Weaving Women’s Stories (Being Human Festival 2018)

Woman Weaving

Weaving Women’s Stories (Being Human Festival 2018)

St Margaret’s House, Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, London E2 9PL

Explore the connections between storytelling and textile-making in women’s lives from ancient Greece to modern London. Join us to look for the stories of our craftivist foremothers in artefacts and poetry from the past; hear the voices of these ‘subversive stitchers’ with an evening performance from By Jove Theatre Company,introduced by experts on ancient craft; try your hand at spinning wool into yarn, or at weaving on our replica loom; and make artefacts – from clay and cloth – inspired by archaeological evidence from ancient Greece and Rome.

 

This series of free public events, including an evening performance, a drop-in workshop for families, and a places-limited weaving workshop led by award-winning textile artist Majeda Clarke, is part of the 2018 Being Human Festival and will be hosted by St. Margaret’s House, Bethnal Green.

For further information and booking details click the link for the event in which you are interested:

Weaving Women’s Stories with By Jove Theatre Company 16th November 2018, 7.30-10pm

Weaving Women’s Stories family craft workshop 17th November 2018, 10am-1pm

Weaving Women’s Stories with textile artist Majeda Clarke 17th November 2018, 2.30-5.30pm

 

 

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