I recently did a couple of taster sessions (a knitting & crochet session and a colourful felting session) for BACES with Workshop24.
Workshop24 is a wonderful project from the empty shops network it is using an empty shop as a temporary, flexible and informal space. Running a variety of projects for people in the area to take part in for free. Its so good to see something the community can take part in and get people in the area together.
In January the knitting course (at the college) had a visit by a poetsouthkilburnspeaks project who are also using the shop at workshop24.Niall O’Sullivan from the
He chatted to the students while they knit and crocheted about their memories of the area old and new. We all discovered lots of information about the area. He developed a poem based on this visit "Adult Education"