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October 2019

Journalling for Journalling’s Sake – Start of 8 Week Course

21st October 2019

This is a private, weekly event :) But fear not, we have 5 spaces left. Places on this course must be booked in advance. Please visit our Journalling page for more information: https://www.nice-time.co.uk/f-art-journalling-course/ Email ellie@nice-time.co.uk for more info about the course.

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Nice Time x Action For Equality pocket making workshop

22nd October 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Yard Theatre, 41 Old Birley Street
Manchester, M15 5RF United Kingdom

Join NICE TIME ARTS and ACTION FOR EQUALITY for a craftivist evening on Tuesday 22nd October at The Yard Theatre, Hulme! Have you ever noticed your clothing has fake pockets? Pockets you can barely fit anything into? Sometimes, no pockets at all? Well it's time to take action against this oft-ignored aspect of women's fashion! Join us in stitching up oppressive clothing practices! By the end of the session you'll have had fun crafting your very own pocket (or several…

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November 2019

Disabled Women’s Craft Space @ Sapphormation 2019

2nd November 2019 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Brooks Building, MMU 53 Bonsall Street
Manchester, M15 6GX United Kingdom
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We will be hosting a disabled women's craft space at this years Sapphormation. This space is open to all women who love women who are chronically ill, disabled, neurodivergent, to get together, socialise, play with and make art. We will be in room G17 at 3:45-4:45pm. What is Sapphormation? To fully understand the inequities of the world, we must first understand that difference is power. Each woman has a powerful identity, rooted in class, race, sexuality, disability, religion and ethnicity.…

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Spoonie Artists

6th November 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Yard Theatre, 41 Old Birley Street
Manchester, M15 5RF United Kingdom
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This event will take place at The Yard Theatre, Hulme. Welcome to the second official Spoonie Artists Meet-Up! We will provide you with a whole host of wonderful resources and materials to experiment with and enjoy, as well as some biscuits and a brew. This is also an opportunity for you to bring your own craft projects to get on with in a nice, friendly, social environment. Still Ill OK coordinates the programme, so there will also be some craftivist…

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Pom-Pom Making Workshop

9th November 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Altrincham Library, 2 Pott Street
Altrincham, WA14 1AH United Kingdom
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Free / Donation

This workshop will take place at Altrincham Library. Come along and join us to make some pom-poms. These wool decorations are easy to make, and can be turned into decorative banners, bobbles for clothes, festive decorations, or even little creatures! All materials will be provided, but you're welcome to bring your own balls of wool if you would like to have a specific colour. All welcome, free but donations encouraged. ACCESSIBILITY: Altrincham Library is wheelchair accessible, with a wheelchair accessible…

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Spoonie Artists #2 – Manchester Meet-Up

13th November 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Yard Theatre, 41 Old Birley Street
Manchester, M15 5RF United Kingdom
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Free – £5

A chance for disabled/chronically ill/neurodivergent creatives from all over Greater Manchester to meet-up, collaborate, practice, plan and/or just chill and play with some nice art materials with a brew and a blanket.

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Zine Club: Winter Survival

23rd November 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street
Manchester, M2 3JL United Kingdom
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This will take place at Manchester Art Gallery, in Studio One (on the ground floor). This zine club will be themed on WINTER SURVIVAL. How do get through the short dark winter days? What are your self-care tips? What plans and projects do you have planned this year? What do you love about winter? Let's get together, get cosy and get making. Zine Club is a space where anyone can read, make zines, collaborate, be shown what a zine is…

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Queer Craft Club: Badge Making

26th November 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Yard Theatre, 41 Old Birley Street
Manchester, M15 5RF United Kingdom
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Free – £9

This event will take place at The Yard Theatre, Hulme. Queer Craft Club is a safe, encouraging, relaxed space to get together and make things. All abilities welcome, all just for the joy of doing things with your hands. This month we'll be making badges! These can be made with anything flat - drawing, photographs, collages, fabric. Badges will be 25mm and 58mm, feel free to bring along any images or materials you'd specifically like to use. We'll be providing…

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Festive Indoor Market!

30th November 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Yard Theatre, 41 Old Birley Street
Manchester, M15 5RF United Kingdom
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Welcome to what may be your first (but probably not your last!) festive market of the season! Come along to our wonderfully wheelchair accessible and cosy indoors market on Saturday 30th November. We'll have Stationary 'N' Stationery selling their collection of notebooks, washi tape, stickers and art supplies from all over the world, as well as brand new ranges from Pink Pig Sketchbooks & Ohh Deer. We'll also have new feminist & queer zines, books and badges from Manchester's much-loved…

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December 2019

Spoonie Artist Meet-Up #3 – Winter Special!

10th December 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Yard Theatre, 41 Old Birley Street
Manchester, M15 5RF United Kingdom
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This event will take place at The Yard Theatre, Hulme. Welcome to the THIRD official Spoonie Artists Meet-Up, hosted by accessibility & affordability focussed arts practice, Nice Time Arts! This winter special has two focuses (however, as usual anyone and everyone is welcome to come along and bring or do whatever they like craft-wise); 1) card making for the enthusiastic seasonal card-makers (and the unenthusiastic ones, naturally) 2) will be focused on keeping warm n safe n not-too-sad-if-possible over the winter;…

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