Helfa Gelf

Past Events

Exhibition Opening

Exhibition Opening

May 27th, 2016 - May 27th, 2016

You are invited to the opening of our group exhibition Tabernacle Chapel, Llandudno (corner of Mostyn Street and Llewelyn Avenue) Selected and curated by Jonathan Le Vay For further information contact katie@helfagelf.co.uk

Llandudno.
Mentorship Surgery for printmakers

Mentorship Surgery for printmakers

  • Education
Jun 3rd, 2016 - Jun 3rd, 2016

This programme is an opportunity for printmakers to have a one to one 30 minute surgery with a panel of mentors, bringing a fresh perspective to the development of their practice.

Wrexham.
http://www.regionalprintcentre.co.uk/
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The Art of Selling...... Y Grefft o Werthu

The Art of Selling...... Y Grefft o Werthu

  • Workshop
Jul 15th, 2016 - Jul 15th, 2016

Bydd "The Art of Selling" yn canolbwyntio ar ddatblygu perthynas gyda'ch ymwelwyr a'u troi nhw o fod yn bobl sy'n edrych i bobl sy'n prynu. Bydd y gweithdy hwn yn dangos sut y gallwch chi ddwyn perswâd ysgafn ar eich cwsmeriaid yn ystod eu hymweliadau a sut y gall arddangos eich gwaith ac ymwneud â chwsmeriaid arwain at werthiant.

Location: Theatr Colwyn, Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay. LL29 7RU
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Residency Ruthin Craft Centre

Residency Ruthin Craft Centre

  • Open Events
  • Exhibitions
  • Residency
  • Workshop
Sep 1st, 2016 - Sep 27th, 2016

Preswyliad Canolfan Grefft Ruthin Medi 2016 Helfa Gelf

Location: Park Rd, Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin. LL15 1BB
01824 704774
http://ruthincraftcentre.org.uk
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Where can your practice go ?... I ble allwch chi fynd â’ch arfer?

Where can your practice go ?... I ble allwch chi fynd â’ch arfer?

  • Workshop
Sep 7th, 2016 - Sep 7th, 2016

Professional Development Day for artists and makers. Are you at that stage in your artistic career where you would like to explore how to develop and expand your practice, but are not quite sure what the next step is and how to get there? Or perhaps you want to try something new and explore new avenues within your work, but again you're not sure where to find those opportunities and how to approach them? Or maybe you just want to earn more money out of your practice to find a reliable source of income, but are not sure how to achieve this? If this all sounds a bit familiar and you’re in need of inspiration and some direction, this is the event for you.

Location: Ruthin Craft Centre / Canolfan Grefft Rhuthun , Lon Parcwr, Ruthin. LL15 1BB
01824 704774
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Residency at Galeri Caernarfon

Residency at Galeri Caernarfon

  • Open Events
  • Exhibitions
  • Residency
  • Workshop
Sep 17th, 2016 - Jun 18th, 2016

Penwythnos Preswyliad Galeri Caernarfon Medi 2016

Location: Victoria Dock, Galeri, Caernarfon. LL55 1SQ
01286 685222
http://www.galericaernarfon.com
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Art of Health & Wellbeing, Training and Networking Seminar

Art of Health & Wellbeing, Training and Networking Seminar

  • Workshop
Oct 20th, 2016 - Oct 20th, 2016

Join Helfa Gelf & Engage Cymru for a day at Storiel, Bangor's Museum & Art Gallery. Aims: • To explore inspiring and innovative practice in the field of arts and health in North Wales and beyond • To offer a range of inspiring practical workshops delivered by experts in the field of arts, health and wellbeing • Support delegates with their continuing professional development including signposting to key Welsh policy and agendas, and North Wales counties’ initiatives and programmes • Encourage valuable networking opportunities

Location: STORIEL, Ffordd Gwynedd, Bangor. LL57 1DT
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Committee Meeting in Llandudno with ADO's

Committee Meeting in Llandudno with ADO's

Mar 23rd, 2017 - Mar 22nd, 2017

First meeting this year of the Committee with the Arts Development Officers of the Counties involved with Helfa Gelf.


