This Saturday 10 February, come and see 10 of Ramsgate’s artists and makers in the second annual Made In Ramsgate event at the Custom House, home of the Visitor Information Centre.
This ‘Made in Ramsgate’ movement, to reveal more of the talented individuals, artists and makers, who inhabit the town, has been gathering momentum. Artists Viv Yankah and Julia Rogers spear-headed a series of MIR gatherings at Vinyl Head Café last autumn. Julia and Ramsgate-born Emily Tull designed a logo that anyone wanting to promote the idea of Made In Ramsgate can use. We ran the first event last year and decided to put on a second in 2018, after great success last time and whilst the monthly Handmade & Vintage Fair takes a break.
This Saturday 10 artists and makers will gather in the upstairs ‘Chamber’ room at the Custom Hosue, showing and selling their products, from printing to jewellery, cushions to pottery. They’re also there to sharing some of what goes behind the work, their fine skills. For us it’s as much about learning how work is created as selling (although all artists of course love you to come and buy!). We have a nicely varied group, many of whom rarely have work on public show in the area.
Spike Martin, metal forged designs and practical everyday objects
Ami AB Jewellery, lovely gold & silver creations
Andy Johnson, contemporary linocut prints
Mike Child, studio potter, teacher, ambassador
Ella Wood, stylish contemporary cushions and funky jewellery
Ben Sanders, contemporary collage artist
Pat Makinson, silversmith and owner of Gallery 98 in Ramsgate
Molly Pickles, great fresh printed textiles, pictures and cards
Janice Gibbs, with a workshop to help make Ramsgate’s biggest bunny, for the Easter Parade on 1 April! It's themed on Alice In Wonderland...
Entry to the event is free and there’s a good café in the building so it’s a great way to enjoy a few hours out on Saturday, at this chilly time of year! The event is open 11am – 5pm at the Custom House, Harbour Parade, Ramsgate CT11 8LP. Shop Local – Support Artists & Makers!
Made in Ramsgate
Saturday 10 February 2018
The Custom House, Harbour Parade, Ramsgate CT11 8LP
Suzy Humphries 07939 542990 / firstname.lastname@example.org