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Natural Dye Demonstration
Thursday 04 April 2024, 10:00am - 03:00pm

Drop in to the East Stables on your visit to Hardwick Hall and explore how the Elizabethan's grew and used functional plants to produce colourful fabric dyes.

Have a go at using woad dye to create beautiful blue hues. There's always plenty to discover about the natural world around us and he power of plants!

If you're interested in learning more about the techniques demonstrated, please talk to the friendly team on the day for more information. Please note, these are drop-in demonstrations and there will be a pause for lunch between 12:30pm and 1:30pm.

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Location Hardwick Hall