Monday, 18 May 2015

LSA Student Award Now Open

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Leicester Society of Artists and West End Gallery are working together to promote the practice and appreciation of original art.  In its first year the LSA Student Award is funded by West End Gallery and supported by Creative Leicestershire.
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To qualify for the award you should be in full or part time education at a college or university in Leicestershire, studying a foundation course or degree course in any art or design discipline.  The award includes prizes from our sponsor West End Gallery:
  • £300 for the winner of LSA Student Award 2015
  • £50 for two runners up on the shortlist
The winner of the LSA Student Award 2015 will be announced here on Wednesday 7 October 2015. The winning work will go on display at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery in the LSA Annual Exhibition from 6 November 2015 – 9 January 2016. The winning student and runners up will be invited to exhibit in West End Gallery during 2016.
Visit the LSA website to find out more. 

Crafty Sew&So

Crafty Sew&So runs creative craft and sewing workshops, parties and events from their studio in Sileby and at other venues around Leicestershire. As well as regular sewing socials, dress king courses and home craft workshops, Crafty Sew&So will also be hosting the Arts tent at Barefoot festival for their second year.
Enquiries for similar events are welcomed!
Go to to discover our upcoming workshops or why not hire the Crafty Sew&So team to entertain you and your guests for a hen do, birthday party or corporate event.
We are also happy to discuss any private or corporate dressmaking and product commissions. Contact with any enquiries or to find out more go to