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January 2018

Colour & Stripe Workshop with Margo Selby

January 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£20.00

This workshop is a yarn winding workshop which explores stripe, colour, palette and proportion. Suitable for anyone interested in either textile design or colour, this workshop is designed to help develop a confident instinctive approach to colour with the support of some basic theory. Please note this event takes place in Rochester Art Gallery which is on the ground floor of the Visitor Information Centre but is being booked through the Huguenot Museum. To book please click here or call…

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Talk by Margo Selby

January 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£8.00

Margo Selby will talk about her career as a woven textile designer and artist, about the growth of her woven textiles brand alongside her art practice and how these two very different sides of her work complement each other. Margo will give some insight into her commercial collaborations with partners including Osborne and Little, John Lewis and Transport for London. She will also talk about the connection her artworks have with Huguenot weaving, as well as the creative and technical processes behind…

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Story Time

January 25 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am

Join us throughout the year for Story Time. Bring your under 5's along every Thursday morning to have fun with toys and games as we bring stories to life each week. Squash, milk and play mats available - plus tea and coffee for the grown ups. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.  

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Book Club: Queen Jezebel

January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom

January's book is by Jean Plaidy, one of the country's most widely read novelists, and portrays the final years of the reign of the infamous Queen Catherine de'Medici, including the St Bartholomew's Day massacre. No special knowledge of the Huguenots is necessary - just a love of history and a good story! Thursday 25 January 2-3.15pm Free, refreshments included, no need to book.

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February 2018

Story Time

February 1 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year for Story Time. Bring your under 5s along every Thursday morning to have fun with toys and games as we bring stories to life each week. Squash, milk and play mats available - plus tea and coffee for the grown ups. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.

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Talk by Olivia Horsfall Turner: Pattern-drawing and silk-weaving: decoding the designs of the ‘late ingenious Mr Leman’

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£8.00

Image: Victoria & Albert Museum Olivia Horsfall Turner, Senior Curator of Designs at the Victoria & Albert Museum, explores the extraordinary work of Huguenot master weaver, James Leman, who worked in Spitalfields in the early 18th century. A large number of his designs, which transformed English silk design, survive in the V&A collection. Dr Olivia Horsfall Turner curates the Museum’s collection of design drawings and models. After studying at Cambridge, Yale and UCL, she worked as an Architectural Investigator at…

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Story Time

February 8 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year for Story Time. Bring your under 5s along every Thursday morning to have fun with toys and games as we bring stories to life each week. Squash, milk and play mats available - plus tea and coffee for the grown ups. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.

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Family weaving workshop with Ann Bowdler

February 14 @ 11:45 am - 3:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£1

Join Ann Bowdler for a fun interactive workshop exploring a whole range of weaving techniques. This is a drop in session and is £1 per child. Click here to book or call the museum on 01634 789347.

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Story Time

February 15 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year for Story Time. Bring your under 5s along every Thursday morning to have fun with toys and games as we bring stories to life each week. Squash, milk and play mats available - plus tea and coffee for the grown ups. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.

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Family weaving workshop with Ann Bowdler

February 15 @ 11:45 am - 3:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£1

Join Ann Bowdler for a fun interactive workshop exploring a whole range of weaving techniques. This is a drop in session and is £1 per child. Click here to book or call the museum on 01634 789347.  

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Two Day Weaving Workshop with Margo Selby

February 16 @ 9:45 am - February 17 @ 5:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£160.00

This workshop is suitable for all levels from complete beginners through to advance weavers who may want to look at their work with a fresh approach or learn a new technique. This weaving workshop is designed to build confidence and freedom when working on a hand-loom, to mix yarn and colour in creative combinations. Warped looms and weft yarns are provided. Click here to book. These spaces have now sold out. We have additional places for people with their own loom,…

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Story Time

February 22 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year for Story Time. Bring your under 5s along every Thursday morning to have fun with toys and games as we bring stories to life each week. Squash, milk and play mats available - plus tea and coffee for the grown ups. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.

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Museum and French Hospital Tour

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£12.00
The French Hospital

Visit the Museum and take a behind the scenes tour of the French Hospital, the Huguenot almshouses on Rochester High Street, which are not usually open to the public. The French Hospital was founded in 1718 in London to support the large numbers of Protestants escaping persecution in France, and celebrates its 300th anniversary this year. It was one of the earliest institutions to support immigrants in London, and one of the first in Britain to provide sympathetic care for…

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March 2018

Story Time

March 1 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year for Story Time. Bring your under 5s along every Thursday morning to have fun with toys and games as we bring stories to life each week. Squash, milk and play mats available - plus tea and coffee for the grown ups. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.

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Story Time

March 8 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.0

Join us throughout the year for Story Time. Bring your under 5s along every Thursday morning to have fun with toys and games as we bring stories to life each week. Squash, milk and play mats available - plus tea and coffee for the grown ups. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.

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Story Time

March 15 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year for Story Time. Bring your under 5s along every Thursday morning to have fun with toys and games as we bring stories to life each week. Squash, milk and play mats available - plus tea and coffee for the grown ups. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.

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Kids Film Club: Long Way North

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£3

Russian aristocrat Sasha sets out in search of her grandfather and to save her family's reputation in this French-Danish film directed by Rémi Chayé. Toys and play mats are available for the little ones. Bring your own snacks so the whole family can relax. Rating PG. Film is shown in partnership with the Rochester Film Society. £3 per person.

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Story Time

March 22 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year for Story Time. Bring your under 5s along every Thursday morning to have fun with toys and games as we bring stories to life each week. Squash, milk and play mats available - plus tea and coffee for the grown ups. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.

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Story Time

March 29 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year for Story Time. Bring your under 5s along every Thursday morning to have fun with toys and games as we bring stories to life each week. Squash, milk and play mats available - plus tea and coffee for the grown ups. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.

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April 2018

Story Time

April 5 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year for Story Time. Bring your under 5s along every Thursday morning to have fun with toys and games as we bring stories to life each week. Squash, milk and play mats available - plus tea and coffee for the grown ups. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.

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