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Fashion-designer and judge from the BBC’s The Great British Sewing Bee, Esme Young discovered sewing aged 7, and a passion was born.

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As a teenager, she made her way to London and Central St Martins. Living in a squat with other young creatives, Esme made the most of the ’70s and ’80s: watching Notting Hill Carnival with David Bowie and starting a New Romantic clothing line called Swanky Modes, before moving into the film business and making costumes for films such as Bridget Jones’s Diary. She tells her remarkable life story with warmth and wit. 

A celebration of a creative life lived differently, Behind the Seams is a reminder that it’s never too early, too late or
too soon to pick up a needle and start stitching in a new direction…

Chaired By Claire Malcolm 




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Theatre, Queen's Hall Arts Centre
Theatre, Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE46 3LS


29 Apr 2023


4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

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