We're working with the Imperial War Museum throughout the summer on some fantastic WWI events.
On Saturday the 14th June we'll be providing the backdrop for this great event:
Through the Eye of a Needle: First World War Craft Day
11am - 4,30pm
Get stitching with a full day of activities inspired by craft during the First World War, as part of IWM North’s Reactions14 programme of artistic responses to mark the Centenary.
Meet textile artist Jennifer Vickers and discover the inspiration behind her new quilt installation, specially commissioned and newly on display at IWM North.
- Join in mass participation embroidery with Manchester Craft and Design Centre.
- Take a tour with a textile conservator and discover the craft behind intricate pin cushions made by convalescing soldiers.
- Craft along to authentic tunes from the era with a live soundtrack from Vintage78 DJs.
- Head to the WaterShard Café to enjoy Afternoon Tea for two
We'll be there all day playing our gramophones.
Check this blog again for updates to the events.