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WE LOVE WOOL - SYMPOSIUM
Fri 14 October 2016, 10:00 – 16:30 BST
Take part in our Selvedge Wool Symposim this Autumn:
10 am coffee and registration introduction from Polly Leonard Founder Selvedge magazine
10.30 am Christien Meidertsma Dutch artist and designer who explores the life of raw materials in her work.
11.30 am Adam Atkinson Founder of British leather-goods brand Cherchbi, who's products are made using Herdwick wool.
12.30 pm Brigitta Varadi Hungarian artist who works predominantly with pure wool.
1.30 pm- Lunch and coffee (shearing demonstration TBC)
2.30.pm - Fibre Tasting- Spinning with a variety of different fibres. The session will be introduced by Angela Colbridge of the Guild of Spinners Weavers and Dyers
4pm - Closing remarks, Bridgette Kelly of the wool marketing Board
4.30pm take your hand spun wool away
Exhibitions will be available to view throughout the day