Back to West Cheshire Museums

Loading Events

« All Events

Calling all Craft makers

12 February - 20 May

Water and Wildlife – Woollen Woods

Why?
After the success of the last two year’s Woollen Woods at Stretton Watermill another exhibition is planned. As last year we want to encourage a wide range of crafters to submit their creations to this fantastic event.

What?
The mill is calling out to makers out there to create something to be part of our outdoor exhibition. Could you crochet a ladybird, felt a fish or turn a toadstool? We’d love to invite you to contribute a crafted ‘something’ on the theme of ‘Water and Wildlife’ to this fantastic site. All sorts of materials and techniques are welcome.

When
The creations will be installed on site w/c 20 May
And will be on view to the public from Saturday 25 May – Sunday 29 September.
Please check the website before visiting for opening times or call 01606 271641.
There will also be workshop events on site on 11 & 12 May to encourage members of the public to create works for the exhibition – This is part of the BBC’s Get Creative campaign.
For more information visit www.getcreativeuk.com

How to take part
Please either bring or post your creations to Kate Harland at Grosvenor Museum, 25-27 Grosvenor Street, Chester CH1 2DD by 7 May.
Please add a label / luggage tag to your piece stating:
• Your name
• Your contact details (address, email, phone number)
• What your piece is
We will display all the pieces that we receive (as long as they are not offensive, they are safe for display and won’t cause environmental damage).
Please note that unfortunately it won’t be possible to return your items.

Download PDF

Details

Start:
12 February
End:
20 May
Event Categories:
, , ,

Venue

Stretton Watermill
Mill Lane, Stretton, Cheshire SY14 7JA United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Phone:
01606 271640
Website:
http://strettonwatermill.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk/