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Craftivist Garden #wellMAKING: Reception and Speakers

Dr Ann Roberts

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 from 17:30 to 21:00 (GMT)

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Welcome to the evening reception for the Craftivist Garden  #wellMAKING project led by Falmouth University in partnership with Arts for Health Cornwall, Craftivist Collective and Voluntary Arts England and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council ( The exhibition and installation of knitted, sewn and crocheted flowers made by participants in their facilitated workshops will be on show, and the drinks reception will be followed by a series of talks by invited speakers.  See schedule below:

18.00 - Introduction and welcome - Dr Fiona Hackney, Assistant Professor Design Cultures and Community Engagement, Falmouth University and Daniel Carpenter, Co-Ordinator, Voluntary Arts England

18.15 - Jayne Howard, Director of Arts for Health Cornwall with Sarah Desmarais, artist and PhD AHRC funded researcher 

18.35 - Sarah Corbett, Director of Craftivist Collective - The Craftivist Garden and Quiet Activism

18.55 -  John McMahon, Head of Learning and Talent Development,  Crafts Council -

Our Future is in the Making: An Education Manifesto for Craft and Making

19.15 - Professor George McKay, AHRC Leadership Fellow, Connected Communities -

Craft and the Wellmade Garden

19.35 Discussion

20.30 - Close


Do you have questions about Craftivist Garden #wellMAKING: Reception and Speakers? Contact Dr Ann Roberts

When & Where

Toynbee Hall
28 Commercial Street
E1 6LS London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 from 17:30 to 21:00 (GMT)

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