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Radical Locks

   A new project celebrating the achievements of the women of Tameside, past and present, coinciding with the centenary of women gaining the right to vote. The purposefully inclusive initiative takes place in late 2018 and early 2019 with groups across the borough. These include local textile groups, the Asian women’s organisation Khush Amdid, ESOL […]

Published: 5th October 2018
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Threads of Identity

        This project challenges stereo types surrounding embroidery, working with a group of 15 boys at Burnage Academy in Manchester. It is one in a series of initiatives to acknowledge the thirtieth anniversary of the death of Ahmed Iqbal Ullah, pupil at Burnage in the 1980’s, who was killed in a racially motivated […]

Published: 15th April 2018
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Sew Near – Sew Far

         The collaboration Sew Near – Sew Far  with the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth sees a major new art installation on the moors close to the Bronte waterfalls from 1st -14th October 2017. #sewnearsewfar A film documenting the collaboration is on the Bronte Museum website under contemporary art. Sew Near – Sew […]

Published: 10th March 2018
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Spring 2017

Work from Kotha and Kantha – the Bangladeshi Women’s Memoir Project, in conjunction with the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Educational Trust can be seen touring local North West libraries in the spring of 2017.  https://mmuspecialcollections.wordpress.com/2017/06/29/kotha-and-kantha/ A display will be at Longsight Library 17th Feb – 8 March, then the work goes to Accrington Library – 10th […]

Published: 20th June 2017
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Summer 2016

New work can be seen in two exhibitions this summer. One quilt ‘Dulwich Mum’ is on display in Making Spaces  – the 62 Group Exhibition at Macclesfield Silk Museum. From 17th July several new works can also be seen in the Wit of the Stitch at Ruthin Craft Centre, North Wales. Kotha and Kantha – […]

Published: 3rd October 2016
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Kotha and Kantha

   The project Kotha and Kantha ran from May to July 2016 and was  supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. It brought together a group of local Bangladeshi women and the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust in Manchester Central Library. My role was to develop stitched-based responses related to the women’s lives, […]

Published: 8th July 2016
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Robin Hood’s Bay

  In June I returned to the North Yorkshire Coast to give a talk to the local history society about my research into the local signature cloth housed in the small museum in Bay. During this visit I am also running a small stitch workshop with the local primary school in Fylingthorpe in order that the […]

Published: 30th June 2016

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Autumn 2015

Lynn has presented papers on her stitch-based research in conferences around Britain this Sept – Material Culture in Action at Glasgow School of Art followed by Making Futures in Plymouth. As part of Rural Crafts Re-Imagined Lynn will be in Cockermouth for weekend workshops 3-4th Oct Also in conjunction with Art Textiles at the Whitworth Art […]

Published: 15th September 2015

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Tatton Park

A deck chair customised as part of Manchester School of Art’s stand at the RHS flower show at Tatton Park in July. It was sewn on the day the budget was announced by Tatton MP George Osbourne and  questions  Martin Bell, the former MP for Tatton – where are you?

Published: 1st September 2015

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Summer 2015

We are holding an open studio at Rogue in Manchester July 9-11th  to coincide with MIF www.rogueartistsstudios.co.uk. All welcome – private view friday 9th 6-8pm My work can be seen in the Art of Bereavement at the Crafts Centre, Farnham until the end of May,  an exhibition related to the conference on the 15th May. […]

Published: 30th June 2015
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