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EBF: Clare Hunter, Braintree Library

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Date:
Thursday 12 March 2020
Time:
7.15pm to 8.45pm
Venue:
Braintree Library
Location:

Fairfield Road
Braintree
CM7 3YL

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'The Threads of Life' explores the power of sewing and why so many of its stories have been forgotten and so much of its history has been overlooked. It is a chronicle of identity, protest, memory, power and politics told through the stories of the men have been forgotten and so much of its history has been overlooked. It is a chronicle of identity, protest, memory, power and politics told through the stories of the men and women, over centuries and across continents, who have used the language of sewing to make their voices heard, often in the most desperate of circumstances. A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week Threads of Life is an entertaining and illuminating book which will captivate those with no interest in sewing.

For more information and to book click here