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Art Exhibition, Sat 18 Jan - Sun 8 Mar 2020, £4.05-£4.50

The Textile Art Group

The Textile Art Group

Details

TAG is a group of textile artists who meet regularly once a month producing innovative work which can be shared through exhibitions, competitions, workshops and talks.
Eco printing was one such workshop led by one of the members. This inspired others to explore this theme further, producing unique pieces with beautiful colours and patterns both on fabric and paper. Some of these have been enhanced on the computer and printed on fabric, some have been hand or machine stitched, some made into books. Ideas for the exhibition have come from nature, playing bridge, a 10th century herbalist and the Big Bang.
As the exhibition is in a textile mill, also included are pieces which reflect our textile heritage and the changes there have been over time. This followed research at industrial museums and museum collections from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Always included in TAG exhibitions is a group project. This time “Box Clever” is the title using recycled museum specimen boxes. Members have chosen their own subject.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 18 Jan - Sun 8 Mar 2020 10:30 to 16:00

Prices

Children and students free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Excellent disabled access, a lift to all 4 floors. Coach parties need to book.

Address

Garsdale Road,
Sedbergh,
Cumbria,
LA10 5LW

Directions

Plan route to Farfield Mill using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 677919  Lat: 54.32165 Long: -2.49807

From M6 Jct. 37 follow the A684 through Sedbergh, after passing through Sedbergh continue on the A684 towards Hawes. Farfield Mill is approximately 1.5 miles from Sedbergh Town centre. Do not follow SAT NAV, follow the brown tourist signs from Sedbergh.

Parking: free

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

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