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Salts Mill (roof space)

Victoria Road, Saltaire, West Yorkshire BD18 3LA

Exhibition continues: 29 May – 6 June 2021

11 - 4 daily (closed Tuesday)

Felt is a new, large-scale, site-responsive installation in the dramatic roof space at Salts Mill, Saltaire, created by Claire Tindale. Wool is used as the central material to explore the industrial heritage of the mill, and surrounding village, in order to create the artwork.

At the heart of the installation, occupying the industrial scale of the temporary gallery space, is a village of hundreds of small hand-crafted, needle-felted houses. Contributing to the collective growth and development of the model village, the houses created by groups of workshop participants, from the local area, Manchester and further afield, sit alongside those created by the artist.

Responding to the historic and contemporary contexts of the mill and village, Felt explores the relationship between industry and home, the communities that develop and the supportive, symbiotic relationship that results.

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Photograph: Emily Ryalls


Heavy Duty Paper is curated by Nat Pitt, showing at Division of Labour, Worcester.

‘Inspired by the abundance of cardboard accumulated during lockdown business, Heavy Duty Paper explores our relationship with materials and celebrates the act of model making as an opportunity for learning.’

Division of Labour

4 Edgar Street, Worcester, WR1 1PR

Exhibition continues: 21 August – 8 October 2020

Open by appointment.

For more information, visit the website here


I am pleased to have two pieces of work selected for the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival Open Exhibition, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, 2020.

Warrington Museum and Art Gallery

Museum Street, Warrington, WA1 1JB

Exhibition continues: 11 September – 20 December 2020

For more information, including opening times, visit the website here

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Homeness is a solo show that brings together a collection of new and existing pieces, which use the miniature to explore different perspectives on home-like qualities. The works consider our relationship to home on an individual and wider societal level.

Preview: 18 April 6 – 9 pm

Exhibition continues: 19 April – 11 May 2019

Open Wed – Fri 11 – 6, Sat 12 - 5

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Paradise Open Studio Weekend

East Philip Street, Salford

13 and 14 October 2018

Saturday 12-6, Sunday 12-5pm

Party Saturday 6-10pm

For more information and directions, click here

I will be opening my studio for the weekend, showing a mix of new and existing work. Please pop in and say hi, if you are about. I hope that you can join us then.


BiblioTECH: From Bookshelf to Big Data

The Portico Library, Manchester

7 July - 18 August 2018

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Artists Claire Tindale, Dan Hays and Jane Lawson explore the opportunities and challenges that arise as we adapt to new technological formats for storing and sharing information. As digitisation projects strive to scan and transcribe as much data as possible, what is the role of books and libraries?

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