RiverLight 2024 - Craft Activities

All Week, Fringe & Finale

Craft activities for the whole family!

Ticketed and paid for events marked with *

Sat 15 June

30 min Free Glass Taster with Pix Glass *

10.00 - 16.00 - 7 Navigation Wharf ///dragon.stone.press

* Please Book - glasscakes@hotmail.com, 10yrs+

Free glass taster. Learn to cut, grind and copperfoil a one piece fish to be assembled into a river sculpture/mobile in time for the 21st June. 30 mins per person - 4 people at a time.

Pinhole Camera Crafts and Exhibition

12.00 - 16.00 - Cogglesford Mill ///racked.lanes.digested

Free, Drop-In, all ages

Sun 16 June

30 min Free Glass Taster with Pix Glass *

10.00 - 16.00 - 7 Navigation Wharf //dragon.stone.press

* Please Book - glasscakes@hotmail.com, 10yrs+

Pinhole Camera Crafts and Exhibition

12.00 - 16.00 - Cogglesford Mill ///racked.lanes.digested

Free, Drop-In, all ages

Heart & Shoal Workshop with Elbow Room

11.00 -15.00 - Eastgate Green ///soccer.olive.punks

Make a splash with The Elbow Room artists to create a colourful recycled art installation for RiverLight. Painting, printing, collaging and upcycling materials to make a shoal-lotta beautiful fish to swim across the Hub’s footbridge, encouraging an appreciation or our wonderful water wildlife and to keep our rivers sparkling clean!

Free, all ages, children must be accompanied by an adult

Blacksmithing with ChainBridge Forge

11.00 -15.00 - Eastgate Green ///soccer.olive.punks

Chain Bridge Forge from Spalding will be bringing their portable Forge to demonstrate and have a go at the art of the blacksmithing.

Due to the nature of the activity this will be suitable for older children to have a go, all ages are welcome to watch. Drop-in, there may be a wait during busy periods.

Mon 17 June

30 min Free Glass Taster with Pix Glass *

10.00 - 16.00 - 7 Navigation Wharf ///dragon.stone.press

* Please Book - glasscakes@hotmail.com, 10yrs+

Pinhole Camera Crafts and Exhibition

12.00 - 16.00 - Cogglesford Mill ///racked.lanes.digested

Free, Drop-In, all ages

Tues 18 June

30 min Free Glass Taster with Pix Glass *

10.00 - 16.00 - 7 Navigation Wharf ///dragon.stone.press

* Please Book - glasscakes@hotmail.com, 10yrs+

Weds 19 June

Wind and Water Mills Workshop with Mark Clarke

14.00 -18.00 - Eastgate Green ///soccer.olive.punks

Build nature-inspired wind and water mills and sculptures to install on Eastgate Green and along the riverbank.

Free, Drop-In, all ages

Fri 21 June

Pinhole Camera Crafts and Exhibition

12.00 - 16.00 - Cogglesford Mill ///racked.lanes.digested

Free, Drop-In, all ages

Sat 22 June

Ripple Effect by Hannah Price & Ruth Burrows

10.00 - 15.00 - Navigation Yard ///dragon.stone.press

Create a ripple of kindness and creativity flowing through the town and beyond. Working with local people of all ages, the artists have created an interactive installation of colourful tokens of kindness. Festival visitors are encouraged to make their own token, and exchange it for another to give to someone they know, or even leave it around the town for a stranger to discover.

Free, Drop-In, all ages

Bee-Kind, Bee-Friendly,Bee-Inspired Workshop by Interflora

12.00 -17.00 - Interflora House ///wires.finger.birds

There are over 270 bee species in Britain but they need our help. Make your own make bee houses, celebrate what makes this little insect so important and look at ways we can support them as much as they support us. Materials will be provided on the day and all ages and abilities are welcome.

Free, Drop-In, all ages

Wind and Watermills Workshop with Mark Clarke

10.00 -12.00 - Eastgate Green ///soccer.olive.punks

13.00 - 15.00 - Eastgate Green ///soccer.olive.punks

Free, Drop-In, all ages

Chalk Drawing with Lee Sass

11.00 -14.00 - River Path

Discover and make colourful river-themed drawings along the river path between the Hub and Cogglesford Mill.

Free, Drop-In, all ages

Scott Murray



RiverLight Festival

Thu 13 Jun 2024, 1–4pm

Heart and Shoal Home Education Workshop

Free, all ages welcome, drop - in, please book
Only those participating need to book a place

RiverLight Event

Sat 15 Jun 2024, 10am–4pm

Lincolnshire Sings - Singing Day

£10, 16yrs+
St Denys Church, Sleaford

RiverLight Performance

Sun 16 Jun 2024, 2–2:55pm

Transir by Rojo Telón

Free, all ages
Eastgate green ///soccer.olive.punks