Identity, Ecology and Climate Justice

The South London Botanical Institute

Resistance is fertile

Make your own sunprints and explore climate related issues Explore ideas and image making using cyanotype – an early form of photographic printing using prints that are blue. Come away with unique powerful prints incorporating words, portraits and nature. In February 2020, The South London Botanical Institute declared a Climate Emergency, this workshop will explore visual ways to express and share key issues surrounding themes related to this.

28th July 11 – 2pm (bring a packed lunch)
Ages: 10 – 15, £5, for booking see under events www.slbi.org.uk

Cyanotype portraits
Cyanotype portraits

Morley College Courses 2021/22

Botanical swatches, photo by Marianne Wie
Botanical swatches, photo by Marianne Wie

TEXTILES ADVANCED WORKSHOP
1 Day per week, Wednesdays 10 – 4pm – £535 – concessions available
• 22nd September – 8th December 2021 (W21TTSH01A)
• 12th January – 30th March 2022 (W21TTSH01B)

NATURAL DYEING AND SUSTAINABLE TEXTILES (W21TTSE01A)
1 day per week in blocks of 5, over 4 terms. 20 days total, 10 – 4pm
• 5th October 2021 – 24th May 2022 (all 4 seasons as below)
• £990 – concessions available

NATURAL DYEING TASTER (W21TTSE02A)
Discover the beauty of natural dyes from plants and botanical extracts in a 2 day taster, exploring colour potential in a creative and friendly environment.
2 Saturdays 10 – 4pm – £100 concessions available
• 18TH September 2021 – 25th September (another tutor for 25th)

SEASONAL NATURAL DYEING AUTUMN (W21TTSE04A)
Learn to extract colour from roots, leaves, bark, flowers and berries. Practice how to make mordants for different fabric types and how to extend a colour palette using modifiers. Create a bespoke record book of harmonious colours from nature. Harvest plants from the dye garden
5 Tuesdays 10 – 4pm – £245 concessions available
• 5th October – 9th November 2021

CYANOTYPE BLUEPRINTING (W21TTSA04A)
Learn to prepare a light sensitive blueprint solution and how to apply it to different surfaces effectively including paper and fabric.
2 Saturdays 10 – 4pm – £100 concessions available
• 6th and 13th November 2021

SEASONAL NATURAL DYEING WINTER (W21TTSE04B)
Create a natural dye palette using plant extracts and seasonal foraging. Print with natural dye extracts and print with natural discharge methods to remove colour and create pattern. Experiment with a range of pattern and mark making techniques on various fabric bases such as fine woven wool, peace silk, organic cotton and linen. Explore current thinking around issues of sustainability in textiles.
5 Tuesdays 10 – 4pm – £245 concessions available
• 11TH January – 8th February 2022

SEASONAL NATURAL DYEING SPRING (W21TTSE04C)
Grow and identify dye plants and utilise the dye garden. Experiment with seasonal plant dyeing, contact printing, solar dyeing and eco printing. Create and test natural dye mordants on a variety of fabrics. Plan a dye garden design. Develop a beautiful book of samples and recipes
5 Tuesdays 10 – 4pm – £245 concessions available
• 1ST – 29TH March 2022

SEASONAL NATURAL DYEING SUMMER (W21TTSE04D)
Research seasonal natural dyeing on sustainable fabrics. Explore contemporary natural dye practise globally and links to ritual, medicine and folklore. Utilise plants from the dye garden. Develop an individual project to showcase your design development
5 Tuesdays 10 – 4pm – £245 concessions available
• 26th April – 24th May 2022

NATURAL DYE TASTER (W21TTSE02B)
Discover the beauty of natural dyes from plants and botanical extracts in a 2 day taster, exploring colour potential in a creative and friendly environment.
2 Saturdays 10 – 4pm – £100 concessions available
• 15TH January 2022 – 22nd January 2022

PRINT WITH NATURAL DYE EXTRACTS (W21TTSE03A)
Learn to mix natural dye print pastes from extracts and fix stencil designs
2 Saturdays 10 – 4pm – £100 concessions available
• 2 – 9TH July 2022

The courses are on the second floor of the Nancy Seear Building on King Edwards Walk near Waterloo and Lambeth North Stations. There is lift access to the first floor only. Good mobility required for stairs to studio and garden

Where Inspiration Blooms – the space to feed your soul

Colour from seasonal plants
Colour from seasonal plants

Botanicals Festival – looking forward to investigating local colour and sharing skills in Chesham in September 2021
Natural Dyeing with Seasonal Colours
Saturday, 25th September 11am-1pm
£55 per person

Come and explore the beauty of colours from seasonal plants foraged locally in an introductory natural dye workshop and extend the colour spectrum with simple kitchen chemistry to create a take-away colour swatch card.

For more information, location and to book a ticket
https://www.whereinspirationblooms.co.uk/product-page/natural-dyeing-with-seasonal-colours

Cyanotype summer grasses Zoe Burt
Cyanotype summer grasses Zoe Burt

Intro to Cyanotype
Saturday, 25th September 2-3.30pm
£35 per person

For more information and to book a ticket
https://www.whereinspirationblooms.co.uk/product-page/intro-to-cyanotype-workshop-with-zoë-burt

Daylesford Organic Farm – Cyanotype in the Cotswolds – July and September

Zoe Burt cyanotype
Zoe Burt cyanotype

CYANOTYPE WORKSHOP

Discover the magic of early photography inspired by botanical heroines, artists and the wonders of nature.

