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A Look at a Book – The Celtic Thread

10:15 am - 3:15 pm

St Michaels Priory Library

This is ‘A Look at a Book’ with a difference.  The Celtic thread  is a book created entirely from embroidery and related techniques. 


Starting at 10.15 (for 10.30), during the morning the author/creator Janet Knox will show us the book in a series of slide-show images, explaining what thought and techniques lie behind each page.  The book itself – a colourful and completely unique work – will also be on display.  Janet will answer any questions that arise.

Following lunch, Janet will be offering a short workshop, during which participants will have the opportunity to be creative themselves.

Janet is an ecclesiastical embroiderer and an enthusiastic hand-and-machine stitcher, who welcomes all levels of expertise.  The workshop, which ends at 3.15 pm, is for anyone who is happy to hold a needle.

Janet, from Dorset, writes the following about her book: “I took inspiration from the art and life of the very early Celts.

From the earliest workings on armour and stone monuments, to their close association with nature, this book is a labour of love to be shared”.


Cost of the morning (including lunch) £20.00.  Cost for the whole day £25.00

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01908 242190

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