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Event Info

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Where & When?
 

The Pipe Shop

115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver

Sunday September 29th, 2024

10 - 6 pm 

10 am - 12 pm Masks mandetory

Tickets $0-$20

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE

More info below

What & Who?
 

A fibre event celebrating diversity and fostering equality and community. We cant wait to meet you. 

With so many craft and fibre fairs already happening, we want to focus on the people and relationships. This event is focused on forming friendships and celebrating one another. Come to meet other fibre lovers and discover what makes them a unique part of our community. From local artist, makers, and stores to community craft nights, we want you to make memorable connections. See below for more details.

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Collaborative Art Project 

Together we create

Bring a 6 - 12" piece of yarn or fibre to add to our collaborative art project. 

More information to come 

How to get here: 

By Car: Click here for google maps

Paid Parking is available at the Shipyards, Lonsdale Quay and within 2-3 block proximity. Free street parking fills fast but is available with a 1-2 hour limit.

Click here for a map of Parking lots 

By Transit: Translink Trip Planner or Google 

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Welcoming Fibre lovers of all sorts and those who are fibre curious. Please join us for an event with focus on equality, accessibility and community.

 

With makers, artists and shops from across all aspect of the fibre world and more, we welcome you to explore, meet and make friends on September 29th. This is an unique event where the focus is on creating and fostering a community of like minded individuals and forming lasting frienships.

 

We believe in celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and represented. We embrace artisans and fibre lovers  from all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities, and we are committed to creating a space where creativity knows no boundaries. 

From Acrylic, to Tencel, to Vicuna, ALL are welcome here.*

 

Shop the Marketplace, join the "Creating Welcoming Communities" talk lead by the fabulous Fatimah Hinds from Disturbing the Fleece, take a short Workshop, collaborate on our community art project and hang out in our Crafters Hangout Space. The Shipyards also offers a wide variety of outdoor seating and restaurants if you need a break. Did we mention there is a door prize raffle?

 

SCHEDULE

 

10am -12pm

Masks Required to accommodate special populations, those who are immunocompromised or those who prefer to wear masks in large groups.

 

12pm-6pm

Open Entry

More information will be updated here and on the event website and socials as it becomes availabe (workshops, talk times etc)

 

TICKETS

 

100 I (heart) Fibre Tickets are available at $20. These tickets come with a goody bag of items and discount generously provided by our vendors and sponsors. Ticket holders can enter at any time. (Masking requirements apply 10am-12PM)

 

Early Bird General Admission Tickets are just $8 until August 15th when they will increase to $10. Kids 13 and under are free.

 

ACCESSIBILITY

We are committed to accessibility and equality. We know there is always room to grow so please feel free to share with us how we can continue to improve to foster everyones needs.

 

Here are some of the things we currently have in place:

 

-We have free tickets for those who may not otherwise be able to attend. Please email us at hello@ponniematinstudios.com or call 778-322-2445 and we will be happy to assist you.

-Contact us for a free ticket for your care giver or support worker.

-Chairs will be close by if you need a sitting break in the middle of an aisle.

-Earplugs are available from our front desk if you forgot yours and the noise gets too loud. (finding a good fibre to squish can cause sudden and uncontrolable noises )

-Masks are mandetory by all attendees, vendors, staff and volunteers during the hours of 10am to 12pm

-Our Website xoxofibre.com and our socails as well as all event signs have been designed with visual accessibility in mind.

-Vendors are all alotted the same amount of space regardless of their business success. Tables are chosen first come first served during registration. 

-Sponsorship packages start as low as $10 allowing those whos ethics aligh with ours a chance to support the event. 

 

Questions and comments are welcomed via email at hello@ponniematinstudios.com or via phone at 778-322-2445

 

*We reserve the right to escort those who share deliberate words or actions that make others feel threatened or demeaned out the door. 

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