‘People, Places and Papermaking’ workshops on 8 and 9 September at The Witham, Woodleigh, Barnard Castle, DL12 8AA and Winston Village Hall, Winston, County Durham, DL2 3RJ
There were short drop-in sessions on Saturday 8 September teaching the basic techniques involved in papermaking through a demonstration, having a go and making two or three sheets of paper in to the beautiful setting of the Castle and the River Tees.
On Sunday 9 September there were half day workshops developing techniques in papermaking in relation to the natural landscape. This workshop involved an introduction to the history of paper making and a short walk to find materials and inspiration. It included learning the basic techniques of papermaking through a demonstration, having a go yourself and making paper artwork to take home. The Heart of Teasdale Landscape Partnership is supported by Durham County Council / Barnard Castle Vision / The National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund.