Make a Bristol balloon print - Creative Space

If you asked us to name all the best things about Bristol we could natter away all day. But when it comes to our hot air balloons - that's just about as magical as it gets!

Come and join your host for a soothing 'Slow Sunday' workshop. Learn how to use low-tech printmaking techniques and create your very own Bristol balloon print!

You'll not only discover new techniques as you make your artwork, but will leave the experience with your very own A3 print. Sounds to us like one seriously wholesome Sunday...

What to expect:

  • Adult creative workshop (16 yrs+)
  • Getting guiding through cutting paper stencils
  • Learning how to use printmaking inks and rollers to create your beautiful balloon artwork
  • Discovering accessible techniques that can be carried out on your dining room table
  • Get to use papercut stencils and printmaking rollers to make the artwork
  • Cut your own paper stencils and use them to create your very own print afterwards
  • Use inks and rollers to create a beautiful piece of artwork.
  • All materials and hot drinks provided

This experience is perfect for:

  • Adults who want some time to switch off and relax
  • Anyone searching for some lovely downtime outside of their busy schedule
  • Guests looking for a peaceful and creative afternoon

The techniques are very accessible and can be done at the dining room table, so if you fall in love with the process there is no reason you can't carry on at home.

Work on an exciting new skill alongside like-minded people - leave full of pride with your latest creation! This workshop will be held at North Street's inspiring Creative Space. This is suitable for all levels of experience, from total beginner to experienced artists. Crafting doesn't get more uplifting than this - quite literally!

Age restrictions: 16+

Adult (1 Adult (16yrs+)) £35

What people are saying

Matt Robshaw
Jan 2023

As complete novices to print making, my wife and I had a great time together creating some new ar...

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Paul Thomas
Jan 2023

I really enjoyed the experience. I was bought it as a gift for Christmas from my wife. I create...

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Anna Hoghton
Jan 2023

My mum and sister loved it! A really lovely thing to do with a fantastic host.

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Tamsin Posteraro
Aug 2022

I had such a lovely Sunday morning making the Bristol balloon print! It was very mindful and rela...

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How to get there

Facilities

  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • WiFi

COVID-19 guidelines

  • Hand sanitiser will be available
  • Small group numbers to allow for social distancing
  • Your host will always do their best to make everyone feel comfortable at the workshop - Please let them know if you have any concerns

On the day

  • Location: Creative Space, 56-58 North St, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 1HJ
  • Please try arriving a few minutes early so you can get settled before the workshop begins
  • There is paid parking on North St, this is free on Sundays. There is also free parking down some of the side streets
  • All materials are provided
  • Hot drinks will be offered. Please let your host know if you have any dietary requirements or allergies
  • Printmaking can be messy so please feel free to bring along an apron

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 7 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 7 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

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