With a nod to the Oberon building’s past a wool handler’s warehouse, Emma Shepherd from Sundance Studio will create a commissioned weaving for the Malachi’s newly dressed stage. During the spring school holiday fortnight, Emma will set up her eight-shaft loom and weave her design in 100% wool.
Alongside Emma, local wool spinners will set up their spinning wheels to make yarn from fleeces donated by local farmer Cress Dawson.
Come and visit the craftspeople working in-situ and learn about the ancient craft of spinning and weaving. See the interiors of the refurbished Hall and find out more about the role of textiles in theatre.
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