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Heritage Open Days Weaving Taster Session

11th September 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for a loom taster session over Heritage Open Day weekend!

Ever wondered what it would be like to weave on a loom? Join us over the Heritage Open Weekend and have a go at weaving on the gorgeous looms at Sunny Bank Mills.

You will be in a small group and have the opportunity to have a taster at weaving on the old looms using a stick shuttle.

You will also be able to select from a wide variety of colourful yarns to weave with. Booking is essential.

Things to bring

Yourselves, ideas!

We will provide

Materials and equipment.

About your tutor

Agnis Smallwood has been working with us at Sunny Bank Mills for over 4 years. She is a Designer Maker Researcher and Educator who loves to make, create and teach. Agnis has a passion for textiles and specialises in weave. She is based in Leeds, Yorkshire and can always be found making, both independently and often collaboratively.

Previous workshop participants have said: “Teacher was delightful”, “Thank you for such an interesting and eye opening day”, “We covered everything in a logical methodical way, to be able to create a piece by the end, excellent communication throughout.” “Knowledgeable, clear, enthusiastic teacher, what more could you need!”

Course terms and booking conditions

Workshop and course bookings can be cancelled and refunded up until 7 days before the scheduled start date. As materials and equipment are ordered in advance, we regret that refunds cannot be offered less than 7 days before the workshop date. Please note that Eventbrite’s booking fee is non-refundable.

If we need to cancel the course for any reason your ticket will be fully refunded.

Covid -19

This workshop is due to take place after Covid-19 restrictions are scheduled to be lifted. We will be monitoring government guidance should anything change. If so, please follow the general Covid-19 guidance for our workshops here:


11th September 2021
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Sunny Bank Mills Gallery
83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom