Friday 2 September - Sunday 18 September

Tewkesbury Stitch Story

This astonishing collaborative artwork, led by Community Artist Jo Teague and produced by Tewkesbury Culture, saw over 8000 local people contribute a hand embroidered panel of the history of Tewkesbury. It will be on display in the Lady Chapel between 2-18 September, alongside some of the Cathedral’s historic collection of textiles with local resonance.

Also showing in the Cloisters are three wonderful collaborative pieces from Gloucester based groups:

She Spoke – The SheSpoke Poetry Banner conceived by Halima Malek, Co created with Aysha Randera and the  Shespoke poetry Group. 26 women from the community took part in the Textiles banner. Supported by the Emma Willis studio, and Strike A Light

Stitch in Time - Co-created by Jacqui Grange and Halima Malek, with Faatimah and Maryam Bham,  Amy Freeman, Ally Goff, , Sajeeda Hassanjee, Nafisa Jadwat, Rainey Jayne, Farah Kriel,  Morag Potter, Sarah Snell Pym, Lou Spira and Elizabeth Wall

Sewing Seeds - Environmentally inspired quilt for Gloucestershire Archives, Facilitated by Halima Malek and Morag Potter, and created by the She Stitched Group – Faatimah & Maryam Bham, Amy Freeman, Ally Goff, Jacqui Grange, Nafisa Jadwat, Cooper & Rainey Jayne, Farah Kriel, Louise Spira, Elisabeth Wall, with contributions from Heritage Hub staff Helen Bartlet, Claire Collins and Rihanna Watson

Image Credit – Jacqui Grange

All are welcome, with no tickets required. Please note that these exhibitions will be on display within normal Cathedral opening times which you can check here.

This forms part of 'Threads', which celebrates collaborative stitching projects across the city and the proud history of textile in Westgate Street. It is a partnership project between Voices Gloucester, Gloucester Cathedral, The Cathedral Quarter and The Folk as well as shops and business up and down the street.

Find out more here.

September 2nd, 2022
Opening times
Friday 2 September - Sunday 18 September 10am-5pm
Lady Chapel 12 College GreenGloucesterGL1 2LX
Booking not required

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