Our projects involve growing participation, exploring research and knowledge, building tangible outcomes and spaces, and transforming politics.
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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.
Alys Fowler working with women to design the UK’s first physic garden created by and for women
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
It’s a delight to share the video created by Grow Wild to celebrate a year of our observation project. Idle Women were fortunate to be
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
Cubitt collaboration with British-Lebanese artist Aya Haider
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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Building Tutorials for Every Woman
Mud to Medicine is the process of creating the Uk’s first physic garden created by and dedicated to women.
The Land Rover Project by Dina Rončević at the IWI in St Helens from 2018-2019
Helen is a multi faceted project supported by Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence Award