Swineshead Pageant Workshop: Medieval Jewels

Mar 05

Start Saturday
05-03-2016, 12:00pm

End Saturday
05-03-2016, 04:00pm

Venue Methodist Church Hall

Cost Free

Contact Email

  01909 485497

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Informal and free workshop for adults and children to create medieval jewels for the Swineshead Pageant on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June 2016 – with Julie Willoughby from Zoomorphia.

“Bling” – the word could have been coined with Medieval jewelry in mind, heavily encrusted with precious stones, brightly coloured with enamels in eye popping patterns and crammed full of details in gold and copper, medieval jewelry was certainly showy, designed to show off your wealth and status. So come along to the free workshop and create some BLING to wear at the Swineshead Pageant that will show everyone how important you are!

These examples (15cm across) involve some simple sewing, but don’t be put off if you aren’t comfortable with needle and thread, there are alternatives using wool, beads, card and wire. We will be making brooches, clasps, collars and coronets.

Children under 10 should be accompanied by an adult.  Anyone attending these workshops will be entered into a free draw to win some ‘treasure’ crowns created by jeweller Kathleen Smith.

For more details please email Julie on or call 01909 485497.

To read more about the Swineshead Pageant, visit the Facebook page here.


Transported is a strategic, community-focused programme which aims to get more people in Boston Borough and South Holland enjoying and participating in arts activities.  The programme is overseen by the Centre of Culture and Creativity at the University of Lincoln, and is funded by the Creative People and Places fund from Arts Council England.

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