Friday Night is Health & Safety Film Night: Postmen

Once again, our Friday Night is Health & Safety Film Night is introduced by Professor Mal Archaic. Professor Mal Archaic: Ahem, thank you, thank you.  Indubitably at this time of year, we are all aware of the importance of postmen and the increased volume of mail: Christmas cards, presents, parcels etc.  However - and I …

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Joe Cunningham, male quilter

Joe Cunningham is a quilter, who has been inspired by Gee's Bend.  In a video which mixes his own amazing style, he meets, pays tribute to the women quilters at Gee's Bend and joins them in quilting. "I'm trying to be free by making quilts and it seemed to me that they had very free …

Ancient History Animation – Boudica

Fascinating way to retell ancient history, where there are no photographs: animation.  Emma Calder made this video about Boudica (sometimes called Boadiccea), the ancient British woman leader who dared to defy the Romans. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcfsrfzHVw4 This video was created for Norwich Castle Museum - where you can see it displayed.  If the subject matter of the …

Knitting and Architecture: I knit New York

Kristy Glass, vlogger knitter interviews the creators of the book "I knit New York" and follows the photo shoot for this book - which is chockfull of architecture designs into knitting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mDLCnsIorc Knitted designs include: 42nd and Lex (the Chrysler building) as a cardigan   Interviewed: Kirsten Kapur @throughtheloops on Instagram Kathleen Dames @KathleenDames on …