- Tickets: £40 (materials included)
- Company: The Arty Crafty Palace
- Ages: Ages 16+
Learn all the different techniques you need to know when printing onto paper & fabric, test out a range of designs & colours and then use this knowledge to print a selection of fabric and paper items. You’ll leave with a handful of beautiful block printed goodies and the confidence to carry on printing at home!
The afternoon will start with rummaging through our large selection of printing blocks, and selecting a mixture of designs which you would like to use. Once you’ve chosen your selection you’ll then be given a full and detailed demonstration on how to block print. We then start printing onto practice fabric, perfecting your printing and working through a mixture of techniques like colour mixing, repeat design printing, random printing, straight lines and more!
After that you will print a selection of paper products such as cards and gift tags, and finally moving onto ready made fabric items such as tea towels and tote bags.
This workshop is suited for all abilities, whether you have printed before or not this workshop is for everyone. Indian Block Printing does not require you to be artistic or creative, we have lots of samples and inspiration to help you get started.
Parking & Access
There are a number of Blue Badge parking spaces nearby on Beaumont Street, and more on New Inn Hall Street and St Giles.
The closest car park is Gloucester Green Car Park, accessed via Gloucester Street.
If you have any questions or concerns, the City Council’s Access Officer can be reached at 01865 249811.Car parks in Oxford Blue Badge information Public transport in Oxford
Patrons with a disability are eligible for one free companion ticket with their booking. To book this, contact the ticket office: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01865 263990.
There are two entrances to the Old Fire Station: 40 George Street via the foyer, and on Gloucester Green via the shop. Both are step-free. If you are coming to a show, we ask that you use the George Street entrance, as the Gloucester Green entrance is not always open.
There is level entry to the foyer of the Old Fire Station, and step-free access to the main Theatre (where most shows take place) and Studio space via lift. All spaces in the building are wheelchair-accessible via lift apart from the Theatre balcony and the Loft. If an event is in the Loft, this will be clearly stated on the event’s web page.
If you are a wheelchair user attending a sit-down show, space will be reserved for you. If you are attending a standing gig, please contact us (call Alex on 01865 263980 or e-mail email@example.com) and we will talk with you about your needs.
There are six steps leading up to the Loft space. If you would like to discuss hire of the space, or any of the events taking place in the Loft, please get in touch.
We try to programme as much accessible work as we can.
A video showing the foyer, the theatre door and the accessible toilet, from the George Street entrance.
There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor, accessible via platform lift. Other toilets are in the basement (accessible via lift).
All types of assistance and guide dogs are welcome at the Old Fire Station. It would be great if you could let us know in advance if you will be bringing a working dog to any performances – just e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will warn visitors on the website and in the foyer of the venue if a performance is going to contain strobe lighting. If lighting affects you, and you have any concerns, please call Alex on 01865 263980 or e-mail email@example.com.