Programme 2021

Amber Butchart – Cloth Cultures: Stories of Movement, Migration and Making

Haworth Art Gallery, Hollins Lane, Accrington, BB5 2JS

Wednesday-Sunday 12PM-4:30PM

Admission: Free

In the beautiful Arts & Crafts interior of a former mill owner’s house, Haworth Art Gallery, Accrington, fashion historian Amber Butchart will present an exhibition with pieces chosen from the Gawthorpe Textile Collection.

Through four fabrics – wool, linen, cotton and silk – this show, including a series of podcasts and related events both on and offline, explores the threads of imperialism, telling a myriad of stories of movement, migration and making through cloth. 

Listen to the Podcasts here