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Knititation – The award-winning authors of Knit and Nibble James McIntosh and his partner Dr Thomas A. Ernst FRCP share how the blend of knitting and meditation helped lift James out of serious depression.

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Aligning with May’s NFWI initiative Me, Myself and WI; FEWI presents the award-winning authors of Knit and Nibble and founders of the art of Knititation -James McIntosh and Dr Thomas A. Ernst FRCP.  

James grew up on a farm in Portadown; by 35 a presenter on China Food TV and the Global Ambassador for AGA cookers (he was the man who put the AGA in Denman College!). Suddenly he was struck with severe depression. Unable to leave his flat, James taught himself to knit. Slowly one stitch at a time he was able to regain his health and, together with his partner Dr Thomas, researched knitting and wellness.  In this talk Dr Thomas, will explain the science of mindfulness – how the unconscious brain works.  James will tell his story of overcoming adversity, the highs and lows, love and laughter and how he knit himself back together.

To book your place please go to: ticketsource.co.UK/fewi (no booking fee for booking online) or call 0333 666 3366.  (Booking line open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, £1.80 fee per phone booking)


May 17
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm