Wildlife Imprints

Saturday 7th September – Sunday 8th September 11am – 4pm
Location to be confirmed

Celebrating the canal as a wildlife corridor through printmaking. Community Groups working with Stroud Artists Cooperative.


This exhibition forms part of a series of community led exhibitions and performances within the Wool and Water festival over the 7th and 8th of September. The series of works celebrate canal and textile heritage through work by local artists and community creatives.

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Connecting Communities

Saturday 7th and Sunday the 8th of September
12pm to 5pm
Canal bridges from Stroud to Stonehouse

Flags and banners decorate canal bridges from Stroud to Stonehouse to celebrate and connect canal communities from Stroud and the UK. Community groups working with Deb Hoy.

This installation forms part of a series of community led exhibitions and performances within the Wool and Water festival over the weekend of the 7th and 8th of September. The series of works celebrate canal and textile heritage through work by local artists and community creatives.

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Walled Works

Saturday 31st August – 22nd September
All day
Canal side location to be confirmed

Graffiti as canal side art and community voice. Youth community groups working with the Dan Sparks collective

Walled works is an installation that forms part of a series of community led exhibitions within the Wool and Water festival. The series of works celebrating canal and textile heritage through work by local artists and community creatives.

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Now Leaving from Platform 2

Saturday 7th September
2.30 pm
Stroud Railway Station Platform 2

A platform performance inspired by local people and their stories. Community stories performed by poet Jonny Fluffypunk and performative historian Stuart Butler.

This performance forms part of a series of community led exhibitions and performances within the Wool and Water festival over the 7th and 8th of September. The series of works celebrate canal and textile heritage through work by local artists and community creatives.

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While You Wait

Saturday 7th September & Sunday 8th September
12pm – 4pm
Stroud Railway Station The Station Hub on Platform 2

Stories of the canal told by community voices, an installation and soundscape to invite, inspire and involve. Community voices heard by installation artist Tara Downs –
Radio Droogdok and Jo Leahy – Resound Radio.

This installation forms part of a series of community led exhibitions within the Wool and Water festival over the 7th and 8th of September. The series of works celebrate canal and textile heritage through work by local artists and community creatives.

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