Donate Now
Loading Events
image
12 Jun - 14 Jun

Weaving Retreat

Spend the weekend with us immersing yourself in all things weaving in this beautiful and historic setting. Dye your own yarn and fabric, be inspired by a range of weaving techniques and complete your own wall-hanging to take home.

Outline Programme (subject to change)

Friday

3pm: arrive for afternoon tea in the gardens to meet your fellow course members, the Mill Team and to familiarise yourself with the site.

4-6pm: natural dyeing – dye your own yarn using a range of different natural materials to be used later in the weekend.

Saturday

9am: private tour of the Mill

Morning session: introduction to hand weaving. Lead my a member of our weaving team; learn, practice and create new techniques and weaving patterns

Cold buffet lunch provided

Afternoon session: create your own wall hanging using your pre-dyed yarn & techniques learnt from the morning session with support from our weaving team

5pm: drinks on the lawn

Sunday

Morning session: (working in two groups and alternating)

1) wind your remaining yarn onto a bobbin to take home, using the Mill’s heritage machinery
2) complete your wall hanging, add embroidery and other embelishments to finish your creation

Cold buffet lunch provided

Afternoon session: finish, or stay and play

£200 light lunches included.

For more information about getting to the Mill see: https://whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk/getting-here/
For local places to stay: https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/HotelsNear-g1235322-d1772692-Whitchurch_Silk_Mill-Whitchurch_Hampshire_England.htm l

Tickets

8 available
Weaving Retreat£200

Event Type

  • Date 12-06-2020 - 14-06-2020
  • time3:00 until 5:00
  • Suitable forAdults
  • Ticket price £200 per person
Back To Events
  • logo
  • logo
  • logo
  • logo
  • logo
logo

Sign up for our free newsletter for the latest events, news and offers

Sign me up

Subscribe to Our Mailing List