Art/Craft

Let your creative juices flow…. sustainably. Just some of the SustFest21 events. See the whole programme here.

Deadline 28th May

Sherrards’ Photo Competition- Win a Lussmanns Voucher!
Take a photo of what World Environment Day means to you for a chance to win!
To enter post and tag Sherrards on instagram V@sherrardsSolicitors1
or email events@sherrards.com
When? 12 April- 28 May. The winner announced 2 June.
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Info Free I All ages – under 18s entries must be submitted by parent or guardian.
sherrards.com/news-post/sherrards-does-sustfest21
By Sherrards Solicitors

Order by 28th May to do any time

BeeWild! Make Your Own Seed Sculptures
Help your local pollinators! Make clay and wildflower seed sculptures
which over time will crumble and sprout with spring flowers over time.
Order your kit online by 28th May, make and place your creations
anytime during the festival.
Info £12.50 I All ages
Order Clay kits stalbanspottery.co.uk/bee-wild
By St Albans Pottery

Events throughout the festival

23rd May to 6th June

St Albans Rainbow Trail Butterfly Trail
Spot a butterfly drawing in windows etc across the district OR create one yourself. Prizes! Until 5th June.
Venue: across the district
Info Free I All ages I https://www.facebook.com/stalbansrainbowtrail
By: St Albans Rainbow Trail

Wilderhood Watch Photo Competition
Take a photo of wildlife
Info Free I All ages
Details: https://wilderhoodwatch.org/the-wilderhood-watch-2021-photography-competition/
By Wilderhood Watch

SustFest21 Neighbourhood Scavenger Hunt
Explore your neighbourhood to find our list of 21 sustainable things.
Share your finds #PlayingOut #SustFest21 or email. Why not create a photo collage?
playingout@sustainablestalbans.org
Venue: Your neighbourhood
Info Free I Aimed at children I sustainablestalbans.org/playingout
By Playing Out St Albans District

Week long events 24th May to 28th May

Paper Needed For Future Picassos
Can we use the other side? Yes, we can! Your left over paper wanted –
small and large. Can be used by over sixty 2-5 year olds who are keen
mark makers.
Time 9.15am – 3pm, Mon – Fri
Venue Scout Hut in Riverside Road (off Cottonmill Lane), St Albans
Info Wheely bin for paper donations I oldlondonroadps.org
By Old London Road Preschool

Day by Day

Sunday 23rd May

SustFest21 Sustainable Market
Come along to our Sustainable Market. Eco- businesses, sustainable food/drink.
Local environmental and community groups. #Plasticfree
Time 11am – 4pm
Venue St Peter’s Street, St Albans
Info sustfest.org I sustainablestalbans.org
By Sustainable St Albans & BID

Let’s Make Together – All Natural & Vegan Face Mask
Would you like to make your own fully vegan and natural face mask?
Then please come and join us! Event at Sustainable Market 23rd May
and also online.
Time 2 – 2.45pm
Venue On our stall during SustFest 2021
Info Free I Adult only I evolvy.co.uk
By Evolvy Workshop Community Ltd.

Tuesday 25th May

Make Your Own Vegan Wax Wraps
We will show you how to make you own vegan wax wraps at home.
We will live-stream the event of the making process. Cotton Fabric and
wax will be provided.
Time 7.30 – 8.30pm
Venue Online
Book Email jeffersoncrafts1@gmail.com
Info £10 I All ages I jeffersoncrafts.com
By Jefferson Crafts

Wednesday 26th May

Creative Arts & Crafts – Re-use!
Day 1: Create Your Own Colourful Branch Makramé
We have prepared 3 days of creative workshops which will inspire you
through sustainable creations that come from nature and waste.
Time 10am – 4pm
Venue 18 Hollywell Hill, St Albans AL1 1BZ
Info £3 I All ages I collectivegallery.co.uk
By Collective Art gallery and Art Space

Thursday 27th May

Creative Arts and Crafts – Re-use!
Day 2: Making Spring Animal Collection
We have prepared 3 days of creative workshops which will inspire you
through sustainable creations that come from nature and waste.
Time 10am – 4pm
Venue 18 Hollywell Hill, St Albans AL1 1BZ
Info £3 I All ages I collectivegallery.co.uk
By Collective Art Gallery & Art Space

Bird Feeders & Seed Bombs
We will be holding a zoom event for parents with children to make bird
feeders and seed bombs.
Time 5.30 – 6.30pm
Venue Online
Book thevineyardchurch.co.uk/whatson
Info Free I Aimed at kids I thevineyardchurch.co.uk
By The Vineyard Church St Albans

Craft Swish
Sort out your craft clutter – and find something new.
Great opportunity to make some craft swaps.
Time 2 – 6pm
Venue The Farmers Boy, 134 London Road, St
Albans AL1 1PQ
Info
Free I All ages I jeffersoncrafts.com
By Jefferson Crafts

Friday 28th May

Creative Arts and Crafts – Re-use!
Day 3: Try Experimental Abstract Painting With Natural Waste
We have prepared 3 days of creative workshops which will inspire you
through sustainable creations that come from nature and waste.
Time 10am – 4pm
Venue 18 Hollywell Hill, St Albans AL1 1BZ
Info £5 I All ages I collectivegallery.co.uk
By Collective Art Gallery & Art Space

Saturday 29th May

Mindful Nature Walk & ReCrafting: Crafting With Recyclables
Join Mind in Mid Herts’ free public Mindfulness walk in one of
St Albans’ lovely green spaces. Support your mental health in nature.
Time 10 – 11.30am
Venue See webiste and online listings for details
Book TBC
Info Free I Adult only I mindinmidherts.org.uk
By Mind in Mid Herts

Sunday 30th May

Crafts, Activities & Stories
Seed bomb, crafts, trails, stories and other activities in
St Peter’s churchyard.
Time 1 – 4pm
Venue St Peter’s Church, St Peter’s Street, St Alb
ans AL1 3HG
Info
Free I All ages I stpeterschurch.uk.com
By St Peter’s Church, St Albans

Tuesday 1st June

Make Your Own Wax Wrap
We will show you how to make you own vegan wax wraps at home.
We will live stream the event of the making process. Cotton fabric and
wax will be provided.
Time 2.30 – 3.30pm
Venue Online
Book Email jeffersoncrafts1@gmail.com
Info £10 I All ages I jeffersoncrafts.com
By Jefferson Crafts

Poetry Across The Page
Art/Design activity using recycled books to make a design with lettering
based on a verse of poetry. In person, if allowed. Otherwise, will post
workshop video.
Time 2.30 – 3.30pm
Venue Online (unless able to hold in library: Please keep an eye on
@harpendenlibrary
Info Free I All ages
By Harpenden Library