28 Aug 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-08-28 16:40:00

Pilgrimages, Shrines, Walking, Making Labyrinths and Story Telling.In her talk at the conference  Beyond The Pedestrian: Walking in Research, Theory, Practice and Performance in Liverpool on July 26th Professor Dee Heddon stated that we learn...

18 Aug 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-08-18 06:06:00

Slow Looking - Exploring the relationship between weaving, threading, walking and the landscape .A long Walk to Nowhere, through Thread and Word part of the Whitstable Biennale Satellite programme 2018A visual reflection on a walk for the Whitstab...

17 Aug 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-08-17 09:56:00

A Walk with Thread and Word for The Margate Bookie September 2018 An Invitation  This is a walk as pilgrimage creating shrines for the Margate Bookie September 2018 by Thread and Word. Led by Elspeth PenfoldDrawing inspiration from Dee H...

29 Jul 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-07-29 12:30:00

Beyond The Pedestrian: Walking in Research, Theory, Practice and Performance.26th July 2018 Dept of Geography and Planning, The University of LiverpoolI was delighted to have my abstract accepted for this conference  organised by Dr Morag Rose, wh...

18 Jul 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

MEMORIES…. THERE’S ALWAYS TOMORROW

A lovely film by the talented film maker Anna Bowman. With thanks to Peter Herbert and Jill Rock for curating the exhibition at The Arts Project, St Pancras Hospital.The piece I exhibited is 'Unravelling', it is about by mother who died in December. Sh...

01 Jun 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-06-01 14:17:00

Some thoughts on walking, weaving and how we share stories.Supporting the walk in July by The Refugee Tales :   http://refugeetales.org/book-for-refugee-tales-walk-2018/ An Introduction.Each of the textile birds that will be displayed in my T...

13 May 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-05-13 16:23:00

Looking forward to Hazelfest on May 20th hope to see some of you there.Thread and Word at The Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2018Highlighting the campaign by The Refugee Tales for an end to the unlimited detention of asylum seekers and refugees in the U.K.Thre...

06 May 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-05-06 10:28:00

Virginia Fitch performs from Pruffock'Sound and Sway'  A photo diaryA Walk for the Margate Spring Bookie 2018 Thread and Wordat the Turner ContemporaryWith thanks to:The Margate Bookie team headed up by Andreas Loizou,Jennifer Deakin (photogr...

15 Apr 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-04-15 11:54:00

Looking for the magic in the everyday through TS Eliot a walk in Margate on March  24th 2018.Walking with The Waste Land- An edited Photo diary of "A Treasure Trail". Thank you to all who joined, participated and contributed to make this such...

24 Feb 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-02-24 12:58:00

Walking with The Waste Land Photo-Diary - 'Mud Walking' On Friday the 23rd of February, members from the walking group Walking with The Waste Land and their friends conducted a walk from the Sportsman Car Park in Seasalter, near Whitstable, in Ken...

10 Sep 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-09-10 12:18:00

Walking in the Footsteps of The HuguenotsAn artist led walk by Billie Penfold on Wednesday September 13th from 1-2 pmFrom Espacio Gallery to the London Wall Welcome back after the Summer breakThis walk is part of the exhibitionThe Republic of Brex...

29 Jul 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-07-29 12:33:00

A photo diary with information about developments for Walking with the Waste Land at the Margate Bookie 2017.Walking with the Waste Land is a community group which is part of a wider project at the Turner Contemporary exploring visual connections with ...

17 Jul 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-07-17 05:44:00

A walk in July A collaborative walk on July 12th with the Garden Gate Community Project and Walking with The Waste Land in Cliftonville, Margate.A photo diary of a series of walks which we began in April. this is our fourth walk.July seems to...

10 Jul 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-07-10 19:06:00

'Precario' (1990) Cecilia Vicuña 'maximum fragility' can work against 'maximum power' These words from artist Julia Riddiough  who provided us with a walking chakra for our fragile lives.http://www.juliariddiough.comThis gave us a&n...

03 Jul 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-07-03 13:34:00

A Wander on Friday July 7th ,Thread and Wordfrom Dundas Street Gallery to  Inverleith house Edinburgh  2pm - 4pmin collaboration with Threads An artist led walk by Elspeth Penfold inspired by Cecilia Vicuña’s poem ‘Hilo y Palabra’&n...