The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry
22nd July – 12th August 2017 11.00am-4.00pm daily, inc. Sundays
Morrison’s Academy Games Hall, Ferntower Road, Crieff
This successor to The Prestonpans Tapestry has been stitched in the 34 countries of the Scottish Diaspora, in a quarter of which it has already been exhibited. Now it’s come home to Scotland; all 305 panels will be displayed.
Andrew Crummy’s Scottish Diaspora Tapestry Talk
19th July 2017
Andrew Crummy will give a talk at Innerpeffray Library on the 19th July. As the designer who drew out The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry, he will explain the community arts process used, all those involved and the impact it has made. The artwork begins to tell the story from 34 countries of how Scots have travelled around the world and the impact they have made. Andrew was born in Craigmillar Edinburgh studied at Duncan of Jordanstone and Glasgow Colleges of Art. He became an illustrator in London, developed into murals and public art, then designed Tapestries including the Great Tapestry of Scotland.