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Art Exhibition, Wed 30 Oct 2019 - Wed 1 Jan 2020, £4.05-£4.50

JClover, Cry Me a River

JClover, Cry Me a River

JClover, Cry Me a River

Details

It was inspired by the life and textile art of Mary Fogg, a founder member of the group and influential quilt artist, who died in 2016 at the age of 95.

Quilt Art was founded in Britain in 1985 to develop the quilt as an artistic medium and promote its recognition as an art form. Its 19 members are all leading practitioners who exhibit nationally and internationally. They come from Britain, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, Hungary, Denmark and the United States.

Quilt Art mounts travelling exhibitions every two or three years in Britain and Europe, each one accompanied by a book which is written, illustrated and published by the members. The group has also exhibited in the United States, Canada, Japan and Russia.

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 30 Oct 2019 - Wed 1 Jan 2020 10:30 to 16:00

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.

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 10 Jul - Wed 28 Aug Roots
Wed 10 Jul - Wed 28 Aug Roots - Green Door Artists
Wed 24 Jul - Thu 12 Sep AC Telfer - Painting Exhibition
Sat 31 Aug - Sun 27 Oct World Wide Whispers
Wed 11 Sep - Wed 30 Oct A Brush with Cumbria - Stuart Gray
Sat 14 - Sun 22 Sep The Story of Sedbergh

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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