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The Fabric of Protest

The Fabric of Protest

Create your slogan for change

18 June 2016

Time 13:30 - 15:30

Duration 2 hours

Cost In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation. Suggested donation £3

Come along to this monthly creative workshop and create your own piece of protest art that reflects the issues that are important to you.  Using a range of protest materials, including ribbons, rosettes, patches, flags and badges, artist Helen Mather will ask participants to contribute to an art piece using their slogan for change.

Participants will produce individual pieces that will combine to create a collaborative installation that will be displayed in the museum.  Participants can attend an individual workshop or join us on a regular basis to shape how the installation develops.

If you would like to book a group onto this event please contact lisa.gillen@phm.org.uk.

  • The next Fabric of Protest workshops are 1.30pm – 3.30pm on the following dates: Friday 22 July and Saturday 20 August

Suitable for adults and young people over 11

  • Treat yourself to 15% off in The Left Bank cafe bar and 10% off in the museum shop when you attend an event at the People’s History Museum
  • Did you know the museum holds the world’s largest collection of historic trade union and political banners?  Check out the Textile Conservation Studio pages for more information

Booking Requirements:

  • Please note event attendees must arrive at least ten minutes before the start time of the event, otherwise their booked space will be given to someone on the reserve list
  • Please contact the museum as soon as possible if you wish to cancel your reservation so your place can be given to another visitor
  • Please note all donations are non refundable
  • For further information please contact the museum on 0161 838 9190 or email events@phm.org.uk