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Entangled Realms – Prints by Jane Furst

Rochester Art Gallery Medway Visitor Information Centre at 95 High Street, Rochester

The enigmatic works of painter and printmaker Jane Furst are visual explorations, linked by her preoccupation with natural form and her early passion for both art and science.

FREE

Plant! – Connor Arnold

The Halpern Gallery The Halpern Gallery, Nucleus Arts, 272 High Street, Chatham

Plant! - Connor Arnold Plant! is a showcase of houseplant studies. From succulents and monsteras, to yuccas and cacti - houseplants have the power to make us happy. The work shown uses classic relief and screen printing techniques to convey the pure joy that comes from keeping plants.

FREE

Nick Morley: Linocuts

Intra Medway Fine Printmakers CIC, INTRA, 337 – 341 High Street, Rochester

Nick Morley: Linocuts Nick Morley (aka Linocutboy), owner of Hello Print Studio in Margate and author of the excellent book ‘Linocut For Artists’, exhibits a selection of his relief printed work in the INTRA windows gallery, including his large-scale, beautiful whale print, nearly two meters long! 

FREE

Hazelnut Press Members Exhibition

The Hazelnut Press The Hazelnut Press, 1 Ridley Road, Rochester

 Hazelnut Press Members Exhibition  Our regular printmakers are showing works during the festival. There are original drawings and paintings as well as editioned and uneditioned experimental prints. Come and discuss the equipment, techniques and materials we use here. Open by arrangement for the duration of the festival, please contact us at info@hazelnut-press.com in advance and…

Medway Art Box

Medway Art Box 15, The High Street, Rochester

Medway Art Box  Its MPF-takeover time again. We are delighted that Rochester’s phone box gallery will be sharing mini prints throughout the Festival.

True Grain Monoprinting – a two-day course

The Hazelnut Press The Hazelnut Press, 1 Ridley Road, Rochester

True Grain Monoprinting – a two-day course On this course we explore a painterly approach to printmaking. Translucent layers of colours are painted onto this extraordinary material and transferred to paper through a press. It offers an immediate, gestural and subtle way to make a series of explorations. Specialist paper is available to buy for…

£150

From Pastoral Tradition to Mystical Vision

Sun Pier House CIC Sun Pier House, Medway Street,, Chatham

From Pastoral Tradition to Mystical Vision   Joseph Webb A.R.E. 1908-62. Joseph Webb was a printmaker, muralist and teacher of etching and sculpture best known for his early 20th century etchings. Webb was inspired by visionary scenes of a lost pre-industrial England and the work of Blake, Palmer, Sutherland, Rembrandt and Turner. The Webb collection…

FREE

Reduction Linoprint Cards

The Hazelnut Press The Hazelnut Press, 1 Ridley Road, Rochester

Reduction Linoprint Cards   In the reduction method the same block is cut away for each colour necessary to print the design. We’ll provide appropriate materials equipment and expertise to ensure you make approximately 20 cards. You could use this workshop to make a head start on printing your Christmas cards! Workshop duration 5h with…

Mono Printing

Medway Adult Education Medway Adult Education, Eastgate, Rochester

Mono Printing  Learn the art of simple mono printing in our spacious Rochester Art Studio and learn how to use ‘Quickprint’ sheets to produce a selection of interesting prints.  FREE but you must enrol in advance. All abilities including beginners.  For more information or to enrol by phone call 01634 338400 or email enquiries@medway.gov.uk Please…

Gelli®Plate Printing

Medway Adult Education Medway Adult Education, Eastgate, Rochester

Gelli®Plate Printing  Come along to our spacious Rochester Art Studio and learn how to use a Gelli Plate® to produce a selection of interesting prints. FREE but you must enrol in advance. All abilities including beginners.  For more information or to enrol by phone call 01634 338400 or email enquiries@medway.gov.uk Please call us to discuss…

FREE

Medway in Print

Medway in Print Medway Archives Centre is home to a wealth of collections containing examples of Medway printing, lettering, and graphic design. In this display we will show examples from the collections – including posters, flyers, advertisements, prints and engravings – featuring a variety of printing techniques.

FREE

Metal Plate Hardground and Softground Etching – a two-day course

The Hazelnut Press The Hazelnut Press, 1 Ridley Road, Rochester

Metal Plate Hardground and Softground Etching – a two-day course Etching is an engrossing and highly expressive printmaking technique. This course is designed to introduce or revive your process skills. A brief history of the evolution of this technique will be given as we work. The image is drawn through a wax ground on the…

£180

From Pastoral Tradition to Mystical Vision – Gallery Talks with Curator Jane Furst.

