WORKSHOP: Banner Making and Design

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Kennington Park

(Trees for Cities)

Kennington Park Rd

London

SE11 4DA

United Kingdom

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Part of a Day of Workshops, Participation, and Action in Kennington Park to celebrate the 1848 Chartist rally on Kennington Common. Full listing: https://july7th.eventbrite.com

Join textile artist Lu Firth and Calverts design Co-op, in a collective effort to design and make a banner for the Kennington Chartist Project within a day!

11am - 12.30 will be a focussed group session to develop a design a for the banner looking at source material and generating ideas.

Includes a talk: 'Radical Banners from Peterloo to Chartism' by Matthew Roberts of Sheffield Hallam University - an expert on Chartist Banners!

On display in the tent - the banners of Ed Hall! - ex-Lambeth architect, became master banner maker 30 years ago and has since produced countless banners for Unions, local branches, and other groups, displayed at the British Museum, the V&A and the Venice Bienalle!

The afternoon session will open up for drop-in so other people can get involved and help finish the banner before the end of the day.

Signup for the design session at 11am and be a part of something new.

Adults.
Accompanied children 10+


Lu Firth is a textile artist & maker designing theatrical costumes,textiles, clothing and political banners ! She has been involved with the local community for many years, & specifically with CoolTan Arts,The Dragon Cafe and Morley College.

Calverts Coop is a workers’ cooperative, equally owned and 100% controlled by its employees. “We aspire to put cooperative principles into practice by holding to the values of self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity. We belong to progressive business networks in London and around the world.

Matthew Roberts is a historian of nineteenth-century Britain at Sheffiled Hallam University.


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Kennington Park

(Trees for Cities)

Kennington Park Rd

London

SE11 4DA

United Kingdom

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