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Crafty approach to highlighting the campaign for women’s rights at Arnold Library

A group are combining craft and activism to put on a display highlighting women’s rights at Arnold Library later this month.

Local yarncraft group Notts Yarnarchists have created the display and exhibition to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8.

The exhibition is titled Craftivism and the Campaign for Women’s Rights and visitors can find out about local craftivism (craft + activism) and see examples of craftivist art, including the group’s fabulous Suffragette Ladies, who featured at the Suffragette Picnic in the Park last year.

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The exhibition is open now and will be at Arnold Library untill March 23.

The Gedling Play Forum we will also be offering a free drop in craftivist session on Friday, March 22 at the library. Visitors will be given the chance to make mini banners

Notts Yarnarchists meet at the Gedling Play Forum on the fourth Thursday of the month.

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