Heritage Open Day 2017

Hyde900 – Medieval encaustic tile display and workshop

7th to 10th September 2017

Chapter House Lawn, Winchester Cathedral Close, SO23 9LS

Encaustic tiles found on the site of Hyde Abbey was the subject of the display on the Chapter House green and attracted several hundred visitors over the four days. In addition  workshop sessions enabled over 70 people (aged 4 years and upwards) to have a go at making them in the medieval manner.

Stamps produced by artist Kate Arnold

Stamps produced by artist Kate Arnold

Kayra and Alex Spurling having a great time making encaustic tiles

Kayra and Alex Spurling having a great time making encaustic tiles

Kate Arnold explaining to the mayor, Jane Rutter, and her escort, Duncan, the tile making process

Kate Arnold explaining to the mayor, Jane Rutter, and her escort, Duncan, the tile making process

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master tile maker Roger Harris shows how it should be done

Master tile maker Roger Harris shows how it should be done

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jill Prince joins the tile making with Malcolm supervising

Jill Prince joins the tile making with husband Malcolm (seated) supervising

Getting stuck in!

Getting stuck in!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rose Burns with four tile makers delighted with their work.

Rose Burns with four tile makers delighted with their work.

Attendees  at the additional 15.30 session (put on by public demand!) , flanked by workshop guides Rose Burns (newly apprentice at 10.30 the previous day!)  in front of the Hyde900 HOD tent with the tiles made over 3 of the 4 days of the event.

Attendees at the additional 15.30 session (put on by public demand!) , flanked by workshop guides Rose Burns ( Left –  newly apprenticed at 10.30 the previous day!) next to tiles coordinator Susan Jones. Pictured  in front of the Hyde900 HOD tent with the tiles made over the first  3 of the 4 days of the event.


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