Black Skirts and Bonnets

Black Skirts and Bonnets

Sun 25 Feb 2018 3:00pm to 4:45pm
£5.00 - £35.00
Please pay what you can to help keep the festival alive
City Art Centre
2 Market St
EH1 1DE Edinburgh
Women only

Art workshop designing placards inspired by a brief history of Edinburgh Ladies Emancipation Society.

The session will start with a short introductory talk on the key women and their involvement with the Society and what they campaigned for. 2018 is the centenary of women getting the vote - so let's celebrate their acheivements, and our own. Followed by a fun workshop designing placards which can be made to support your own cause or in response to the talk itself.

All materials will be supplied.

Event Leader

Karen Fleming
DOK Artist Space

Karen Fleming studied painting at Edinburgh College of Art and has vast experience running art classes and workshops . She is also co-founder of DOK Artist Space in Leith which is an artist run exhibition and performance space that supports early career artists ,as well as offering free mentoring to young people that wish to pursue a career in the creative industries.

Karen strongly believes art should be accessible to all and tries to encourage participants to explore their creative side no matter what their ability.