The Inside Out Kitchen

Milton Keynes Arts Centre invited students from Stantonbury Campus, Two Mile Ash School, Denbigh School and The Walnuts School to participate in a six-month collaborative heritage craft project with artisan designers and makers; Rob Shaer, Blackhorse Workshops, Abigail Booth and Max Bainbridge, Forest + Found, Felicity Irons, Rush Matters and Alissa Pemberton, Forest & Folk Botanicals. Workshops focused on the design and making of a blacksmithed BBQ, hand dyed shibori inspired textiles using natural dyes, hand carved greenwood spoons and chopping boards, rush woven baskets, platters and floor mats. Supported by The Ernest Cook Trust, Inside Out Kitchen championed skills imbedded in heritage craft, to build a dedicated learning space on the grounds of Milton Keynes Arts Centre. Inside Out Kitchen explores ideas of what a kitchen is, could be, and its communal role as a space for bringing communities together.

Celebratory Supper: Saturday 15 July, 12pm – 2pm
Free, everyone welcome.

The Inside Out Kitchen
16 January – 15 July 2017

Milton Keynes Arts Centre invited students from Stantonbury Campus, Two Mile Ash School, Denbigh School and The Walnuts School to participate in a six-month collaborative heritage craft project with artisan designers and makers; Rob Shaer, Blackhorse Workshops, Abigail Booth and Max Bainbridge, Forest + Found, Felicity Irons, Rush Matters and Alissa Pemberton, Forest & Folk Botanicals. Workshops focused on the design and making of a blacksmithed BBQ, hand dyed shibori inspired textiles using natural dyes, hand carved greenwood spoons and chopping boards, rush woven baskets, platters and floor mats. Supported by The Ernest Cook Trust, Inside Out Kitchen championed skills imbedded in heritage craft, to build a dedicated learning space on the grounds of Milton Keynes Arts Centre. Inside Out Kitchen explores ideas of what a kitchen is, could be, and its communal role as a space for bringing communities together.

Inside Out Kitchen Feast and Opening Party
Saturday 15 July 2017 12–2pm, everyone welcome

Please join Milton Keynes Arts Centre, student participants and artist leaders in a celebratory feast to mark the opening of Inside Out Kitchen with complimentary refreshments foraged by students and Forest & Folk Botanicals.

Workshop leaders 

Rob Shaer, Blackhorse Workshops

Abigail Booth and Max Bainbridge, Forest + Found 

Felicity Irons, Rush Matters 

Alissa Pemberton, Forest and Folk Botanicals 

Supported by Ernest Cook Trust