The creative hub of Sunny Bank Mills is the Gallery running events, demonstrations and workshops alongside its exhibitions.
The Gallery is one of a small number of mill spaces that is available to hire for small private events, parties and workshops. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
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Please submit your work to be considered for the Sunny Bank Mills Christmas Market on Saturday 1st December! We are looking for lots of lovely artists and makers for our Art and Makers Christmas Market on Saturday 1st December. The market will be held inside within our lovely, old gallery and event spaces alongside our current exhibitions. Artists, designers, makers, jewellers, glass, furniture, textiles, print, and more… Each stallholder will be provided with a table and chair. Stalls are £40…Find out more »
Collections; a collaborative project started in 2015 by mixed media artist Josie Beszant, printmaker Hester Cox and ceramicist Charlotte Morrison. The project looks at collections; what, how and why we and other people collect things. What is then done with the collected objects and how they are displayed and how meaning is carried with the collection. They are working as individual artists and collaboratively, sharing thoughts, objects and themes. The first exhibition of work made as a result of the…Find out more »
Develop your carborundum printmaking techniques in this 6 week course with artist Laney Birkhead!Find out more »
Spend 6 weeks in the Spinning Mill Studios learning different embroidery techniques!Find out more »
As part of Loom Festival 2018, Trouble At Mill and Sunny Bank Mills present: Opera at Mill Mozart – Cosi Fan Tutte Davide Levi – conductor Doors 6.45pm, performance 7.30pm Experience the powerful drama of opera up close in this semi-staged performance in a suggestive, unconventional and relaxed space. Two couples. One bet. True love, or just sex? 228 years later, it’s been proven that Mozart was wrong. If women’s hearts are “fickle”, it’s because they have to cope with…Find out more »
A NIGHT OF RHYTHM N BLUES, NORTHERN SOUL, FUNKY JAZZ AND RARE GROOVE WITH A DELICIOUS 3 COURSE ITALIAN SUPPER BY SALVO’S Join us for some authentic Southern Italian grub by Salvo’s, the multi award winning institution in Leeds for over 40 years, voted the best local Italian in U.K. by Gordon Ramsey and the to go to place for real Italian produce in their salumeria deli. MENU Starters OUR OWN SPICY SPIANATA SALAMI, BALSAMIC BORETTANE ONIONS on ARABO FLATBREAD…Find out more »
In the run up to Loom week, culminating on Sunday 27th May, Sunny Bank Mills will be opening the Finishing Room and Top Store for a pop-up exhibition by some of the artists who have created work inspired by these iconic Mill spaces. The exhibition will clock off on Sunday 27th May from 11am. Join us for a relaxed afternoon of art, a Pimm’s and prosecco picnic, cake and a little light music before we have our final fuddle (mill…Find out more »
RUBBLE AT MILL The Final Trouble At Mill in the Finishing Room. Sunnybank Mills (behind Sunnybank Mills Art Gallery). So what better way to start the demolition than to book the artists that have taken roof off previously over the last 4 years… Aziz Ibrahim Best known for his work as guitarist with Simply Red, The Stone Roses (post-John Squire) and their former vocalist Ian Brown in whose band he regularly performs – both in the studio and live. Bloxed…Find out more »
Generate are back with a fun, children’s drawing workshop in May Half Term hosted by Bobenna Design! Morning Session 10-12pm Afternoon Session 2-4pm Price: £5+booking fee per session As you may have heard Sunny Bank Mills is changing, a few old buildings are coming down to make way for new things. To commemorate older parts of the mill we thought we would use this to inspire some new work. These drawing workshops will focus on items of the mill, old…Find out more »
Join us in the Spinning Mill Studios on Saturday 9th June for an introductory beginners workshop to intaglio printmaking. Intaglio is the family of printing and printmaking techniques in which the image is incised into a surface and the incised line or sunken area holds the ink. It is the direct opposite of a relief print. In the workshop led by artist Laney Birkhead Painter Printmaker, you will learn how to score into metal and plastic plates and create a…Find out more »