Mothers Who Make is a growing national initiative aimed at supporting mothers who are artists and makers, in any discipline and at any stage of their personal or professional making. Started by Matilda Leyser (Improbably Theatre) in London in 2014, new hubs have rapidly spread across the country.
The monthly sessions aim to give creative mothers the chance to explore their practice with their children present, valuing equally their dual roles of mother and artist. Our reach is across generations and art forms – we are thrilled by the plurality of voices that are part of this discussion. It’s a great way to meet and collaborate with other mothers from different creative backgrounds.
Every kind of maker is welcome – professional and/or passionate – writers, painters, performers, musicians, bakers, crafters, architects, historians…
Every kind of mother is welcome – biological, adoptive, step, surrogate, foster, grand, great-grand, to be…
Sessions will take place using the Zoom video conferencing platform, with the meeting ID and password emailed to participants ahead of each session. We encourage a small donation of £3 - £5, payable directly to the facilitator in the session.
To find out more details on how to join, please email email@example.com.
Tuesday 12 May
Tuesday 9 June
Tuesday 14 July
Mothers Who Make Oxford Coordinator – Lorna Burchell
Sessions take place monthly via Zoom, 10:30am - 12:00noon.
Suggested donation - £3 - £5, payable directly to the facilitator in the session.
You can find more information on Mothers Who Make here.