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The Selvedge Wool Symposium – 14th October

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 The Selvedge Wool Symposium

  • Introduction from Polly Leonard- Founder Selvedge magazine.
  • Christien Meidertsma- Dutch artist and designer who explores the life of raw materials in her work.  
  • Adam Atkinson- Founder of British leather-goods brand Cherchbi, who’s products are made using Herdwick wool.  
  • Brigitta Varadi- Hungarian artist who works predominantly with pure wool.  
  • Lunch and coffee (shearing demonstration TBC) 
  • Fibre Tasting- Spinning with a variety of rare breed fibres. The session will be introduced by Angela Colbridge of the Guild of Spinners Weavers and Dyers.
  • Closing remarks from Bridgette Kelly of the British Wool Marketing Board.
  • Take your hand spun wool away.  

Tickets are £100 and include lunch and refreshments.

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