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Celia Pym: Mending Days

Darned Tracksuit, Celia Pym, 2016. Photo: Michele Panzeri

This event is running in conjunction with the Woman's Hour Craft Prize exhibition 2017

Celia Pym will host a series of ‘mending days’ as part of her work Where Holes Happen. Please bring a garment with holes to be mended by Celia.

Monday 2 October, Monday 9 October,
Monday 4 December & Saturday 6 January
10am - 5pm

Where: V&A, Sackler Centre for arts education, Seminar Room 2

Booking: Free, drop in

The £10,000 Woman’s Hour Craft Prize was launched to celebrate the 70th anniversary of BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.

After an open call,12 finalists were selected from almost 1,500 applications. They are Laura Ellen Bacon, Alison Britton, Neil Brownsword, Lin Cheung, Phoebe Cummings, Caren Hartley, Peter Marigold, Celia Pym, Romilly Saumarez Smith, Andrea Walsh, Emma Woffenden and Laura Youngson Coll. Their works will feature in a Woman’s Hour Craft Prize exhibition at the V&A from Thursday 7 September 2017 to Monday 5 February 2018, followed by a UK-wide tour.

The Woman's Hour Craft Prize exhibition will be showing at the V&A from 7 September 2017 - 5 February 2018.

The Woman's Hour Craft Prize is a partnership project between the Crafts Council, BBC Radio Four and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (V&A).