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We are Commoners: Days of Commoning

April 24 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on 24 April 2022 at 10:30 am

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Find out more about We are Commoners
Visit the exhibition, at The Civic, Barnsley until 23rd April 2022.

Free activities and events, online and in person at The Civic, Barnsley.

Join us for a day of commoning through craft, exploring ideas around nature and the commons.

Activities include: jewellery making and costume making workshops, a screening of short films, a performance, a guided tour and a panel discussion.

Schedule for Saturday 23rd April

Check The Civic website for more details and booking details for workshops.

10.30am – 3pm (In person. Drop in.)

  • Make and take jewellery workshop
    Make jewellery from foraged materials with artist Rachael Colley.
  • Workshop with artist Lady Kitt
    Exploring costume making, drag, folk art and recycling.

1.30pm (Bookable)

  • Exhibition Tour
    Guided tour of We are Commoners with co-curator Emma Daker.
    Book your place.


  • Common Agency Projects Performance
    Performance of new Commoning Action #20 exploring nature as a site for meeting and interaction

Schedule for Sunday 24th April

Check The Civic website for more details.

2pm (on Instagram)

  • Mass Commoning Action Performance
    Common Agency Projects’ innovative mass Commoning Action performance on Instagram.

All day event (Online)

  • Film Screenings
    Artists’ and community acts of commoning in or linked to nature
  • Artist Talk & Panel Discussion
    On the theme of our connection with nature. Including Rachael Colley and Shane Waltener.

This is the last weekend of the exhibition at The Civic. If you can’t make it visit our virtual tour.


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