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Helfa Gelf Speed Networking event, Denbighshire - What's in your studio?

Helfa Gelf Speed Networking event, Denbighshire - What's in your studio?

  • Networking
Apr 22nd, 2017 - Apr 22nd, 2017

What's in your studio? Helfa Gelf Speed Networking events are about conversation and concise presentations.

Location: Ruthin Craft Centre, Education Room, 11am-1pm, Ruthin. LL15 1BB
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HG Speed Networking event, Wrexham. What's in your studio?

HG Speed Networking event, Wrexham. What's in your studio?

  • Networking
Apr 26th, 2017 - Apr 26th, 2017

What's in your studio? Helfa Gelf Speed Networking events are about conversation and concise presentations.

Location: Oriel Wrecsam, 11 Chester Street, Wrexham . LL13 8BE
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Dream Plan Do

Dream Plan Do

  • Workshop
Apr 28th, 2017 - Apr 28th, 2017

Get yourself into action, overcoming your own challenges, towards creating the creative business you really want - and need!

Location: Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin. LL15 1BB
https://dreamplando.eventbrite.co.uk
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Oriel Gallery exhibition at Theatr Clwyd, Mold

Oriel Gallery exhibition at Theatr Clwyd, Mold

  • Exhibitions
Apr 29th, 2017 - Jun 10th, 2017

Visit the Helfa Gelf exhibition in this beautiful exhibition space.

Location: Theatr Clwyd, Raikes Lane, Mold, CH7 1YA,
01352 701521
www.theatrclwyd.com
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HG Speed Networking event, Conwy. What's in your studio?

HG Speed Networking event, Conwy. What's in your studio?

  • Networking
May 2nd, 2017 - May 2nd, 2017

What's in your studio? Helfa Gelf Speed Networking events are about conversation and concise presentations.

Location: Haus of Helfa, 6.30pm-8pm, 26 Augusta Street, Llandudno. LL30 2AE
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Helfa Gelf Speed Networking, Southern Gwynedd - What's in your Studio?

Helfa Gelf Speed Networking, Southern Gwynedd - What's in your Studio?

  • Networking
May 3rd, 2017 - May 3rd, 2017

What's in your studio? Helfa Gelf Speed Networking events are about conversation and concise presentations.

Location: Holy Trinity Church Hall, 7-8.30pm, Penrhyndeudraeth. LL48 6LG
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Golden Rules of Curation and Hanging

Golden Rules of Curation and Hanging

  • Workshop
May 19th, 2017 - May 19th, 2017

Are you thinking of organising an exhibition or going to take part in a group open studios? Would you like to learn how to curate a show?

Location: Theatr Clwyd, CH7 1YA
https://goldenrulesofcuration.eventbrite.co.uk
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Social Media, how to make it work for you

Social Media, how to make it work for you

  • Workshop
Jun 2nd, 2017 - Jun 2nd, 2017

This will cover an explanation of social media marketing followed by a live session in a computer room using, Facebook and Twitter.

Location: Retail Skills Academy, Rhyl College,
https://social-media-rhyl.eventbrite.co.uk
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Art Masterclasses for creatives

Art Masterclasses for creatives

  • Workshop
Jun 8th, 2017 - Jun 8th, 2017

One masterclass is creating cyanotypes with Sian Hughes and the other relief print making techniques with Ruth Thomas. The theme for both sessions is Nature.

