Embroidery Workshop using techniques from Bangladesh

Sunday 16 May 2 - 4pm
  • Free
  • Adults

Join the journey in discovering the rich textile designs from South Asia to Newham via East London Docks. First port of call will be Bangladesh, so step aboard!

Designs That Travel looks at the rich textile traditions which have travelled from Bangladesh. During the workshop you will have the opportunity to learn traditional embroidery skills shaped by the stories of Newham residents and the designs which have travelled with them.

All levels of ability welcome. Suitable for ages 16+ years.

Before the event you will receive by post a pack of all the materials you need to complete an embroidery  Booking will close on 8 May to allow time for materials to be posted out to you.

Your embroidery will be exhibited in a group exhibition following Newham Heritage Month – location to be confirmed.

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1 - 31 May 2021