Great Tapestry of Scotland: People's Panel

To celebrate the Scottish Parliament’s 15th anniversary and the return of the Great Tapestry of Scotland, you can now stitch your way into history by contributing to our ‘People’s Panel’.

People's Panel for the Great Tapestry of Scotland

The People’s Panel was designed by Great Tapestry of Scotland artist Andrew Crummy and is a colourful commemoration of the Scottish Parliament building. It will hang in the Scottish Parliament as a part of our permanent art collection once complete.

Experienced volunteer stitchers will be on hand to guide those with no or limited experience of stitching and will operate on a first come, first served basis.

The opportunity to stitch the Panel will be available during the times and dates below.

Please note the Parliament is closed on a Sunday.

Times and dates the People's Panel is available to be stitched in the Sir Alexander Fleming Room (CR3) (dates and times of availability may be subject to change):

22nd-23rd August 10:00-16:30
25th-30th August
1st-6th September
8th-12th September
Last chance to stitch - 13th September

Social media

We will be updating our Facebook and Twitter accounts with news and information about the exhibition, so please like and follow us to stay up to date:

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To book tickets:

  • Phone: 0131 348 5200
  • Email:  sp.bookings
  • Freephone:  0800 092 7600
  • Textphone:  0800 092 7100

A cafe service will be available

Image credits

  • Images copyright and courtesy of Great Tapestry of Scotland Trust
  • Photography by Alex Hewitt
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