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Natural Dyeing Workshop

Have a go at dyeing Quarry Bank’s calico or sari silk ribbon with natural, plant based dyes

  • Booking not needed
  • Admission applies

Join Kirsteen and try your hand at natural dyeing. Choose to dye a length of sari silk ribbon or a square of Quarry Bank calico. There will be 3 natural dye pots to choose from - Blackberry (pink purple), Turmeric (yellow) & Tea (tan brown).

Tickets will be available to buy on arrival at Visitor Reception, £3 per person. Your ticket will will have an allocated time slot. You are welcome to come and have a go at any time during that hour session.

Sessions will run between 11am-4pm.

Admission charges apply. Both members and non members are required to buy tickets.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
All buy from Visitor Reception£3.00
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The basics

Suitability

suitable for children of all ages

Meeting point

After buying tickets from Visitor Reception, please make your way to the gazebo on the Mill Meadow during your allocated time slot.

What to bring and wear

This is an outdoor event so please dress for the weather conditions

Accessibility

The event will be hosted on a flat level lawn area.

Upcoming events

Event

A Summer of play at Quarry Bank 

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on
24 Jul to 2 Sep 2024
at
10:30 to 17:00
+ 40 other dates or times
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Exhibition: For the love of cotton 

In this exhibition we will explore the story of the past, present and future of the cotton textile industry in the North West and the world

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on
24 Jul to 3 Nov 2024
at
10:30 to 17:00
+ 102 other dates or times
Event

Apprentice House Tours 

Explore the home of the child workers of Quarry Bank on a unique tour

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on
24 Jul to 29 Dec 2024
at
11:00 to 15:15
+ 142 other dates or times
Event

Village hub and workers cottage tours 

This is your chance to see what life was like for the crowded families in the village

Event summary

on
24 Jul to 29 Dec 2024
at
11:00 to 16:00
+ 142 other dates or times