Gill Britten manages Gwlângollen, a registered CIC set up to put the wool back into Llangollen. Since 2016 she has been exploring the wider use of locally-produced fleece, recycling yarn donated by the community, delivering wool-related heritage craft skills to producers, and running community outreach projects in North Wales. She has a passion for all things slow: slow walking, slow crafting, and slow growing. The slow approach to most things in life is a celebration of the process, work that holds reflection at its core, employing ancient skills that take time to learn. Time enables meaningful connections to be made with the environment, the creation, the sharing, and the passing on. Gill holds an M.Ed in teaching adult literacy, and a background in adult community education and medical rehabilitation.
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