disabled access: we have shorter route from carpark for disabled visitors. Please Whats App or call 07754 194670 for more details ✔️ Refreshments ✔️
Toilets ✔️

BY CAR
Entry is near to car park, 5 min walk down a ramp.
Pay and Display Parking at either
Bristol Street Car Park 6 Bristol St, Swindon SN1 5EQ
https://www.swindon.gov.uk/directory_record/23325/bristol_street_car_park

Shepard Station Rd, Swindon SN1 1HH
https://www.apcoa.co.uk/parking-in/swindon/sheppard-street/

There are one way roads and bus lanes with cameras around the site, with pay CAREFUL attention to sat nav, and road signs.

BY TRAIN
Turn right and follow the wall when you exit Swindon Station, it is a 5 minute walk

BY BUS
More info https://www.swindonbus.co.uk/plan-your-journey
Bus station is 5 minute walk and nearest bust tstop is emlin Square number 1,1A 1B, 5 and 22

Details

Start:
21 September @ 11:00 am
End:
22 September @ 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/share/vNMuuJYNr4H4RcKk/

Venue

enter Via Create Studios
10 Carriage Works, London Street,
Swindon, SN1 5FB Swindon
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