got craft? :: Letter Writing Social

2017LFSWriteOnEVE_0056If you missed the #write_on event, London Fields Shoppe will be at Got Craft? this May 6+7 with a drop-in Letter Writing Social for the whole family! #Write_On is an initiative to encourage us humans, who get lost in a sea of technology, to take a time-out to write a letter! Come spend your weekend writing letters to those you hold dear. Be part of the Snail Mail Revolution!

Spaces are first come first served. No pre-registration required. Social is by donation – suggested $5.00 – partial proceeds go to the Vancouver Writers’ Exchange and includes one handmade card with a matching envelope*, pretty pens and vintage typewriters to help you write your message, and access to rubber stamps and washi tapes to decorate your finished package!

What? Letter Writing Social

When? Saturday, May 6th + Sunday, May 7th from 11am to 3pm

Where? Maritime Labour Centre, 1880 Triumph Street in Vancouver (BC)

Age? Both adults and kids* are welcome

Cost? By donation with partial proceeds to the Vancouver Writers’ Exchange (suggested cash donation $5.00)

* one card and matching envelope per person // you are welcome to bring your own letter writing supplies to use and share // quantities are limited and are first come first served

** kids must be accompanied by an adult at all times

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got craft? :: new vendors + early bird tickets!

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We’re excited to be welcoming 40% new vendors to our vendor line up at the Got Craft? spring event! Take a scroll through our vendor directory for a sneak peek of who you will find at the show. Mark your calendars and gather up your friends for an amazing day out. With a free photobooth, food trucks, workshops, and free swag bags for the first 50 people each day; you won’t want to miss out!

SAVE 40% off and buy early bird tickets online here!

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Got Craft? 2017 Spring Edition
Saturday, May 6th and Sunday, May 7th, 2017
10-5pm
Maritime Labour Centre
1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver

Got Craft? Pop-Up at West Elm

tbp1We’re packing a selection of handmade goods and popping up at West Elm this Saturday form 12-4pm. See a preview of items that will be at the upcoming Got Craft? 2017 Spring Edition and pick up an event postcard for $2.00 off door admission!

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Got Craft? Pop-Up at West Elm
Saturday, April 22nd, 2015
12:00-4:00pm
West Elm – 2947 Granville Street, Vancouver

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workshop :: Modern Calligraphy

MaurelleCalligraphyWorkshopExcited to welcome Maurelle back to the shop for a Modern Calligraphy 101 workshop! Learn the fundamentals including the basics of traditional copperplate style script. Practice writing the alphabet and pick up some tips and tricks on how to hone your style. Great for those with little, or no, experience.

Modern Calligraphy 101
Sunday, April 30th, 2017
10:00am to 1:00pm

London Fields Shoppe
692 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

For the full course description + to register online, visit our website here.

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Write_On YVR

WriteOnYVR-LFSWe’re hosting Vancouver’s own Letter Writing Social with The Anthropology of Giving in celebration of the #write_on challenge for National Letter Writing Month this April and you’re invited!

Save the date:
Sunday, April 9th
10:00am to 12:00pm
London Fields Shoppe, 692 East Hastings Street in Vancouver (BC)

Cost: $25.00 – read the full description + register online here

Write_On is a mission driven campaign started by Egg Press and Hello!Lucky to promote creativity, expression, and connection through hand written correspondence. Each ticket includes an explosion of stationery goodies plus we’ll have vintage typewriters for you to use, washi tape and stamping stations, light refreshments, and more! Space is limited.

Be a part of the Snail Mail Revolution!

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