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So far The Colour Factory has created 13 blog entries.

Hand Medal Project – For our NHS


An open call to all those with loved ones, family members and dear friends who work within the NHS and Health Care. THESE ARE FOR YOU! Emily's first task of the year is a continuation of the global effort, the Hand Medal Project. Roughly 3000 jewellers from across the world came together to create these [...]

Hand Medal Project – For our NHS2021-01-06T11:45:43+00:00

Welcome Mia Preston!


Hello! I will be joining The Colour Factory in January and am really looking forward to working with such a positive and creative group. After working in London in advertising for 10 years I decided to follow my passion for Interior Design. I spent a very intense but thoroughly enjoyable year at Chelsea College of Art [...]

Welcome Mia Preston!2021-01-06T11:41:27+00:00

The Colour Factory Christmas Fair


Our very first Christmas Fair is going ahead on Thursday 10th December and we are so excited to welcome you all to our outdoor festive affair! We've got something to suit all of your jewellery needs, as 5 local Silversmiths join our Jess, Carol and Emily to sell their beautiful handmade pieces! Our resident artists and teachers, Jenny Muncaster, Rachael [...]

The Colour Factory Christmas Fair2020-12-01T12:10:40+00:00

Give the gift of creativity!


Do you know someone that deserves some time to fully indulge in their creative selves? Have they always wanted to pick up a paintbrush but feel they aren't 'artistic' and you'd like to give them a nudge to start something new? Or you'd like to show you care by spending the day with someone special, [...]

Give the gift of creativity!2020-11-05T18:46:41+00:00

Hobby Craft at The Colour Factory


Our artist and founder; Jenny Muncaster took over Hobby Craft's Instagram stories last month for a tour of The Colour Factory Studios and to chat about her famous Mixed Media artwork! You can find this on our Instagram Highlights. @Thecolourfactory_Winchester Jenny has previously worked with Hobby Craft for live Demos on their Facebook page and [...]

Hobby Craft at The Colour Factory2020-10-13T11:29:34+00:00

Welcome Emily Smith – The Metalsmith


Emily is the newest member of our team and we are really excited to have her on board with us! Emily will be running Metal Casting classes in the future so do sign up to our newsletter to be the first to hear!   Hello, I'm Emily! I'm a jeweller with quite the exploratory spirit. [...]

Welcome Emily Smith – The Metalsmith2020-10-13T11:23:41+00:00

Rosie’s Lockdown Zoom Classes


News from Rosie Parmley.. For those of you who don’t follow me, during lockdown I continued all my classes via Zoom. Its been an incredible journey and the results are the one of the surprise gems in this very strange time. My students were stuck in limbo like we all were but they all set [...]

Rosie’s Lockdown Zoom Classes2020-10-13T11:09:11+00:00

Thank you to the NHS and Key Workers!


We would like to take this opportunity to say a HUGE thank you to every single one of you that supported our Crowdfunder campaign #CarryOnColourFactory Jenny and Rachael were back in The Square at beginning of June painting this very poinaint thank you bollard for the NHS and Key workers.   Inspired by James McNeill Whistlers' [...]

Thank you to the NHS and Key Workers!2020-10-13T10:58:39+00:00

Art for Mental Health & Wellbeing


We recognise that art plays a major part in aiding mental health and wellbeing. It can help to boost confidence and make us feel more engaged and resilient. The Colour Factory Artists have worked for many years providing an arts resource for all sections of the community with a particular interest in the benefit of [...]

Art for Mental Health & Wellbeing2020-06-07T19:08:12+00:00

The Winchester Bollard Project


The ongoing Art of Bollards Project started in 2005 by The Colour Factory artists, injecting some colour and vitality into Winchesters drab and dreary street furniture. There are currently 28 painted bollards in the collection! The Colour Factory Artists Jenny Muncaster and Rachael Alexander continue to transform everyday black and white bollards in The Square [...]

The Winchester Bollard Project2020-06-09T07:52:21+00:00
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