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1000 tapestry bees: stitching workshop at BM&AG

Ruskin Mill, Millbottom, Birmingham, West Midlands, GL6 0LA
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Stitch a tapestry bee as part of The Hive's Bee Yourself project! Learn stitching techniques with Tapestry Needlepoint Artist Tina Francis in this fun workshop, and take part in an ambitious craft challenge to bring together 1000 people from across Birmingham to craft 1000 tapestry bees for a collaborative artwork.

The final artwork will be on display at The Hive, New Standard Works, in the Jewellery Quarter from July 2019. All stitchers, and their families will be welcome to the launch event!

No need to book - drop in and take part in the Industrial Gallery from 10.30am to 1.30pm.

Free to take part. All ages welcome, and no experience required. Stitching is for both adults and children.

Will you be one of our 1000 stitchers?


Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

The closest bus stops to the museum are for buses 9, X10, 82, 87, 89, 120, 127 and 128.
The Midland Metro tram runs from Wolverhampton to Birmingham Grand Central/Birmingham New Street Station every 8-15 minutes, 7 days per week. The closest tram stops are Grand Central (6 minute walk up a slight hill), St Chad's and Bull Street (both an 8 minute fairly flat walk away).

Tel: 0121 303 2834

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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, West MidlandsBirmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) first opened in 1885. It is housed in a Grade II* listed city centre landmark building. There are over 40 galleries to explore that display art, applied art, social history, archaeology and ethnography.


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