Saturday, 25 May 2013

The Handmade Arcade Games. More reasons to come and play next Saturday 1st June!

This week will fly by, and then you'll hopefully be enjoying the playful day that is Handmade Arcade!

So far we've got a terrifyingly good day lined up with..

Face painting, Hula Hooping, Hopskotch, Truckloads of board games and card games to play, Origami Corner, Draw on the Door Competitions, 80's classic movies, Atari gaming on the big screen, live music, Tuck Shop lucky dip sweet bags from Fizzy Wizzy Woo, Ice creams available from McCoys Arccade as well as an amazing array of local indie art makers!

Good Old Life!

Here are some more people who'll be joining us! Take a peek at our previous post to find out more!..

The marvelous Josie Maskell - illustrator, designer and maker currently studying at Plymouth Uni, We saw some of Josie's work at BABE this year then bumped into her once again at the Give Up Your Day Job Fair in Plymouth and were pretty impressed by the work! Come down on Saturday and see for yourself!

We are delighted to be joined by ol' familiars Guy Millon and Hannah Mumby organisers of the oracular spectacular that is Butterscotch Sunday - they'll be raising funds for local charity The Magic Carpet and hosting the magical Origami Corner! I'm not sure what they are making but you can bet your cotton socks it will be ingenious, wonderful and mesmerising! Also chat to them about their upcoming screenings of Mulholland Drive and Fantastic Mr Fox each with a sweet and salty Butterscotch twist!

The brilliant Spirit Forge will no doubt be on the hunt for a poker palying elf this week as they prepare to join us for the mighty games! We love you guys! Thanks for being there every time wth your fascinating array of wiccan inspired indie arts! Last month Abi painted some great watercolour pieces for the day - keep on the look out her little treasures!

The Coffee Club - are some wonderful peeps we met at Pick Me Up! They will be joining us in the little shop across the way! A marvelous pop-up shop full of inspiring illustration, wonder and amusement! I'm sure they will have some inventive games for you to play inside their little cave of joy!

Eva whom we met last month with her brilliant prints and cards, will be back again, hooray! Eva works at one of the city's super Cafes Cafe Espresso, a favourite place for an NGNG team meeting (that's just Nath and I by the by!)

Ruvina - the magical maker has many tricks up her sleeve, last time she put on a new guise as face painter for our star wars spectacular - this month she'll be taking on two sides as maker of bejewelled and beautiful brooches and gems as well as a painter of faces! a multi talented gem!

Garou will be joining us for the first time, Garou is a regular customer of Bunyip - the arcades little treasure trove full of beads and buttons - Garou makes unique, beautiful jewellery come and take a peek for yourself!

Sarah McDonald will be elsewhere this month, but she has made for the day some fantastic retro games inspired badges, clocks and prints! Keep a look out for them on the day!

Wow, this really is a fully packed Handmade Arcade - hope you can join us for fun and games next Saturday 1st June!

We've also got some great new things in the NGNG shop!

Hayles and Nath!

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