Haystacks 2015

Talking rural in public in London starts in late February this year and Haystacks will be back in full swing from March 2015 onwards.

A few dates so far:

Saturday 28th February 2015 at 12.15pm
Re-Imagining Rurality Conference
Keynote paper by Kathrin Böhm and Miranda Pope,
presenting Company: Movements, Deals and Drinks
University of Westminster, London

Sunday 15th March at 11pm
Community Haystack Meeting
A first meeting to set up a support group for
the annual Community Haystacks on the Walthamstow Marshes
Waterworks, Lammas Road, London E10 7QB

Saturday 21st March at 3pm
With Ana Džokić, Stealth Unltd
On a large scale women’s textile coop set up by
her grandmother in rural Serbia after WW2.
7a Vyner Street, London E2

Saturday 23rd May at 2pm
With author Melanie McGrath
On her research into East End life and going hop-picking,
followed by a reading from her book ‘Hopping’.
At Dagenham Library, Dagenham Heathway

Wednesday 10th June at 7pm
An Edge Effect
Art and Ecology in the Nordic Landscape

Book launch with Bonnie Fortune (ed)
7a Vyner Street, London E2 9DG

Saturday 01 and Sunday 02 August
Lammas Land Community Haystack
Scything, talks and haystack making
Walthamstow Marshes, East London

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