Events

The Raw Materials: Textiles exhibition is at the Nunnery Gallery from 18th April – 24th June 2018. See below for our related events programme.

For other Nunnery Gallery events see Bow Arts’ What’s On.

Key dates

  1. Sunday 20 May 2018


    Gallery Tour & River Lea Boat Cruise

    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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  2. Saturday 26 May 2018


    Fabric and Film

    This workshop takes inspiration from the invention of purple and explores colour and the heritage of fabric dying in the local textile industry. We will...

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  3. Sunday 27 May 2018


    Colouring in the Place

    Participants will be invited to share their stories of local plant life either online or at the event. These stories will then be used for...

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  4. Thursday 31 May 2018


    Location and Innovation

    Anna Fitzpatrick has a background in both fashion and politics and now works to combine the two wherever possible. Anna currently works at the Centre for...

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  5. Saturday, June 2, 2018


    Guided Walk along the River Lea with Simon Read, author of Cinderella River

    Meandering from the Thames up through Poplar, Bow, Stratford, Clapton and beyond, the River Lea had a huge impact on the development of industry in...

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  6. Thursday 7 June 2018


    First Thursday Late Opening

    Resident artist Freya Gabie will join us to talk about her three works in the exhibition, each of which examines a different part of this...

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  7. Saturday 9 June 2018


    A woven dance, a dancing weave

    Using the physical space of the Bow Arts Victorian industrial courtyard and the movement of our bodies, we will create a woven sculptural installation that...

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  8. Sunday 10 June 2018


    Gallery Tour & River Lea Boat Cruise

    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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  9. Sunday 24 June 2018


    Indigo Dyeing Workshop

    This is a chance to learn and explore a fabric-printing method used over hundreds of years across the world, printing patterns on silk, cotton and...

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