Taurus Crafts What's On Guide: July 2015
All the coming events for this month. We have a dedicated listings page for all childrens activities, workshops, classes and courses here. For upcoming events for next month and beyond visit read the coming soon listing.

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Summer Beach Party: Sunday 2nd August

With Live Music by Shootin' the Crow, a crafts market with 15 stall holders, great food and drink we are set for a fab summer Sunday of entertainment.This years Beach Party is a fun day for everyone and this family event is free entry, why not drop in or stay all day!

The Party area features:

The huge 140m2 of sandy beach area
9 Seamonsters
Great White Shark sculpture
Giant Seascape Mural
Buckets and Spades
Deck Chairs
Ice Creams
BBQ - Local and delicious food and drinks

Live Music by Shootin' the Crow Shootin' The Crow play sets at 12 - 1pm, 1.30 - 2.30pm and 3 - 4pm

Check out a sample of their music www.reverbnation.com/shootinthecrow


Face Painting, groovy designs for the days fun activities!
Paint your own pottery with potter Cathy
An indoors soft play area just in case of a summer shower

Crafts at the market:

Grandmas Bees - hand cream and balm
Tong Man - Handmade bent wood tongs
Veronica's Dolls - Individually designed handmade textile dolls
Unique beads - Stunning range of designer beads.
Love Bees - Hand crafted wooden items inspired by Bees.
Christine Ogg - glass decoupage.
Jessica Francis - textiles and ceramics
Twyst Jewellery - silver and copper jewellery they will bring their own stall.
WhiteSaw - Woodwork and creative crafts
Bespoke Brewery - Local Ales
The Grange - Organic Salad and Vegetables
Forest meadows - Preserves
Judith Field - Vintage chic furniture upcycling

While here why not visit the resident Craft and Artisan Businesses, Sculpture Show, Art exhibition, Gift Shop and Café and our fantastic Neighbours Coinros Garden Centre and Krazy Golf.

Taurus Crafts beach, the old Park, Lydney, Near Chepstow, Forest of Dean . Gloucestershire

Shootin' The Crow

Shooting the crow live at Taurus Crafts 2nd August 2015Taurus Crafts, the old Park, Lydney, Near Chepstow, Forest of Dean. Gloucestershire

pottery painting in the forest of dean


Taurus Crafts Cafe

25th July until 31st August 2015

An Exhibition of Original Serigraphs created by the artists of the Artizan Editions Workshop.

Fine art screenprinters, Artizan Editions, established in 1994 in Brighton have recently moved to new premises in rural Gloucestershire. The studio continues to focus on original printmaking in its collaboration with a wide diversity of artists, including Bridget Riley, Brian Rice, Graham Dean, Martyn Brewster, Stella Maris and Henrik Simonsen.

Continuing to promote the ethos of the Arts and Crafts Movement, owner Sally Gimson believes in the importance of creative manual work and art as a way of life.

We are exhibiting work by artists

Katty McMurray

Kathryn Matthews

Maria Kuipers

Peggy Lock

Sally Firino

Gary Goodman

Read more about the artists and the Artizan Editions Workshop

exhibition at taurus crafts lydney

exhibition at taurus crafts lydney

Summer Activities and Workshops at Taurus Crafts

Stone carving taster sessions with Carrie Horwood throughout July and August, for adults and Children. Full times, dates and booking information, follow this link.

Free Sea Monster Trail: Opens 21st July. Find all the monster shapes and pictures and enter the prize draw. Find the trail sheets in the Gift Shop.

Soft Play with Katy Breese: Perfect Parties, games, activities and play equipment. Up to age 7.

The Princess and the Sea Monster : Watch a magical performance and make your own mystery puppet, with Lullaby Leesa.

Sea Monster Mosaic Mirrors: Make your own mirror inspired by weird and wonderful sea monsters.

I Scream for Ice Cream: Make comical model cones from grizzly scrap - foam, beads, buttons and more.

Arnie Kazam the wizard: Laughter and magic show

Throw your own Pot: Make a pot on a potter’s wheel with Taurus Crafts potter.

Paint your own Pot: Paint your own designs on a range of pottery items and have them glazed and fired.

This summer holidays you can design and make beautiful beaded jewellery with Balm Jewellery.

Stone carving taster sessions: Stone Carving and stonemasonary workshops with Cats Eye Carving.Book Now!

Have a go at Knitting: Knitting taster sessions and workshops with Mad Dog Designs.


All the listings for workshops at Taurus Crafts throughout the summer follow our workshops, classes and courses listings page.

have a go stone carving at Taurus Crafts

The Beach is Back and Open Daily!

With a 140M squared sandy area we have made our own beach for the summer. Complimented by a giant seascape mural, our beach will provide fun filled opportunity to get the seaside feel. You can eat ice creams, make sandcastles, play beach games, chill out in deckchairs and see the Punch and Judy show. See our holiday activities page for dates and times for all the beach related activities.

Beach Party: Sunday 2nd August: With Live Music from Shootin' The Crow, a big arts and crafts market, huge beach play area, indoor soft play area, fun activities and great food and drink. Its time for our fab Sunday summer beach party time!

Taurus Crafts beach, the old Park, Lydney, Near Chepstow, Forest of Dean . Gloucestershire

Arts in the Marches: Summer sculpture Show. On display 11th July until 27th September. A diverse range of outdoor sculpture for sale throughout Taurus Crafts grounds and gardens.

Curated by Arts in the Marches this show features the sculptures of nine artists based in the English Welsh borderlands.

Arts in the Marches is a free entry and open daily in the gardens at Taurus Crafts with over 60 artworks on display by local artists for sale.

Read more about the exhibition and exhibitors.

exhibition at taurus crafts lydney
Slimming World

4 Sessions thought the day and evening every Thursday at Taurus Crafts.
9.30am, 3.30pm, 5.30pm and 7.30pm

Call Debbie for full details 07724 081630

slimming world at taurus crafts lydney
Yoga: Day sessions

Contact: Ali Rose

phone:07883 678629 email:simplyalirose@yahoo.co.uk

Evening Yoga classes
To book your place and call Carolyn on 07793 503046

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