Jennifer Collier Paper Shoes workshop

18 May 2014

Event times

11am - 4pm

Cost of entry

Tickets are £45 each, (£39 BDC Friends and concs) and include materials and light refreshments.

Bluecoat Display Centre

Liverpool, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • By car: Follow signs for Liverpool City Centre. We recommend parking in Q-Park, Hanover St. Or alternatively, Liverpool ONE has three new car parks: Q-Park Strand Street, Q-Park Gradwell Street and Q-Park John Lewis. Disabled Parking: There are 3 designa
  • By plane: Liverpool John Lennon Airport has a regular bus (click here for further details) with Liverpool City Centre, or a taxi ride is approximately seven miles.
  • By train: Liverpool Lime Street is the main intercity station. It is approximately a 10 minute walk to the gallery. Chester - Liverpool Lime St 43 minutes Manchester Oxford Road - Liverpool Lime St 47 minutes London Euston - Liverpool Lime St 2 hours 7

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For this workshop you will create decorative paper shoes from found and recycled papers. From a choice of a few different styles of shoes, participants will glue the recycled papers onto a template which Jennifer will provide. When these are cut out, they will be constructed into shoe shapes. Open to all abilities. Jennifer's practice focuses on creating work from paper; by bonding, waxing, trapping and stitching. She produces unusual paper ‘fabrics', which are used to explore the ‘remaking' of household objects. The papers are treated as if cloth, with the main technique employed being stitch; a contemporary twist on traditional textiles. The papers themselves serve as both the inspiration and the media for my work, with the narrative of the books and papers suggesting the forms. For further information and tickets by phone on 0151 7094014 or email


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