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Sunspray Corn Dolly Workshop
Sunspray Workshop with Angela Riley

Saturday 20 July, 2024

10am – 1pm

The aim of this workshop is for our participants to learn about the origins and history of the Corn Dolly. Then, there will be the opportunity for everyone to make, and take home with them, a corn dolly, or even corn dollies.
This practical workshop starts with making the traditional 3 straw plait and from there you will work your way up toward making a Sunspray corn dolly. A good fortune token that would bring wealth and happiness to the home in which it was hung.

All our workshop participants will be required to bring with them the following items: a sharp pair of scissors and a 30cm ruler (not tape measure).

Your tutor, Angela Riley, has been actively employed in the heritage and cultural sector throughout her working life. Angela was introduced to the art of corn dolly making some 25 years ago whilst working at Church Farm Museum, Skegness and is now one of a small group of straw plaiting tutors in the UK. Since then, she has developed and expanded the range of corn dollies she makes, including traditional variants which originated in South America, North Africa, and Eastern Europe.

Today, Angela works across Lincolnshire & the east Midlands and is in high demand to deliver workshops at heritage venues and events in our region.

Introductory level.

10.00am – 1.00pm
12 places available
Price £24.00 per person

Adults and young people aged 16 and above
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