CASS Art Birmingham Launch Event – 9th & 10th April

Birmingham creatives take note: CASS Art will open their doors on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th April for a full weekend launch event set to kick-start your creativity!

To celebrate the opening of their new store, CASS Art have organised a jam-packed weekend of art filled inspiration and activities for artists of all ages to enjoy.

Local illustrator Katie Tomlinson will be in store on Saturday 9th April from 12:00pm – 6:00pm, live painting and giving you the chance to sit for a personalised drawing.

And that’s not all!

Mark Cass, Founder of CASS ART

Mark Cass, Founder of CASS ART

Artist and author of best-selling guides ‘DRAW’ and ‘Draw Faces in 15 Minutes’, Jake Spicer will roll up on Sunday 10th April from 12:00pm – 6:00pm for live sketching and offering his tips on all things drawing!

CASS Art Birmingham is located on Corporation Street, only a hop skip and a jump from Birmingham’s fabulously renovated New Street Station/Grand Central complex and yards away from the busy New Street shopping thoroughfare.

We are thrilled to be open in largest city outside the capital. Birmingham has been a pivotal city in the history of our nation and continues to be a beacon of innovation. It has a rich cultural heritage with major cultural institutions such as the City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Royal Ballet, the Barber Institute of Art (Good Britain Guide’s ‘Gallery of the Year 2004’) that are a testament to the city’s vibrant artist community.

Mark Cass, CASS ART

To celebrate the launch, CASS Art are giving away a free bag of art materials worth over £50 to the first 1000 customers that spend £10 instore! If that wasn’t enough, there’s an extra 10% off EVERYTHING in the Birmingham store.

Lucky visitors will also get a FREE Golden Ochre tote bag, the new colour in town, to help take all your art supplies away with you.

Illustrator Katie Tomlinson will be drawing portraits on the day

Illustrator Katie Tomlinson will be drawing portraits on the day

CASS Art have teamed up with Propercorn to give away free popcorn in-store or head to the Boston Tea Party for exclusive CASS Art offers. Boston Tea Party will be giving away a free hot drink with every cake purchase on the 9th and 10th April! Pick up your voucher in store and simply present it with your order.

So whether you’re an artist, student, family or friend, head to the city centre next weekend and celebrate the arrival of CASS Art in Birmingham!

Cass Art is the UK’s leading art materials supplier. They provide the world’s best art brands at the most affordable prices, and their staff are all artists that can provide friendly, expert advice on all your creative projects.


Posted on Apr 1st, 16 by | Twitter: @lisahassell

Founder & director of Inkygoodness, Lisa is a published writer and arts journalist, focusing on creative business, graphic art and illustration and design education. Her words regularly appear in Computer Arts, Creative Bloq, Digital Arts and IdN.

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