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Woman botanists and how the feminist message used plants and stitching to help their cause

A talk and visual investigation – One of our month long programme of events to celebrate International Women’s Day

Focusing on a few female botanists, Zoë will be exploring through artistry and vision, the connecting plant power in protest through direct message and re-useable textile banners and stitch

Zoë teaches textiles and natural dyes at Morley College which has historical links to the SLBI and has a background in fashion. As a textile artist versed in natural dyes from plants, she has recently developed an inspired interest in how textiles were used by the suffragettes, and how together with fashion these helped to disseminate clear feminist messages.

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Tickets: Donations only please

The SLBI is a registered charity for botanical education. It supports people of all ages and backgrounds in learning about plants. By making a donation with your booking you will help to sustain our work with school children, families and the wider community. As a small charity, any amount you can give, large or small, will be warmly appreciated and make an enormous difference. Thankyou.

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Please help us spread the word:
Science, Botany, Creativity and Suffragettes!

Details

Date:
3rd March
Time:
19:00 - 20:00
Cost:
Donation
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/science-botany-creativity-and-suffragettes-tickets-140044850919

How to Book

SLBI
Website:
http://www.slbi.org.uk