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Dorset Button Making Workshop

At Signal Point Gallery 1 Laurie Ln, Goolwa SA 5214, Australia

On 22.05.2021
10:00am - 4:00pm Save to calendar

Cost: All tickets $40


1300 466 592


Dorset and particularly the area around Shaftesbury in Britain was one of the first places in Britain to develop a specialised button industry.

Dorset buttons preceded industrialised mechanisms for button making and were at dorset2 resizedtheir peak of manufacture between 1622 and 1850.

Julie Meyer facilitates a two day workshop during the Inspired by the Rajah exhibition for participants who would like to learn about this heritage craft.

Things to know :  bookings essential and limited places; BYO lunch or go to a local cafĂ© 

image of various Dorset Buttons by Julie Tonkin

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