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..
16 September 2017
Time & Venue TBC
A high fashion catwalk of Westknit designs & creations from our community workshops.
Booking Coming Soon
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.