Making The City Home

Making The City Home

4 July - 10 September 2023


Lower Ground Floor, RWA, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1PX


4 July - 10 September 2023

This exhibition of textiles by women living in Bristol showcases the visual stories of women who have made Bristol their home.

Women from Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Pakistan, India and other countries have worked together to create beautiful textiles that describe how they journey through the city and which places and things are important to them. Refugee Women of Bristol and Dhek Bhal women’s group are among those whose work is being exhibited.  

Image by Alice Hendy


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