Hosted at Daylesford organic Cotswold Farm, this workshop will explore the fascinating history of cyanotype.
You’ll also learn how to make your own postcard prints inspired by nature.

The workshop fee includes a beginner’s cyanotype kit.

DATE: Thursday 22nd July 2021

LOCATION: Daylesford near Kingham, Gloucestershire, GL56 0YG

TIMINGS: 2pm – 4pm

PRICE: £85 per person

For more information and to book please visit
https://www.daylesford.com/events/cyanotype-workshop-with-zoe-burt-cotswolds/

DATE: Thursday 2nd September 2021

LOCATION: Daylesford near Kingham, Gloucestershire, GL56 0YG

TIMINGS: 2pm – 4pm

PRICE: £85 per person
For more information and to book please visit
https://www.daylesford.com/events/cyanotype-workshop-with-zoe-burt-cotswolds-2/

Daylesford Cyanotype workshops – virtual events – July & October

Zoe Burt Cyanotype postcards
Zoe Burt Cyanotype postcards

DATE: Wednesday 14th July 2021

LOCATION: online via Zoom

TIMINGS: 10.30am – midday

PRICE: £45 per person

Discover the magic of early photography inspired by botanical heroines, artists and the wonders of nature.

This workshop will explore the fascinating history of cyanotype. You’ll also learn how to make your own postcard prints inspired by nature.

The workshop fee includes a beginner’s cyanotype kit which will be posted out in advance of the session so there’s no need to worry about sourcing materials.

For more information and to book please visit
https://www.daylesford.com/events/cyanotype-workshop-with-zoe-burt-virtual-event-2/

DATE: Thursday 7th October 2021

LOCATION: online via Zoom

TIMINGS: 10.30am – midday

PRICE: £45 per person

For more information and to book please visit
https://www.daylesford.com/shop/events/7th-oct-cyanotype-workshop-with-zoe-burt/

Summer Cyanotype: 2 day workshop in the Textile studio & garden at Morley College

Zoe burt cyanotype Cardamine hirsute
Zoe burt cyanotype Cardamine hirsute

Summer Cyanotype, course code STE051A
2 Saturdays July 17th & 24th 10 – 4pm

Experiment with guided techniques to make unique and beautiful images using this exciting process. Learn to prepare a cyanotype recipe and apply directly to paper and fabric.The course also investigates historical and current creative practice in this field.
For more details and to book visit:
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/course/summer-cyanotype/summer-cyanotype/
£100 or £75 concession

Daylesford Organics Pimlico – Cyanotype workshops in June & August

Zoe Burt - Horse chestnut cyanotype
Zoe Burt – Horse chestnut cyanotype

Discover the magic of early photography inspired by botanical heroines, artists and the wonders of nature.

Hosted at Daylesford Pimico farmshop, this workshop will explore the fascinating history of cyanotype. You’ll also learn how to make your own postcard prints inspired by nature.

Date: June 15th
Location: Daylesford Pimlico, 44B Pimlico Rd, Belgravia, London SW1W 8LP
Time: 6 – 8pm
Price: £65
The workshop fee includes a beginner’s cyanotype kit
Link to book:
https://www.daylesford.com/events/cyanotype-workshop-with-zoe-burt-pimlico/
Date Tuesday August 3rd
Location: Daylesford Pimlico, 44B Pimlico Rd, Belgravia, London SW1W 8LP
Time: 6 – 8pm
Price: £65
The workshop fee includes a beginner’s cyanotype kit
https://www.daylesford.com/events/cyanotype-workshop-with-zoe-burt-pimlico-2/

Chelsea Fringe: Natural Dyeing with Kitchen Botanicals – online event

Natural Dyeing with Kitchen Botanicals
Teaming up with Urban Growth London for a Chelsea Fringe event
Date: Thursday May 20th
Time: 6 – 7pm

This is a wonderful opportunity to come together to create some natural dye magic in an informative and practical online session.
All abilities welcome
£17.50, concessions available
For more details and to book, please visit:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/chelsea-fringe-natural-dyeing-with-kitchen-botanicals-tickets-154232885713

Online Natural Dyeing
Online Natural Dyeing

https://chelseafringe.com/event/natural-dyeing-kitchen-botanicals-2021/

Minerva Workshop – Natural Dyeing

Minerva Art Workshop with Zoe Burt
Minerva Art Workshop with Zoe Burt

Minerva Workshop is a lovely light filled venue for creative pursuits
For this workshop we will:

– Create a swatch card of modified natural due colour samples
– Naturally dye and pattern a peace silk scarf
– Learn how to prepare fabric for dyeing
– Discover a brief history of natural dyeing and the resurgence of interest in contemporary practise

Thursday July 15th 10.30 – 3.30pm – Madder and Weld
Thursday 16th September 10.30 – 3.30pm – Kitchen Botanicals

Location: Minerva Workshop, Dove Centre, Kentish Town, NW5 2BJ
Cost £170.00

For more details and to book visit:
https://minervaworkshop.co.uk/workshops/natural-dyeing-with-kitchen-botanicals