may, 2023

sun21may11:00 am3:00 pmBobbin Lace Taster DayHistoric craft workshop

Event Details

Formerly a thriving local cottage industry and now an engaging hobby – come along to celebrate the fascinating craft of lacemaking with us at our Bobbin Lace Taster Day!

  • Meet local lacemakers, watch bobbin lace being made
  • Try your hand at lacemaking on a pillow with guidance from an experienced lacemaker
  • Learn about the history and heritage of Bucks bobbin lace
  • Enjoy our lace displays
  • Listen to a talk on the history of lace and lacemaking (1-1.30pm)
  • Tea, coffee, juice and biscuits are included in the price, but there is also an onsite café should you require lunch etc

Need to know:

  • Book either the morning (10am – 12:30pm) or afternoon session (1:30-4pm)
  • Upon arrival you will be invited to sign up to a 45 min slot during which you will be able to have a go at lacemaking.
  • Tickets for children, teenagers and students are free. Children need to be 8 or over to have a go at lacemaking and those under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Max two children per adult.
  • There is limited parking at Wycombe Museum – please see this link for more info and nearby parking (spaces available only a short walk away!) www.wycombemuseum.org.uk/visit

Part of our Hidden Hands: Women and Work in the Chilterns exhibition events programme.

Time

(Sunday) 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location

Wycombe Museum

Priory Avenue

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