Join us for a special afternoon of talks and discussion about Palestinian embroidery, its history and importance today, with the exhibition curator and collectors and experts from the region.

2 – 2.50pm: Material Power curator Rachel Dedman discusses the origins of the exhibition and its presentation in Cambridge and Manchester, followed by audience questions and discussion. Introduced and chaired by Eliza Spindel, Assistant Curator, Kettle’s Yard.

2.50 – 3pm: Short break

3 – 4.30pm: A panel discussion with Maha AbuShusheh, Baha Jubeh, Mary Kawar and Salua Qidan, chaired by Rachel Dedman, followed by audience questions and concluding discussion. See below for participants biographies.

4.30pm: Event ends

£10 (£8 Friends, £5 Students), booking required

Image: Everyday dress from Gaza or Hebron, 1935-1940, from the collection of Tiraz: Widad Kawar Home for Arab Dress.