Markfield Road Festival

A celebration of emerging & established creatives through art, music & discussion

A celebration of creatives through art, music & discussion

Sunday 11 September 2022

2pm - 11pm

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Gaunson Creative Open Studios

2pm – 6pm
Gaunson Creative Studios, Gaunson House, Markfield Rd, London N15 4QQ
gaunsoncreativestudios.co.uk
openstudios2022.co.uk

For the first time since 2019, over 50 resident artists are opening their studio doors to the public. Visitors can meet our artists, buy art and find out about our resident artist’s practices across ceramics, painting, film, illustration, design, fashion, photography, music and more.

Open Studios will see the return of the butterfly trail with great prizes for kids of all ages as well as an Art Raffle, with a £500 voucher to purchase or commission work by our artists as the main prize.

Art In The Yard: art installations, film screenings, DJs, bar

2pm – 11pm
Gaunson Creative Studios, Gaunson House, Markfield Rd, London N15 4QQ
gaunsoncreativestudios.co.uk

Gaunson House car park will present Art in The Yard with outdoor art installations, murals and film screenings by our resident artists.

On Saturday and Sunday the yard will see a live painting performance by resident artist Steve Folk. Children can get their face painted by MangoZooKidz and creative craft workshops by Sian Dorman and a team of assistants.   

Throughout the weekend there’ll be drinks and live DJs playing chill-out music.

Art installations by Hanna Benihoud, Dreph, Goodchild, Ethel Davis, Lucy Edkins, Sian Dorman, Patrick Jones, Steve Folk.

Children's Music Workshop by BHF Music*

2pm – 3pm
The Cove Studio, 50-58 Markfield Rd, London N15 4QF
bhf-music.com/what-i-do/workshops-instrument-tuition

A fun workshop focusing on some of the fundamental ingredients of music such as rhythm and pulse, imitation of patterns, pitched instrument, singing, and a little bit of music theory. The aim of the workshop is to enhance listening skills, teamwork, understanding of pulse and rhythm.

The workshop is open for all age groups. All children to be accompanied by adults. All participants will be taking part in form of using your hands and voice and instruments.

The workshop will focus on the following:

– Listening skills
– Ability to work together as a team
– An understanding of how different musical elements work together
– An understanding of pulse and rhythm
– An introduction to a pitched instrument
– An introduction to looping
– Singing, self-expression, creativity, music and fun

Panel talk: Artist Representation*

4.30pm – 5.30pm
The Cove Studio, 50-58 Markfield Rd, London N15 4QF
the-cove-studio.com

A talk discussing the importance of artist representation within certain creative industries including photography and fashion, how having an agent representing your work works for creatives and the benefits of having an agent.

Speakers: 
Louise Judd – Founder of Dais Agency
Quentin McQueen – Founder of XDIRECTN & Casting Director
Selma Nicholls – Founder & Casting Director of Looks Like Me Casting
Moderator: Katharina Reinthaller – Theatremaker

*This is a limited capacity event. Ticket holders will be prioritised.

Panel talk: Curating for Galleries*

6pm – 7pm
The Cove Studio, 50-58 Markfield Rd, London N15 4QF
the-cove-studio.com

A talk discussing how curating a gallery space works, their journeys to become curators and how they carry out their research to find artists to exhibit within their galleries.

Speakers: 
Laurie Britton Newell – Senior Curator of The Wellcome Collection
Oriole Cullen – Senior curator of Exhibitions at the Victoria and Albert Museum
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Moderator: Katharina Reinthaller – Theatremaker

*This is a limited capacity event. Ticket holders will be prioritised.

Craving

Bar: 10am – 10pm
Food: 6pm – 10pm
Craving, 39B Markfield Road, London, N15 4QA
craving.london

Food by:
Walthamstow Dogs (Hot Dogs)
Latty’s Kitchen (Jamaican)

Craving Live

6pm – 10pm
Craving, 39B Markfield Road, London, N15 4QA

Sunday night is a celebration of Craving’s 8th birthday, with performances from our friends Backyard Bully, Lux Jury, Ben Murphie & Island Fox; showcasing an eclectic mix of local talent.

The Craving bar will be open and food will be available from Walthamstow Dogs and Latty’s kitchen. Come join the party!

Line-up:
6pm:  Island Fox DJ set
7pm: Ben Murphie Live
8pm: Lux Jury Live
9pm: Backyard Bully Live

Friday 9 September 2022

3pm – 11pm

Saturday 10 September 2022

2pm – late

Sunday 11 September 2022

2pm – 11pm