Dances with Wool

Exploring the threads that link us together
11 – 23 September 2017

Pioneering dance improviser Kirstie Simson joins international knitwear designer Stephen West to deliver two weeks of knitting and dancing workshops that culminate in a multi-coloured, intergenerational, dance improvisation, yarn spinning, Moray mash up! Tell me more..

Event Schedule:

Open Dance Workshop

14 September 2017, 19:00-21:30,
Universal Hall, Findhorn, £15

An open workshop with legendary dance improviser Kirstie Simson.
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Colourplay the Westknits Way

16 September 2017, 11:00-14:00,
3 Bags Wool, Aberlour, £40

Learn how to create beautiful fabrics with the King of Colour!
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Catwalk


16 September 2017
Time & Venue TBC
A high fashion catwalk of Westknit designs & creations from our community workshops.
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Follow Your Fascinations

17 September 2017, 09:30-16:30,
Long Room, Logie Steading, Forres, £85

Create your very own unique shawl with Stephen West.
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Open Dance Workshop

17 September 2017, 14:00-17:00,
Universal Hall, Findhorn, £20

A second chance to go beyond form and structure with Kirstie Simson.
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Dances with Wool, BUCKIE

18 September 2017, 10:00-18:00,
North Church Hall, Buckie, £3/£2
Drop in to our community days and share your passion for dance and all things wool.
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Dances with Wool, FORRES

19 September 2017, 10:00-18:00,
Forres Community House, Forres, £3/£2
Drop in to our community days and share your passion for dance and all things wool.
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Dances with Wool, ABERLOUR

20 September 2017, 14:00-20:00,
Fleming Hall, Aberlour, £3/£2
Drop in to our community days and share your passion for dance and all things wool.
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Dances with Wool, ELGIN

21 September 2017, 14:00-20:00,
St Giles Church, Elgin, £3/£2
Drop in to our community days and share your passion for dance and all things wool.
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Dances with Wool, ELGIN

22 September 2017, 10:00-17:00,
St Giles Church, Elgin, £3/£2
Drop in to our community days and share your passion for dance and all things wool.
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Finale Performance

23 September 2017, 15:00
St Giles Church, Elgin £5
Celebrate the end of Dances with Wool at this yarn-spinning, toe tapping, mash up!
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Shawl We Dance?

A world-renowned dancer who knits, and a world-renowned knitter who dances, Kirstie Simson and Stephen West invite you to share their passion for movement and all things wool.

Kirstie Simson has been a continuous explosion on the contemporary dance scene as one of the pioneers of improvised dance. Dubbed ‘a force of nature’ by the New York Times, the award-winning dancer and teacher will offer dance classes for all ages and abilities, held in schools, community groups and venues across Moray.

Followed by thousands of knitters worldwide, Stephen West is an internationally acclaimed knitwear designer whose flamboyant shawls and innovatively coloured knitting patterns have helped him become a household name. Offering knitting classes for all ages, from experts to beginners, Stephen will join forces with Kirstie in a fusion of knitting and dancing, a high fashion catwalk and purl of a finale event.

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