Warp/Weft

Uncover workshop

Saturday 29 July, 11am–4pm

Pigott Education Centre Foyer

Rachel Craddock and Dovecot Tapestry Studio

£20 (booking essential)

Uncover workshops are for young people aged 15–19. To confirm a place on the workshop it is essential that all participants complete this consent form

Please note: participants under the age of 18 will not be able to take part in the workshop without a signed consent form

Meet weavers from Dovecot Tapestry Studio, Edinburgh, digitally explore their studio and hear first-hand how they went about the epic task of weaving a tapestry to Chris Ofili’s design.

Taking inspiration from the tapestry you will weave your own work experimenting with colour, material, and texture.

Uncover workshops

Collaborate with artists and makers in our hands-on creative sessions and investigate ideas, develop new skills, and uncover our collection.

Uncover workshops are for 15–19 year-olds and are led by professional artists, makers, and practitioners to connect you to the creative industries.

Image above: Detail from Chris Ofili, 'The Caged Bird’s Song', 2014–2017. Wool, cotton and viscose © Chris Ofili. Courtesy the Artist and Victoria Miro, London,The Clothworkers’ Company and Dovecot Tapestry Studio, Edinburgh. Photography: Gautier Deblonde