Textiles and Wellbeing

Friday 10 May, 2019

Seminar: Friday 10 May, 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Location: Paisley Methodist Central Hall, 2 Gauze Street, Paisley, PA1 1EP

A public seminar exploring the positive impact that textile making can have on people’s sense of health & wellbeing. Presentations from Prof Jacqueline Atkinson, Dr Alison Mayne and Dr Anna Fisk will be followed by a discussion.

Part of SMHAF 2019.

This is a free event but booking is advised as places are limited.

To book a place email the TH.CARS2 Team  using the link below or Call 0141 618 7939


Interested in trying some textile-making? Hands-on Textile Workshops will follow this seminar on three consecutive Saturdays:

Saturday 11 May – Spinning Workshop, 10am – 3.30pm

(includes a half hour lunch break), at WEvolution Paisley Hub, 25 Moss Street, Paisley PA1 1DJ.

A daylong beginners’ workshop in hand spinning led by fibre artist Laryna E. Wuppermann. Suitable for aged 14+, however all under 18’s must be accompanied by a participating adult. Materials will be provided.

Saturday 18 May – Natural Dyeing Workshop, 10am – 3.30pm

(includes a half hour lunch break), at WEvolution Paisley Hub, 25 Moss Street, Paisley PA1 1DJ.

A daylong beginners’ workshop exploring natural dyeing techniques led by textile artist Gillian Steel. Suitable for aged 14+, however all under 18’s must be accompanied by a participating adult. Materials will be provided.

Saturday 25 May – Finding your Flow with Hand Knitting, 10am – 3.30pm

(includes a half hour lunch break), at WEvolution Paisley Hub, 25 Moss Street, Paisley PA1 1DJ.

A daylong exploratory workshop for beginners & refreshers in hand knitting led by professional knitter Rosie Little. Suitable for aged 14+, however all under 18’s must be accompanied by a participating adult. Materials will be provided.

These are free events but booking is advised as spaces are limited.

To book a place, email the TH.CARS2 Team using the link below or Call 0141 618 7939

Supported by TH.CARS2

Workshops

Contact

Paisley TH.CARS2 Project Team
Regeneration and Economic Development Service
Chief Executive’s Service
Renfrewshire Council
Renfrewshire House
Cotton Street
Paisley PA1 1WB

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