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Meet Sue Lawty in London

Meet Sue Lawty in London

Renowned fine artist and Mountain Kingdoms leader, Sue Lawty, will be exhibiting her work at the Paper Mill Studios in Islington this coming weekend.

Sue’s exhibition will form part of a creative residency at the studios organised by TOAST, which comprises a 3-day programme of workshops, talks, events and artistic displays on the theme of the Unknown Path. Inspired by landscapes, ancient textiles and her many travels, Sue will be presenting an exhibition of abstract works, drawing and assemblages as well as giving a talk - ‘an Introduction to Weaving’ - on the afternoon of Monday 6th May between 1.30pm and 4.30pm.

If you are interested in our Weaver’s Trail holiday in Bhutan, which will be led by Sue this autumn, this is the ideal opportunity to meet Sue and have a chat with her about the trip. Sue will be at the Studios for some time on each day of the exhibition.

The exhibition is free, but if you would like to attend Sue’s talk, tickets cost £25 with 15% of the price donated to Creative Society.

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