• Sprout @Sprout Upper Tooting - 1mo

    Event: Follow the furzedown Fleece - Spinning Workshops

    This event has already taken place.

    Start Date: 04.08.2022. Start Time: 11:00

    End Date: 04.08.2022. End Time: 17:00

    Location: Sprout Arts, 74 Moyser Road

    Thursday 4th August - Spinning Workshops in Sprout Arts: An introduction to spinning, morning session for children and families, afternoon for adults. turning a sheep's fleece into yarn for knitting and weaving using drop spindles and spinning wheels. The workshop is led by Penny Walsh and is open to complete beginners. At the end of this workshop you will have a length of your own hand-spun yarn to take home! Book again for the weaving workshops to find out how you can use your yarn and the advanced spinning workshop. This August in Sprout Arts you can follow the journey of transforming a raw fleece and making wool on a spinning wheel. Featuring textiles, tapestries and weaving skills. With Geraldine Kelly, Friends from the Vauxhall City Farm Spinners and the London Guild of Spinners and Weavers running demonstrations and workshops. As well as demonstrations, there will be lots of drop-in activities for all ages, and special workshops for both families and adults to book. The workshops are on 4th, 10th and 17th of August. These need to be booked in advance through Sprout with a payment of £10, additional materials and equipment kits are payable on the day. For full details visit www.sproutarts.com


Neighbourhood loop for Furzedown, Greater London