Sun Pier House CIC Sun Pier House, Medway Street,, Chatham

 From Pastoral Tradition to Mystical Vision - Gallery Talks with Curator Jane Furst.  Artist and Curator of The Webb Collection, and current exhibition ‘From Pastoral Tradition to Mystical Vision’ Jane Furst will be in the gallery for informal guided walks around the exhibition sharing her historical insight and knowledge of the works on show. Adults…

FREE

Collograph – a two-day course

The Hazelnut Press The Hazelnut Press, 1 Ridley Road, Rochester

Collograph – a two-day course ‘Collagraph’ prints are made with from a block on which collaged materials with varying textures have been glued. The blocks are sealed and dried before printing. As well as these textures, the application of the inks enables a wide range of expressive prints to be made.  Specialist paper is available…

£150

Pause Here, Pop In

The Halpern Pop 15A High Street, ,, Rochester

Pause Here, Pop In A selling show of prints by Kate Neame and Andy Ewan

FREE

Young at Art – Lino Cut with Kate Neame

Nucleus Arts Centre 272 High Street, Chatham

Young at Art - Lino Cut with Kate Neame  Join us at our FREE workshop for over 55s where we’ll be taking part in lino cut creative activities to celebrate Medway Print Festival 2022. You’ll get the opportunity to design and produce your own artwork to carve out and print! To book onto the session…

FREE

Relief Printing – a two-day course

The Hazelnut Press The Hazelnut Press, 1 Ridley Road, Rochester

Relief Printing – a two-day course   Various tools, linos and woods are available to discover what you like to use to make a relief print. Bring along several bold images to work with. Various inks and inking techniques will be demonstrated.  We use Japanese techniques, papers and tools for some printmaking, and European papers,…

£150

Mini Nucleus – Hand Printing Special

Nucleus Arts Centre 272 High Street, Chatham

 Mini Nucleus – Hand Printing Special   Come along to our weekly creative, sensory and messy play workshops for babies and toddlers. To celebrate Medway Print Festival 2022, we’ll be creating some very special prints using our hands and fingers so come and get messy with us on a Thursday morning! To book onto the…

£1

Social Art – Relief Printing Special

Nucleus Arts Centre 272 High Street, Chatham

Social Art – Relief Printing Special   Join us at our FREE weekly workshop for over 18s where we’ll be taking part in relief printing creative activities to celebrate Medway Print Festival 2022. You’ll get the opportunity to design and produce your own artwork to carve out and print! To book onto the session please…

FREE

Beginners Linocut Workshops

iPrintedThat Studio 7 Studio 7, Nucleus Arts, 15a High Street,, Rochester

Beginners Linocut Workshops    Come and discover the basic principles of linocut in a friendly small group environment. You’ll work on a small black & white project that you can turn into greetings cards. There’ll be vintage books for inspiration, and plenty of guidance to take you from design and carving to inking and hand…

£35

An Illustrated Talk – Joseph Webb; Influences & Contemporaries with Jane Furst

Sun Pier House CIC Sun Pier House, Medway Street,, Chatham

An Illustrated Talk - Joseph Webb; Influences & Contemporaries with Jane Furst   An illustratively led presentation and discussion on the renowned Artist & Print Maker Joseph Webb A.R.E. Featuring works that inspired Webb on this path towards etching. By Artist and Curator of The Webb Collection, Jane Furst. No disabled access, Event situated in…

FREE

Letterpress – A Two-Day Course

The Hazelnut Press The Hazelnut Press, 1 Ridley Road, Rochester

Letterpress – A Two-Day Course This two-day workshop includes typographic instruction and page layout design, with a short history of European word based printing. Using original C19 and C20 woodletter, metal type and picture blocks you can make small posters and greeting cards, printing them on two Albion presses made in 1822 and 1862. The…

£180

Beginners Linocut Workshops

iPrintedThat Studio 7 Studio 7, Nucleus Arts, 15a High Street,, Rochester

Beginners Linocut Workshops    Come and discover the basic principles of linocut in a friendly small group environment. You’ll work on a small black & white project that you can turn into greetings cards. There’ll be vintage books for inspiration, and plenty of guidance to take you from design and carving to inking and hand…

£35

Linocut Class with Nick Morley

Intra Medway Fine Printmakers CIC, INTRA, 337 – 341 High Street, Rochester

Linocut Class with Nick Morley Learn the fine detail of linocut printing from artist and illustrator Nick Morley, who is known internationally for his linocut art and book covers. Transfer an image to a block of lino, learn how to use tools safely to carve your block and how to sharpen them, ink up, choose…

