Programme 2019

Strands of Place and Time

Opening times: Weds – Sun, 12 – 5pm

Venue: Gawthorpe Hall

Entry: Entry charges to the Hall apply (please see their website for details)

Strands of Place and Time explores new perspectives on cultural heritage and migration in response to world textiles in the Gawthorpe Textiles Collection.New textile, film and ceramic work by Alice Kettle with Asmaa, Nahome Bukasa and Susan Kamara, Jane McKeating, Elnaz Yazdani, Nigel Hurlstone and Poppy Cartwright is on display alongside a textile installation by Omaid, a group of local refugees and asylum seekers.The artists and makers responded to a variety of textiles from Africa, India, China, Persia, Greece, Switzerland and France. Their work is on display throughout Gawthorpe Hallin the textile gallery, the Long Gallery and yarn-bombing the stairs!

Strands of Place and Time is a Gawthorpe Textiles Collection project funded by Arts Council England and in partnership with Manchester School of Art, Action Factory and Padiham Townscape Heritage.