Location: Storiel, Bangor.
https://cyanotypesprintmaking.eventbrite.co.uk
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Photographing your own art work

Photographing your own art work

  • Workshop
Jun 13th, 2017 - Jun 13th, 2017

This practical workshop will provide an overview of the techniques and considerations involved in photographing art work

Location: Theatr Colwyn,
https://photographing-artwork-tynnu-lluniau-gwaithcelf.eventbrite.co.uk​
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Social Media, how to make it work for you

Social Media, how to make it work for you

  • Workshop
Jun 14th, 2017 - Jun 14th, 2017

This will cover an explanation of social media marketing followed by a live session in a computer room using, Facebook and Twitter.

Location: School of Creative Arts, Wrexham Glyndŵr University, Wrexham.
https://social-media-wrexham.eventbrite.co.uk
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Starting to sell online

Starting to sell online

  • Webinar - online
Jun 16th, 2017 - Jun 16th, 2017

Aimed at creative professionals who are new to presenting and selling their creative products online

Location: Webinar - on line from the comfort of your own home.,
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-design-trust-one-day-online-workshop-starting-to-sell-online-friday-16-june-tickets-34214554654
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We engAGE, how to use digital creativity with older people

We engAGE, how to use digital creativity with older people

  • Workshop
Jun 29th, 2017 - Apr 30th, 2017

This 2 day training course specifically focuses on technology inclusion for individuals with Dementia through looking at relevant Apps that touch on Sensory Stimulation and Creativity on iPads

Location: Ruthin Craft Centre, LL15 1BB
https://digitalcreativitywitholderpeople.eventbrite.co.uk
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Making your website work for you

Making your website work for you

  • Workshop
Jul 4th, 2017 - Jul 4th, 2017

If you already have a website or sell through a market place (Etsy, Not on the high street etc.) this session will help you review your current position and give you hints and tips for development

Location: Rhyl College, Rhyl.
https://websitegwefan.eventbrite.co.uk
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Writing an Artist's Statement

Writing an Artist's Statement

  • Workshop
Jul 15th, 2017 - Jul 15th, 2017

This practical session will provide you with the tools to write a good statement, through the use of models, exercises and peer review in a friendly and supportive environment.

Location: Ruthin Craft Centre, LL15 1BB
https://writinganartistsstatement.eventbrite.co.uk
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Helfa Gelf Exhibition at Storiel

Helfa Gelf Exhibition at Storiel

  • Exhibitions
Jul 29th, 2017 - Oct 28th, 2017

Mixed exhibition of Helfa Gelf artists at Storiel

Location: Ffordd Gwynedd, STORIEL , Bangor. LL57 1DT
01248 353 368
https://www.gwynedd.llyw.cymru/en/Residents/Leisure-parks-and-events/Museums-and-the-Arts/Storiel.aspx
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Exhibition Denbighshire Artists - Arddangosfa Artistiaid Sir Ddinbych

Exhibition Denbighshire Artists - Arddangosfa Artistiaid Sir Ddinbych

  • Exhibitions
Sep 1st, 2017 - Sep 24th, 2017

There are 12 artists from Denbighshire taking part - Jeanne-Marie Oliver; Carol Wynne; Sandra Webb; June McHenry; Nia Lloyd Hughes; Christopher T Roberts; Bev Belshaw; Ruth Thomas; Carys Roberts; Simon Collinge; Verity Pulford and Tara Dean. Plus workshops on 2nd September with Sandra Webb and 16th 17th and 24th September with Chris Newsham.

Location: The Carriageworks, Love Lane, LL16 3LU
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Helfa Gelf and Regular Gallery Artists at Galeri Betws y Coed

Helfa Gelf and Regular Gallery Artists at Galeri Betws y Coed

  • Exhibitions
Sep 1st, 2017 - Oct 29th, 2017

A welcome return for Helfa Gelf and Regular exhibitors to Galeri Betws y Coed. Exhibitors from Helfa Gelf: Ann Lewis; Helen Gittins; Sonja Benskin Mesher; Sarah Hartill; Sharon Wagstaff; Valerie Lewin; Catherine Taylor Parry; Christine Garwood; Sue Walls; Judith Samuel; Diane Evans; Ceri Williams; Simon Collinge and Ruth Vintr

