General opening times, 10am to 4pm both days: Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July 2019
Arts & Crafts Market from 9am to 4pm in the Meadow Room (downstairs, no lift access)
**Festival Special Offer** – 20% off coffee, cake or traybake if you bring a re-usable container
refreshments, toilet, baby change
Callaloo Carnival Arts
in partnership with Mirfield Arts Festival & Lidl
*Learn about Furoshiki- traditional Japanese wrapping cloths
*Learn cool contemporary craft skills in Callaloo’s craft tent
*Coral In Crisis – visit our crochet coral reef installation
2pm to 3pm FESTIVAL FINALE – Mirfield Carnival Parade presented by Callaloo Carnival Arts
Don’t miss our Marvellous Mirfield Carnival Parade!
Hundreds of community participants in a magnificent array of costumes with floral themes. Join us for a glittering feast of colour as we celebrate all that is great about our town!
Creative Arts Hub
Voted top Activity Organisation for 2019 at the My Mirfield Awards – join artists at the Hub for a range of FREE activities suitable for all ages!
‘Planet building’ – using coloured tissue and paper lanterns, create your own planet to either add to our growing solar system, or take away to display at home
‘Trash weaving’ – we’ll be using a variety of throw away materials such as plastic bags, newspaper, raffia, ribbon and paper shreds to create woven forms. Artists will be on hand to help you to create simple shapes and models
‘Lucy Contortion’ – a mini-show by 11 year old Lucy, a rising star showcasing her talent and remarkable flexibility! (11am – 11.30am)
Tom Ratcliffe ‘Landscape Through Language’ painting exhibition
Open studios – explore some of our twelve studios and chat to artists in their creative environments
Mirfield Miniatures – drop into the miniatures shop and have a go at painting a free miniature!
Toilets; refreshments; baby change;1st floor building – no lift access
** Festival Information Point **
10.30-12noon Mandala Rock Painting Workshop
11.30-12noon Lego Competition Judging
12.30-1pm Rhymetime for Under 5’s
Face Painting * Balloon Modelling * Musica
10.30-12.30pm Beginners Calligraphy Workshop
12.45-1.45pm Salma Zaman Children’s Author
Knit & Natter
Jean Bashford Photography
Arts Catalyst & Invisible Flock
River College Project
Arts Catalyst presents
Test Sites: Calder Valley, Summer 2019
A touring programme of installations and participatory activities exploring ways of caring for the ecology and water systems in the Calder Valley, featuring new artworks by Ruth Levene and Invisible Flock
Free, everyone welcome!
Find out more on the Arts Catalyst page of this website
FACILITIES AVAILABLE: festival information point
Through the Wardrobe
Please note: you will only receive discount if you show your festival brochure at the shop, so don’t forget to collect one from the information hub at Mirfield Library!
West Yorkshire Print Workshop
FACILITIES AVAILABLE: accessible toilet