Join Goldsmiths designer and lecturer, Rose Sinclair, for an afternoon of talks and textiles exploring the legacy of Dorcas Societies.
The arrival of Caribbean women on the Empire Windrush in 1948 started a new story about how textiles travel and how knowledge and culture is recorded, preserved and shared.
As women from the Caribbean moved to the UK in the 1950s and 60s, the Dorcas clubs moved with them, contributing hugely to diversity in the British textiles
Members of Dorcas societies will share their memories and fabrics in an informal setting over teas and coffees.
Alongside Caribbean textiles, people of all ages and backgrounds are invited to share their audio stories of arrival in London with The Conversation Booth. A mobile recording facility encouraging conversation, listening and archiving. Designed by Goldsmiths MA student, Nicole Robson, it’s part of the Mayor of London’s ‘Arrival’ work, ‘Celebrating Windrush and the Communities who followed’.
Conversation Booth fabrication and website supported by Alumni and Friends.
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