Weaving for Beginners: Weekend Course - POSTPONED

In light of the changing global situation around COVID-19, and our desire to avoid contributing to the spread of the virus, the Bulldog Trust has taken the very difficult decision to close Two Temple Place and our current exhibition, Unbound, to the public. Our responsibility to visitors, volunteers and staff means that we must their health and wellbeing at the forefront of our operations.

We regret that this means we have to inform you that we have to cancel our event Subversive Stitching. We are very hopeful that we will be able to reorganise the event and host it later this year. If you would be interested in being kept in touch about this, please email info@twotempleplace.org including the name of the event

We sincerely apologise for any disappointment or inconvenience caused.


Course timings:

Saturday 28th March, 10am – 4pm and Sunday 29th March, 11am – 4.30pm.

As part of this comprehensive weekend course, you will receive an introduction to the practice and history of weaving before working on a card loom, to design and produce your own woven sample to take home.

Structure of the weekend:

Saturday 28th March – Arrival from 10am with a meet-and-greet with Rezia over a hot drink and pastry. 10.25am workshop begins and is complete by 4pm. The first day will cover an overview and introduction to the history of weaving, in order to fully engage with the practice. You will then be coached how to create your warp and weft and how to best construct your design.

Sunday 29th March – Arrive for an 11.15am to continue weaving your design and finishing it, in order for you to take home and display it at the end of the course.

Price includes the full weekends tuition, welcome drink and pastry and all materials.

Course leader Rezia Wahid, MBE is an award-winning Bangladeshi-born British textile artist and designer. Her work has been exhibited both in the United Kingdom and abroad. Rezia uses traditional weaving techniques to create delicate, almost weightless, hand-woven textiles drawing on influences from nature, Islamic art and architecture and was awarded an MBE for her services to arts in 2005.

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