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This exhibition in the iconic 18th century wool drying building showcases the history of Frome's cloth and dye trades
and weaves its way towards the relevance of textile production in today's society. Work by mixed media artists
Hans Borgonjon, Susan Conrad and others provides a wonderful contemporary twist that ebbs and flows between the past and the present.

Children's Workshops – age 7+ accompanied by an adult

Tutor: Jessica Tanner

Tied to the Loom
What: Introduction to weaving with a little loom
Who:  8 places each session - Age 7+ accompanied by adult
Where: Black Swan Round Tower Gallery, hallway and hopefully outside

When: Saturday June 23rd, 2018
    Session 1: 1:00 - 3:00PM
    Session 2: 3:30 -5:00PM
Cost: £5.00 per session

A Colourful Past
What: Vegetable dyeing workshop for children
Who: 8 places each session - Age 7+ accompanied by adult
Where: Black Swan Round Tower Gallery, hallway and hopefully outside

When: Saturday June 30th. 2018
    Session 1: 1:00 - 2:30PM
    Session 2: 3:00 - 4:30PM
Cost: £3.00 per session

Places to be booked on Black Swan EventBrite account.

Demonstration - using a floor loom a 'give it a go' opportunity to experience for yourself how cloth was made.

 

Supported by:
Black Swan Arts, Frome Society for Local Study, Creative Frome