Creative Business | Product Photography Masterclass from Yeshen Venema
Apr
21
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Business | Product Photography Masterclass from Yeshen Venema

THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT - Email us to reserve a place on the next masterclass. 

Do you struggle to create your own product photography? Are you frustrated in how your products are presented? ‘The Designer/maker’s favourite Photographer’ Yeshen Venema will be joining us at The Forge for his masterclass in product photography. 

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Live Music| Albert Jones
Apr
28
8:00 PM20:00

Live Music| Albert Jones

Albert Jones is a British singer-songwriter with a unique and quintessentially British modern alternative sound.Mixing the heartfelt angst of a singer/songwriter with classic blues, Albert is a performer who most strongly refuses to be defined by a genre, leaping from one spot to another stylistically all the while following his increasingly prolific muse.

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Launch | Emma's Vitality
May
9
6:30 PM18:30

Launch | Emma's Vitality

Join us for the UK launch of Emma's Vitality. A special cooking event, where recipes will be showcased from her Vitality Programme - a hormone balancing, anti-inflammatory diet that focuses on the body’s natural detoxification pathways to eliminate toxins which cause the imbalance and fire the inflammation... basically, it’s all about trying to get rid of the bad stuff and supporting the good stuff.

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Live Music | Modulus III
May
18
8:00 PM20:00

Live Music | Modulus III

Join us for an evening of live music with the incredible Modulus III, mixing minimal synthesizers, sweeping textures, energetic drums, haunting cello, driving Fender Rhodes - all woven through engaging improvisations that might make you feel like dancing at one moment or like you’re lost in a retro-futurist soundtrack the next.

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Women in Business | In Clover Instagram Workshop
May
20
2:30 PM14:30

Women in Business | In Clover Instagram Workshop

In Clover wouldn't have got where it is now without the help of Instagram! We've met so many great stockists and contributors this way and we know others have used it successfully too to build their brand and expand their business. Join In Clover Magazine @inclovermagazine, Lou Archell @littlegreenshed @sisterhoodcamp, Giulia Balletti @giuliaballetti and Jo Yee @candidsbyjo for an Instagram workshop to motivate, teach and inspire you.

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Pop Up Supper | Cook & Baker ‘English Countryside’ Supper
Jun
2
7:00 PM19:00

Pop Up Supper | Cook & Baker ‘English Countryside’ Supper

Much loved London supper club duo Cook & Baker are bringing their beautiful, candle-lit banquet tables to Bristol for the very first time. With each of their events based on a city or place they have travelled to together, this June they are celebrating the beauty of our very own English countryside here at The Forge.

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A Tavola Presents | A Tasting at the Forge
Jun
3
12:00 AM00:00

A Tavola Presents | A Tasting at the Forge

A curated event from our friends A Tavola.

A chance to taste around 50 wines from all over Europe as well as stunning ciders and perry from Skyborry. Each supplier will be at The Forge to talk through what they have chosen to bring to the tasting, where and how it has been produced, and it's characteristics.  Alongside drinks, Rosie The Bristol Cheesemonger will be serving a selected cheese plate with Farro Bakery bread

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Workshop | Tiny Habits®  Masterclass
Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

Workshop | Tiny Habits® Masterclass

Tiny Habits lead to big, beautiful, full-blown habits and creating new habits doesn't need to be difficult. In fact the easier we make them to do, the more successful we'll be. And the quicker your new habits will form. Join this masterclass from Mike Coulter & discover the groundbreaking behaviour change method pioneered by Stanford research scientist Prof BJ Fogg PhD.

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Modern Craft Workshop | An A - Z of Embroidery with Stitch School
Jun
10
11:00 AM11:00

Modern Craft Workshop | An A - Z of Embroidery with Stitch School

Join embroidery experts Melanie Bowles and Aimee Betts who will guide you through the A-Z of embroidery stitches. Each letter of the alphabet has its own individual embroidery technique ready to practice. The alphabet is printed onto a linen sampler and accompanied with an instruction book illustrating each stitch.

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Creative Workshop | Loom Weaving with Lucy Davidson
Jun
30
10:00 AM10:00

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. Read More >

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Modern Craft Workshop | The London Terrarium Tinyjohn Vessel
Apr
6
6:30 PM18:30

Modern Craft Workshop | The London Terrarium Tinyjohn Vessel

THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT - Email us to hear about our next terrarium workshop.

Every wondered how these self sustaining ecosystem survive without watering? Wondered how to get the plants in those bottles? Join the team from London Terrariums, for an evening at the Forge making your own Tinyjohn Terrarium

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Pop Up | A Tavola x Vinnaturo
Mar
11
12:30 PM12:30

Pop Up | A Tavola x Vinnaturo

The A Tavola team are back at The Forge on Sunday March 11th, Mothering Sunday, for three sittings throughout the afternoon and evening, serving a set three course menu to our guests. We will be showcasing some excellent wines to buy by the glass from Vinnaturo, straight from Tom's fantastic new eco friendly keg system. There will also be Italian natural wines available to buy by the bottle too.

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 International Women’s Day 2018 hosted by Murmuration
Mar
8
7:00 PM19:00

International Women’s Day 2018 hosted by Murmuration

Join us to celebrate International Women's Day 2018 , in this historic year that marks 100 years since the first women in the UK gained the right to vote. Murmuration, in partnership with the Forge and Creative Youth Network, are bringing together brilliant creative women and girls in Bristol to connect, inspire and celebrate this historic moment. All proceeds from tickets will be donated to support a new project from the Creative Youth Network: providing a female only support group for young Somalian girls in the Barton Hill area of Bristol.

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Creative Business Workshop | Adobe Lightroom for Beginners
Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

Creative Business Workshop | Adobe Lightroom for Beginners

SOLD OUT

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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Live Music | The Guy Calhoun Band
Feb
23
8:00 PM20:00

Live Music | The Guy Calhoun Band

Guy Calhoun Band, original Funk and Soul with a psychedelic edge, some well-chosen covers and a killer line up including Celestine, Arj Magee, Jonny Henderson, Marcel Osbourne and Charlie Allen.
In contrast to his acoustic singer-songwriter performances, Guys electric guitar and soulful vocals echo the sounds of Issac Hayes, Funkadelic, Jimi Hendrix and George Benson.

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Creative Workshop | Make a Christmas Wreath with Ruby & the Wolf
Dec
9
10:30 AM10:30

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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Live Music | Phil King
Dec
8
7:30 PM19:30

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
7
6:30 PM18:30

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 | 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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Pop Up | Tamay ; Red Dzao culture, their textiles and sustainablity
Nov
29
6:30 PM18:30

Pop Up | Tamay ; Red Dzao culture, their textiles and sustainablity

As part of Tamay's first visit to the UK join us for an evening at the Forge.

Tamay tells her story : her culture, the textiles, the future ...
This will be an engaging visual feast, we are going to take you travelling to the North Vietnamese mountains to discuss indigo, embroidery, living sustainably the Dzao way, ethical fashion and the importance of artisans in that conversation.

The evening also includes,

A Pho, noodle soup, dinner with handmade fresh Vietnamese spring rolls

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Live Music | Jackson
Nov
17
7:00 PM19:00

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 | An Autumn Supper with A Tavola
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

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
10:00 AM10:00

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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Modern Craft Workshop | Herbal Bundle Dyeing with Babs Behan
Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

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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