Events, Talks and Courses at Shetland Textile Museum.
SPINNING AND MAKKIN' NIGHTS – Wednesdays 4th July, 18th July, 1st August, 15th August, 29th August.
Come along with your wheel, your spindle or your makkin’, and join in an informal evening with like-minded people. Even if you’re a beginner, there’s bound to be someone who can help you, and we can even provide a wheel for you to try. From 7.00 – 9.00, cost is £3.00, which includes a cup of tea and a biscuit – or even a home-bake, if you’re lucky !
Wednesday 25th July –an informal discussion evening with James Neilson, a regular attender at our spinning and makkin’ get-togethers. James is a keen spinner and knitter, and will bring along examples of his work. From 7.00 – 9.00, cost £3.00 includes refreshments.
Pieces from an Eccentric Collector - Wednesday 22nd August.
Andy Ross of Global Yell will display and talk about some interesting and unusual pieces from his extensive textile collection.
Cost £5.00. Time to be confirmed.