LECTURES ARE FREE WITH ADMISSION
Friday, Mar. 13, mid morning. Join Marie Henry from the ‘Tikun Olam Gogos’ (Gogo is the Zulu word for Grandmother) for a talk and video about their Grandmother to Grandmother campaign and the Stephen Lewis Foundation.
Friday, Mar.13, early p.m. Join Jeff Birch of Fibres Plus for a quick demo on the Ashford Blending Board. www.fibresplus.com
Friday, March 13, p.m. Join Lynne Anderson of Knitopia Wools for a chat on fleece. “This is not the perfect fleece” . How to work with a fleeces faults. Some really great fleeces get turned down cause the shopper is not familiar with faults. Let’s have a look at what you should and should not buy.
Friday, March 13, p.m. Spectacled Bear Conservation Society, slides and talk on the Society’s conservation programs helping to protect the Spectacled Bear’s habitat in Peru. www.sbc-peru.org
Saturday, March 14, 1 p.m. Join Jane of Jane Stafford Textiles for a mini talk on how she chooses colour for her weaving projects. www.janestaffordtextiles.com
Saturday, March 14, 2pm. Presentation by Ten Thousand Villages. Men and women around the world have a simple dream – to earn an honest living, to provide for their children and to be gainfully employed in a job that brings dignity and joy. Ten Thousand Villages partners with thousands of talented artisans in healthy business relationships.