Northword project offers free workshops with creative practitioners
Wed, June 01, 2022
The public will have the chance to enjoy free creative workshops at Flowerfield Arts Centre from June 23rd – 25th as part of the Northword Storytagging project.
It combines traditional storytelling with modern technologies to help increase the visibility and market reach of creative practitioners working in remote areas, and is led in Northern Ireland by Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust and Ulster University,
The upcoming workshops will feature textile artist Angela Turkington from Leopard & Lily, music artists Claire McCartney & Beccy Henderson from the band VOKXEN, woodturner Gerard Gray (Taisie Turning), artist Michelle McGarvey, ceramicist, storyteller and singer-songwriter Colin Urwin and Scottish Northword Creatives Rowena Henderson (Reel and Hammer jewellery) and kilt maker Andrea Chappell from Acme Atelier.
Over the last 12 months, Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage Trust has been working closely with the six creatives who are located in the Causeway Coast & Glens and Mid & East Antrim Borough Council areas to bring their local stories to life through the creation of a final showpiece.
For more information on the Northword project in Northern Ireland visit: www.northwordni.org
Funded by the EU Northern Periphery & Arctic Programme 2014-2020 under the European Regional Development Fund. The initiative is led by Robert Gordon University in Orkney and spans Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland & Russia.
For full details about the series of free workshops go to www.flowerfield.org or follow @flowerfieldarts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
All workshops must be booked in advance.