Hands-on Activities

Venue Name
Venue Day
Red 1 Horsforth School Both High School Art Exhibition
Red 2 34 Lee Lane East Both Rock/pebble painting
Red 3 5 Brownberrie Crescent Both Creative activity with fabric and wool
Red 4 54 Brownberrie Ave Sun Pop-up wand-making activity for children – make and decorate your own pop-up feather/straw wand!
Red 5 Greatminster House Both Make your own Comic Book
      Both Create symbols
      Both Try your hand at Printmaking
      Sun SUNDAY – Giant Den Building
Red 6 118  Bachelor Lane Both Add to a collaborative Piece or art.
Red 7 46 Long Row Both Rag rug demonstration and try your hand at  making a proggy style of work.
Red 8 44 Bachelor Lane Both Draw with Artist Susan Beardsworth
Red 9 1 Fairfield (off Broadgate Lane) Sun Add to a collaborative painting with Bruce Dawson
Red 10 67 Broadgate Lane Both drawing and chalking for children
Red 11 74 Broadgate Lane Both Drawing
Red 12 5 Alexandra Road Both Making paper flowers
Red 13 20 Alexandra Road Both Card making demonstrations
Red 14 12 wood lane Both Sand pit and make your own  wand station.
Red 15 90 Broadgate Lane Both Exhibition Only
Red 16 Broadfields Sheltered Housing Sun Woolly wonderland and under the sea adventure!! Lots of activities for kids and bouncy castle. Refreshments
Green 1 Woodside Methodist Church Both Try your hand at artistic techniques.
      Both FREE BABY YOGA SESSIONS with DiddlyOmsToddlers 18 months to 4 yrs @2 pm
Babies 12 weeks to crawling @3 pm
Baby Explorers crawling to 18 months @4 pm
Green 2 99 Outwood Lane Both Take a Selfie with a Terracotta Warrior!
Green 3 18 Outwood Walk Both Dog friendly café raising money for Greyhound Gap. Wriggly worm making mini workshop and learn how to make a doggy bandana
Green 4 Durlstone, Newlay Wood Avenue Sat Crochet a worm and create some Perky Paintings!
Green 5 9 Newlay Wood Fold Both Contribute to a collaborative painting with artists, David Starley
Green 6 11 Newlay Wood Fold Both Come and Play! Board Games and Card games – retro and modern
Green 7 Newlay Lodge, 3 Newlay Lane Sun Ink Drop Painting and Face Painting Tutorials
Green 8 2 Newlaithes Road Both Join in word paintings on communal canvas
Green 9 27 Newlaithes Gardens Sat Woodturning  and Screenprinting
Green 10 45 Victoria Gardens Both Create with Artist Penny Lewis
Green 11 50 Victoria Close Sun Create your own miniature garden from seed
Green 12 45 Victoria Crescent Sat Have a go at turning fleece into yarn on a drop spindle and/or a spinning whel
Green 13 37 Victoria Mount Both Learn a beginners jewellery skill
Green 14 4 Victoria Avenue Both Gelli Printng
Green 15 86 Victoria Mount Both open craft for kids – There will be gluing, materials, pom poms, and all sorts – let their creativity loose! Pavement chalks available too!
Green 16 Scout & Guide Headquarters Sun Children’s craft activity
Green 16   Sun Clay making
      Sun Perky Painting
Green 17 HOLIDAYS / Supreme Angling  Both Recycled Sea Themed Art with Refill Horsforth and Rejectamental
Green 18 12 Featherbank Mount Sat Pull up your own carrot or radish and create something veggy special with our veg themed wool activity!!
Green 19 Art of Gold Both Sketch your favourite thing about Horsforth to be added to a large map of Horsforth and exhibited at Art of Gold. “Design your own  ring” competition.
Green 20 22 Regent Road Sun Print making
Green 21 23 Regent Road Sun Bracelet making if the artist isn’t providing a hands on activity
Green 22 36 Regent Road Sun Ink Art
Green 23 7 Cragg Terrace Both Making masks/props for a use in the photo booth
Green 24 Cragg Hill Baptist Church Both Food, games, craft
Green 25 24 Cragg Hill Both Exhibition Only
Green 26 15 Cragg Rd Sun String Art inspired by lace making and Damselflies.