Location: Holyhead Road, Betws y Coed. LL24 0BW
01690 710432
http://www.galeribetwsycoed.co.uk/home/
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Denbighshire Helfa Gelf Exhibition - Y Caban, Plas Newydd, Llangollen

Denbighshire Helfa Gelf Exhibition - Y Caban, Plas Newydd, Llangollen

  • Exhibitions
Sep 2nd, 2017 - Sep 28th, 2017

An exhibition of Painting, Ceramics, Mixed Media and Pottery at Y Caban. Artists exhibiting are Rob Davies, Rosie Davies, Sara-Jane Harper, Rachel Harris, Emma-Jayne Holmes, Pauline Jordan, Penny Price and Ceri Wright.

Location: Hill St, LL20 8AW
01978 862834
https://www.denbighshire.gov.uk/en/visitor/places-to-visit/museums-and-historic-houses/plas-newydd.aspx
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Private view - Helfa Gelf at Oriel Brondanw

Private view - Helfa Gelf at Oriel Brondanw

  • Exhibitions
Sep 3rd, 2017 - Sep 5th, 2017

Sunday 3rd September 2.30 - 4.30. Short introductory talk by Oriel Brondanw's Curator at 3.00. Then open Wednesday to Sundays from 6th Sept to 24th Sept


http://www.plasbrondanw.com/oriel-brondanw/
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Private View for Y Caban Exhibition, Plas Newydd, Hill Street, Llangollen    2pm - 4pm on Sunday 3rd September

Private View for Y Caban Exhibition, Plas Newydd, Hill Street, Llangollen 2pm - 4pm on Sunday 3rd September

  • Exhibitions
Sep 3rd, 2017 - Sep 3rd, 2017

Location: Y Caban, Plas Newydd, Hill Street, Llangollen. LL20 8AW
https://www.denbighshire.gov.uk/en/visitor/places-to-visit/museums-and-historic-houses/plas-newydd.aspx
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Helfa Gelf Residency: Veronica Calarco at Ruthin Craft Centre

Helfa Gelf Residency: Veronica Calarco at Ruthin Craft Centre

  • Exhibitions
  • Residency
Sep 4th, 2017 - Sep 17th, 2017

Helfa Gelf Open Studio Residency Making Connections with Veronica Calarco

Location: Park Rd, RUTHIN CRAFT CENTRE THE CENTRE FOR THE APPLIED ARTS , LL15 1NB
01824 704774
http://ruthincraftcentre.org.uk/residencies-information/helfa-gelf-veronica-calarco/
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Helfa Gelf Exhibition at Oriel Brondanw

Helfa Gelf Exhibition at Oriel Brondanw

  • Exhibitions
Sep 6th, 2017 - Sep 24th, 2017

This year Helfa Gelf is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Oriel Brondanw, Llanfrothen.

Llanfrothen. LL48 6DU
http://www.plasbrondanw.com/oriel-brondanw/
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Helfa Gelf Workshop: Veronica Calarco at Ruthin Craft Centre

Helfa Gelf Workshop: Veronica Calarco at Ruthin Craft Centre

  • Workshop
Sep 9th, 2017 - Sep 17th, 2017

Helfa Gelf Workshop: Veronica Calarco at Ruthin Craft Centre

Location: Park Rd, RUTHIN CRAFT CENTRE THE CENTRE FOR THE APPLIED ARTS , Rhuthin. LL15 1NB
01824 704774
http://ruthincraftcentre.org.uk/residencies-information/helfa-gelf-veronica-calarco/
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Hefla Gelf CYWRAIN @ Galeri, Caernarfon

Hefla Gelf CYWRAIN @ Galeri, Caernarfon

  • Exhibitions
Sep 11th, 2017 - Nov 3rd, 2017

Exhibition of applied arts by Helfa Gelf artist as part of CYWRAIN exhibition space at Galeri Caernarfon. Exhibiting artists: Edith and Irene, Joe Roberts, Les Symonds and Ian Marsh

Location: Victoria Dock, Balaclava Rd, Galeri, Caernarfon. LL55 1SQ
01286 685222
http://www.galericaernarfon.com
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Changing a Space

Changing a Space

  • Workshop
Sep 15th, 2017 - Sep 15th, 2017

This session is about redesigning a space using drawing/painting and OHP projectors and digital technology.

