MBAG 2017 PROGRAMME HAS DETAILS OF 2017 MEETINGS

Next Meeting ... August 15th ... Visit to Newtown Textile Museum. ...

     10.30- Meet at the Textile Museum ,,, We have a packed day and a tight schedule so please arrive promptly as the Textile Museum is opening specially for us.  . It is recommended that you park in the main carpark in the middle of Newtown and walk along the riverside to the museum. There is an interesting exhibition of local history, looms, dyeing, weaving, leatherwork, and exhibition of paperwork and Crimea blankets… You can get in any time after 10.00 if you arrive early.

·         12.00 – visit to Oriel Davies gallery. Crafts Council Exhibition ‘The Narrative Potential of Objects’

·         1.00 - bring your packed lunch to eat at Georgina’s house. (No meat please – this is a vegetarian house) Tyn-y-Graig, Bwlch-y-Ffridd, Powys SY16 3JB

·         2.30 – visit to the Mid Wales Arts Centre. Again the centre is opening for us.

DON't FORGET... Marches Book Arts Group is also now on Instagram as well as Facebook

READ ABOUT ...  what we have been up to recently and what is coming up locally and nationally on our Blog page.
Our recent exhibition for the 40th Anniversary of  Hay on Wye becoming an "Independent Town"  is now over but you can still see the photos of the Artists Books in Shop Windows ... https://www.facebook.com/MarchesBAG/   (There are more closeup pictures on Hay Book Arts Trail page of this website)

WHO WE ARE ... Marches Book Arts Group (MBAG) was formed in 2011 with the aim is to share knowledge & skills & promote Book Arts & Artists Books. New members are always welcome in the group please just come along to any meeting.

If you would like to buy any of the books shown, please contact us through the Links page or email melanie.lane@virgin.net or heather_prescott@btinternet.com

A NEW BOOKARTS GROUP in North West  This group was set up by a founder member of Mbag who moved to Liverpool. The group  meets regularly on the first Saturday of the month, from 10. 30 to 1. 30 in Liverpool Central Library in one of the 4th floor meeting rooms. (Please ask at reception as occasionally we move rooms) The group is for anyone interested in book arts and everyone, whether a beginner or established artist, is very welcome. We have a regular programme of making and learning planned for next year. The group asks for a £4 donation to  cover room hire and the library has a cafe for hot drinks and food if needed.  For more information ... Contact us  via nwbookmaker@gmail.com.


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