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Worn Stories: Material and Memory in Bradford 1880-2015

“Worn Stories” is a two year project that will explore the heritage of textile reuse and second hand textiles in Bradford from 1880-2015, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project links past and present, identifying, interpreting and recording personal and community memories of arrival and belonging through stories of cloth.

The project includes:

If you would like to find out more please ask Claire or Carolyn for more information or contact us by email or take a look at our project blog:

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Many of our projects are delivered out in the community with the aims of improving wellbeing through creative activities.

Our past projects have included:

"Hive offers a vitally important service in the community whereby anyone of any ability can attempt to learn new crafts, explore the arts and be creative in an encouraging environment"

"Hive is very supportive and flexible, there is a drop in service as well  as tutor-run courses and user led events. It is a very supportive community; there are opportunities to be involved in all sorts of ways"