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  • Loving Earth panels at Maryhill Burgh Halls
    All day
    2021.10.01-2021.11.15
    10-24 Gairbraid Avenue Glasgow G20 8YE

    A selection of Loving Earth Project’s textile panels continues to be  on display in the foyer of Maryhill Burgh Hall during COP 26 and in the weeks before it.

    Come and see some beautiful textile images in different styles made by a variety of people in around the world, about some of the things they personally love, what needs to happen to avoid damage to them from climate and environmental breakdown,  and what the panel- makers are doing to help.

    What do you love?  You can also add your own contribution to the installation of Loving Earth postcards at Maryhill Burgh Halls.

    Free.

    Opening times are generally Monday – Friday (10am – 6pm). Please see the Hall website for updates and more details.

  • Loving Earth exhibition at Scottish Maritime Museum, Dumbarton
    15:19 -00:00
    2021.10.01-2022.02.05
    The Denny Ship Model Experiment Tank Castle St., Dumbarton G82 1QS

    A display of Loving Earth panels will continue to be on show at the Scottish Maritime Museum in Dumbarton from 25 September until the end of January 2022.

    A series of textile workshops and other events will be organised during the course of the exhibition.

    Open Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm .

    See the museum’s website for further details of exhibition opening times, access and associated events.
    NB Please check covid-related information on the museum’s website and book your ticket in advance where possible.

     

     

    https://www.scottishmaritimemuseum.org/exhibitions/coming-soon-loving-earth-project/

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  • Loving Earth Project display at Wimbledon Library
    All day
    2021.10.04-2021.10.15
    35 Wimbledon Hill road , SW19

    A display of some of the Loving Earth Project panels made locally will be on show at Wimbledon Library from 4th to 9th October.

    Organised in conjunction with Sustainable Merton, this display will include a few pf the Lockdown Legacy panels, and panels made in the Library workshops held in 2020 before lockdown  – though many of them  are currently on display in Scotland  for COP 26.

    Covid social distancing rules apply.

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  • Loving Earth Exhibition at Dundee Meeting House
    15:33
    2021.10.14-2021.11.04

    The exhibition will be held in Dundee Meeting House. It will be open to the general public on Thursdays, 14th October through  to  4th November.
    Our Meeting House has only recently been opened and the exhibition will provide an opportunity for Quakers from other parts of Scotland and local people to visit the new space.
    https://www.quakerscotland.org/dundee
    The Meeting House, 9 Whitehall Crescent, Dundee, DD1 4AR
    The building has level access.
    The display will be open on Thursdays from 12.30 – 4pm. There will be a short Meeting for Worship at 12.30.

    The demonstrations/ come and try sessions are 1 – 3pm . 14th Oct, rope/string mat making.  21st Oct, new uses for old felted jumpers!  Two more to be decided.

    The Joy of Helping Nature Be Beautiful Again
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  • Words for the Earth: an online poetry event
    19:30 -20:00
    2021.10.25

    Join us on Zoom for readings of their poetry by four Quaker poets, responding to the climate crisis,  introduced by Jennifer Kavanagh.

    • Ella Otomewo is a poet who found her voice in the spoken word community years ago, and now writes for both the page and the stage. She lives in Manchester.
    • Philip Gross is mostly a poet, for adults and young people, a former academic and a keen collaborator across art forms.  He won the T. S. Eliot Prize, 2009. His home is in South Wales. 
    • Sam Donaldson writes poetry, runs spiritual retreats and has been active on a range of peace, humanitarian and environmental issues. He’s based in Humberside.
    • Stevie Krayer is a poet whose publications include three collections of poetry and an anthology (co-edited with R V Bailey) of Quaker poets. Brought up in London’s East End, she has lived in Wales for nearly 30 years.

    Jennifer Kavanagh worked in publishing for many years and has written a number of fiction and non-fiction books herself.

    Free but advance booking essential . Book here .All welcome.

    This event is organised by the Quaker Arts Network quakerarts.net.

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  • Loving Earth exhibition at the Gorbals church
    All day
    2021.10.30-2021.11.14

    50 panels of the Loving Earth Project will be on display at the Gorbals church in Glasgow from 30 October to 14 November. There will also be LEP workshops on 30 October and 7 November.

    Gorbals Parish Church, Lipton House, 1 Errol Gardens, Glasgow G5 0RA

  • Loving Earth Project Sewing Circle
    10:30 -12:00
    2021.10.30

    A chance to sew , draw or progress your Loving Earth
    panel in the online company of others, quietly chatting if you feel like it, to share inspiration and support each other.

    Facilitated informally by Jasmine Piercy.

    Starts at 10.30 am UK time

    Email jasminep321@yahoo.co.uk  for the Zoom link. Free.

  • Loving Earth Project Workshop
    15:00 -16:30
    2021.10.30
    1 Errol Gardens, Glasgow G5 0RA

    Would you like to make your own textile panel as part of the Loving Earth Project? Come along to our  free workshop  on the opening day of the Loving Earth exhibition at Gorbals Parish Church, on Saturday 30 October from 3pm to 4.30pm. Materials provided but you are welcome to bring some of your own.

    Doors open at 2.30 pm for the exhibition at Gorbals Parish Church, 1 Errol Gardens, Glasgow G5 0RA  and you are welcome to stay on after the workshop. 

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  • Loving Earth Project at Glasgow Quaker Meeting House
    All day
    2021.10.31-2021.11.14
    38 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PS

    A selection of textile panels from our international collection will be on display at the Meeting House during COP 26 fortnight.

    The exhibition will be open to the public from Friday 5th till Sunday 7th November inclusive, from 2 till 5pm. All welcome.

    The rest of the time those attending other events at the Meeting house users of the Meeting will have the opportunity to see this display. This includes the  discussion of issues raised by Loving Earth textile panels, on the evening of 3rd November (at the Meeting House and on Zoom).

    More information about events for COP 26 organised by Scottish Quakers is available at https://www.quakerscotland.org/cop26 .

    NB Unfortunately the Meeting Room is not wheelchair accessible – it is up some steep stairs.

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