Come along this Labour Weekend and learn how to make a wreath with Hannah Wilson Black. This workshop is located at the O Block Hub, on the corner of ANZAC Ave and Minerva St in Ōtepoti Dunedin. More detailed information about location and parking will be provided prior to the workshop.
Learn how to make a strong and beautiful twine, which we will then transform into a wreath. The twine-making techniques taught in this workshop originate from the UK/Europe. We will be using tī kōuka/cabbage tree leaves in this workshop as these are such an abundant and multi-purpose material that we can find all around us. If you have access to fallen/brown tī kōuka leaves, please bring in as big a bundle as you can! Please soak them first in water for at least 48 hours if possible, if not longer.
To learn more about tī kōuka and how we work with it, click HERE.
We will be using tī kōuka/cabbage tree leaves in this workshop as these are such an abundant and multi-purpose material that we can find all around us. Our wonderful local volunteers will collect and soak these for us. The techniques taught in this workshop originate in Europe and the UK. To learn more about tī kōuka and how we work with it, click HERE.
At this stage face masks are required for this workshop unless you have an exemption.
We are reliant on full workshops to cover our considerable travel costs from Ōtautahi Christchurch. Therefore, bookings are strictly non-refundable unless we can be advised in enough time to be able to sell your ticket to someone else.
Please let us know as soon as possible if you think you may not make it so we can try to do this for you. You may also choose to transfer your booking to another name. If Rekindle needs to cancel the workshop for any reason, you will be fully refunded
This Rekindle Ōtepoti tour is generously supported by our hosts Dunedin School of Art, The Otago Polytechnic Te Kura Matatini ki Otago, and Res.Awesome (check them out, they are awesome). We are ever grateful to Creative New Zealand for continued support of Rekindle.
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