Paisley TH.CARS2 Events for Renfrewshire’s Doors Open Day 2019
The Living History Crafts Event comprised:
• Craft Demonstration – stone
• Craft Demonstrations – textiles
• Participatory Craft activities – textiles
The Living History Crafts Event took place under 5 heritage style tents on Abbey Close across the path from the Abbey Drain.
7 living historians in 14th century costume occupied the tents for the duration of the event: 5 gave textile demonstrations, with 2 of those 5 offering the public simple participatory activities in naal binding (similar to felting) and finger braiding (similar to finger knitting); 2 offered a stone carving demonstration, adding detail to a work in progress (a limestone font).