Exploring the threads that link us together

11 – 23 September 2017

Pioneering dance improviser Kirstie Simson joins international knitwear designer Stephen West to deliver two weeks of knitting and dancing workshops that culminate in a multi-coloured, intergenerational, dance improvisation, yarn spinning, Moray mash up!

Open Dance Workshop – 14 September 2017, 19:00-21:30,
Universal Hall,

Colourplay the Westknits Way  – 16 September 2017, 11:00-14:00, £40.00
3 Bags Wool, Aberlour

Follow Your Fascinations with Stephen West – 17 September 2017, 09:30-16:30, £85.00, The Long Room, Logie Steading

Open Dance Workshop with Kirstie Simson – 17 September, 14:00-17:00, £20.00
Universal Hall, Findhorn

Dances with Wool, Buckie – 18 September 2017, 10:00-18:00, £3.00/£2.00
North Church Hall, Buckie

Dances with Wool,  Forres – 19 September 2017, 10:00-18:00, £3.00/£2.00
Forres Community House, Forres

Dances with Wool, Aberlour – 20 September 2017, 14:00-20:00,
Fleming Hall, Aberlour, £3/£2

Dances with Wool, Elgin – 21 September 2017, 14:00-20:00,
St Giles Church, Elgin, £3/£2

Dances with Wool, Elgin – 22 September 2017, 10:00-17:00,
St Giles Church, Elgin, £3/£2

Finale Performance – 23 September 2017, 15:00
St Giles Church, Elgin £5

Shawl We Dance?

A world-renowned dancer who knits, and a world-renowned knitter who dances, Kirstie Simson and Stephen West invite you to share their passion for movement and all things wool.

Kirstie Simson has been a continuous explosion on the contemporary dance scene as one of the pioneers of improvised dance. Dubbed ‘a force of nature’ by the New York Times, the award-winning dancer and teacher will offer dance classes for all ages and abilities, held in schools, community groups and venues across Moray.

Followed by thousands of knitters worldwide, Stephen West is an internationally acclaimed knitwear designer whose flamboyant shawls and innovatively coloured knitting patterns have helped him become a household name. Offering knitting classes for all ages, from experts to beginners, Stephen will join forces with Kirstie in a fusion of knitting and dancing, a high fashion catwalk and purl of a finale event.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]