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At a Glance Events at Hat Works

Event Listings 2014

Hat Works felt rolling

At a glance guide to Hat Works events programme:


APRIL

Saturday 26 April – Working with Sinamay
Sunday 27 April – Working with Felt
Beginners Millinery Workshops

Always wanted to have a go at constructing your own stunning headwear?
Then these workshops could be the perfect starting point.

As part of the Arts Council funded Making Headway project, Hat Works Museum is delighted to be able to offer these free workshops which will provide an introduction to basic millinery skills, and will teach the essentials of working with the two most widely used materials in hat making: felt and sinamay.

Students will be tutored by expert milliners Sue Carter and Marie Thornton who will offer a step by step guide, through some of the skills needed to make hats and fascinators. All material will be provided.

Booking is essential due to limited spaces.
FREE
For further information and to book your place please contact:
0161 474 2399

Throughout the Easter Holidays!

Easter Bunny Trail

Visit Hat Works and take part in our Bunny Trail, you never know you might win a prize!

Suitable for all ages
10.30am - 4pm
Free
Just drop in
Contact: 0161 474 2399

Thursdays 10, 17 April - Fabulous Felt

Try your hand at the ancient craft of felt making and create a fabulous felt masterpiece of your very own to take home.

Suitable for ages 5 - 11
10.30am - 12 noon
* Thu 17 1pm - 2.30pm
£3.50, Leisure Key £3
Booking Essential
Contact: 0161 474 2399

Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 April - Children’s Tours

Step back in time to learn how hats were made and experience what it was like to be a hatter’s apprentice!

Suitable for ages 5 - 11
2.30pm - 3.30pm
£2.50 per child, £1.50 per adult
Booking Essential
Contact: 0161 474 2399

Friday 18 - Monday 21 April - Drop in Paper Hat Making

Visit Hat Works this Easter/Bank Holiday and decorate your very own hat. Pick up your pack of craft materials from reception, then make and decorate your paper hat on the gallery floor!

Suitable for all ages
11.30am - 4pm
Free
Just drop in
Contact: 0161 474 2399

MAY

Bank Holiday Monday 5 & 26 May - Drop in Paper Hat Making

Visit Hat Works this Easter/Bank Holiday and decorate your very own hat. Pick up your pack of craft materials from reception, then make and decorate your paper hat on the gallery floor!

Suitable for all ages
11.30am - 4pm
Free
Just drop in
Contact: 0161 474 2399

Thursday 15 May - Hatting Walk

To celebrate Museums at Night 2014 join our expert hatting guide Sue Lea, who will take you on a guided walk through the historic streets of Stockport looking at the remains of the town’s once flourishing hatting industry.

This is a moderate walk approximately 2 miles long and includes refreshments back at Hat Works after the walk and a short talk on hatting. Appropriate footwear and clothing are recommended.

Suitable for ages 8+
6pm - 9pm
Free
Booking Essential
Contact: 0161 474 2399

Saturday 17 May - Making Headway - Catwalk Fashion Show

See the Making Headway Fashion Show against the spectacular backdrop of St Mary’s Church in Stockport’s Market Place.

This collection of hats created for Hat Works by 13 of the UK’s best up and coming milliners is inspired by Stockport’s Museum Collections.

Discover the latest on the headwear scene in this fabulous catwalk show.

St Mary’s Church in the Market Place
Suitable for all with an interest in fashion
1.30pm & 2.30pm
Free
Just drop in
Contact: 0161 474 4444

Half Term Holidays

Saturday 24 May - Sunday 1 June - Hat Trail

Visit Hat Works and take part in our Crown Hat Trail, you never know, you might just win a prize!

Suitable for all ages
10.30am - 4pm
Free
Just drop in
Contact: 0161 474 2399 

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