Judy Evans; Active member since inception
Chris Benefield; Chair 2001-2013
Current Committee Members:
Tina Balmer; joined 2007
Keith Bamber; joined 2017 as Treasurer
Sally Bamber; joined 2011; Chair since 2016
Janet Benefield; Member 2001-2003, re-joined 2016
Katie Edwards; joined 2017
Alyson Dickson; joined 2017
Judy Evans; Founder Member
Valerie Madden; joined 2002
Kate Kirkwood; 2017-2018
Rachael Weaver; 2018
Exhibition Build Team
Simon Hanson & Crew; from 2001
Janice Benson; Director 2008-2015
Tania Jany Brown
Kate Brunskill; Secretary 2017
Tim Wright; Chair 2014-2015
Thank you to our catalogue advertisers 2018:
www.twobytwoonline.com, Market Street, Ulverston
Our favourite clothes shop in Ulverston and the owner, Janet Benefield, is a Printfest Team member!
The Tinners’ Rabbit
The Stables Workshop, Buxton Place, Ulverston
FAB picture framers, image scanners and art lovers, Sara Charlesworth, a Printfest Steward, is running the Wrap desk at Printfest
For workshops on diamond wheel cutting and sandblasting.
For world class, hand-blown and hand-cut English crystal
For beautiful gifts in Ulverston
The Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
For printmaking workshops and inspiring exhibitions
www.lalchurrasco.co.uk, Market Street, Ulverston
For amazing tapas style food from Spain, Portugal and the Southern Mediterranean, the chef is fab and the manager is wonderful
www.gillams-tearoom.co.uk, Market Street, Ulverston
For organic coffee, tea, breakfast and lunch, in front of an open fire when its wet and cold, both upstair and down
Irving’s, The Butcher
45-47 Market Street, Ulverston
Supporting Cumbrian Farmers
Hawthorn Printmaker Supplies
Quality manufacturer of printing presses, inks and supplies, Hawthorn are setting up shop upstairs in the Supper Room at the Coro over the Printfest weekend
Architects with a sensitive touch for restoration. Roger is the sponsor of the Haigh Award
Zillah Bell Gallery
Specialist gallery of Printmaking. We love Zillah Bell because they represent so many great printmakers, including some of Printfest Printmakers of the Year, Jason Hicklin, Anja Percival and Katherine Jones. They also hold the most Norman Ackroyd prints outside the artists own studio.
For art and design materials and for picture framing in Kendal
A fabulous location, wonderful house, full of historic memorabilia on John Ruskin. Two studio spaces show work by local and international artists ~ Our shop sells books, prints, art materials and many gorgeous items ~ The Terrace Coffee House and Restaurant offers superb food and drink with stunning views across Coniston Water ~ There are workshops through the Spring, Summer and Autumn for creative writing, drawing and painting techniques. A place to be ~
Bryan Redhead & Co. Ltd
Chartered certified accountants based in Broughton-in-Furness. We are glad of them for managing the Printfest accounts
The Beach Hut Gallery
A collaborative gallery at Kents Bank Station with wonderful exhibition selections. Beverley White is one of our Printfest Printmaker this year, make sure you visit her stand
An Artists Co-operative in Cumbria and North Lancashire, with exhibitions through the year and the Art Trail in April each year. A very supportive group of artists
Printmaking & dyeing shop. Relief printing, screen printing, intaglio, dyeing & batik supplies, advice & workshops. Find us in the Foyer for 2018.
Silverdale & Arnside Art & Craft Trail
Open studios, workshops, live music, demonstration & more…
Farmhouse cheeses and fresh bread daily at our shop in Unsworth’s Yard in the beautiful village of Cartmel, Cumbria
Helen Gee Hairdressing
Dedication to detail and commitment to client satisfaction. Uncompromising standards and eclectic approach ensure that every client receives a first class bespoke hairstyle and is afforded an exceptional and personal service.
The Farmers, Ulverston
An award winning pub, wine bar and restaurant in the heart of Ulverston
Fine art, Jewellery, lighting, glassware, furniture, ceramics, silverware and sculpture. Featuring new pieces from Printfest artist Katie Edwards.
An independant picture framers and gift gallery in Ulverston. We stock a range of unique and affordable gifts, many produced locally.
Pots & Paints Gallery
18 New Market Street, Ulverston, 01229-583366
Original art & vintage pottery.
We are a small independent wool shop offering a selection of the best British and international wools available, with a range of garments to see how they look knitted and crocheted. Are you a knitter?
The Medicine Garden
A center for complimentary therapies ~ herbal medicine, massage, reiki, energy work, crystal therapy, Bowen, life coaching and counselling. The birth place of Meldings, regular herb walks, events and workshops ~ watch the window.
WYPW ~ West Yorkshire Print Workshop
Open-access printmaking facilities. Courses, exhibitions and membership.
Stramongate Press Printers
| Design | Digital print | Litho print | Signage |
Abbot Hall Art Gallery
Elizabeth Frink ~ Fragility and Power ~ 22 June – 29 September 2018.
The Rusland Movement
A dedicated team of furniture & cabinet makers.
At the edge of the English Lake District, where the mountains are left behind and the water from its famous lakes flow into the sea, are the design studios, workshops and original showrooms of The Rusland Movement.