Agnis Smallwood on the dobby loom at Leeds City Museum

Living with Machines: Dobby loom demonstration

Date/Time

30 August 2022

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue Leeds City Museum

Tags Activity, Adult, Event, Family, School holiday, Young People,

Visit the latest exhibition, Living with Machines: human stories from the industrial age, and see regular live loom demonstrations with Agnis Smallwood.

Agnis is a local freelance weaver and educator, often leadinf workshops at Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley. Agnis will explain how the dobby loom works to create beautiful weaved cloth using a traditional machine.

Visitors will be immersed in the sight and sounds of a working loom, seeing the process of weaving and how patterned cloth is created.

Agnis will be creating a bespoke piece of material for the museum which you will be able to see develop over the course of the exhibition.

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