MCR Sew Social Online Exhibition for International Women's Day

A celebration of womxn artists and textile makers in Manchester!

By Alex Watson | 29 January 2021

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To celebrate International Women’s Day this March 8th, MCR Sew Social, the community for womxn artists and textile makers will be hosting their first-ever online exhibition.

The exhibition theme is ‘What does International Women’s Day mean to you?’ and sees support from the Manchester City Council grant.

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mcr_sewsocial / Instagram

Established in 2018, MCR Sew Social is run by textile artists Rowan Bridgwood and Louisa Hammond who meet with their community in Manchester.

Their ambition was to create a community of makers, bringing people together to create socially to enhance a sense of well-being. 

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As a group mainly composed of womxn, International Women’s Day poses as the perfect opportunity to showcase the local textile artists’ work and celebrate the collective voices of these womxn.

The first-ever online exhibition will go live on Monday 8th March with a link shared across their socials.