Indigo Dye Workshop

Start date: 31 July 19
Day: Wednesday
Course length: 0 day course
Time: 18:00 to 21:00


Full Fee: £27.25

Over 65's Fee: £25.60

Benefit Fee: £23.35

Course Code: £SS32

Tutor: Rhyannan Hall

Length: 0 Weeks

Term: Summer Schools Weeks

Type: course Weeks

Code Letter: SS Weeks


Indigo is a distinctive blue colour and is among the oldest natural dyes to be used for textile dyeing and printing. The technique for using indigo is different to other natural dyes. In this workshop you will have an opportunity to get to grips with the basics of dyeing with indigo. Explore the unique techniques and have a go at using indigo on a range of different textiles, including silk.

Materials List

Please wear clothes you don't mind getting messy in. If you have a small sewing kit please bring this along. people need to bring several plastic bags to put their wet dye samples in.

Fees & Further Information

Please be aware that your booking starts when you first need access to the room to when you leave. This means that it includes any setting up or clearing up time you may need.

A 30% non-returnable deposit is required for all bookings.

During our term times we cannot accept room bookings that might conflict with any of the courses we offer.
Evening bookings outside of our term times are subject to the availablity of our evening staff.

There is a set up fee of £10.00 per hour for all bookings in the cafe, hall and bar. If your booking takes place outside of our usual opening hours there will be an £8.00 service charge. For single room hire bookings full payment is required at least one week before the date of the booking. For block bookings full payment is required within 30 days of the last date of the room hire.

We reserve the right to refuse any room booking requests.