Join the Banners of Resistance : Banner Making workshop

Join the Banners of Resistance : Banner Making workshop

Duration: Five days - Multiple dates

Price: £10

Run by: Lakes Alive
at Lakes Alive

01539 792610

Space2create
Aynam Road
Kendal
Cumbria
LA9 7DE

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About the Course

Join award winning textile artist Jacky Puzey for workshops, talks and artistic collaboration, exploring local women’s issues through contemporary crafts.

Combining traditional embroidery skills with innovative digital technology, Jacky uses fur, feathers, tweed and organza with drawing, laser cutting and digital embroidery to explore her distinctive imagery and style; incorporating a rich palette of colour, material combinations and treasures into her work. In 2016 Jacky was selected by the Crafts Council to be part of the prestigious Hothouse Maker scheme and has been recipient of the Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery.

The banner-making workshops are open to women 16+ and focus on text and textiles, echoing the practices of the women’s suffrage campaign and will be spaces to consider the power of the vote today and our shared future.

The banner collectively made will represent and celebrate the diverse voices of women and girls from different backgrounds throughout the county and represent the women of South Lakes in the once-in-a-lifetime national event "Processions" (14-18 NOW & Artichoke).

There will be an additional opportunity to travel to Edinburgh on the 10th of June to join in the mass parade with thousands of women from across the country. Your creation will be exhibited at Lakes Alive 2018 and venues across the county.

Don't worry If you are unable to make all the dates, it is possible to join us for a select few - please contact us via email using the button above

Existing skill in a textile medium (stitch, embroidery, felting, knitting or the like) is essential

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Lunch and Materials included


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Course Start Dates

Saturday 5th May 2018
Saturday 19th May 2018
Sunday 20th May 2018

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