The Embroidery of Palestine: illustrated talk and stitching workshop

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St Olaves Church Hall

Marygate Lane

York

YO30 7DS

United Kingdom

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A full afternoon organised by Northern Women for Palestine as part of York International Women's Week, comprising:

  • an illustrated talk by acclaimed textile artist Deborah Mullins on Palestinian dress and embroidery

  • an exhibition of Palestinian textile artefacts and Palestinian-inspired embroidery

  • a presentation on the outcome of a community cross-stitch project from Halifax linked with a group in a Palestinian refugee camp in Bethlehem

  • tea and refreshments

  • an introductory workshop to Palestinian stitching techniques (places limited - bring basic sewing kit, all materials provided)

  • Palestinian goods for sale

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St Olaves Church Hall

Marygate Lane

York

YO30 7DS

United Kingdom

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