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Join Woven Waves: The Jutland Tapestries artist Katie Russell for an enjoyable hands-on tapestry weaving workshop.

As part of the Woven Waves: The Jutland Tapestries events programme, Katie Russell will join us at the Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine to lead a day workshop based around her latest solo exhibition.

You will be introduced to the different types of tapestry weaving and be able to explore the variety of wool and other materials that this ancient craft can utilise. At the end of the workshop you will have created your own piece of tapestry art. Hand looms and materials are provided but if you have your own hand loom feel free to bring it along. This workshop is suitable for those 16 years old and over.

Your ticket for the workshop also give you free entry to the musem for the day. The museum is open from 10am – 5pm, giving you an opportunity to explore the Woven Waves: The Jutland Tapestries exhibition before or after the workshop begins.

Spaces: 9 (Book in advance to secure your space)


Scottish Maritime Museum: Irvine

The Linthouse Building, Harbour Road, Irvine, Ayrshire, KA12 8QE

01294 278283


Opening times

Daily, 10am – 5pm

You can now buy tickets in advance from our website

2 metres social distancing is enforced.

Please wear a mask on the premises

Our cafe is now open.

Unfortunately we cannot currently offer tours of MV Kyles or our Tenement Flat.

Visitors will find hand sanitising stations the museum and we’ve increased our cleaning regime across all buildings

As ever, visitor teams will be on hand to answer any questions you have.

Please do not visit the Museum if you or anyone in your household has any symptoms of Coronavirus.

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