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.
Sunday 1 October
10.00. Researching Norfolk Ganseys - Martin Warren
11.15. Researching Ganseys - Michael Harvey (health permitting)
11.45. Propagansey - Deb Gillanders
1.30. Gansey Forum - Panel: Stella Ruhe, Rita Taylor, Martin Warren, Deb Gillanders, Michael Harvey (health permitting)
An opportunity to debate the intricacies of knitting Ganseys and their historical and social significance
3.00 - 4.00. Final view of exhibition, knit and natter time, Tea and close