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Meet Mary Ryan, Mill Worker: Half Term Family Drop In

February 14, 2018

Wednesday 14th Feb. 10.30 – 11.30am and 12 – 1pm

Bradford Industrial Museum

Meet Mary Ryan, mill worker. Explore her tale as she takes you on a journey through time, textiles and tragedy. Find out about spinning and weaving, as Mary tells of her life ‘in’t mill’, the smells, the noise, and her and her daughter’s tragic end. Discover how their past is linked to the present through the ‘Wonder and Dread’ exhibition by artist Alke Schmidt.

Mary Ryan is played by Irene Lofthouse.

Make your own woven sample to take home.

Children to be accompanied by an adult.

Family-friendly, suitable for age 5+

Sessions last for one hour.

FREE, just drop in.


February 14, 2018