"Colours of Nature" A hands-on workshop " dyeing with natural materials"

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Farnham Heath RSPB Reserve

on the site of the Rural Life Centre

The Reeds Road

Farnham

GU10 2DL

United Kingdom

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Learn to make simple dyes from heathland plants and foodstuffs. Take home samples of fabric you have dyed yourself. Learn about the Heath

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Join us at RSPB Farnham Heath for a hands-on introduction to dyeing fabrics with natural materials foraged from the heath and the kitchen. Learn a new skill of making simple dyes which you can make at home. Take home samples of fabric you have dyed during the day. Farnham Heath will provide the materials. Also learn something of why heathland habitat is so special.

Aimed at those with no previous experience of natural dyes. We will work outside under an awning having foraged on the heath. Please note that animal-derived fabrics will be used.

Minimum age 12. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Wear warm clothing and waterproof footwear.

Bring the following: rubber kitchen gloves, apron or overalls, Plastic bag to take damp samples home in, pen/pencil for making notes, lunch to be eaten indoors.

We will provide handouts and hot/cold drinks

Refunds will be issued if Farnham Heath RSPB has to cancel the event

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Farnham Heath RSPB Reserve

on the site of the Rural Life Centre

The Reeds Road

Farnham

GU10 2DL

United Kingdom

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