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Art Exhibition, Tue 27 Mar 2018, £4.50

Textile by Jimmy Aitkenhead

Textile by Jimmy Aitkenhead


A long-time artist and respected teacher at the Queensland University of Technology in his younger years, Jim Aitkenhead has been exhibiting his unique lino block art since 1986 and has been involved in exhibitions in Scotland, London and the US as well as Queensland.

His textiles are inspired by marine fossils, botanica and everyday objects, and uses block printing on fabric, a technique Jim was first introduced to as a student of the Dundee College of Art in Scotland in 1947.

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 27 Mar 2018 10:30 to 16:00


Adults £4.50
Students and Children Free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • 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
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

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


Garsdale Road,
LA10 5LW


From M6 jct 37 take A684 to Sedbergh. Drive through town centre, turn right signed A684 to Hawes.
15 miles from Hawes turn right just before you reach Sedbergh, brown signposts.

Parking: free

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