Saturday January 12th 2019

Opus Anglicanum Speaker: Alison Larkin Opus anglicanum also known as English work is fine embroidery often worked in gold thread. It dates from the Medieval times particularly the 12th  to mid 14th century. The work was highly prized for its exquisite needlework and great detail and was used for  Archbishop’s Copes and to embellish diplomatic…

Saturday 8th December 2018

Found Fabric and the  Antarctic Project, City of Culture. Speaker:  Viv Stamford Irishman Ernest Shackleton led three polar expeditions to the Antarctic in the period that has become known as The Heroic Period of Arctic Exploration. Textile artist Viv Stamford has collected pieces of fabric from Bridlington Beach to create works commemorating Shackleton. Join us…