Darning Newham

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About Darning Newham

Darning Newham is project created by Newham-based textile artists Katie May Anderson and Memunatu Barrie.The project seeks to translate the borough’s heritage through textiles to shed light on untold stories, especially those of women. Darning Newham provides textile resources and runs creative workshops, as well as collaborating with the NewVIc Art and Design department.

Darning Newham

Prince Regent Lane, Plaistow,, London E13 8SG

Darning Newham's Records
Silvertown, Newham

Darning Newham were given the opportunity by Newham Archive and Local Studies to view clothing from Newham’s factories worn by female workers in the early 20th century. Newham Collections Service...

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Silvertown
April 2021

Darning Newham, a project created by local textile artists Katie May Anderson and Memunatu Barrie, explores and celebrates how women have contributed to Newham. In alignment with the overarching theme...

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Silvertown
April 2021

Darning Newham, a project created by local textile artists Katie May Anderson and Memunatu Barrie, explores and celebrates how women have contributed to Newham. In alignment with the overarching theme...

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NewVic Sixth Form, Prince Regent Lane, Plaistow, London E13
April 2021

Darning Newham collaborated with NewVIc art and design students to create  a textile print for Newham Heritage Month 2021. Students were asked to research, collage and  finalise a textile design...

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Darning Newham's Events
Saturday 8 May 2-3.30pm

This is a hands-on and experimental drawing session where participants will be guided through and encouraged to create their own hand drawn textile print sample. FULL DETAILS +

  • Free
  • Family
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Sunday 9 May 2-3.30pm

Join local textile artist, Katie May Anderson to learn about decorative mending and embroidery. In this workshop we will cover basic sewing skills that can be used to fix and... FULL DETAILS +

  • Free
  • Family
Open Captioning Event

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Newham Heritage Month is an online heritage festival running throughout May, with new heritage records being added daily and a range of workshops any other free virtual events to take part in.

1 - 31 May 2021