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Film and Food : The Nettle Dress

February 17 @ 6:00 pm 8:30 pm

A screening of the film The Nettle Dress with a meal with a nettle flavour

This beautiful documentary follows textile artist Allan Brown on his seven-year labour of love, to make a dress entirely from woven stinging nettles. We see not only a remarkable and challenging experiment in sustainable fashion, but also how his art becomes a way to cope with the shocking death of his wife – as he forages, spins, weaves, cuts and finally sews the cloth, we share the healing process of working through his grief. Anyone who has suffered personal loss, or cares about sustainable fashion and slow craft will enjoy this uniquely creative film

The film will start at 7pm. There is an optional pre-film nettle soup & bread which would be served at 6pm. 

Film only £7/£5 

Film & supper £12/£10


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Ockment Centre

North Street
Okehampton, EX20 1AR United Kingdom
We are really pleased to be running a whole range of Farm Visits, Food Workshops, Creative Workshops, Film Shows, Events and more for the community of Okehampton and beyond.

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Pricing We have tried to keep prices as affordable as we can whilst ensuring that everyone is paid a fair rate for their work. Most activities feature a reduced rate thanks to the kind support of Okehampton United Charities. If you can’t afford the full rate please buy a ticket at the reduced rate. Do get in touch if cost is a problem.

We do hope you enjoy what we are doing and if you are interested in a food and farming activity and can’t see it here just let us know and we’ll see what we can do.

A very Big Thanks to Okehampton United Charities for supporting this programme.