Gansey Symposium SATURDAY ONLY

Sep 30 2017 00:00 - 17:00

Sheringham Museum, Lifeboat Plain, NR26 8BG Sheringham

Join us as we explore the similarities and differences between Dutch and Norfolk Ganseys and their wider influence on the cultures of the North Sea fishing ports. A panel of experts, including Stella Ruhe from the Netherlands has been assembled to look into the importance of these historical items and also deliver master classes on how to knit them. A great weekend retreat for knitters and maritime historians alike.

Lunch and light refreshments provided on both days. Entry to the museum also included.

Friday 29 September

5-6.30 Wine reception and private view of the exhibition.

Saturday 30 September

9.30. Registration / Coffee

10.00 - 12.30 Discovering Dutch Ganseys - Stella Ruhe

Lunch 12.30 - 2.00

2.00. Sheringham Ganseys from photos and postcards - Lesley Lougher and Kirstie Toth

Sharpening old photos, taking new - Ron Wiebe

3.00. Tea

3.30 - 4.30 Taking patterns from photos - Rita Taylor

Ticket for single day SATURDAY ONLY £15 per person.


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