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SAKURA Newsletter from Allison & Michael
sakura sakura sakuraJuly 2022

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sakura Hello Everyone.

Why not come along to Tredegar House in Newport on Saturday 9th July 2022 for the Cotyledon Food & Craft Market, where both Sakura and Karen O'Shea Art will have on display a selection of original art, notebooks, textile and other craft items.

In addition, on the day, we will be offering a brief taster workshop courtesy of the Sero Zero-Waste shop in the stone barn at Tredegar House (see more information below).

Enjoy a fun time at the market and workshop then pop into Sero Zero-Waste for your refills and browse the fantastic range of sustainable goods on offer there.

sakura Food & Craft Market at Tredegar House
Sakura & Karen O'Shea Art will be running a stall at the Cotyledon Food & Craft Market at Tredegar House on Saturday 9th July 2022 from 10am-4pm with a variety of art and craft available for sale. (free entry into the market area)

For online information • click here for Cotyledon Food & Craft Markets on facebook.

sakura Print Taster Workshop at Tredegar House

Saturday 9th July with Allison Mackenzie

At 1pm - Join printmaker Allison Mackenzie of Sakura to print from Japanese inspired lino cuts to create a final image to mount and gift!!

BOOKING • click here to book your workshop with Sero

Workshop session lasts approximately 1 hour
£6 per workshop includes materials and a finished product to take home
Places are limited so please book in advance.
Anyone under 16 to be accompanied by an adult.

sakura Printmaking Workshops • Sakura & Black Mountain Fabric
From September 2022, Sakura will once again be collaborating with Black Mountain Fabric in Abergavenny to bring you a variety of printmaking workshops.

Paper Stencil Printing Workshop (Sunday 11th September 2022) Have a go at designing, cutting and printing a variety of items using a simple paper stencil technique.

© Images kindly provided © Black Mountain Fabric
Stencil Workshop • Image © Sakura

Lino Cutting and Print on Fabric Workshop (Sunday 18th September 2022) Design and learn to cut a lino block which you will use to print onto fabric and mount into a frame to take home.

© Images kindly provided © Black Mountain Fabric
Lino Workshop • Image © Sakura

For further details and booking information:
Call Black Mountain Fabric on 01873 858827 or drop in to the store at 29 Cross Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire NP7 5EW.

For online information • click here for the Black Mountain Fabric website. (Please note places will be limited)

sakura Karen O'Shea Art - Upcoming Events

Thu 15 Sept 2022: Launch of art textiles classes on Thursday mornings at the Rural Skills Centre, New Park Farm, Penylan Road, (nr Castleton), Cardiff CF3 2UR. Please contact Karen for enquiries and to secure your place.

Sat 24 Sept 2022: 1.30pm-4.30pm – Half-day art textiles workshop at The Art Workshop, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, £50 (materials included) Booking info

sakura Thank you very much for your ongoing support, and we look forward to seeing you at some of our activities in 2022.

Best Wishes

From Allison & Michael Mackenzie
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sakura Please keep a regular check on our SAKURA Information page, introducing you to various Artists & Creatives, Events & Workshops, information & other useful links.

sakura Sakura - Onlne store on Etsy • SakurayaDesign on Etsy

© Designs &  Images © Allison Mackenzie
Designs & Images © Allison Mackenzie sakura Black Mountain Fabric in Abergavenny is a treasure trove of materials and a great place to learn or improve your sewing and crafting skills. Keep an eye on the Black Mountain Fabric facebook page for newly arrived fabrics, special offers and bargains! • Black Mountain Fabric on Facebook

© Images kindly provided © Black Mountain Fabric
Tuffet Workshop • Image © Black Mountain Fabric
    Black Mountain Fabric & SAKURA are collaborating once again with more Printmaking Workshops (Paper Stencil & Lino Fabric printing) in Abergavenny from September 2022 • WATCH THIS SPACE!
sakura Louise Collis Landscape Artist.

© Images kindly provided by Louise Collis
Paintings - Images © Louise Collis
    Louise Collis is a Welsh landscape painter with a love of colour and painting outdoors 'en plein air'. When she isn't out and about with her easel, she is usually working at home or in her Abergavenny studio.
sakura Kev F Sutherland Comic Writer & Artist.
    Best known for his work on The Beano and Marvel comics and his highly motivating COMIC ART MASTERCLASSES, Kev F has gone one step further with his reimaginings of Shakespeare in the form of graphic novels. More recently he has been creating a range of Pop Star colouring books as well as blank comic books for budding comic strip artists.
© Image kindly provided © Kev F Sutherland
Image © Kev F Sutherland sakura Newport Makerspace • Creudy Casnewydd

© Newport Makersapace Logo & Location
    Newport Makerspace is a NEW community workshop located on the first floor of the Wastesavers Reuse Centre in Maindee, Newport, South East Wales. This exciting new makerspace comprises three workshops - Metalwork, Woodwork and Craft & Technology. With an extensive range of equipment, these facilities enable members to work and learn together in designing, creating, repairing or upcycling.
sakura Jill Fanshawe Kato Ceramics inspired by nature.

© Images kindly provided © Jill Fanshawe Kato
Images © Jill Fanshawe Kato
    Jill Fanshawe Kato is a Japan-trained English potter. Working from her studios in North London and Devon, she creates a magnificent array of functional and sculptural ceramics inspired by her lifelong love of nature. Jill regularly exhibits, lectures, demonstrates and teaches in the UK and all over the world.

sakura Japan-UK Events Calendar:

sakura SAKURA Goods

sakura Available at certain outlets in the UK:

Photography © Allison_Mackenzie
Dancer • Maiko (s) • Waterfall - Images © Allison Mackenzie
    ***Please check with the outlets directly re: Closures, Stock Availability & Workshops***

  • Sero Zero-Waste at Tredegar House is eco friendly and a great place to shop sustainably by bringing your own containers for refill. Check out the Sero Zero-Waste website for their terrific range of products, as well as various food and craft workshops .
    Sero Zero-Waste, The Shop Space at Tredegar House,Newport, NP10 8TW
    • Sero Zero-Waste (on facebook)

  • Black Mountain Fabric is a sewing & quilting shop in Abergavenny, selling a variety of fabrics, patterns, kits, haberdashery and gifts. Black Mountain Fabric also hold a number of workshops, and classes throughout the year.
    Black Mountain Fabric, 29 Cross Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5EW
    • Black Mountain Fabric (on facebook)

  • Cardiff Korean & Japanese Food Shop
    A specialist supplier of Korean, Japanese & Chinese food stuffs. Not only do they sell all the essential ingredients for East Asian cookery, they also sell imported beers and spirits. At the back of the shop you can find a display of beautiful crockery to give your dinner party the complete East Asian experience.
    CKJ Foods, 116 Woodville Road, Cathays, Cardiff CF24 4EE
    • CKJ (on facebook)

  • Fizzyville A unique boutique within Abergavenny Market Hall offering upcycled, refurbished, vintage, antique and contemporary furniture and homeware, with a twist!
    Fizzyville, Abergavenny Market Hall, Abergavenny, NP7 5NP
    • Fizzyville (on facebook)

  • KimonoKimono is a treasure trove of Japanese vintage kimono and accessories as well as Chinese opera costumes.
    KimonoKimono, 13 Perry Road, Bristol BS1 5BG
    • KimonoKimono (on facebook)

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sakura FINALLY I would like to thank all of you who follow SAKURA online - on our website, Facebook, Twitter & Etsy. We sincerely wish good health and happiness to everyone.

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