Carving Club at Pathcarvers workshop

We are hosting a new carving club at our workshop in Stirchley. Starting Thursday 5th July. Bring your tools and spend the evening carving with a group of likeminded people. We will have plenty of wood to use, as well as hot drinks and biscuits. What more could you want! Join the Facebook event here….

The importance and value of craft and design in education

Why is art, craft and design education so vital to our culture, our society, our economy and ourselves? The reasons are myriad, meaningful, complex and fiscal says Lesley Butterworth of the National Society for Education in Art and Design   http://www.educationbusinessuk.net/features/importance-and-value-art-craft-and-design

This is your brain on crafting (cnn)

Crafting can help those who suffer from anxiety, depression or chronic pain, experts say. It may also ease stress, increase happiness and protect the brain from damage caused by aging. Little research has been done specifically on crafting, but neuroscientists are beginning to see how studies on cognitive activities such as doing crossword puzzles might…