Green 27 8 Cragg Avenue Sat Painting
Blue 1 Bedford Court, Broadgate Lane Both Hedgehog Garden Trail
Blue 2 125-127 Town Street Sat Collaborative Art with Bruce Dawson
Blue 3 Marples Both Collectors’ item information leaflet with rare Botanical tick list – Visitors will be invited to identify the plants in this exhibition (if they dare). These will be a rare and fantastical collection, a recently discovered species, never been seen in the UK and capable of a range of bizarre ‘sweet swiping’ behaviours. Now nicknamed by scientists … “The Sweet Swallowers”
Blue 4 Firefly Pottery Sat Firefly Pottery Saturday 12:00-5pm create with clay sessions drop in to play and take your creations home.
116 Town Street.
Blue 5 Aurelia Country Crafts Sat Pom pom making/knitting/simple sewing
Blue 6 Zoe’s Fancy Cakes Sat Demos by Zoe and drop in cupcake decorating
Blue 7 Horsforth Central Methodist Sat 0
Blue 8 Horsforth Library & Community Hub Sat Visit the Horsforth Library and Community Hub on Saturday the 7th of July. As well as the Walk of Art, we will also be celebrating Emily Bronte’s Bicentenary. Families will love our workshops up in the ballroom. Make a mini book and a mini Bronte garden to take home with you. You can also join in with some colourful collage creating! Our resident knitting group will be up there too, showing off their fantastic creations. The walls of the library and hub will be filled with art created by local school children and our own Art and Crafts Club, with a stunning photography display too from a member of our own staff. Then before you go, you can become a work of art with our selfie picture frame. See you there!
Blue 9 Jordans Solicitors Sat Demonstrations and Try your hand.
Blue 11 Truly Scrummy café Sat “Intergalactic Time Travellers’ Tick List”
Child friendly – a small free paper guide to sites of Portal Importance in Horsforth
Blue 12 9 Town Close Both CANCELLED
Blue 13 Woodlawn Café Both Exhibition Only
Blue 14 Morrison’s Sat Garden Bug Wooden Stakes decorating
Blue 15 54 King Edward Avenue Both Decorate a bookmark
Blue 16 Cancer Research Both Exhibition Only
Blue 17 Grove Methodist Church Sat Live Music
Blue 18 Cards Etc Both “Portal Pursuit” – a Free and mysterious, treasure hunt.
 This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to discover Horsforth’s very own time travellers’ gateway to the Universe …
Will your team join the hunt to locate this site of intergalactic importance?
Blue 19 Old King’s Arms Both Create a Straw Sculpture to recycle the last of the pub’s straws as they move to paper straws.
Blue 20 Horsforth Village Museum Both Childrens rubbings, Copper plate handwriting, colouring sheets
Blue 21 2 Drury Lane Both Contribute to a collaborative piece of art.
Blue 22 20 Stoneythorpe Sat Stone painting
Blue 23 Horsforth Arts Society Both Painting and drawing, materials supplied. 
Blue 24 71 Back Lane Both Pen and Ink Illustration
Blue 25 Hall Park Cricket Club Both Art and Craft work
Blue 26 Emmanuel Baptist Church Sat Artists demonstrations and a children’s  craft activity.
Blue 27 14 Church Road Both Contribute to a collaborative Tesselation with Artist PaulAitch – On Sunday there will also be biscuit decorating.
Blue 28 16 Church Road Both Junk Modelling – make a snail, ladybird, caterpillar, butterfly or a creature of your own invention.
Blue 29 5 Hall Park Avenue Sat Clay animation –  Make a character and create your story using stop motion animation software. These will all be put together to make a final film for Horsforth.
Blue 30 12 Hall Park Avenue Sat Design your own coaster in the style of Yellow Room Crafts
Blue 31 2 Church Grove Sat DOTBOG inspired textile try your hand at activties
Blue 32 St. Margaret’s Parish Church Both Craft Activities
Blue 33 Hunger Hills Woods Both Art Gallery in the woods
      Sat Tiny Outdoor Explorers
Join Lisa Cockerton, Tiny Outdoor Explorers, in Hunger Hills Wood on
SATURDAY 7th to get creative with natural materials from the woodland.
Make a woodland necklace, turn sticks, leaves and wool into an imaginary
or real creature or make a leaf print flag.
Blue 34 15 West End Drive Both Family Art & Craft
Blue 35 29 West End Lane Both Try your hand at painting and woodturning.
Blue 36 Inspirations Nurseries and Forest School Sat Clay work shop,  Campfire and Marshmallow toasting