Event City is one of the latest event centres to be built in Manchester with 28,000 sq metres of prime exhibition space for exhibitions, concerts, conferences, events and dinners. If you’re looking for accommodation the
Cornerstones Guest House is located just 4.4 miles from Event City. Nine minutes away by car. This week we had Roger Plant stay with us. Roger, who had a stand at the ‘Hobby Crafts’ fair at Event City, has perfected the art of pencil-making, Yes he’s a pencil maker. But these aren’t just any old pencils. These are made out of twigs!
As a young man he served an apprenticeship and qualified to become an engineering technician. Later he taught Art and Design in secondary schools. He’s also a potter, wind miller/water miller, artist, practitioner in photography and also mixed media.
Twig pencils are available to buy, with or without personalising, at various events throughout the UK. Various twig-pencils are available by mail order and to purchase from’ Wood Art’ show stands in 2013 (subject to availability).
Here are Rodgers next four confirmed events
5th-6th May 2013 - Weald of Kent Craft Show Penshurst Place, Tonbridge, Kent.
9th-12th May ‘Living Crafts’ Hatfield House. Hertfordshire
23th-26th Aug 2013 – Chilterns Craft Show Stonor Park, Henley-on-Thames.
6th-8th Sept 2013 – Weald of Kent Craft Show Penshurst Place, Tonbridge, Kent.
To place a mail-order please contact Roger.
‘REGULAR HAZEL and WILLOW’ twig-pencils.
Are available in quantities 100-200 maximum.
These can be mail-ordered or delivered locally to Worcester.
The Next Three Events at Event City
Manchester Golf Show
Fri 5th – Sun 7th April 2013
The Golf Show has been designed to provide a truly interactive experience for golf enthusiasts of all ages with informed technical advice, PGA tuition and education, guest interviews, Driving bays, Custom fitting, Club testing, Custom build trucks, Simulators and the latest golf gadgets.
However, the team hopes to give the show its own distinct feel with support from local clubs and brands giving the show its own unique identity.
The show will be supported by retail partner Express Golf, longstanding show sponsor Monarch Airlines and major manufacturers including TaylorMade, Callaway, Mizuno, Cleveland, Nike, Wilson, Cobra and Yonex.
For more information or to book tickets please visit www.golfshowmanchester.com or call 0844 8884415.
Classic Car Show
Saturday 6th to Sunday 7th April 2013
Passion for Power Classic Motor Show. Third year for this highly acclaimed and exciting event featuring some of the motoring worlds most desirable cars, Muscle Cars, Classic Cars, Supercars, Performance Cars, Modified Cars, High Quality Replicas & Specials and Competition Cars! Many High performance cars will be exhibited by some of the UK’s top clubs. Jaguar, Aston Martin, Jensen, TVR, Noble, Alfa Romeo, Subaru, Bentley, Rolls Royce and many more!! There will be plenty of specialist and related / general trade stands at the show, new car dealer stands and live demonstrations. Lots of entertainment, Bars, Food and Refreshments making for a great family day out!
Car Club space is FREE, Private individual exhibits also FREE, Race Team displays, Ex-works rally and competition cars welcome. (pre-entry only).
Admission Adults £12, U/15£6, U/10 free. Parking FREE
Antiques & Collectors Fair
Sunday, 14th April 2013
Up to 700 stalls will be at one of the largest fairs in the country. Selling thousands of items, large and small, ranging from porcelain, china, glassware, gold, silver, Vintage and Retro through to stamps, coins, postcards, furniture and much, much more. There promises to be something for everyone at this giant event, whether it be for investing, collecting or just the excitement of purchasing something that can not be bought at the usual high street stores. A great day out!
For further information call 0161 283 1255 or visit www.dualco.co.uk
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The Cornerstones Guest House offers independent accommodation for guests attending Event City for both business and private guests. View our rooms to make sure of your comfort.