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Orkney Library & Archive

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44 Junction Road
Kirkwall, Scotland KW15 1AG United Kingdom
01856 873166 http://www.orkneylibrary.org.uk/

November 2019

Get Your Tweed Out!

November 16, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Orkney Library & Archive, 44 Junction Road
Kirkwall, Scotland KW15 1AG United Kingdom
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During the 20th century, Orkney tweed was acclaimed globally for its lightness and softness and marketed as a legacy of the Vikings. Do you have some Orkney heritage in your wardrobe? Join this event to discover more about Orkney tweed, the people who made it and the fashion media that celebrated it. The event will include an exhibition, talk about Orkney tweed and a chance for you to share your Orkney tweed garments and the stories behind them. Bring along…

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