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TRADITIONAL TEXTILE SKILLS AND THEIR CONTEMPORARY VALUE


A Long Weekend, four days between the afternoon of Fri 27th November and the morning of Tues 1st December, 2015 in the stunning and inspirational environment of Belmont House, Unst.
A friendly, relaxed, comfortable stay dedicated to the practice and values across the time honoured skills of hand-spinning, hand-knitting, hand weaving and felting.
• 4 half day workshops exploring the basics of the practical skills
• Equipment provided and materials included for small projects
• Visits to and from local practitioners
• Presentations and discussions highlighting the contemporary economic, environmental, social and political value
• Great food – all meals and refreshments provided
• A selection of related music, poetry and film
• Transport between Lerwick and Belmont included
• Cost per person: £550 for single room occupancy, £420 for shared room
This event is hosted by:
THE FAIR ISLE TEXTILE WORKSHOP AND FRIENDS
For more details contact Kathy:
e. kathy.coull@btinternet.com
t. +44(0)1595 760248
m. 07716166454
www.kathycoull.com

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