11
Apr
Meet Joe, winner of free evening class sessions that were offered as a prize by Workshop 305 for the fundraising held at the Wimbledon Irish Centre. The fundraising was in aid of the mosaic panel of the four provinces made by students at Workshop 305 that…
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16
Oct
Wimbledon Irish Centre has recently installed this new mosaic wall panel commissioned and donated by Tom MacMillan which depicts the four provinces of Ireland - Connacht, Leinster, Minster and Ulster. The making took place over a number of months with all…
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13
Sep
From 12PM - 4.30PM on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September we are celebrating WANDLE FORTNIGHT and MERTON ARTS FESTIVAL with a weekend of tile making workshops - Come and join us for an afternoon in the pottery - we'll be making tiles using leaves to m…
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09
Sep
Mick Taylor and friends from the Wandle Industrial Museum came and gave a series of workshops where just about everybody had a go at wood block printing following the techniques employed by William Morris. William Morris famously had his workshops at Mert…
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09
Apr
In February we welcomed a visit from Anne Thomson who, since losing her husband, has dedicated herself to fundraising for defibrillators - her aim was initially to raise enough money for ten but then she thought - why stop? and so she …
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13
Nov
In September Workshop 305 joined eighteen local artists at the second exhibition to be held at St. Mary's Church in Merton Park, London. This one was called: 'In the Spirit of Place' as it was celebrating 900 years of St. Mary's history - the exhibition c…
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05
Aug
Workshop 305 now runs evening and weekend classes that are open to all members of the community. It's proving very popular for families wanting to share that creative experience together - the next class is on Thursday evenings and starts on 24th Septembe…
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19
Jun
  We had a surprise visit from Alan earlier this month. Alan is a Chelsea Pensioner and he arrived for his visit wearing his stunning bright red uniform and thrilled us all - but bettter than that, Alan's visit was because he wanted to see if he c…
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25
Feb
Hard at work on a new design of bird box - these have a lid that is being decorated with mosaic tiles. Most of the wood that these are made of has been reclaimed. Other designs are in the pipeline, including one with a ceramic roof. Guilia, our volunte…
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24
Feb
Matthew is busy working away on the finishing touches of a piece that was commissioned by his father. It's an African elephant which has actually had a map of Africa applied to it for its decorative finish. The structure was made of ply wood which w…
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