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October 2018

WonderCraft: Local Makers for Christmas

Sat 20 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - Tue 1 January 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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January 2019

Maunder Maps

Sat 5 January 2019 @ 8:00 am - Sun 28 April 2019 @ 5:00 pm

5 Jan - 28 Apr 2019

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May 2019

Women’s Work

Sat 4 May 2019 @ 10:00 am - Sun 13 October 2019 @ 5:00 pm

This summer, Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft presents a major new exhibition on the work of craftswomen who turned their practice’s into successful businesses between the two World Wars.

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Warping, threading, weaving, drawing

Sat 4 May 2019 @ 10:00 am - Sun 13 October 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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June 2019

The Weaving Residency

Tue 4 June 2019 @ 10:00 am - Sun 13 October 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Contemporary weaver Alice Timmis takes part in a residency at the museum
4 June - 13 October 2019

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October 2019

Kitching in Ditchling: The London Series

Sat 19 October 2019 - Sun 19 April 2020

Presented by contemporary letterpress maestro Alan Kitching
19 Oct 2019 - 19 April 2020

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February 2020

Solace

Tue 25 February 2020 - Sun 1 March 2020

Solace is an interactive sound and video installation inspired by the South Downs. It has been designed to get local families involved in more experimental art. Solace will invite audiences to ask questions about our relationship with open and urban spaces, wellbeing and digital authenticity. The work will be created by artists Karen Tilley and Kevin Grist and inspired by digital content captured by local people.

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March 2020

Could Distribution Still Change The World?

with David Boyle

Thu 19 March 2020
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
£12

Local writer and green economist David Boyle tells the story of the Distributists and their links with Ditchling and Sussex, and the intellectual leaders based here - from the poet and historian Hilaire Belloc to the former steam submarine captain Herbert Shove. He also looks at their significance then, now and perhaps also - as allotments grow in popularity and people campaign against corporate monopolies - in a different kind of political future.   To book for this event, please…

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May 2020

Director’s Tour

Fri 15 May 2020
11:00 am
- 12:00 pm
Free, with museum entrance

Join museum Director Steph Fuller for an exclusive tour of tillage.

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August 2020

Natural Dyeing Demonstrations + Workshops

Sat 29 August 2020
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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December 2020

Christmas Wreath Making with Jo Coles

Sat 12 December 2020
10:00 am
- 12:30 pm
Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft
£35

Get into the festive spirit and create something special this Christmas!

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July 2021

Alice Illustrated

in association with Depot

Sat 17 July - Sun 18 July
Depot, Pinwell Rd
Lewes, BN7 2JS
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“Curiouser and curiouser!” Alice Illustrated is a weekend of events inspired by John Vernon Lord’s illustrations of Alice in Wonderland, in collaboration with Depot Cinema, Lewes. “We’re all mad here.” Join us and our friends at Depot in Lewes for two of days of fun, surreal and sometimes mind-bending events, activities and screenings. Children will love the Mad Hatter tea party and hat parade. See Alice-themed work from local artists exhibited in our Studio, and dive deep down the rabbit…

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