X

Cookies

Continue We want you to get the most out of using this website, which is why we and our partners use cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to receive these cookies. You can find out more about how we use cookies here.

Saturday, 20 September 2014

Subscriptions  |  evouchers  |  Jobs  |  Property  |  Motors  |  Travel  |  Dating  |  Family Notices

Knitted bible exhibition at Barrow church

THIRTY-THREE biblical stories have been brought to life in the form of knitted figures. The exhibition, which is showing at the Trinity Church in Abbey Road in Barrow, has been touring the country since 2008 and will remain in Barrow until July 15.

Some of the stories covered in this exhibition include Noah and his ark, Daniel in the lion’s den and Jonah and the whale.

The idea to recreate these stories with a woollen make over happened when a small scale knitting project, organised by Saint George’s United Reformed Church in Hartlepool, spiralled out of control.

Aileen Whittaker, 70, one of the knitters, said: “About 60 people were involved in the process. It just snowballed once we decided to do more than just the Last Supper.

“We had a very inspiring minister who kept us going as it did get rather intense at times.”

The Knitted Bible exhibition is open from 10am until 4pm. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE

North West Evening Mail What's on search










Powered by
nwemail.co.uk/jobs

Hot Jobs

Loading latest hot jobs...
Powered by Zoopla.co.uk






Featured companies

Searching for featured companies...
Search for:

Vote

Is Scotland’s ‘No’ vote the right result?

Yes

No

Show Result

Vote

Should schools be told when inspectors are visiting?

Yes

No

Show Result


WCF pet and equestrian

Choosing a pre school

Come and join us 5

Go green 34

Travel the globe

Go green 33


To save our contact details direct to your smartphone simply scan this QR code

North West Evening Mail

Evening Mail Going Out