Dates to look out for

Fender, Scottish Fisheries Museum

8th-12th July Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride, including: 8th July Tattie sculls and ropes 9th July Horse ‘woodies’ and hairst knots 10th July Fruit baskets and punnets 11th July SWRI reminiscence event 12th July Rural heritage reminiscence afternoon   …Continue reading “Dates to look out for”

Report from Woven Communities 2 July 8th 2016

SBC basketeers with creels on Lewis

We have now done all the research sessions in our partner museums – this constitutes the first stage of phase 2 of the Woven Communities project. Dawn and Steph went to the Highland Folk Museum at the end of April, …Continue reading “Report from Woven Communities 2 July 8th 2016”

Events at the Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride

Reminiscense Day Flyer

You are invited to a Basketry Reminiscence Afternoon at the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride on Tuesday 12th July 2016. Bring a Basket! The afternoon will include: a talk about baskets in rural life a basketmaking demonstration a …Continue reading “Events at the Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride”

Woven Communities 2: the Warp and the Weft gets new funding

John White making an Ose basket frame. School of Scottish Studies,1959

Great news! In late February, the Woven Communities team – Liz, Julie Dawn and Steph – learned that we had been funded by the AHRC to do phase 2 of the Woven Communities project. This means that we can take …Continue reading “Woven Communities 2: the Warp and the Weft gets new funding”