£75

Screen Print A Slogan T-Shirt

Intra Medway Fine Printmakers CIC, INTRA, 337 – 341 High Street, Rochester

Screen Print A Slogan T-Shirt  Create a unique hand printed T-shirt design to get your message across to the world. Choose your letters to make a statement, then build up screen printed layers over the top with a range of patterns and textures. We use lightweight printing screens in this workshop, and they’re very easy…

£12

Beautiful Botanicals

iPrintedThat Studio 7 Studio 7, Nucleus Arts, 15a High Street,, Rochester

Beautiful Botanicals  A relaxed printmaking workshop where you’ll use Gelli plates to build layers of colour and add resists onto canvas, ending with final detailed botanical prints.  Workshop delivered by Rachel Moore from iPrintedThat. For full details and how to book go to www.iprintedthat.com/mpf22. From £40 includes a glass of Prosecco.

£40

Karazuri Blind Embossing

The Hazelnut Press The Hazelnut Press, 1 Ridley Road, Rochester

Karazuri  Blind Embossing This  one day course focusses on the gestural and sensitive nature of cutting expressive marks to make inkless prints. Different surfaces, knives and papers will produce subtle prints through the cuts you make to your blocks. This technique combines well with other relief printing.   Specialist paper is available to buy for…

£75

Gelli®Plate Printing

Medway Adult Education Medway Adult Education, Eastgate, Rochester

Gelli®Plate Printing  Come along to our spacious Rochester Art Studio and learn how to use a Gelli Plate® to produce a selection of interesting prints. FREE but you must enrol in advance. All abilities including beginners.  For more information or to enrol by phone call 01634 338400 or email enquiries@medway.gov.uk Please call us to discuss…

FREE

Mono Printing

Medway Adult Education Medway Adult Education, Eastgate, Rochester

Mono Printing  Learn the art of simple mono printing in our spacious Rochester Art Studio and learn how to use ‘Quickprint’ sheets to produce a selection of interesting prints.  FREE but you must enrol in advance. All abilities including beginners.  For more information or to enrol by phone call 01634 338400 or email enquiries@medway.gov.uk Please…

Teen Art – Cyanotype Special

Nucleus Arts Centre 272 High Street, Chatham

Teen Art – Cyanotype Special     Join us at our FREE weekly workshop for teens where we’ll be taking part in cyanotype creative activities to celebrate Medway Print Festival 2022. You’ll get the opportunity to be immersed in cyanotype prints using natural materials you can find at our ‘oasis’ off of the high street!…

FREE

Mini Nucleus – Hand Printing Special

Nucleus Arts Centre 272 High Street, Chatham

 Mini Nucleus – Hand Printing Special   Come along to our weekly creative, sensory and messy play workshops for babies and toddlers. To celebrate Medway Print Festival 2022, we’ll be creating some very special prints using our hands and fingers so come and get messy with us on a Thursday morning! To book onto the…

£1

Social Art – Relief Printing Special

Nucleus Arts Centre 272 High Street, Chatham

Social Art – Relief Printing Special   Join us at our FREE weekly workshop for over 18s where we’ll be taking part in relief printing creative activities to celebrate Medway Print Festival 2022. You’ll get the opportunity to design and produce your own artwork to carve out and print! To book onto the session please…

FREE

Landscape, Dry Point Etching Workshop with Jane Furst

Intra Medway Fine Printmakers CIC, INTRA, 337 – 341 High Street, Rochester

Landscape, Dry Point Etching Workshop with Jane Furst  Create a landscape print using etching tools on an acetate or metal plate. You can transfer your images from a photograph you bring or be inspired by a Joseph Webb etching. You will learn how to ink up your plate, prepare paper and print using an etching…

£30

Kitchen Lithography Class with Xtina Lamb

Intra Medway Fine Printmakers CIC, INTRA, 337 – 341 High Street, Rochester

Kitchen Lithography Class with Xtina Lamb Using tin foil, cola and vegetable oil, Xtina Lamb from Medway Fine Printmakers shows you how to create lo-fi lithographs with a miraculous fast and easy technique. Great for people who like drawing with soft sketchy lines, or are looking for an economical and non-toxic lithograph process. medwayfineprintmakers.co.uk/kitchen-litho  £35pp.

£35

Young at Art – Lino Cut with Kate Neame

Nucleus Arts Centre 272 High Street, Chatham

Young at Art - Lino Cut with Kate Neame  Join us at our FREE workshop for over 55s where we’ll be taking part in lino cut creative activities to celebrate Medway Print Festival 2022. You’ll get the opportunity to design and produce your own artwork to carve out and print! To book onto the session…

FREE