York dolls house miniatures fair spring talks demos and prizes

York Dolls House & Miniatures Fair (Sprint)
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Free Talks & Demos

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All day | David Bishop 

Wiring your Dolls House for Lights & Fires

David, of Little Houses Plus & Small World Products, is a Dolls House wiring specialist. Learn how to have some lights on and some lights off, or how to get that perfect flicker for your fire.

Where: Stand 125


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11am | Norman Raven

Making Dolls House Gardens

Norman, of Raven Miniatures, shows how to make dolls house gardens using a range of model railway scenery techniques. This talk will last approximately 1 hour with Q&A at the end. 

Where: Demonstration Area


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12.30pm | Rachel Hinds

Painting Miniature Mice

Watch Rachel painting a small cameo of Mr Mouse, wearing a suit, and Mrs Mouse, in a dress, both based on Victorian Fashions. Rachel will use oil paints which have a wonderful depth of colour and vibrancy, to create the miniature paintings, approx 3x2cm!

Where: Demonstration Area



2.15pm | Jane Harrop

1/24th Scale - Love it or Leave it! 

A few years ago in an effort to save space and take on a new challenge, many miniaturists went from working in 1/12th scale to the popular 1/48th scale and bypassed 1/24th scale. So, did they miss out on something special? Let's take a look and you can decide for yourself!

Where: Demonstration Area