Plan your visit
Wednesday 11 May | Clothworkers’ Hall
Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of handmade passementerie with live demonstrations from Clare Hedges and Elizabeth Ashdown on the loom. Take a tour of the contemporary passementerie exhibition and try your hand at the cord spinning workshop.
Thursday 12 May | St. Olave’s Parish Hall
Peer behind the scenes of a working weaving studio and explore the work of exceptional British weavers. Weavers in residence include Elizabeth Ashdown, Philippa Brock, Sally Holditch and Ismini Samindou.
Friday 13 May | Clothworkers’ Hall
Alongside TEWL artists, Jessica Light will be demonstrating how she creates her unique and contemporary handmade tassels and rosettes. There’ll also be time to explore the passementerie exhibition and learn how to spin cords in a live workshop.
Saturday 14 May | St. Olave’s Parish Hall
Join heritage craft specialist Elizabeth Ashdown for an exclusive contemporary passementerie workshop. You will learn how to create your own samples using frame looms. Whether you're interested in interior design, accessories, fashion design, or fine art, this workshop will teach you the introductory skills you need to create your own fabulous hand-woven designs.
Sunday 15 May | St. Olave’s Parish Hall
TEWL opens its doors for a behind-the-scenes look at a working weaving studio. See exceptional British weavers in action and explore works by Elizabeth Ashdown, Philippa Brock, Sally Holditch and Ismini Samindou.