Events

Alongside the Raw Materials exhibition from 6 April – 4 June 2017 there will be a programme of events including talks, tours, workshops and boat trip.

Key dates

  1. Thursday 13 April 2017, 10am-1pm


    Easter cruise exploring the River Lea by boat

    Join us for a tour of the Raw Materials exhibition at the Nunnery Gallery exploring the industrial heritage of the river Lea through the material...

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  2. Wednesday 19 April 2017, 7pm


    Cabinets of Curiosities – In Conversation with Silke Dettmers and Neil Austin

    Silke Dettmers will discuss her artist residency and curious discoveries as part of the Raw Materials project and her fascination with the Wunderkammer, Cabinets of...

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  3. Saturday 22 April, 11am-12pm


    Guided historical walk & gallery tour

    Guided historical walk of the local Bow area led by local guide William Sharp starting at Bow Quarter, the old match factory, and ending at...

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  4. Sunday 23 April, 11am - 1pm


    Exploring the River Lea by bike & gallery tour

    A chance to join a guided tour of the Raw Materials exhibition at the Nunnery Gallery, exploring the industrial heritage of the River Lea through...

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  5. Sunday 30 April: 12pm-4pm


    Origami Workshop and Celebration Day

    Join us for a relaxing day with food and drinks in the Bow Arts Courtyard, a stones throw away for the Nunnery Gallery. We will...

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  6. Thursday 4 May 6pm-9pm


    First Thursday late opening

    The first in a series of Raw Materials exhibitions at the Nunnery Gallery, which will delve into the history of the local River Lea valley...

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  7. Sunday 7 May, 2-3pm


    Guided historical walk & gallery tour

    Guided historical walk of the local Bow area led by local guide William Sharp starting at Bow Quarter, the old match factory, and ending at...

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  8. Sunday 14 May, 11am-12pm


    Guided historical walk & gallery tour

    Guided historical walk of the local Bow area led by local guide William Sharp starting at Bow Quarter, the old match factory, and ending at...

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  9. Sunday 21 May 2017, 1-4pm


    River Lea Boat cruise & Gallery tour

    Join us for a tour of the Raw Materials exhibition at the Nunnery Gallery exploring the industrial heritage of the river Lea through the material...

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  10. Saturday 27 May: 10.30am-4pm


    Wood Workshop: Den Making and Mobiles Sculptures

    A creative and fun day of making for all ages and abilities. The first workshop will involving working together to create an exciting den out...

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  11. Wednesday 31 May 2017, 7pm


    Faking it – the many guises of wood

    Artist Silke Dettmers will talk about her exploration and fascination with the wonder of wood and the 'fake'  in her work whilst senior Furniture Conservator...

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