Susie Redman Weaver at Platform Studio

19/09/2021

Join weaver researcher Susie Redman at her studio in Burntisland, together with guest poet Sheena Barry for this special open door event. About this event Welcome to the design studio of weaver and researcher Susie Redman at Platform Studios Burntisland, a building converted from derelict station waiting rooms in 2012 by Fife Historic Buildings Trust. […]
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Inside the Flax Mill, Silverburn Park

18/09/2021

Welcome to Silverburn Park and a special insider’s tour of the emblematic Flax Mill, with a stroll via walled gardens to the ‘retting pond’. About this event Welcome to Silverburn Park, a jewel on the coast of Fife, easily accessed by foot and bicycle from Leven and just off the Largo Road. Gifted to the […]
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Linen routes through Dunfermline

18/09/2021

Join us on a stroll through streets full of linen stories, exploring heritage and contemporary design as we walk and talk. About this event Welcome to Dunfermline, along with Cupar and Kirkcaldy, one of Fife’s three premiere Linen Towns. Taking her linen heritage and urban design as themes, this walk includes Dunfermline’s oldest dwelling, once […]
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Auchtertool House Linen and Laundry

12/09/2021

Proprietors Michael and Jonathan air their linens, joining a display of damask and laundry kit from enthusiasts Margaret and John. About this event Welcome to Auchtertool House, a Category B-listed Georgian house built around 1830 with 3 acres of garden, shrubs and mature trees. In their possession for 5 years, your hosts Michael and Jonathan […]
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Inside the Flax Mill, Silverburn Park

11/09/2021

Welcome to Silverburn Park and a special insider’s tour of the emblematic Flax Mill, with a stroll via walled gardens to the ‘retting pond’. About this event Welcome to Silverburn Park, a jewel on the coast of Fife, easily accessed by foot and bicycle from Leven and just off the Largo Road. Gifted to the […]
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Linen routes through Markinch

11/09/2021

Explore vanished linen landscapes and more recent design by river, rail, and path as we walk. About this event Welcome to Markinch, under-sung gem in Scotland’s heritage crown. It’s a noted ancient capital and also played its part in Fife’s Industrial development. We loop out from an informative display at the 252 Memorial Hall on […]
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Birch Tree Studio and Garden

05/09/2021

Artist Kate Downie and designer/photographer Michael Wolchover, open doors to their creative environment at Birchtree Studios and garden. About this event Welcome to Birchtree Studios, home and work place of artist Kate Downie and designer/photographer Michael Wolchover. The Studio was completed in 2018 to designs by Fife architect David Dow. Their beautiful creative spaces and […]
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Linen routes through Falkland

05/09/2021

Join us to weave a linen route through this royal burgh, exploring heritage and contemporary design as we walk and talk. About this event Falkland has a Royal Palace, telling tales of monarchy, but did you know it also has an important Industrial heritage of linen sites and stories? This walk loops out from the […]
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Inside the Flax Mill, Silverburn Park

04/09/2021

Welcome to Silverburn Park and a special insider’s tour of the emblematic Flax Mill, with a stroll via walled gardens to the ‘retting pond’. About this event Welcome to Silverburn Park, a jewel on the coast of Fife, easily accessed by foot and bicycle from Leven and just off the Largo Road. Gifted to the […]
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Linen routes through Strathmiglo

04/09/2021

Join us to plot a route through Strathmiglo, one of Fife’s premiere ‘linen villages’. Explore heritage and contemporary design as we walk and talk. About this event Welcome to Strathmiglo, one of Fife’s premiere ‘linen villages’, and a new heritage and design Walk taking flax and linen as its theme. We assemble at GH Cook […]
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EastSide Community Co-Design Walk

12/08/2020

During the EastSide Arts Festival 2020 local people were invited to attend an event to help design a new walk. Members of the local community were invited to attend, to share time and stories together to plot a new route for a Linen Walk By Design. Journeys in Design and Connswater Greenway hosted the event […]
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Talking Shop: A Walk by Design in Edinburgh’s Old Town

18/01/2020

Walking out from Dovecot Studios, we trace the development of shopping in the capital from linen halls, luckenbooths and lawnmarkets to draperies, department stores, stopping at contemporary design interventions en route. (September, October, November and January) Our free 90-minute stroll through Edinburgh’s Old Town. Dress for the weather with footwear to tackle Edinburgh’s rambling cobbled […]
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Migration & Maritime Cultures | A Walk by Design in Leith

26/05/2019

A Linen Sunday Stroll in Leith out from Custom Lane, a Walk by Design exploring the heritage of Linen in Leith. All are welcome including friendly canines! Y/OUR LINEN STORIES 2019 // LEITH: Contemporary design in flax & linen from Scotland and our nearest European linen neighbours, drawing on our rich industrial heritage with a […]
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Linen and the Lang Toun | A Walk by Design in Kirkcaldy

01/08/2018

Working with the local community in Kirkcaldy, Journeys in Design devised and held a walk around the town focusing on key Design features and local Linen Heritage. Kirkcaldy is known as the ‘Lang Toun’ as its High Street was considered the longest in Scotland, on the rise up from the sea, hugging the meandering Fife […]
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