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Object Book Festival: Books, Zines & Bookish Things!

Object Book Festival: Books, Zines & Bookish Things!

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  •  Watermill Way, London, SW19 2RD
  •  (Exact address will be provided after booking)
Suitable for: Adults / Kids /
Object Book is an alternative book makery and book arts studio, in residency at Merton Abbey Mills, run by artist Chloe Spicer with support from The Wandle Studio Prize (UAL Wim... More Info »
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Books, Zines and Bookish Things: Object Book Festival is a packed family festival this August Bank Holiday, along the riverside village of Merton Abbey Mills - and it's FREE.

Love books/don't like books? Love reading/don't like reading? You'll like this. Promise.

So, come, bring your family, tell your friends, whisper it in libraries (actually invite the librarians - we love librarians) and in book shops and to commuters reading the Metro. Tell a child it's a secret, that will do it. This bank holiday Merton Abbey Mills, SW19 is where its at.

Oh, did we mention? There are pubs, there are cafes, and rivers with dragonflies, there are free performances and workshops and art, there's HERITAGE, there's zines and small publishers and there's BOOKS.

STALLS

Find a range of book artists, small publishers and zinesters.

EVENTS SCHEDULE

Children are welcome too!

SATURDAY 27TH

11am-7pm 'HOW WE MIGHT LIVE'
Drop in Performance trail by Sebastian H.W.
Where: Begin at The Object Book studio

12pm-2pm EDIBLE BOOKS
Drop in workshop with Chloe Spicer (Object Book)
Where: The Market Place

11.30am-4.30pm PRINTMAKING PAMPHLETS
Drop in Workshop with Be Smart Create Art
Where: Outside the Colour House Theatre

11am-3pm Drop in Needlebooks make and take
Where: The Craft Gallery

2pm-3pm SOUND BOOK PROJECT
Workshop
Where: The Colour House Theatre

3.30-4.30pm SOUND BOOK PROJECT
Performance
Where: The Colour House Theatre

SUNDAY 28TH

11am-7pm 'HOW WE MIGHT LIVE'
Drop in Performance trail by Sebastian H.W.
Where: Begin at The Object Book studio

11.30pm-1.30pm EDIBLE BOOKS
Drop in workshop with Chloe Spicer (Object Book)
Where: The Market Place

12pm-4pm APOTHEKE self care Embroidered Potions
Drop in Workshop with Kate Roslin
Where: The Object Book studio

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About Object Book
Object Book is an alternative book makery and book arts studio, in residency at Merton Abbey Mills, run by artist Chloe Spicer with support from The Wandle Studio Prize (UAL Wimbledon College of Art and Office Estates Ltd).

Supported by UAL Wimbledon College of Art and Office Estates Ltd, Object Book, the alternative book art studio, is celebrating the end of a year's residency at Merton Abbey Mills.

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Books, Zines and Bookish Things: Object Book Festival is a packed family festival this August Bank Holiday, along the riverside village of Merton Abbey Mills - and it's FREE. Love books/don't like books? Love reading/don't like reading? You'll li... Read More
Experience includes:
  • A free family friendly arts festival this bank holiday weekend
  • Plenty of free activities, performances and stalls
  • Browse unique stalls, make crafty things to take home, drink good beer and enjoy the unique riverside setting of Merton Abbey Mills
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