Wakefield Civic Society, Town Hall, Wood Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2HQ
Join members of Wakefield Civic Society and Dream Time Creative to learn about the Forgotten Women of Wakefield Project which is uncovering the fascinating stories behind the women who have contributed to Wakefield's history.
Members of Wakefield Civic Society and Dream Time Creative will be on hand from 10.00 am until 4.00 pm in the Society's office on the ground floor of Wakefield's Town Hall to explain he exhibits and answer your questions. In addition, there will be a number of special events happening throughout the day for you to join in with:
10.00 am — 12 noon
Twinching with Helga Fox. A twinchie is a square of decorated cloth designed to capture the personality of a person. As you learn about each of our Forgotten Women, feel free to respond creatively to them, with a twinchie.
12 noon — 12.45 pm
A talk about Wakefield-born watercolourist Louisa Fennell (1847-1930), her life, her art and her city by Sarah Leah Cobham of Dream Time Creative.
1.00 pm — 3.00 pm
Scrapbooking with Halima Mayat. Enjoy the art of scrapbooking to capture the zeitgeist of our time in response to our Forgotten Women. Bring your own stories of women who have inspired you to capture and share.
Drop in at anytime during the day between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm but do arrive in good time for the talk about Louisa Fennell.