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September 2019

Zine Club: Pen Fight x Still Ill at Manchester Art Gallery

September 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street
Manchester, M2 3JL United Kingdom
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(Zine Club will take part in gallery 17 which is one the first floor). Zine Club is a space where anyone can read, make zines, collaborate, be shown what a zine is and how to make one, work on an existing project, or ask more seasoned zine-makers any practical questions. This zine club will be a collaborating with Still Ill Ok - a craftivist network of chronically ill/disabled people in the North West. Just come and have a nice hang…

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Craft evening with Sisters Uncut Manchester

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Yard Theatre, 41 Old Birley Street
Manchester, M15 5RF United Kingdom
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Sisters Uncut Logo. It is a pair of scissors with the venus symbol with a strike through it, to symbolise "no cuts".

Ahead of the Tory Conference, Nice Time and Sisters Uncut are getting together for a craft session and pre-conference meeting. This event is open to all women (trans, intersex and cis) and all nonbinary, agender and gender variant people. Self-definition is at the sole discretion of that individual and we do not police gender in our spaces, but please respect our gender inclusion policy. Sisters Uncut is a feminist group taking direct action for domestic violence services. Get involved! You…

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October 2019

Zine and Collage Making at Fun Palaces

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Altrincham Library, 2 Pott Street
Altrincham, WA14 1AH United Kingdom
Free

Fun Palaces is the campaign for culture at the heart of the community. For this year's Fun Palaces day we'll be running a zine maing workshop at Altincham Library. Come and have a go at self-publishing or making your own tiny handmade piece of art. This is a drop-in session, all welcome. No prior experience needed, we'll be providing materials and some zines for inspiration. ACCESSIBILITY: Altrincham Library is wheelchair accessible, with a wheelchair accessible toilet available. The workshop will…

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Spoonie Artists

October 16 @ 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 first 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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Journalling for Journalling’s Sake – Start of 8 Week Course

October 21

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

October 22 @ 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

November 2 @ 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

November 6 @ 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

November 9 @ 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

November 13 @ 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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