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

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September 2018

Hideyuki Sobue – Sanpo

September 7 @ 10:30 am - November 11 @ 5:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Hideyuki Sobue, who lives and works in the Lake District, UK, graduated from Osaka University of Arts, Japan (awarded a scholarship). His art practice is focused on painting and drawing, exploring how to derive the maximum technical and conceptual potential from those practices. In this exhibition Sobue explores “sanpo” which means walk, stroll, ramble, and wander. It is during “sanpo” that he often encounters stunning scenes in light and shade, finds beautiful objects he never noticed before, and has some…

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October 2018

From Fell to Fabulous- Woolclip

October 17 @ 10:30 am - November 24 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Woolclip are a collective of spinners, dyers, rug makers, knitters, crocheters, weavers and felt makers, as well as designers and farmers. They work as a co-operative, enabling them to run their shop as a social enterprise. From Fell to Fabulous is described as "A journey with wool as the common thread: from humble origins on the fells, incorporating skill, innovation and flair, all the way to the fabulous."

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From Fell to Fabulous – The Wool Clip (Exhibition)

October 17 @ 10:30 am - November 25 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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The Wool Clip is a collective of spinners, dyers, rug makers, knitters, crocheters, weavers and felt makers, as well as designers and farmers. They work as a co-operative, enabling them to run their shop as a social enterprise. From Fell to Fabulous is described as "A journey with wool as the common thread: from humble origins on the fells, incorporating skill, innovation and flair, all the way to the fabulous."

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Hideyuki Sobue – Sanpo (exhibition) at Farfield Mill

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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The Japanese term “sanpo” means walk, stroll, ramble, and wander. It is not a walk for the walk’s sake, but for the sake of spiritual health, as it were, meditative act in our daily life. In his wander Wordsworth immortalized the experience of an encounter with a daffodil field in his poem “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”. The lover of nature, Beethoven made a point of taking a walk in the woods every day for his musical inspiration. It…

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Pointed twills weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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  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 creating zig zag and diamond patterns. Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day

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November 2018

Explore 8 Colour Shaft Weaving with Ali Sharman

November 3 @ 10:00 am - November 4 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 November £100 plus £5 on the day for materials This 2 day course will introduce you to 8 shaft ‘colour and weave’ effect and the basics of pattern drafting. Looms will be set up and ready for you to weave in predominantly two colours to discover how a remarkable variety of patterns can be generated by quite simply changing the order of colours in the warp and weft. Not suitable for complete beginners.

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Moorland – Acrylic Workshop with Stuart Gray

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Join Stuart for the day as he takes you on a step by step process to produce your own acrylic painting of a Moorland scene. Stuart will provide all the materials and frame your work ready for you to take home to impress your friends and family!

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Design in the Dales – The Heart of the Mill (Exhibition by our resident Artists)

07-11-2018 @ 10:30 am - 01-01-2019 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Design in the Dales will showcase work from 20 resident artists their work ranges from textiles, weaving, painting, textile-art, felting, knitting, jewellery design and much more. Their group is described as the Heart of the Mill as this vibrant community of people, design and create here in the Mill.

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Tweedy Weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

November 12 @ 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 a scarf. Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day.

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Tweedy Weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

November 12 @ 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 a scarf. Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day.

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Colour Notes – Studio 21

27-11-2018 @ 10:30 am - 06-01-2019 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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‘‘Colour Notes” is an exploration of how each Studio 21 artist expresses and interprets their own response to colour through narratives and memories. Deliberately open-ended, this theme inspired searching and thought-provoking responses. Each artist individually explored and challenged their personal use of colour.  Theory books were relegated to the background, ensuring that each piece was worked reflexively and intuitively.

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Colour Notes – Studio 21 (Exhibition)

27-11-2018 @ 10:30 am - 06-01-2019 @ 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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‘‘Colour Notes” is an exploration of how each Studio 21 artist expresses and interprets their own response to colour through narratives and memories. Deliberately open-ended, this theme inspired searching and thought-provoking responses. Each artist individually explored and challenged their personal use of colour.  Theory books were relegated to the background, ensuring that each piece was worked reflexively and intuitively. Instead of a riot of colour, the exhibition comprises a broad range of hues and tones in a varied imagery of…

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December 2018

Festive Door Wreath with Wildflower Weaver

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Join Izzy here at the Mill and make a beautiful festive door wreath using season flowers and foliage. All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring anything you might like to add to your design. Izzy has been working in floristry for 17 years as it was her passion before discovering weaving.

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Festive Table Decoration with Wildflower Weaver

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road
Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW United Kingdom
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Join Izzy here at the Mill and make a beautiful table decoration using natural materials. All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring anything you might like to add to your design. Perfect for any festive table. Izzy has been working in floristry for 17 years as it was her passion before discovering weaving.

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