Sunday afternoon workshop 25th February: Recycling bicycle tyres.

On this Sunday afternoon the TRC organises a somewhat unusual workshop, but appropriate to the current exhibition on the re-use of feedsacks in America of the 1930s and 1940s. This Sunday, Gretha de Vries, who is a well-known lecturer and designer in the recycling of various materials into items of jewellery, will introduce the participants to the possibilities of making decorative objects out of the inner tyres of bicycles.

Date: 25th February 2018. Time: 13.00 - 16.00. Venue: TRC, Hogewoerd 164, 2311 HW, Leiden. Costs: 25 euros including materials, tea/coffee. Participants: maximum of 15 people. Language: Dutch. Please register at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Advance registration is required.


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Hogewoerd 164, 2311 HW Leiden. Tel. +31 (0)71 5134144 / +31 (0)6 28830428

Opening times: Monday to Thursday: 10.00-16.00 hrs, other days by appointment.

Bank account number: NL39 INGB 0002 9823 59

Entrance is free, but donations are always welcome !

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The TRC is dependent on project support and individual donations. All of our work is being carried out by volunteers. To support the TRC activities, we therefore welcome your financial assistance: donations can be transferred to bank account number NL39 INGB 000 298 2359, in the name of the Stichting Textile Research Centre. Since the TRC is officially recognised as a non-profit making cultural institution (ANBI), donations are tax deductible for 125% for individuals, and 150% for commercial companies. For more information, click here
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