2024 Festival Dates: 6 & 7 July

Hidden Gems Exhibition Preview & Scarf Styling Workshop

An exclusive preview of Gawthorpe Hall’s Exhibition and a super-stylish workshop will leave you with new inspiration and skills.

The outstanding collection of historical Asian fabrics fabrics at Gawthorpe Hall has been transformed into modern works of art by the by local artists, stylists, photographers, schoolchildren and community members who have participated in artist-led workshops. Discover the Hidden Gems of the collection (and the community!) with a showcase of portraits and original scarves from the Arts Council England funded project in collaboration with UCLan researchers.

You can also compete with the super-cool Asian fashion bloggers who’ve led the recent explosion of fashionable modesty with our free walk-in head-scarf styling session.

Hidden Gems is supported by Arts Council England and UCLan



2019 Trusts & Foundations

The National Festival Of Making Delivery Team

National Festival of Making is supported by the Arts Council England, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Brian Mercer Trust and Foundations and Partners. This project is part-funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

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