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    The Monarch of the Glen tapestry Cutting Off Ceremony

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    17 January 18:00 - 20:00
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  • The Monarch of the Glen tapestry Cutting Off Ceremony
    With a talk by Christopher Baker, Director, Scottish National Portrait Gallery
    Wednesday 17 January 2018, 6-8pm
    Weaving Floor, Dovecot Tapestry Studio
    10 Infirmary Street
    Edinburgh EH1 1LT

    Dovecot Tapestry Studio is pleased to invite you to attend the Cutting Off Ceremony for the new tapestry After, After, After, The Monarch of the Glen, 2017 by Peter Saville, Sir Peter Blake and Dovecot.

    This special event is a rare opportunity to step onto Dovecot’s Weaving Floor and hear Christopher Baker discuss Landseer’s famous painting before watching the tapestry being cut from the loom.

    The talk starts at 6.15pm on the Weaving Floor of Dovecot Tapestry Studio and lasts for approximately 45 minutes including a chance to ask questions, meet the weavers and to enjoy the tapestry Cutting Off Ceremony. The event concludes with refreshments and a book signing in the Dovecot Shop, plus a final chance to see the Daughters of Penelope exhibition.

    6pm arrival
    6.15-7pm Introduction and talk
    7pm Cutting Off Ceremony
    7.15-8pm Book signing and refreshments in the Dovecot Shop.

    Full price ticket – £25.00
    Student – £20.00

    Numbers are limited for this event, please book early to avoid disappointment.

    Every ticket sold supports the work of The Dovecot Foundation to advance visual art, craft and design in all its forms.

    Photo credit, Kenneth Gray