Location: Woodlands Farm – 331 Shooters Hill, DA16 3RP
Time: 11 am – 4 pm
#SELWAT The South East London Wool and Textile Festival is back, bigger, more vibrant and with wonderful creative flair for all those lovers of delicious colour, art, fun and experience.
In the stunning scenery of Woodlands farm 89 acres of animals and arable land.
The festival has a vibrant Makers market, children’s events including tractor rides and facepainting and Mask making competition, an incredible large art gallery featuring the forefront of textile art locally, eclectic workshops and talks.
We are proud to have in the gallery Emily Tull international embroiderer and contestant Sky Portrait Artist of the Year and Winner Kent Creative Awards. She will be live stitching a completely new work of art at the festival
Other special guests include Up and coming contemporary stitcher Jessica Taylor of loadsofolbobbins.com and Joan Kendall weaver and member of the British Tapestry Association who will be working with visitors on a community art piece linked to carers. Joan having been a carer for her mother. Her work has featured words and phrases linked to this time.
Sponsored by Goldsmiths University of London (in association with their textile department.)
Wonderful weavers, embroideries, felters and wool-workers. Textile Art, workshops and contemporary market on the beautiful 89 acre Farm.
Meet local designers and makers, buy unique and exclusive products, and the materials to make your own creations . Plus much much more and sheep, loads of sheep.