Sunday, 30 January 2011

After some vintage goodies?

A little birdie told us about a new shop that has opened on Alfreton Road in Nottingham. So take a wonder up to Laura's for some vintage treasures & bargains!

Saturday, 29 January 2011

A few February events...

The lovely Curiosity Haus are hosting a fab Valentine's Contemporary Craft and Design Fair from 12-5pm at The Orange Tree in Nottingham on Sat Feb 12th!

So come on down and check out the extra Craft goodness on offer... 

Also happening on the same day in Nottingham from 11am - 3pm, Knit Nottingham are hosting a great event called 'Heart Art' at the Davenport Shop of Orginality

This is an event to raise money for the British Heart Foundation, by having some Wooly fun and creating a piece of art. Pay just £1 to knit or crochet a square which will then go towards filling a giant heart to then mount on a wooden frame. AMAZING!

But don't worry you can still donate your £1 and square even if you can't make the event - for more info check out the facebook event.

February is looking to be one Crafty month! Woop! x

Friday, 28 January 2011

February's Show & Tell Social!

Are you in?

Thursday 3rd February

Hopkinson Gallery
Station Street, Nottingham

7pm start

Thursday, 27 January 2011

Well worth a visit....

The Nottingham Contemporary is well worth a visit. If you haven't already head over to the Lace Market and have a goosey gander.

Tues - Fri 10am - 7pm
Bank Holidays & Sat 10am - 6pm
Sun 11am - 5pm

Wed - Fri 10am - 9pm
Sat 10am - 11am
Sun & Tues 10am - 6pm

Remember to get up close and personal to the exterior walls... they're textured with lace BEAUTIFUL!

To find out What's on visit or to see the delicious cafe menu visit

Sunday, 16 January 2011

Events around and about...

Here's a peek at a few things coming up locally around Nottingham in the weeks ahead. If you know of any events or are organising any and would like the Nottingham Craft Mafia to feature them please get in touch or post it on our Facebook Fan Page - share the crafty love people! 

In The Frame : The Beetroot Tree

Meet the artists - open event
Sunday 16th January
3 - 5pm


Kathleen & Lilly's MASSIVE sale day!

Kathleen & Lilly's, Mansfield Road
Saturday 22nd January
10am - 6pm


The Affordable Vintage Fair : Hopkinson Gallery

Sunday 6th February 
12 - 5pm


Thursday, 13 January 2011

Thank you & a BIG Hello!

We just want to say a MAHOOSIVE Thank you to everyone who could make it to our social tonight! It was lovely to see some shiny new faces & some familiar faces too!

We got some great ideas from everyone and we're excited about planning our next social already!

For everyone who couldn't make it, we're sorry we missed you this month but look forward to meeting you in February!

We'll be in touch soon about our next social which will be at The Hopkinson's Gallery at the same time of 7.30pm. Bring your choice of tipple and think 'Show & Tell' for the 'theme'... don't worry no big presentations expected... unless you love powerpoint and want to bring a slide show of course!

Thanks again & keep in touch peoples - get those ideas / contacts / events flowing on facebook! And as always, if you have any questions at all please email us or find us on facebook.

Until then.... Goodnight all!


Friday, 7 January 2011

New Year Mafia Social!

Come along and join us for a big ol' Brainstorm for our first social of the shiny new year!

We really want to hear your thoughts and ideas about the Nottingham Craft Mafia and what we can be...

*What would you like to see?
*How would you like to be in touch with us?
*Would you like to partake in craft fairs throughout the year?
*How do you see the Mafia progressing?

Just a few questions to get your creative thoughts flowing...

AND most importantly don't forget MEMBERSHIP WILL BE FREE! So come along have a beverage or two, introduce yourself or come and reacquaint yourself with the Mafia next week.

Any questions please drop us a message through our facebook page.

Thanks and see you next week! x

Tuesday, 4 January 2011

New Year, New Mafia!

HAPPY NEW YEAR and Welcome to the Nottingham Craft Mafia's shiny new blog!
Just a short & sweet post to say a BIG Thank you for all of your help, support & patience with the Nottingham Craft Mafia during 2010. We know it’s been a bit of a roller coaster ride this year with lots of changes happening but we want to let you know that your support has kept us going.
2011 is due to bring muchos crafty adventure in and around Nottingham so please stick with us and help us make the NCM even bigger and better!
Starting with our social NEXT THURSDAY 13th January at the Malt Cross in Nottingham, check out the event on facebook and join us for a new year beverage and brainstorm about what we ALL would like to see from the NCM this year!
Over and Out for now! x