Location: Llandudno @Llawn05,
https://changingspacenewidgofod.eventbrite.co.uk
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Helfa Gelf Residency @ Galeri with CARN members Rita Ann and Anthony Morris

Helfa Gelf Residency @ Galeri with CARN members Rita Ann and Anthony Morris

  • Exhibitions
  • Residency
Sep 16th, 2017 - Sep 17th, 2017

Helfa Gelf Open Studio Residency creating an installation with Newspaper front pages by CARN members Rita Ann and Anthony Morris

Location: Victoria Dock, Balaclava Rd, Galeri, Caernarfon. LL55 1SQ
01286 685222
http://www.galericaernarfon.com
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Unlocking Potential Training  Event Supporting young people to reach their potential through meaningful arts interventions

Unlocking Potential Training Event Supporting young people to reach their potential through meaningful arts interventions

  • Workshop
Sep 21st, 2017 - Sep 21st, 2017

- Exploring recommendations in the Charlie Taylor Review for reducing re-offending - Bringing youth offending teams, local authority officers, educators, artists and arts organisations together to share knowledge and expertise - Hear about exemplary practice from across the UK, including partnership projects between galleries and Police & Crime Commissioners Delegate fee £30 (full rate); £25 Engage organisational member rate and £20 Engage freelance member, Helfa Gelf and AAF members rate

Location: Denbigh Town , Hall Crown Lane, Denbigh . LL16 3TB
http://www.engage.org/event.aspx?id=1749
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Helfa Gelf Residency @ Blind Veterans UK, Llandudno with Luned Rhys Parri

Helfa Gelf Residency @ Blind Veterans UK, Llandudno with Luned Rhys Parri

  • Residency
Sep 25th, 2017 - Sep 29th, 2017

Helfa Gelf Residency @ Blind Veterans UK, Llandudno with Luned Rhys Parri and some of the residents

Location: Queen's Rd, Blind Veterans UK centre, Llandudno. LL30 1UT
01492 868700
https://www.blindveterans.org.uk/about-us/our-centres/llandudno-centre/
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Art Masterclasses for artists and creatives

Art Masterclasses for artists and creatives

  • Workshop
Oct 25th, 2017 - Sep 25th, 2017

You can select one of the masterclasses either Freestyle weaving or stained glass.

Location: The Carriageworks, Dinbych. LL16 3LU
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Artist talk and tour -  EDGE

Artist talk and tour - EDGE

  • Workshop
Nov 13th, 2017 - Nov 13th, 2017

If you are interested in learning about opportunities to develop your creative practice using technology this will be a day for you.

Location: Pontio, Deiniol Road , Bangor. LL57 2TQ
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/artist-talk-and-tour-edge-ymyl-sgwrs-a-thaith-i-artistiaid-tickets-38835237240​​
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Evolving role of the curator

Evolving role of the curator

  • Workshop
Nov 15th, 2017 - Nov 15th, 2017

An exclusive introduction to the new exhibitions at the MOSTYN, where you will learn about the curation decisions behind the exhibitions as well has hearing more in depth about the evolving role of the curator.

