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April 2020

Materials from Wilder Land

An exhibition by Sebastian Cox

Sat 25 April - Sun 18 October

Inspired by his recently completed manifesto, Modern Life from Wilder Land, this presentation showcases new prototypes from the Sebastian Cox workshop that actively rebuild our ecological systems to benefit biodiversity and ultimately the planet as a whole.

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July 2020

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John Newling

Thu 16 July 2020 - Fri 30 April 2021

This major exhibition from pioneer of public art John Newling features many of his acclaimed works spanning the past 40 years.

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Garden Book Making

with Helen Gibb

Sat 18 July
10:30 am
- 4:00 pm
£70

Draw inspiration from the Chinese proverb “A book is a garden carried in the pocket” to create a book we can use for collecting, sketching or note-taking.

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Story Soundscapes

with Kevin Grist from SparkedEcho

Thu 30 July
11:00 am
- 1:00 pm
£20

Create a fun story soundscape using the museum’s collection as inspiration.

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Surround Sound Experience

with Kevin Grist from SparkedEcho

Thu 30 July
2:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
£20

Create an immersive surround sound experience using field recordings from the outside, samples and synths.

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August 2020

Permanent Collection

Sat 1 August 2020 - Mon 3 December 2035

The museum's permanent collection includes work by artists and craft workers
of national repute, including Eric Gill, Edward Johnston + Ethel Mairet.

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Stick Laboratory

with Simon Page

Thu 6 August
11:00 am
- 3:00 pm
£30

Have a go at making your own 3D sculpture!

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Crafternoon

Wed 12 August
2:00 pm
- 4:00 pm

A friendly, informal once a month get together for adults. Bring your knitting, cross-stitch or whatever you might be crafting and enjoy working in an inspiring environment with friendly folk, while you enjoy free tea and biscuits.

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Dear Nature Creative Writing

with Suzanne Joinson

Thu 13 August
11:00 am
- 3:00 pm
£30

A fun creative writing workshop for children in response to John Newling’s exhibition.

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Monoprinting, Inspired by Nature

with Claire Burns

Thu 27 August
11:00 am
- 3:00 pm
£30

Explore the shapes and patterns in nature, sketching what you can see in the museum garden.

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Colour Journeys 2

Fri 28 August - Sun 6 September
Included in your entry ticket

An exhibition by artists and makers who participated in the museum’s 2019 Natural Dye course.

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Natural Dyeing Demonstrations + Workshops

Sat 29 August
11:00 am
- 4:00 pm

Join artists and makers exhibiting in Colour Journey’s 2 for a lively day of workshops and demonstrations

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