Senedd Oriel Exhibition

The quilts are on the final leg of their journey – being exhibited at the Senedd Oriel, Welsh Government Building, Cardiff Bay between 6-16 November 2017

Senedd opening times:

Monday – Friday 9.30am-4.30pm
Saturday & Sunday 10.30am -4.30pm

Following the exhibition the quilts wil be returned to their owners

Click here to read Gem article

L-R Corinne Roberts, Chris Dobson, Isobelle DAvis and Monica Dennis visiting exhibition on 13 November 2017

Keris Howard visiting the exhibition on 12 November 2017

A huge thank you to the Gem Newspaper for promoting the exhibition. We had good coverage in the 9 November edition with Keris Howard leading the way on the front page ….

and a good article inside alongside the support given by shops. Cutting Edge member Monica Dennis decorated the Ty Hafan window this year in appreciation of the continued support received from its manager Julie Williams

Email communication 15 November 2017 from Jane Hutt AM

Dear Monica,

I am so sorry I haven’t been in touch sooner to congratulate you on the excellent exhibition which is being displayed in the Senedd and is attracting a great deal of interest.

Kindest regards
Jane

Jane visited the exhibition on 16 November.

Jane Hutt AM with Monica Dennis

Jane Hutt signing the exhibition visitors book

Jane was very complimentary and sent the following quote from a press statement:

Vale AM Jane Hutt sponsored a remarkable exhibition in the Senedd with quilts made by members of the Cutting Edge group depicting scenes, symbols and family memories of lives lost in WW1.

She said:
“These inspiring and moving quilts accompanied by poppies were displayed during Remembrance time and attracted a great deal of interest from Assembly Members and visitors to the Senedd including many school and college groups.

I would like to thank the artists who made these quilts giving their personal statements about their works of art linked to WW1. The Cutting Edge Group meets at Ystradowen Village Hall attracting people from Cowbridge, Bridgend, Llantwit Major, Cardiff and Porthcawl and have become renowned for the way they engage their work with the local community and historical events.”

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