Ministry of Mixology Art Craft Retreat

With Andy Skinner


New Ministry of Mixology Events

Announcing UK & US exclusive mixed media CRAFT RETREAT WEEKENDS. A few weeks ago in Coventry, UK a large crowd of delegates gathered for a fun weekend of crafting called "Ministry of Mixology". Andy Skinner, Tando Creative Limited and many sponsors including: DecoArt Inc., Stampendous!, Gelli Arts and Craft Stamper organised the non-profit making event. The US dates have now been announced - Chicago, US - Sat 22- Sun 23 October 2016. Hurry, book your spaces now as they are selling fast. Click here to find out more: "Ministry of mixology" art craft retreat.

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Coventry, UK - April 2016

This was the first Ministry event - a joint venture between DecoArt, Andy Skinner and Di Oliver (Tando Creative).  Held at the Holiday Inn Academy, Coventry delegates were treated to workshops from Andy Skinner and Kate Crane.  Creations included antiqued box frames and colourful mixed media planners - see image above and on the right.   

  • Full day workshop
  • Mixology goody bag
  • Demonstrations throughout the weekend
  • Onsite shop.
  • Open Art Room on Saturday evening - the Open Art Room was provided with paints, mediums and substrates should delegates wish to carry on crafting into the evening

There were an assortment of demonstrations throughout the weekend.

To see a summary video of the weekend, click here (or on the right-hand image).

Chicago, US - Sat 22- Sun 23 October 2016

Details of the first art retreat in the US in Chicago are now online.

  • Registration is open on our new Mixology Website for the Ministry of Mixology USA - USA Chicago Retreat:
  • Sat 22- Sun 23 October 2016 (informal Meet & Greet for delegates wishing to stay on Fri 21st)
  • Early registration (before May 15th) means a SAVINGS too! Plus if you are signing up with a group of your peeps you will be able to specify Option A or B so you can all be together!
  • Special Ministry of Mixology room rates have been negotiated.  
  • Spaces are limited
  • for more details and to book your seat!