Location: MOSTYN, 12 Vaughan Street , Llandudno. LL30 1AB
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/evolving-role-of-the-curator-rol-esblygol-y-curadur-mostyn-tickets-38837923274​
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Oriel Mostyn In-Sight Exhibition 14

Oriel Mostyn In-Sight Exhibition 14

  • Exhibitions
Jan 30th, 2018 - Jun 3rd, 2018

A new collection of work by artists from North Wales in MOSTYN Gallery Cafe at MOSTYN, in partnership with Helfa Gelf Art Trail.


https://www.mostyn.org/cy/exhibition/sight-14
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Building An Artist Career Today

Building An Artist Career Today

Mar 23rd, 2018 - Mar 23rd, 2018

A participatory workshop for creators at all stages of career

Location: Gladstone's Library, Church Lane, Hawarden. CH5 3DF
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/building-an-artist-career-todaydatblygu-gyrfa-fel-artist-heddiw-tickets-42999362250
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Registrations opening for 2018 - now opportunity to register extended until June 11th!

Registrations opening for 2018 - now opportunity to register extended until June 11th!

  • Registration
Apr 16th, 2018 - May 14th, 2018

Registration opportunity extended to Monday June 11th.


Registration Extended!!

Registration Extended!!

  • Registration
Apr 16th, 2018 - Jun 11th, 2018

As we have no booklet deadlines this year, registrations have been extended and you can now register up to 11th June!


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Estyniad i'r cyfnod cofrestru!

Estyniad i'r cyfnod cofrestru!

  • Registration
Apr 16th, 2018 - Jun 11th, 2018

Am nad ydym yn cynhyrchu llyfryn Helfa Gelf eleni, mae'r cyfnod cofnod cofrestru y tro hwn yn hirach nag erioed a gallwch gofrestru tan 11 Mehefin!


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Preswyliaeth Ysbyty Wrecsam Maelor a'r Waun 2018

Preswyliaeth Ysbyty Wrecsam Maelor a'r Waun 2018

  • Residency
May 2nd, 2018 - May 24th, 2018


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Branding & Story Telling: webinar

Branding & Story Telling: webinar

  • Webinar - online
May 16th, 2018 - May 16th, 2018

Creating a strong brand is essential for small creative businesses to stand out from the market.

Location: gweithdai ar-lein,
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-design-trust-one-day-online-workshop-branding-storytelling-wed-16-may-tickets-45403652547?aff=erellivmlt
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Starting to sell online: webinar

Starting to sell online: webinar

  • Webinar - online
Jun 6th, 2018 - Jun 6th, 2018

If you want to create and launch your first website or Etsy shop but are feeling overwhelmed by all the decisions and questions then this is for you.

Location: gweithdai ar-lein,
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-design-trust-one-day-online-workshop-starting-to-sell-online-wed-6-june-tickets-45416597265
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Funding for Artists

Funding for Artists

  • Workshop
Jun 13th, 2018 - Jun 13th, 2018

Identifying a variety of funding sources, completing funding applications, managing and evaluating funded projects

Location: Ruthin Craft Centre, LL15 1BB
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/funding-for-artists-cyllid-i-artistiaid-tickets-45892172724
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How creatives can succeed in rural areas

How creatives can succeed in rural areas

  • Workshop
Jun 16th, 2018 - Jun 16th, 2018

In this live seminar we will be looking at the challenges and opportunities especially for creatives in rural areas

Location: Galeri Doc Victoria , Caernarfon . LL55 1SQ
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-creatives-can-succeed-in-rural-areassut-mae-modd-i-weithwyr-creadigol-lwyddo-mewn-ardaloedd-tickets-45694411214
Workshop, Ceramics

Workshop, Ceramics

  • Workshop
Jul 4th, 2018 - Jun 4th, 2018

In this workshop the tutor will demonstrate a variety of hand building techniques using a red earthenware clay body, coiling, slab building, and press molding using a variety of forming methods

Location: Maen Alaw, , Penmaenmawr. LL34 6LE
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ceramic-workshop-gweithdy-serameg-tickets-46708786237

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