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Traditional Crafts Demonstration Weekend – at Nottingham Industrial Museum
Saturday, 13 May 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pmUsual museum entry fees apply
Immerse yourself in Nottingham’s heritage with a weekend of demonstrations by skilled artisans.
Watch how they use traditional techniques and generations of knowledge to keep these ancient crafts alive.
Members of the Nottingham and District Guild of Wavers, Spinners and Dyers [link opens in new tab/ window] will give demonstrations in spinning, rag-rugging, crocheting, knitting and weaving.
Members of the Nottinghamshire Bobbin Lace Society [link opens in new tab/ window] will be back with us showing the intricate art of bobbin lace making.
Chris Baxter’s Baskets [link opens in new tab/window] will be working with willow to produce traditional Celtic frame woven baskets and bird feeders. Chris will also be giving demonstrations on making willow hearts and fairy wands.
The demonstrators will have a range of handmade goods on display for you to purchase and they will be taking commissions for bespoke work.
Our 5 large galleries will be open as normal, with lots more to see and do, including our working telephone exchange and model railway, children’s activity trail and colouring competition.
Admission – Adults £3, Concessions £2, Children FREE
Normal Wollaton Hall and Deer Park parking charges apply