Textiles workshops for schools
Student creativity is at the heart of all these classes weather we are making individual small creations or working together on a large scale piece to reflect your school. We will work with your students to create a cloth they can be proud of.
Explore a wide variety of cloths from West African including Kente one of the most famous and expensive. Looms mean there is a 15 student limit for this workshop.
Batik printing techniques use dye and resistance or relief to create the imary. We often use wax but also share more traditional food startch techniques with the children.
Bogolan (Mud Cloth)
Using a combination of techniques from both batik and Adinkra this workshop uses symbols and graphic geometrik designs.
Exploring the freedom from symmetry children will use traditional cloths as inspiration for their own designs.
We use a variety of techniques to tye dye t shirts, tote bags and other items.
You can pre buy your items or ask us to source them for you. Students will then each have a unique design to take home at the ned of the day.
Mix and match any of the options we have available to target your specific learning objective.
We have helped co create cloths to remember a student, honor a staff member, celebrate success and to represent schools.
We provide experiences that adapt to meet your students needs
All of our printing workshops for schools have adaptable techniques and equipment to ensure they are fully accessible.
Learning can be done at greater depth with links to symbols and proverb activities. Techniques can be built upon and combined to stretch more able students.
Textile workshops for schools the details
How do we timetable?
Our team will work with you to get the best outcome to reach your objectives.
A session can be from 7 seperate classes a day or we can work intensively with one class.
How Many Students?
How Long is a Class?
We recommend classes of 60 minutes, though 40 is possible.
We are very happy to work on longer more in depth projects and instilations, as an artist in residence, or simply by working with one class for a full day.
Can We Mix Activities?
What Do You Need?
How Much is it?
Options run from £2 – £16 per student. Please fill out our quick quote. Adinkra is the only workshop to carry an additioanl charge of £10 per 30 students to cover materials
What our customers
We are exceptionally proud of our outcomes
“Thank you so much for a fantastic day.
The children loved the art and the drumming and learnt so much for you.”
“The technique and Kwame allowed the students to really get involved in the activity. It was lovely to see them so proud of the work they created.”