Headscarves

20 November 2021

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Venue: HACKNEY MUSEUM, Technology and Learning Centre, 1 Reading Lane, Hackney E8 1GQ

Organiser: Gillian Lawrence

Gillian runs Up Your Street an award winning online sharing service finding free activities and events for seniors around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. She is an exhibiting artist working mainly in recycled textiles and acrylics on canvas,

Gillian Lawrence has a major art exhibition in 2016 called Headscarves which pays tribute to the women in the 1950s who wore headscarves (silk squares folded into a triangular shapes tied under the chin) . The event will be a round table chatting session to share views and memories with women over 70 who were born in the UK. This is an opportunity for women to share what they KNOW. The result will be a show of paintings, photographs, installations, and text.