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Farfield Mill

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Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
015396 21958 www.farfieldmill.org

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August 2019

World Wide Whispers

August 31 @ 10:30 am - October 27 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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‘World Wide Whispers’ was started following a conversation between Ann Hill and four other international quilters – Paula Rafferty from Ireland, Jeltje van Essen from The Netherlands, Debbi Cagney from USA and Kim Caskey from Canada when they met in Edinburgh. They each chose 12 quilters, one for each month of the year, and asked them to make a quilt from a photograph of a quilt that they would receive from the quilter who made the quilt the month before…

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World Wide Whispers

August 31 @ 10:30 am - October 27 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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‘World Wide Whispers’ was started following a conversation between Ann Hill and four other international quilters – Paula Rafferty from Ireland, Jeltje van Essen from The Netherlands, Debbi Cagney from USA and Kim Caskey from Canada when they met in Edinburgh. They each chose 12 quilters, one for each month of the year, and asked them to make a quilt from a photograph of a quilt that they would receive from the quilter who made the quilt the month before…

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September 2019

A Brush with Cumbria – Stuart Gray

September 11 @ 10:30 am - October 30 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Having spent many years working in sketchbooks, Stuart Gray began to produce paintings emulating the fresh quality of an outdoor image without overworking the final pieces. ‘Nature should not be  over analysed but enjoyed by its simplicity.’ Stuart Gray

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2 Day Become a Weaver Workshop with Jan Beadle

September 19 @ 10:00 am - September 20 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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If you know the basics, maybe set up your own loom and woven some patterns or have never done any weaving before and would love to have ago this is the course for you! The 2-day course will take you through the whole process of winding a warp and dressing a loom to weaving your cloth, Jan will provide you with all the tips, tricks and techniques to ease your path into weaving.

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Sedbergh Sheepfest and National Herritage Open Days – Free Entry

September 21 @ 10:30 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Sedbergh Sheep Fest is returning. This is an amazing 2 day Festival of everything sheepy!! For more details  www.facebook.com/sedberghsheepfest Farfield Mill will be free entry as part of the National Heritage Open Days. Come along to the Mill and find out about the textile heritage of the Yorkshire Dales and Sedbergh.

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October 2019

Autumn Hedgerow Watercolour Workshop with Ruth Clayton

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Come and join Ruth as she guides you through a step by step process to paint your own masterpiece. All abilities are welcome whether you want to develop your artistic abilities or find your inner artist! Ruth will frame your artwork ready for you to take home to impress your friends and family.

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Tweedy Weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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This class is perfect for beginners but weavers with a little more experience will enjoy experimenting with traditional herringbone technique to create your own unique piece of fabric. Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day.

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Weaving Water/Woven Land – British Tapestry Group: Scottish Regional Group

30-10-2019 @ 10:30 am - 03-01-2020 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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As artists we are often inspired by place and the incredible landscape that surrounds us. Beautiful rolling hills, dramatic seascapes, the textures and colours of where we come from gives endless inspiration to artists who weave.  Surrounded by water, with over 6000 miles of coastline, Scotland has more than 790 islands and over 30,000 lochs and lochans and almost 500 Munroes and Corbetts.  How could we not be inspired by what is around us! Regional members of the BTG have taken the…

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November 2019

Hidden Hedgerows – Ruth Clayton

02-11-2019 @ 10:30 am - 01-01-2020 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Ruth likes to experiment with many techniques in watercolour to capture the jewel like quality of berries and flowers found in Cumbria’s many hedgerows. ‘Jewels are not only found in trinket boxes but also in our hidden hedgerows’ Ruth Clayton

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Colour, Texture and Pattern weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Monday 18 November £50 plus £5 for materials on the day  Come and enjoy a day of weaving on a 4-shaft table loom. Whether you’re a beginner or already a weaver this will be a lovely opportunity to experiment with colour and texture. I’ll even take the mystery out of pattern reading. Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day

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Festival Farfield Weekend – Free Entry

November 30 @ 10:30 am - December 1 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Join us for some Christmas festivities at the Mill. There will be Exhibitions, craft demonstrations, Christmas craft activities, a Christmas treasure hunt and lots of beautiful unique gifts to buy for Christmas.

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