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Spinsters, Hecklers and Lingerie April 6 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Do you know where the words ‘heckler’, ‘spinster’ and ‘lingerie’ come from? Discover their origins and much more in this interactive talk exploring the social history of flax, an incredible fabric we rely on throughout our lives for its medicinal qualities as well as for the clothes we wear.

Zoë Burt is a textile artist and Kate Poland is the co-founder of Cordwainer’s Community Garden in Hackney. They both worked together on the Seeds of Fashion project, in which they grew and produced a garment from start to finish.

Ticket price includes a glass of wine. You can also make a reservation for supper at the award-winning Tangerine Dream Café for either before or after the talk, costs an additional £19 to be paid on the night of the talk. Please call the cafe directly: 020 7349 6464

Supper: additional £19 to be paid on the night of the talk (5.45pm or 8.30pm sitting) buffet includes mixed salads, meat or vegetable dishes, dessert and a drink.

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Date:
April 6
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
£17
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