Home Spun Yarns
CRAFTS IN CALDERDALE 1920 -1980  
Home Spun Yarns

homespunAge Concern Calderdale and Kirklees, assisted by funding from The Heritage Lottery, ran the project, Home Spun Yarns, during 2009. The project worked with older and younger people to investigate, catalogue and record a range of local crafts and skills. Read more

homespunFrom March to September 2009 Age Concern ran a programme of events and workshops, which finished with an exhibition and a heritage craft day at Piece Hall, Halifax. Read more

homespunA DVD is available (more info) which shows the work of the project and includes archive and contemporary film footage of crafts. An educational resource/ information pack is also available which includes oral history testimonies, information and instructions on a variety of crafts.

Home Spun Yarns

 

Home Spun Yarns