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What’s On

A quick summary of upcoming events in the next 2 months. For more information, see our Workshops & Talks and Exhibitions pages.

Workshop: Batik & Surface Design at Zijdelings (Tilburg NL)
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Rita Trefois

1 Jan to 30 Jun 2020

A series of four 2-days workshops in the period of January – June 2020

 

Tilburg, Holland

Talk: Batik education 2020 at DIY Textile School (Amsterdam NL)
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Rita Trefois

1 Jan to 30 Jun 2020

An intensive education in six 2-days meetings from January till June 2020.

Exhibition: Hand to Cloth

31 Jan to 30 Apr 2020
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Exhibition on Contemporary Textiles made with the technique of Batik by Mary Lee Murphy.

The exhibition consists of thirteen large scale textiles.

The Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum, Lisburn, Co. Antrim.

Exhibition: 7@Art

21 to 29 Mar 2020

Seven female textile artists

Kasteel Borluut, Sint-Denijs-Westrem (B)

Workshop: DISCOVER THE MAGIC OF BATIK
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Rosi Robinson

28 to 29 Mar 2020 9.30 - 16.30
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Learn the basics of this wonderful traditional resist technique of decorating fabric. Discover the magical quality and variety of effects that batik - wax, dyes, fabric (and paper) - has to offer.

            This one or two-day workshop is suitable for any level of experience. You can work at your own pace and ability under the supervision of the internationally renowned batik artist and instructor, Rosi Robinson.                                                             

            You will be introduced to a variety of traditional and contemporary waxing techniques on cotton fabric and paper using hot liquid wax and fibre-reactive dyes. You will learn how to do batik in a more painterly way - almost like painting in watercolours, on both fabric and paper. By waxing areas at eaimage.jpegch stage, you will learn how to build up a picture or design by applying dye washes starting from the lightest colour leading up to the darkest. You will also learn how to discharge colour on both paper and cotton

The cost of a one day workshop is £55 and £110 for two days plus an additional charge of £10 for materials. 

Email: rosirob@aol.com      or    Web: www.rosirobinson.com

The Martindale Centre, Station Road, Horsted Keynes, Near Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 7ED.

Exhibition: World Textile Day Wales
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Diane Gaffney

28 Mar 2020 10 - 4.30
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A treat for all textile lovers! Free admission. Refreshments and easy parking. Talks at 11 am and 2 pm

The Minerva Centre, High Street, Llanidloes, Mid Wales SY18 6BY

Talk: Batik - the People Behind the Cloth
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Diane Gaffney

6 Apr 2020 7pm
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A talk with lots of samples of beautiful batik from Java and lovely images

Church of the Ascension Hall, Somers Park Road, Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 1XA

Talk: Batik - The People Behind the Cloth
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Diane Gaffney

7 Apr 2020 7pm
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A talk about the batik of Java with lots of lovely batiks and images

Solihull Methodist Church Hall, Blossomfield Road, Solihull B91 1LG

Talk: Kimono and Sarong. Four centuries of Japanese and Indonesian textile connections. Maria Wronska-Friend

16 Apr 2020 6pm
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The talk will be illustrated with examples of contemporary batiks produced on Java for Japanese market. Organised by Oxford Asian Textile Group.

The Pauling Centre, Oxford

Talk: Javanese Batik and European Decorative Arts 1890-1930 by Maria Wronska-Friend

21 Apr 2020 6.30 pm
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The talk will be illustrated with examples of Javanese batiks.

Organised by The Anglo-Indonesian Society.

Booking required.

Indonesian Embassy, London

Talk: From Sarong to Sari: Rabindranath Tagore’s fascination with batik of Java. By Maria Wronska-Friend

22 Apr 2020
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The talk will be illustrated with examples of Bengali and Indonesian batiks.

Organised by Oriental Rug & Textile Society

The University Women's Club, Mayfair, London

Talk: Batik Guild AGM weekend

24 to 25 Apr 2020 10am - 4pm

The Guild's 2020 AGM will be held at Marina View, Ty Newydd Holidays, Wales UK LD3 7LJ.

See advert on page 3 of the November 2019 edition of the Guild magazine for details

Marina View, Ty Newydd Holidays, Wales UK LD3 7LJ.

Talk: Batik - The People Behind The Cloth
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Diane Gaffney

28 Apr 2020 7pm
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A talk about Javanese batik with lots of lovely batik to look at

The Elton Centre, St John's Road, Stourbridge DY8 1HA
 
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