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Beware! Crocodiles at large at Taurus Crafts

Crocodiles at large at Taurus Crafts, 1 June to 1 July

Crocodiles at large at Taurus Crafts, 1 June to 1 July

If you go down to Taurus Crafts in June, you will be sure of a  big surprise. There are crocodiles at large in the garden!

Describing them, Katcha Bilek, one of the makers, says ‘You can climb on them and sit on them. They are of a size that works for adults and children alike. We make them from creatively recycled, abandoned truck tyres.’ Katcha is also running a workshop on June 16th at Taurus Crafts when she will show people how to work with recycled tyres to make something useful. Her more functional bags, belts and wallets are on show and for sale in the Gift Shop and are intriguingly made for old tyres!

Katcha Bilek’s crocodiles launch a summer of Textiles at Taurus Crafts. The word textiles comes from the Latin verb ‘texere’ which translates as ‘to weave’ or ‘to construct with care’. Over the summer, Taurus Crafts is showing a range of textile artists and craft workers from the Forest of Dean, the Cotswolds, South Wales and Bristol and offering a range of demonstrations, courses and exhibitions. Further details.

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This entry was posted on 11 June 2012 by in Do something different and tagged , , , , , , .
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