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The Extraordinary Leek Embroidery Society

22 Aug - 23 Aug 2013

Nicholson Institute
Leek, Staffs ST13 6DW

Day 1 - 10.30 Talk on new research on LES textiles by author Brenda King. Local historian Catherine Walton will talk about her research on the women who stitched for LES.
Lunch at Nicholson Institute and tour of the LES exhibition. Visit to a local church to look at embroideries.

Day 2 10.30 Tour of at least three churches inc St Lukes (John D Sedding altar frontal) and All Saints (Norman Shaw). Embroideries will be viewed in the churches.

Ask about B&B, but be quick, only 6 rooms. Also hotel.