Cockpit Summer Festival

The Cockpit Jubilee – Bloomsbury

11.06.2022 - 12.06.2022, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Event details

Date

11.06.2022 - 12.06.2022

Time

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Makers

Ellen Monaghan, Eva the Weaver, Jacky Oliver

Location

Cockpit Bloomsbury Cockpit Yard Northington Street London, WC1N 2NP

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Event description

The Cockpit Jubilee is a free, open access, creative, community bunting project celebrating place. Join us in our bunting room at the Cockpit Summer Festival to create your own flag and get inspiration from our Makers as they drop in throughout the day. All materials will be provided, the rooms are small so it will be first come first served, we will be providing templates to take away if you cannot stay.

The Cockpit Jubilee is funded by the Arts Council’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund administered by the London Community Foundation.

To access the event, book your free ticket to the Cockpit Summer Festival and Open Studios, and drop into our bunting rooms.

Bunting room opening times:

Bloomsbury Saturday – 12.30pm – 4.30pm

Bloomsbury Sunday – 12.30pm – 4.30pm

We will be working with photographer Ope Odueyungbo and local musicians at each event.

We are working with our local communities, schools and the public to craft bunting that will wind around our buildings. Once you’ve completed your flag, head around the building to see who else has taken part and enjoy the Cockpit Summer Festival.

There will be a café and there are toilets on site.

Can’t wait? Pick up a template using the link below and bring your flag along.

DOWNLOAD FLAG TEMPLATE

If you don’t have a printer, follow the link below for instructions using anything that’s A4 size.

CREATE YOUR OWN 

 

What else is on at the Cockpit Summer Festival?

Cockpit is home to some of the most exciting makers in the world. Spanning every kind of craft, the Cockpit makers are united by their extraordinary skill and imagination.

With free entry, Cockpit Summer Festival and Open Studios is a chance to experience craft, meet with makers in their studios and buy their products direct – and enjoy a great day out.

Go behind the scenes and into the workshops of leading makers and discover the secrets behind extraordinary work. Be the first in line for new products and one-off pieces and buy direct from makers in their studios where original pieces are created. From homewares, gifts and textiles, to jewellery, fashion and accessories, there is so much to discover at Cockpit at a price point to suit all budgets.

Experience the joy of making, with workshops, demonstrations, masterclasses and free family workshops over the two weekends. Bring your future makers along and make a day of it. Plus more Summer Festival fun, music, good food and fine company.

Don’t miss out on the third and final chance to acquire a mystery postcard-sized artwork in the popular, sell-out Secret Postcard Sale. Over 100 original artworks with a Summer Festival theme, handmade by Cockpit makers in ceramics, textiles, leather, glass or print.

In the run-up to the events, book onto an exciting talks programme introducing our makers, their inspirations and processes.

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