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The Bearwood Tapestry
Designed and put together by textile artist Maria Wigley, made by a hundred stitching volunteers.
Can you spot your panel?

What is the Bearwood Tapestry 2021?

We Are Bearwood with the help of Bearwood Community Hub and support from Creative Black Country embroidered a Bearwood Tapestry. A hundred volunteers received a kit designed and created by textile artist Maria Wigley, which contained everything they needed, including printed instructions, to stitch a small panel on a theme of nature which was so important to us during lockdown.

Maria then combined each panel to form a hanging which is now displayed in the new Bearwood Community Hub.

You can drop in and see the tapestry any Monday or Wednesday afternoon.

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