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  • SOLD OUT Tapestry Weaving Experience Day

This event is now sold out. There are spaces available on our January, February, and March workshops.

Want to learn to weave in one of the world’s leading tapestry studios?

This tapestry weaving experience day at Dovecot Studios, the only operating tapestry studio in Scotland, is a rare chance to learn the art of tapestry weaving in our stunning studio, which is normally reserved for Dovecot weavers.

Aimed at absolute beginners, the workshop will introduce traditional materials of a cotton warp and wool weft, as well as the basic skills involved in creating a woven tapestry. Experimenting with a range of techniques, you will receive expert tuition from professional weaver Fiona Hutchison, and at the end of the day you are invited to sit back and admire your tapestry with a glass of fizz.

Tickets £120 (+ booking fee)
Price includes equipment* and glass of fizz

*The price includes tapestry yarn and use of equipment during the workshop. If participants would like to practice and develop their new weaving skills at home, tapestry frames, yarns, and bobbins are available at Dovecot Shop where attendees will receive a 10% discount on the day of their workshop.

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Gallery & Shop

Dovecot Studios is currently closed to the public in line with Government guidance. Please follow our website and social media for reopening information.

Usual Opening times:
Gallery & Shop
Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
Mon-Fri: 12-3pm
Sat: 10am-5pm

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From 7 January 2021
Fri-Sat: 10am-4pm

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