Talk, demo & supper | Ferment & Feast
Oct
27
6:30pm 6:30pm

Talk, demo & supper | Ferment & Feast

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Join Alana of Fodder & Plonk for an evening learning about the history fermentation alongside the health benefits associated with eating fermented foods. You will then get to flavour your own water kefir using a variety of fruits, herbs and spices and finish the evening with a light supper including fermented food and (non alcoholic) drinks around our long table.

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Live Music | Jackson
Nov
17
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music | Jackson

Jackson – a pseaudonym for Bristol based keyboard & session player Jack Baldus, the sole writer & producer with a unique sound that incorporates jazz funk, soul, progressive rock & hip hop will be live at the Forge this November. The Jackson live band line up is ever changing but with one constant joining Jack on stage, DJ Asian Hawk, a veteran 5 time DMC champion.

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Pop Up | The Smithson Gallery & Design Store
Dec
1
to Dec 3

Pop Up | The Smithson Gallery & Design Store

This year the much loved Smithson Gallery & Design store will be hosting their annual winter pop up here at the Forge. Begin your Christmas season by discovering a wealth of talent & unique gifts including original artworks & prints, jewellery, paper goods & homeware. We will be serving locally made festive nibbles & drinks

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Creative Workshop | Make a Christmas Wreath with Ruby & the Wolf
Dec
7
6:30pm 6:30pm

Creative Workshop | Make a Christmas Wreath with Ruby & the Wolf

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This is such a lovely event and Kirsty puts such a unique & beautiful slant on the traditional wreath. Candle light, the smell of spruce & conifer, little nibbles & glasses of fizz, will you join us?  You'll be sure to have a gorgeous time & create something magical. Be quick - this is sure to sell out quick! 

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Live Music | Phil King
Dec
8
7:30pm 7:30pm

Live Music | Phil King

As a singer songwriter Phil King has the whole trinity: a beautiful, soulful voice; deft skills at playing the guitar and the capacity to write elegantly worded and powerful songs. “Always lyrical, tuneful and emotional. Lovers of the darker side of folk and roots-based music will find plenty to enjoy.” – R2 Rock’n’Reel Magazine/
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Creative Workshop | Make a Christmas Wreath with Ruby & the Wolf
Dec
9
10:30am10:30am

Creative Workshop | Make a Christmas Wreath with Ruby & the Wolf

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

This is such a lovely event and Kirsty puts such a unique & beautiful slant on the traditional wreath. Candle light, the smell of spruce & conifer, little nibbles & glasses of fizz, will you join us?  You'll be sure to have a gorgeous time & create something magical. Be quick - this is sure to sell out quick! 

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Pop Up | An Autumn Supper with A Tavola
Oct
13
7:00pm 7:00pm

Pop Up | An Autumn Supper with A Tavola

AUTUMN SUPPER NOW SOLD OUT 

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We are delighted to be welcoming Max and Steph aka "A Tavola, who will be hosting an Autumn gathering here at the Forge. Join us at the table for an evening of rustic regional Italian food and natural wine. Bring friends and make new ones and celebrate the simple pleasure of food, wine and good conversation.

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Modern Craft Workshop | Spoon Carving with Miscellaneous Adventures
Oct
7
10:00am10:00am

Modern Craft Workshop | Spoon Carving with Miscellaneous Adventures

We are delighted to be a chosen partner venue for the "Something Good" Design Festival and host to their spoon carving workshop with Miscellaneous Adventures.

Inspired by Scandinavian and Japanese culture, life in the woods and a desire to combine creativity with outdoor living, Miscellaneous Adventures produces hand made camping gear.

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Creative Business Workshop | Adobe Lightroom for Beginners
Sep
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

Creative Business Workshop | Adobe Lightroom for Beginners

An ideal workshop for creative business owners, bloggers or visual content makers wanting to learn how to organise and edit photographs to a professional level using Lightroom 

This is an absolute beginners class that will teach you how to confidently organise, navigate & edit your photographs using Adobe Lightroom.

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Modern Craft Workshop | Herbal Bundle Dyeing with Babs Behan
Jul
13
6:00pm 6:00pm

Modern Craft Workshop | Herbal Bundle Dyeing with Babs Behan

Would you like to know how to extract dye colours from local flowers and plants to transform your clothes? Do you like learning about plants, textiles and herbalism? Join us for an evening with botanical + mineral artist, Babs Behan to discover and enjoy the therapeutic art of eco-printing, using flowers and plants to transfer botanical inks, to create direct colour and print on cloth.

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Creative Workshop | Loom Weaving with Lucy Davidson
Jul
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

Creative Workshop | Loom Weaving with Lucy Davidson

Join Lucy Davidson from the craft & design blog Peas & Needles and learn the gentle art of weaving

This class is ideal for beginners who are interested in learning the basics of weaving on a lap loom. Weaving is a fast growing trend, is well known for its therapeutic tendencies and allows you to play with texture and colour culminating in the creation of your own wall hanging.

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Creative Business Weekend | Women Who Create
Jun
9
to Jun 11

Creative Business Weekend | Women Who Create

Join maker, creative and author Amy Phipps from Super+Super and founder of the Women Who Create UK community for the very first "women who create" weekend event. This is an event for creative women at any level in their career, from planning start up to seasoned pro, this weekend is for those ready to implement big brave and exciting changes in their lives, careers, and future plans.

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Live Music | We are Lief
May
26
7:30pm 7:30pm

Live Music | We are Lief

Next up for music at the Forge : Leif with support set from Bristol based Jausme

Comprised of four established improvising musicians, Leif deftly spans the balance of jazz sensibilities with the groove and sound world more associated with Neo-Soul, R'n'B and Down Tempo genres.  Louise's voice sits comfortably alongside the company of Gretchen Parlato, Jill Scott and Becca Stevens with main writing credits shared between herself and drummer Mark Whitlam.

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Workshop | Make Your Social Media Work Harder
Feb
8
9:30am 9:30am

Workshop | Make Your Social Media Work Harder

Are you currently using the likes of Twitter and Facebook, but with the nagging feeling that you might not be getting the best out of them?

Join award winning blogger Jo Middleton for this ever popular social media workshop. Jo has a social following of over 70,000, is a marketer, speaker and trainer, as well as a self confessed Twitter addict.

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Live Music | Snazzback
Jan
27
7:30pm 7:30pm

Live Music | Snazzback

After playing together for the first time on corn street in September, Snazzback have been busking the cold-stretch in Bristol, bringing the streets an echo of something else. Their songs play with undulating jazz/ improvisation shimmering afro-cuban rhythms and deep soul/funk grooves. Having hosted several impromptu street-parties last summer in Bristol, the 5-piece street-jazzers are now between street and stage, to bring their freezing new grooves inside and play them off piste!

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Live Music | Kevin Figes Quartet
Nov
19
7:30pm 7:30pm

Live Music | Kevin Figes Quartet

Join us for an evening with The Kevin Figes Quartet. 

Kevin Figes is a distinctive voice both as a player (Saxophones and flute) and composer on the UK jazz scene.  Never standing still, his ethos is to strive to produce new music which is challenging, well-crafted and from the soul. 

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