Indigo Dyeing workshop with Anne Griffiths

An introduction to Indigo Dyeing with artist Anne Griffiths at the Heritage and Rural Skills centre in Coleshill.

  • Booking essential

Indigo is one of the oldest dyes known to man and the earliest evidence of its use dates to around 4000 BCE. In Roman times it was imported to Europe from India but it has been used in many other cultures from South America, Japan and Africa.

In this one day workshop you will learn how to set up an indigo vat and then use traditional Japanese shibori techniques, tie dye, folding, clamping and resist, to create a range of beautiful blue fabrics and threads. Includes lunch and refreshments.


Additional prices
  • per person £95.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
The Central Box Office is open 7 days a week, Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat-Sun 9am-4pm.
Meeting point
The Model Farm In Coleshill Village
What to bring and wear
Wear comfy clothing that you don't mind getting a bit mucky, an apron and sensible shoes. Please bring £5 with you on the day for use of extra dye.
Access into the workshop rooms is level access. Accessible toilets are available in the Carpenters Yard.
Includes lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

Contact Info

Buscot and Coleshill Estate
Call 01793 762209

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