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Making the Great Tapestry of Scotland
Exhibition Dates: 18th May - 1st July 2018 (Open 10am - 5pm)
On Thursday 7th June the New Lanark Visitor Centre & Great Tapestry exhibition will be closed due to a local festival (Mill Shop & Mill Café open). Open tickets cannot be used on this date.
The Great Tapestry of Scotland returns to New Lanark – as you’ve never seen it before! Discover the story of the tapestry’s creation through original sketches, photography, memorabilia and memories from those closest to the project
For the first time ever, ‘The Great Tapestry of Scotland’ will be exhibited alongside fascinating insights from Dorie Wilkie, Lead Stitcher and her team of 1000+ stitchers who worked on the project across Scotland. The exhibition will also include original sketches and personal works by Andrew Crummy, the man behind the tapestry’s beautiful illustrative designs depicting key moments in Scotland’s history. Have you seen the Great Tapestry before or were you involved in its creation? Don’t miss this!
Why should you visit? Read our latest blog post for the 6 reasons to visit the Tapestry in 6 weeks
In association with the exhibition, we will be running a programme of linked activities and workshops which will allow visitors to engage with the tapestry, get creative and learn new skills.
New Lanark are delighted that Making the Great Tapestry of Scotland will be the second exhibition to open the redeveloped Exhibition Gallery in 2018.
Part of the Year of Young People 2018 Event Partner Programme. In 2018, Scotland puts its young people in the spotlight, celebrating their talents, contributions and creating new opportunities for them to shine. The Year of Young People 2018 is a year-long programme of events and activities that will give young people in Scotland the opportunity to show the world what they are made of.
We are currently looking for Exhibition Steward Volunteers to support the delivery of our 'Making the Great Tapestry of Scotland' exhibition which is open daily from 18th May - 1st July 2018. If you are interested in volunteering at this fascinating new exhibition please contact Paige Hughes on email@example.com or call 01555 661345 for more information.
Printing error: The exhibition was incorrectly listed as 'free' within the Lanark FlowerFest brochure. Please see the correct prices below:
'Making the Great Tapestry of Scotland' tickets are valid for ONE DAY between 18 May and 1 July 2018. The exhibition will be open from 10am-5pm daily. Tickets will be scanned upon arrival at the exhibition meaning they cannot be used multiple times or passed onto another visitor.
Group Rates & Packages
Excellent Group Rates & Packages are available for public interest groups and Educational Groups. Please contact us on 01555 661345 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your booking requirements.
In association with the exhibition, we will be running a programme of linked activities and workshops which will allow visitors to engage with the tapestry, get creative and learn new skills. This will include:
We estimate that the average visit to the exhibition will take around 1 hour. Make the most of your visit to Making the Great Tapestry at New Lanark with a few of these itinerary suggestions:
New Lanark is around an hour's drive from Glasgow (25 miles/40 kms) or Edinburgh (35 miles/56 Kms) and is well sign-posted from all major routes. The nearest train station is 'Lanark' which has a direct route from Glasgow Central Station. Please click here for more information on getting to New Lanark.
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