Projects

Our projects involve growing participation, exploring research and knowledge, building tangible outcomes and spaces, and transforming politics.

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Alys Fowler to design Physic Garden
Alys Fowler working with women to design the UK's first physic garden created by and for women
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Power Tools
Building Tutorials for Every Woman
www.everywomanpower.tools
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Mud to Medicine
Mud to Medicine is the process of creating the Uk's first physic garden created by and dedicated to women.
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Helen
Helen is a multi faceted project supported by Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence Award
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On the Water
Idle Women's Inaugural touring project in Lancashire, West Yorkshire & St Helens
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Idle Being

When we can’t meet in person, we miss the things we never noticed. The absence of small intimacies adds to our sense of isolation.

Muddy hands dig into the soil inside some plastic seedling trays

Recruiting a Garden Caretaker

We are seeking a qualified, confident gardener, who has an informed interest in medicinal plants and is an enthusiastic and adaptable facilitator. Joining us for

Banner Culture

We are very happy to announce that through a new commission supported by Idle Women, Super Slow Way,  Mid Pennine Arts and workshops with women from

Aya Haider

Aya Haider

Cubitt collaboration with British-Lebanese artist Aya Haider

Herbalism Summer Course

Herbalist and teacher Mara Baughman specialises in how hormone systems affect every aspect of our health from our mood to chronic conditions. Mara will be in residence with Idle Women throughout August.

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Power Tools

Building Tutorials for Every Woman
www.everywomanpower.tools

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.

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Helen

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