Confirmation of Demo and Workshops at Alcon 2011 10th Sept

Kimono Demonstration

Ever wanted to really know how to wear kimono? Watch our detailed dressing demo of a wonderful furisode kimono. Furisode kimono are the most formal kimono for a young un-married woman, and the most decorative. We will also demonstrate a decorative obi knot, and provide a host of information regarding the wearing of kimono.

Kitsuke (Kimono Dressing) Workshop

We have limited places available on our kitsuke (kimono dressing) workshop. Dress a friend or yourself, we will guide you through the steps. In the workshop we can also cater to Men’s kitsuke.

You can either bring your own kimono ensemble or we have kimono and yukata available to borrow for the workshop.

Please let us know (via the forum) if you would like to participate in the workshop.

We will have select kimono related items and kanzashi available to buy on the day!

Timetable:

Saturday 10am-11am Queens Building – Kimono Demo, will include Geisha cosplay tips.
Saturday 2pm-2.40pm – Kimono Workshop
Saturday 2.40pm-3.20pm – Kimono Workshop
Saturday 3.20pm-4pm – Kimono Workshop *FULL*

We can take up to 12 people per workshop so plenty of space! *Edited to add a change in timetabling at the event.

About Alcon 2011 Leicester 8th-11th September:

We are a fun and friendly 800-person anime convention taking place over an epic four days for 2011! It’s just £30 for the full four day entry, and £25 a night for on-site accommodation which is less than 5 minutes walk away. With a dealers room, anime screenings, anime bar and night-club, artist ally, roleplaying, card-gaming, video-gaming, a cosplay cafe, DDRing, J-Culture, Cosplay Hangout, events, panels and much more, there is something for everyone, with more special events than you can shake a stick at!

http://alcon.org.uk/

 

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