Are you a keen crafter? Share your enthusiasm for textile crafts with the Quaker Tapestry Museum!
The Quaker Tapestry Museum are looking for individuals to share their creative skills. This role is all about sharing your enthusiasm for crafts! All skills and confidence levels are welcome.
Key tasks may include:
- Working on embroidery and craft pieces of your own, or of a Quaker Tapestry project. This could be embroidery, needlefelt, cross stitch, applique, needle punch, knitting etc.
- Engaging museum visitors with your craftwork, as well as with the panels and exhibitions on display.
- Demonstrating embroidery and craft techniques to visitors and guiding them towards the Quaker Tapestry stitch guide.
- You may also like to give occasional talks or demonstrations to small groups.
- An opportunity to get creative!
- Gain hands on experience working within a museum setting and engaging with visitors.
- Join a community of friendly enthusiasts.
- Develop public speaking skills.
Dates and Availability
This is suggested as a weekly role. The exact times and days would be flexible to your schedule, within Tuesdays to Saturdays between 10am and 4pm. You could volunteer in just the morning, just the afternoon, or a full day.
About the Quaker Tapestry Museum
350 years of social history and Quaker stories are brought to life in more than 40 vibrant embroidered panels, housed within this architecturally stunning and original Georgian Meeting House in the traditional Lakeland market town of Kendal.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 07442 972 270 for more information about how we can personally support you in this role.
Nb. The museum has step-free access and an accessible toilet.