Crafts of the Cut

Posted Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Title: Crafts of the Cut
Date: Throughout May 2013
Location: Outreach activities in Montgomeryshire care homes and day centres
Time: 2-2.5 hours
Cost: FREE

Throughout May, we are offering FREE creative workshops based on the traditional arts and crafts of Montgomery Canal. The workshops use old photographs and real and replica artefacts from the Canal that can be handled by your clients and their carers. Through sharing memories participants will be encouraged to create arts and crafts inspired by the traditions of the ‘people of the cut’ (canal workers). Chose from crafts such as lace making , spider web embroidery and crochet, rag rugs, ribbon plates, horse brasses and the ‘Castles and Roses’ painted decorative work.

Tel: 01938 554656