Heritage Open Day: The Cream of Yorkshire

Participatory Event

Description

Open Afternoon
All are welcome from 1pm - 3:15pm you'll be able to explore the Cathedral and discover more about:
Louisa Pesel, a renowned embroiderer who pioneered the use of the craft as occupational therapy, with shell-shocked First World War soldiers
Joe Hardcastle, a well-known local character and Bradford Cathedral bell-ringer for sixty years
William Scoresby Jr, a distinguished Arctic explorer, scientist and later vicar of Bradford Parish Church (now cathedral)
Ernest Sichel, acclaimed Bradford artist and sculptor, who produced work for the cathedral
Come and see examples of the beautiful craftmanship of Louisa Pesel and Ernest Sichel, explore where Joe Hardcastle rang the bells for sixty years, and find out more about all of these interesting characters and their connections to Yorkshire through displays, presentations and related activities.


From 3:30pm, there will be an opportunity to join us for Choral Evensong.


Early Evening Talk
At 5pm, this will be followed by a talk entitled 'Healing Stitches - Louisa Pesel, Bradford’s Inspirational Embroiderer’. This is a talk all about Louisa Pesel, her life and her work, including the practical conservation work on the Khaki Club Altar Frontal, which is part of the Bradford Cathedral textile collection. It will include a short Q&A following the talk, which is delivered by Jacqueline Hyman BA (HONS) ACR, textile conservator. You can book a free ticket for the talk via Eventbrite - https://healing-stitches.eventbrite.co.uk/?aff=w2y

Prices

Type Price
Tickets Free entry

Dates

19/09/2021


Opening Hours

Sun 13:00 18:00
Mon CLOSED
Tue CLOSED
Wed CLOSED
Thu CLOSED
Fri CLOSED
Sat CLOSED

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