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Medieval Coverlet Sewing Sessions

Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre, Forest Corner, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9RN
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Medieval Coverlet Sewing Sessions at Sherwood Forest

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Join Sherwood Forest's resident Historical Costumier Hannah in making a Medieval Coverlet telling the story of Sherwood Forest.

Sherwood Forest would like your help in making an authentic Medieval Coverlet to use as a fine tablecloth for the annual Robin Hood Festival! Come along to Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre on the first & last Thursday of every month to take part in free sewing sessions, where you'll learn about this traditional 14th century sewing technique.

Historical Costumier Hannah (star of BBC Four's 'A Stitch in Time') will guide you through medieval sewing techniques using traditional materials, fabrics and threads. Each session and participant will contribute to the whole Coverlet, and will tell the stories of Sherwood Forest and Robin Hood.

Taking Part:
All of the sessions are free, although any donations to help cover costs of materials are welcome! You don't need any equipment or materials, all you need to bring along is enthusiasm & willingness to learn.

You are free to drop into a session at any time in the two-hour window, however spaces are limited, so you can book for free via the 'website' link at the top of this page. Please note: these sessions are not suitable for children under 12.

Dates & Times:
The workshops will take place on the first and last Thursday of every month until summer. See the details on specific dates and times below.

Opening Times

Medieval Coverlet Sewing Sessions (30 May 2019)
DayTimes
Thursday12:30 - 14:30
Medieval Coverlet Sewing Sessions (6 June 2019)
DayTimes
Thursday10:30 - 12:30
Medieval Coverlet Sewing Sessions (27 June 2019)
DayTimes
Thursday12:30 - 14:30

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