Embroidered Minds collaboration

Chelsea Flower Show 2018

The Embroidered Minds Epilepsy Garden was one of the Artisan Gardens at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May 2018. Please also see Epilepsy Society website and Burgon and Ball blog for further information

Talk by Andrew Thomas, Sue Ridge and Julia Dwyer at the Laing Art Gallery as part of their Enchanted Gardens exhibition 29th September 2018, 1.30-4.50-pm

Embroidered Minds of the Morris Women: a Gothic novel in serial form

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Following the exhibition held in Queen Square Library November 2015-February 2016, the Embroidered Minds collaboration have published the first instalment of their novel:

Embroidered Minds of the Morris Women: A Novel in serial form : Part One : Don’t Remember
wherein a tragic conspiracy of silence surrounding William Morris’s family is explored by
Leslie Forbes, with Jan Marsh, and the artists Caroline Isgar, Sue Ridge, Andrew Thomas & Julia Dwyer. Greatly assisted by various doctors and scientists involved in neurological issues (notably Professor Marjorie Lorch and Doctor Renata Whurr)

This tale of creativity, betrayal and obsessive love is woven around the true story of William and Jane Morris’s eldest daughter Jenny. Narrated through diaries written by the women and the engimatic Dr.Q, Embroidered Minds spans half a century, focusing on political and artistic directions in which the celebrated Morrises were led because of Jenny’s epilepsy, a condition that reflected their dynamic era.

We have a small supply of the books for sale in the Library.

Please contact : embroideredminds@sandsthomas.co.uk for further details.

Please also see Embroidered Minds website

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