Archive | November, 2011

Ukulele Workshops blow off the cobwebs of our empty shop….

Ukulele Workshops blow off the cobwebs of our empty shop….

This weekend we opened the door to our Pop Up Emporium for a series of ukulele workshops for families and grown ups. Ukulele tutor Sue Snell, author of the book ‘Uke and Sing’ taught 20 willing participants (who ranged in age from 2 to over 50) a range of simple songs to set them on [...]

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The Big Monster Draw

The Big Monster Draw

Approximately 200 people (and one dog) joined us on the 22nd Oct for our Monster ” Big Draw” event in our empty shop in Castle Quay Bedford. Seven Bedfordshire Illustrators were on hand to help artists of all ages develop their creatures through drawing, stitching, cutting and sticking and more. We were all blown away [...]

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Pop Up Emporium Prepares to Open

Pop Up Emporium Prepares to Open

We are returning to Castle Quay with a very special pop-up shop. Opening its doors on 19th November, the We Are Bedford Pop-Up Emporium will showcase the very best in Bedford’s crafters, makers, designers and musicians in time for Christmas. This weekend we blew out the cobwebs with a Ukulele workshop while we prepared the [...]

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