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Venture Arts, 43 Old Birley Street, Manchester, M15 5RF

+44 0161 232 1223

We’re always happy to hear from journalists and writers who are interested in Venture Arts and our work. Please contact Debbie Cowley, Marketing and Communications Officer, on 0161 232 1223 or email



Florence has been attending Venture Arts since 2014.

Florence is a talented textile artist and uses thread to create lists of her personal passions, such as favourite TV shows and musicals. She achieved a Bronze Arts Award in 2015.

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I enjoy making and being proud of what I can do. I feel happy. The more I do, the more I learn and the more I enjoy.

Close up of textile art of a bird made with appliqué and embroidery. Main colour is blue.
Textile Art made with appliqué and embroidery. Background blue. Lots of details made with different stitches.
Textile Arts on a cream fabric. Red thread used to make words. Words list famous Christmas songs.
Textile art on white fabric. Multicoloured stitching used to write words with thread.


We are delighted when people want to commission work from us and our artists. This can either be as a group project or an individual artist creating one of their unique pieces for you.

To find out more and to arrange a studio visit please contact Katherine Long on 0161 232 1223 or email

An arm holding a white pen leaning over a large piece of art painted orange.