Discovery Days - Let's Celebrate Ukrainian Crafts - Amelia

Discovery Days. Discover. Explore. Create.

Join us as we celebrate the Ukrainian traditions through engaging activities suitable for the whole family. All activities are free and please just drop in to take part (most suitable for ages 4 upwards). 

Pysanky Eggs and Traditional Embroidery:

  • Dates: March 30th, April 3rd, 5th, and 6th
  • Time: 10:00 – 15:00

Step into the rich heritage of Ukrainian culture as we delve into the art of Pysanky Eggs. For centuries, in Ukrainian people have written Pascal (Easter) greetings to friends and family members on eggs instead of paper!

Experience:

  • Discover: The traditional Ukrainian craft of Pysanky Egg making and needlework.
  • Explore: Embark on a Pysanky egg hunt around The Amelia Scott.
  • Create: Paint your very own egg inspired by this tradition or craft your own miniature piece of embroidery.

Traditional Embroidery and Paper Flower Crowns:

  • Dates: April 8th, 10th, 12th, 13th and 20th
  • Time: 10:00 – 15:00

Come along to learn about Ukrainian needlework, where every stitch tells a story. Across the regions, diverse styles of embroidery flourish, each laden with symbolism and hidden meanings. Craft your own traditional flower crown, worn for celebrations, to take home.

Experience:

  • Discover: Traditional Ukrainian crafts, from needlework to flower crowns.
  • Explore: Decode the symbolism woven within the beautiful embroidery.
  • Create: Craft your own miniature piece of embroidery or create a paper floral crown, reminiscent of Ukrainian festivities and special occasions.

All activities are free and drop-in. No need to book.

Discovery Days - Let's Celebrate Ukrainian Crafts
Location:
The Amelia Scott - Activity Space
Dates:
30 Mar 24 - 13 Apr 24
Times:

10.00am - 3.00pm

Saturday 30th March
Wednesday 3rd April
Friday 5th April
Saturday 6th April
Monday 8th April
Wednesday 10th April
Friday 12th April
Saturday 13th April

Prices:

FREE

These activities are drop-in (no need to book).

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Please note there are no Discovery Day Sessions on Sunday 31st March, Monday 1st April, Tuesday 2nd April, Thursday 4th April, Sunday 7th April, Tuesday 9th April, Thursday 11th April and Sunday 14th April 2024

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