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Museum Mash-Up

Grennan and Sperandio present Museum Mash-up

Date: Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Plantation Road

Simon Grennan takes Kirkleatham Museum out onto the open road in a Gipsy caravan which has been hidden from view in its wonderful store. Join him to create your own collage with a mash up of images from the Museum’s collection with historic and contemporary images of Teesside, then retitle your finished artwork to display […]


Safia Minney

Big Talk – Future Careers in Fairness with Safia Minney and Wayne Hemingway

Date: Sunday 18th September
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Location: Lawn

Safia Minney MBE FRSA is a British social entrepreneur and author. She is the founder and Director of People Tree, a pioneering sustainable and Fair Trade fashion label with a mission to provide customers with beautiful clothes.  A noted spokesperson and campaigner on Fair Trade and ethical fashion, she initiated World Fair Trade Day in […]


Rejig

Rejig Sewing Workshop

Date: Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: St Cuthbert's

Join us in the REJIG Sewing Workshop at The Festival of Thrift and help to make a quilt from recycled fabrics in a weekend. Sewers of all ages and abilities wanted – come and sew together – lots of help and support and everyone welcome. Be part of something that grows out of our lovely […]


Group at Stables credit to Jason Hynes

Navigator North presents STABLE

Date: Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Stable
Website: http://navigatornorth.co.uk/?page_id=1664

STABLE – a project combining the talents of selected new and established artists from Teesside and County Durham, creating a series of striking new artworks to temporarily transform the historic stable block on the Festival of Thrift site.  Works will respond to the history of the site and the Festival’s commitment to sustainability.  They include […]


View from a Bridge

Grennan and Sperandio create new sculptures using Kirkleatham Museum collection

Date: Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Kirkleatham Museum

Artist duo Simon Grennan and Christoper Sperandio have created a series of sculptures for Kirkleatham Museum in Redcar, combining items from the museum collection with objects made and manufactured by local companies.  The new sculptures,  which form part of the project Meeting Point, will be on show from 30 August until 29 September.  The works present […]


Gumtree Bus

Gumtree Double Decker Bus #upcyclerevolution

Date: Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Festival Site
Website: https://www.gumtree.com/content/upcycling-hub/

Gumtree  is on a mission to inspire the nation to waste less and, as a hub for buying old furniture and even selling upcycled goods, it has been leading the charge of the Upcycle Revolution. With the help of Max McMurdo and a team of savvy upcyclers, it has transformed an old double decker bus […]


Hard up and Happy

Big Talk- How to be Hard Up and Happy

Date: Saturday 17th September
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Location: Lawn
Website: http://www.hardupandhappy.co.uk/

Amy Kelly writes the How to be Hard up and Happy blog. She is married to Paul and between them they have 5 children. They have brought them up on a very tight budget, in fact everything they have done has been on a budget. Christmases, birthdays and even their wedding. Amy will be sharing her […]


St Cuthbert's

St Cuthbert’s

Date: Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: St Cuthbert's
Website: http://www.stcuthbertsandsthildas.co.uk/stcuthberts.html

Based in the heart of Kirkleatham village, St Cuthbert’s is one of the oldest and most beautiful churches in the region, certainly one with the best examples of Georgian architecture! St Cuthbert’s will be throwing open their doors and celebrating the Festival of Thrift throughout the weekend. There’ll be drop in activities from Rosi Thornton  […]


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