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The incredible Make & Mend Festival is back for 2021, taking place on Sunday 12th September at the National Trust’s Ormesby Hall in Middlesbrough, the festival provides an opportunity to join in with a day filled with craft and colour.

A curated list of pre-bookable workshops includes creative taster drop-ins and demos from artists explaining their artistic process. Installations on display throughout the day feature work by tulle flower embroidery artist Olga Prinku, who shares her unique work, and American letterpress printer and bookbinder Erin Fong, whose celebration in the power of friendship will be heart-warming and inspirational.

Workshops on offer throughout the day include a multitude of crafty delights including soap making, papercutting, linocut printing, calligraphy, macramè, origami necklace making, basket weaving, terrarium planting, marbling and more.

This environmentally friendly event also offers an Online Festival Experience, new for 2021, with suitably arty online workshops and classes available to festival ticket holders and taking place from Saturday 11th-Saturday 18th September.

Make & Mend Festival takes place at Ormesby Hall, Middlesbrough on Sunday 12th September

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