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WIRED OPEN LABS 2020: WOOL FELTING - FROM PADDOCK TO PRODUCT
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  • The WIRED Lab WELCOMES JESS FORSTER
    AS PART OF THE WIRED OPEN LABS WORKSHOP SERIES 2020

  • This workshop integrates the ethos of sustainability while exploring wool and it’s potential as a renewable, creative resource.

  • IN THIS 6 HOUR WORKSHOP YOU WILL LEARN:

  • * About the growing, shearing and processing of wool from a fleece into usable materials;
    * Local stories and passing down of ‘handmade’ knowledge; and
    * How to create unique, handmade, wool felt artworks inspired by the stunning rural surroundings

Who Should Attend?

Introductory class suitable for beginners. 

What You'll GET

Each participant will take home a completed felt artwork(s).
Participants will also be provided with a yummy home-made snack and/or fruit platter, and refreshments including water, organic teas and French press coffee.

What To Bring?

All materials provided. 
Please wear ‘farm’ appropriate attire, including enclosed shoes or boots and hat.

To avoid waste, please bring your own water bottle, sunscreen and keep cup!

DATE & TIME

Sunday 15 March, 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm

Location

Kimo Estate
1218 Nangus Road
Gundagai NSW 2722


KIMO DISCOUNT OFFER

The Wired Lab is thrilled to offer discounted accommodation on site at Kimo Estate for the night of this workshop.
Usually priced at $150 per night, rooms in the beautiful Shearers Quarters have been offered at a $20 discount for workshop participants, with thanks to our partners at Kimo Estate.
To take advantage of this generous offer just select 'Yes' in the bookings pages and someone from Kimo will be in touch to organise your accommodation shortly afterwards.

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$220 per ticket (GST inc)
12 places available

FREE DROUGHT SUBSIDY PLACES


Our Drought Subsidy Program provides fully subsidised (FREE) places to many of our creative workshops. These places are available to any resident of the Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network footprint, directly or indirectly affected by the drought. If you think you’re eligible please submit a simple EOI form via email and we will confirm your place in this workshop shortly.

This initiative is made possible by a Murrumbidgee Community Grant, which is an initiative of Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (Murrumbidgee PHN) and part of the Australian Government’s ‘Empowering our Communities’ funding.
Please click here to read more about this initiative.

CREATIVE KIDS - NSW GOVT $100 VOUCHERS

The Wired Lab is a registered provider of the NSW Government ‘Creative Kids’ Program, which entitles parents and carers of young people (18 years and under) to a $100 voucher towards creative activities. One voucher per child is available on an annual basis.
Most of our workshops are accessible to mature teens or children accompanied by an adult.
Parents and guardians of participants under 18 should contact us directly before enrolling.

To claim your voucher the parent/guardian needs to establish a Service NSW account and apply for a Creative Kids Voucher

Once your voucher is issued contact us to reserve your child's place in a workshop.
Please provide the child's full name, date of birth and the voucher number.

If the workshop place is more than $100, we will invoice you for the balance of the fee.

 

ACCESSIBILITY

 

This venue is wheelchair accessible.
The Wired Open Labs workshops are presented in a range of venues where varying access needs can be met.
We have endeavoured to make our workshops as accessible as possible.
Please contact us with any other specific access needs before purchasing a ticket to ensure we meet your requirements.

 

Contact Details

Anna Schoo | The WIRED Lab | anna@wiredlab.org

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With thanks to our partners at Kimo Estate.

This project is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

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The Wired Lab is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.

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