Summer 2024 - Events

Summer Exhibition

Sport and Leisure  in Newtown: 1875 - 1914

Looking at how the weavers and others spent their leisure, including sport such football in Newtown which was an important centre for the  game in Wales.

Don't forget to allow time to check out the exhibition if you are coming along to attend an event. 
Exhibition corner
Exciting events to put in your diary

Workshops   10 - 4 on Sundays  

Booking essential through these links  Don't miss out, tickets selling fast

30 June   Welsh Quilting with Sheila Davis from the Quilting Association.  £50 for the day

7 July    Weaving a tapestry landscape with Victoria Haire.       £50 for the day

11 August     Off-loom weaving with Victoria Haire. Weave patterns on pebbles and bits of wood.  £50 for the day, £25 for half day.

Booking for all events 

 Demonstrations - free events

Friday 7 June        Caroline Martin will be demonstrating  spinning techniques

Friday 19 July      Katherine Keatley - iron age spinning and weaving

Saturday 17 August      Frances Biseker will be demonstrating medieval spinning techniques

Lea and Elfie  (mother and daughter spinning and weaving dynamos) will  be demonstrating regularly during the summer  @lea_and_elfie

Also we will have a weaver-in-residence from mid-July onwards. She will be working  Thursday - Saturday each week.

Our ever popular Tapestry Tuesdays will be running again during the summer holidays from 23 July to 27 August from 2 - 4pm.  

Suitable for all ages but particularly children

Pictures for our 2024 season events 

Braid weavingKumihimo braidingSplit-ply braidingLandscape Tapestry weavingYoung and old(er) enjoying the Tapestry Tuesday fun.Lea and Elfie dynamic weaving duoWoven pieceWelsh QuiltingKatherine Keatley and her medieval loomWoven artwork