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Another Conversation in Creativity announced

Donna Wilson: Wed 12th Feb - Harris Museum, Preston (6-8pm)

The next Conversation in Creativity event has been announced for Wednesday 12 February, featuring London-based designer Donna Wilson.

Donna, from Scotland, now runs a studio and workshop in London. Her team knit, sew, pack and send out products to individuals and design shops in 25 different countries around the world.

Donna set up her company in 2003 after making odd knitted creatures for her final show at the Royal College of Art. Since then she has built her business designing and making a collection of curious cushions, luxurious lambswool blankets and a variety of other products. They use UK-based manufacturers and suppliers wherever possible.

The Conversations in Creativity event is on Wednesday 12 February at 6pm. It will be hosted by Mark Sinker - editor of Crafts magazine. Following Donna's talk, she'll take questions from the audience (for around 90 minutes). Donna will speak for around 45-50 minutes followed by 15-20 minutes Q&A)

Tickets bought in advance cost £4, concessions £3. For tickets and more details visit or contact

The Conversations in Creativity series has included some of the country's leading creatives including Nick Park, Jeanette Winterson, Lemn Sissay and Wayne Hemingway. The sessions are organised by Creative Lancashire.

Ed Matthews-Gentle from Creative Lancashire explained: "This is the latest in our exciting series of Conversations in Creativity events where people get exclusive opportunities to get up close and personal with designers, musicians, writers and actors, to discuss their life, work and inspirations.

"Donna is a successful young designer and delighted that she's coming to Lancashire to talk about her experiences and inspirations."

The event is presented in collaboration with Crafts Council & Crafts magazine.

Creative Lancashire is a service provided by Lancashire County Council through its economic development company - Lancashire County Developments Ltd (LCDL). They support creative and digital businesses and work with all sectors to realise creative potential.