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riverside café gallery: Xoanxo

riverside café gallery: Xoanxo

Next week a new collection of art work will be on display in the Riverside Café. Local artist Xoanxo creates work derived from local surroundings, finding the abstract in the apparently ordinary and mundane. Born in Spain in 1970, and having lived in both […]

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maltings craft: meet the team

maltings craft: meet the team

The maltings craft team has some new faces! To keep in spirit with the craft blog, it is only fitting they answer a few questions to introduce (and re-introduce) themselves to you all.  Ciara O’Hara: Craft Administrator I organise the craft […]

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maltings stores: what’s new?

maltings stores: what’s new?

We hope you all had a lovely Easter! If you did not know already, we have given maltings stores a fresh new look with a bold new sign. In anticipation for the bright summer months ahead we have re-decorated the walls with […]

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thread 2015: news

thread 2015: news

It has been two weeks since our last blog post and a lot has been happening. This year thread…a festival of textiles is taking place on Friday 25th & Saturday 26th September 2015. That is only 5 months away and […]

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unravel 2015: I knit because…

unravel 2015: I knit because…

At this year’s unravel we created our very own, knitting inspired, Farnham Maltings installation called, ‘I knit because…’. Everyone was asked to take a luggage tag, have a think, and finish the sentence ‘I knit because…’ with why it is […]

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unravel 2015: knit and natter

unravel 2015: knit and natter

We would like to thank everyone that came to unravel this year, we all had such a lovely time. Extending the festival to three days made such a difference and we had a super response from both stands and visitors as there […]

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unravel 2015 interview: EastLondonKnit

unravel 2015 interview: EastLondonKnit

Meet EastLondonKnit.  Based in Hackney Wick, London and run by Renée Callahan; EastLondonKnit is the go to place for all your knitting needs. Working in a well equipped studio, which includes several vintage industrial knitting machines, Renée is a knitting pattern designer and […]

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unravel 2015 interview: Sincerely Louise

unravel 2015 interview: Sincerely Louise

Meet Sincerely Louise. Louise started her career by studying Commercial Photography at the Arts University Bournemouth, graduating in 2012 with First Class Honours. However after incorporating some of her knitted pieces in a hunting inspired photography project, knitting quickly took over. Since then […]

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unravel 2015 interview: Emma Block

unravel 2015 interview: Emma Block

Meet the illustrator who created the unravel 2015 artwork. Emma Block is an illustrator who has designed illustrations for greeting cards, magazine spreads, stationery, wrapping paper, soap packaging and children’s books. Amongst this, she has found time to create not one […]

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