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INTERWOVEN - Gini's Dorset Button's Workshop

Sun 15 May 2022

INTERWOVEN - Gini's Dorset Button's Workshop

Learn with Gini how to make a traditional Cartwheel Dorset Button. This 400 year old craft is the original way that buttons were sustainably made by hand, with natural materials. Using local shoddy wool and recycled w.....Read more

INTERWOVEN - Weaving Words Poetry Workshop

Sat 14 May 2022

INTERWOVEN - Weaving Words Poetry Workshop

Farah Jabeen guides you through writing your own piece of poetry inspired by the INTERWOVEN themes of textiles, recycling and re-use. So many of the words we use when we talk about textiles – threads, stitches, sewing, s.....Read more

INTERWOVEN Pop-up exhibition, talks and workshops

Sat 30 Apr to Sun 15 May 2022 (2 weeks)

INTERWOVEN Pop-up exhibition, talks and workshops

Find out more about the shoddy and mungo story in our exhibition, and book onto talks and workshops to explore the INTERWOVEN themes in more depth. Sat 30th - The Shoddy Factory Workshop Sun 1st - Family Folk Music W.....Read more

INTERWOVEN - 3D Textile Collage Workshop

Sun 08 May 2022

INTERWOVEN - 3D Textile Collage Workshop

Inspired by the ‘Lost Spells’ Poems from Robert Macfarlane and Illustrator Jackie Morris, Carnival Artist Marina Poppa will share stories and films about how they turn trash into treasure at Callaloo Arts. In the fol.....Read more

INTERWOVEN: Family Dance: Social Workshop

Sat 07 May 2022

INTERWOVEN: Family Dance: Social Workshop

Join Nisha Lall and Lisa Heywood from the DANCE:SOCIAL collective for a family friendly dance and storytelling workshop. We will share traditional and modern dance moves from both the UK and South Asia and listen to n.....Read more

INTERWOVEN - Embroidery for longer lasting clothes workshop

Fri 06 May 2022

INTERWOVEN - Embroidery for longer lasting clothes workshop

Explore traditional embroidery skills brought to Kirklees by people across the world, coming to work in the textile industry. Techniques will include Indian Kantha, brightly coloured Caribbean patterns, and Irish Mountme.....Read more

INTERWOVEN

Fri 06 May 2022

INTERWOVEN

INTERWOVEN celebrates, through music and performance, the rich heritage of North Kirklees’ shoddy and mungo textile industry and its connections to present day environmental issues in the modern textile industry. Join.....Read more

INTERWOVEN - Crochet with T-Shirt yarn workshop

Thu 05 May 2022

INTERWOVEN - Crochet with T-Shirt yarn workshop

Got a t-shirt that’s past its best? We all have tees with a stain that won’t come out, or too many holes from the wash. But rather than throwing them away, we’ve found a solution to reuse them instead! Thread Republic.....Read more

INTERWOVEN - Modern Day Shoddy Talk

Wed 04 May 2022

INTERWOVEN - Modern Day Shoddy Talk

John Parkinson tells the story of his family shoddy business, from the 1970s to the present day. The UK’s woollen ‘circular economy’ began circa 1813. By the time (shoddy manufacturer) Colin Parkinson Ltd opened in 19.....Read more

INTERWOVEN - Family Folk Music Workshop

Sun 01 May 2022

INTERWOVEN - Family Folk Music Workshop

In this workshop, BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Winner Maddie Morris invites families to explore folk and traditional music, and its instruments, as singers, listeners and performers. In this hour-long workshop, Maddie.....Read more

The Shoddy Factory Workshop

Sat 30 Apr 2022

The Shoddy Factory Workshop

A friendly and creative workshop that celebrates the past, present and future of textiles in Dewsbury. Bring along your favourite fabric items – a piece of clothing, a tea towel, a cushion cover etc – to be photocopied. .....Read more

Makers Market - Slaithwaite

Sat 08 Jun 2019

Makers Market - Slaithwaite

Made Beautifully Here present a luxury Makers Market for WOVEN that will showcase how Kirklees is home to some of the finest makers in the country, whose wares are often only available online. This is an opportunity to f.....Read more

Woven in a Day - Dewsbury Town Centre

Sat 08 Jun 2019

Woven in a Day - Dewsbury Town Centre

Experience WOVEN in one day as Dewsbury town centre is taken over with textile themed activities. And you can join in with the The Big Knit at the same time. Activities include an Upcycle Challenge where four teams ar.....Read more

The Big Knit - Batley Town Centre

Sat 08 Jun 2019

The Big Knit - Batley Town Centre

Join us in Batley between 12 noon and 4 pm to see our waterways themed sculpture made by the people of Kirklees, in collaboration with Yorkshire Sculpture Park resident artist Connor Shields, and proudly displayed in Bat.....Read more

Threads of Life: Clare Hunter in conversation

Sat 08 Jun 2019

Threads of Life: Clare Hunter in conversation

Join textile artist, curator and author of Threads of Life Clare Hunter in conversation with Dr Claire Barber, Senior Lecturer in Textiles at University of Huddersfield as they discuss a history of sewing and embroidery,.....Read more

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