21 Oct 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-10-21 15:30:00

THREAD AND WORD - A WALK WITH SHRINES AT THE MARGATE BOOKIE Taking time to reflect with Maggy RoddAn introduction by Elspeth (Billie ) PenfoldI have known Maggy for a number of years through The Turner Contemporary Studio group and the Journe...

16 Oct 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-10-16 12:51:00

Thread and Word - A Walk with Shrines. Ofrendas responding to The Hoarder by Jess KiddTaking time to reflect with Virginia Fitch Images of Ofrendas (offerings ) made by Virginia Fitch with some words as she reflects on the process."Although I...

15 Oct 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-10-15 07:26:00

Thread and Word - A Walk with Shrines.A film with footage of processional walking and of offerings created to form a liturgy to four books by four authors at The Autumn Bookie in Margate. An introduction by Andreas Loizou , founder and director of...

04 Oct 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-10-04 15:06:00

In The Winter Gardens, MargateA Walk with Shrines'The Hoarder'by Jess KiddHere a final blog on our authors. Last but by no means the least, we responded with offerings to Jess Kidd's  book  published in America as, 'Mr Flood's Last Resort, an...

02 Oct 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-10-02 11:55:00

 photography, with thanks, Anastasia MillerA Walk with Shrines with The Margate BookieA Walk with Shrines was part of Margate Festival 2018:Now, which was funded by Turner Contemporary, Dreamland and Kent County Council.'Ofrendas' made by artists/...

01 Oct 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-10-01 07:25:00

A Walk with Shrines - Owen Lowery, Transitions PoetryHere images of four 'Ofrendas' made by artists/makers/authors in response to #OWLOWERY 's Transitions Poetry Margate Bookie.Our film 'Ofrendas' made with support from  Arts Counci...

23 Sep 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-09-23 13:32:00

A  Filming day for  "Ofrendas" 'Ofrendas' is a short film which will be shown before  A Walk with Shrines at The Margate Bookie on Saturday September 29th at 10.30 a.m. at Turner Contemporary, as a part of The Margate Bookie.A Walk ...

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...