Wild Weaving at Ulster Folk Museum

15/10/2020

A Journeys in Design Wild Weaving Workshop took place at the Ulster Folk Museum on Thursday 15 October, hosted by National Museums Northern Ireland (NMNI). The one and a half hour event included a walk to gather materials and a short mindfulness session, followed by a weaving workshop for complete beginners. The event was led […]
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Wild Weaving EastSide Arts Festival

12/08/2020

A Journeys in Design Wild Weaving Workshop took place in Victoria Park, Belfast, on Wednesday 12 August, as part of EastSide Arts Festival. The event was led by Curator John Ennis and local weaver Beth Milligan, and delivered in partnership with Connswater Community Greenway and EastSide Partnership. The one and a half hour event included […]
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Wild Weaving at Summerhall January 2020

17/01/2020

For complete beginners – a walk, a weaving workshop and an informal talk by textile engineer and PhD Candidate Abdul Nasan. Abdul discussed his background industrial experience in Syria and current work to create innovative textile engineering products. We incorporated materials found during a preceding walk in The Meadows into a simple tapestry weave, all […]
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Wild Weaving at Summerhall November 2019

15/11/2019

For complete beginners – a walk, a weaving workshop and an informal talk about weaving by hand loom weaver Susie Redman discussing pattern and colour. The morning began with a walk in The Meadows with collection of grasses, string and other items en route. The group then gathered in the ArtiScience Library at Summerhall for […]
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Wild Weaving at Summerhall October 2019

11/10/2019

A walk, a weaving workshop and an informal talk by Marnie Collins of Heriot Watt University, discussing her design practice and University teaching. The morning began with a walk in The Meadows with collection of grasses, string and other items en route. The group then gathered in the ArtiScience Library at Summerhall for a simple […]
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Wild Weaving at Summerhall September 2019

20/09/2019

A walk, a weaving workshop and an informal talk about weaving. Attendees weave on a simple frame using materials found during a preceding walk, Inspired by the weavers met during Our Linen Stories tours, Journeys in Design is supporting the development of local ‘Wild Weaving’ workshops, harnessing the powers of walking and weaving to enhance […]
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