Idle Women’s research and development explores the rational learning of ‘the institution’ and the knowledge of folklore, verbal histories, and marginalised practices.

Petrichor (forthcoming 2021)

Petrichor’ is the name for the earthy scent released when rain falls on dry soil.

This new project is being created in the shadow of Pendle Hill and is informed by research into the roots of gender-based violence, land enclosures, colonisation, and systemic patriarchy.

This major new site-specific work will reach deeper, reconnecting with ancient knowledge and women’s rightful occupation of place.

All Exploring projects

Aya Haider

Aya Haider

Cubitt collaboration with British-Lebanese artist Aya Haider

Mud to Medicine Dry Stone Walling

Mud to Medicine

Mud to Medicine is the process of creating the Uk’s first physic garden created by and dedicated to women.

Wast choir image


Helen is a multi faceted project supported by Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence Award