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A section of Welcome to the Spinning Factory! features cotton items commonly used from birth to adulthood

Accessibility Tour from Home: Welcome to the Spinning Factory!

Accessibility Tour from Home is a series of online tours with audio description in Cantonese, Hong Kong sign language interpretation and accessible captions. The tour is divided into 4 chapters including History of Nan Fung Textiles, Industrial Machines and 5 Steps of Cotton Spinning, Cotton Products of the Everyday as well as Principles of a Spinning Wheel, for a wider audience to enjoy the highlights of Welcome to the Spinning Factory!

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Chapter 1: History of Nan Fung Textiles

This video introduces the history of Nan Fung Textiles, renowned yarn labels and stories of former workers.

[With Hong Kong sign language interpretation]

[With audio description in Cantonese & accessible captions]

Chapter 2: Industrial Machines and 5 Steps of Cotton Spinning 
This video illustrates industrial cotton spinning procedures including blowing, carding, drawing, roving and spinning as well as an introduction to the machines of cotton recycling and quality checking.

 [With Hong Kong sign language interpretation]

[With audio description in Cantonese & accessible captions]

Chapter 3A: Welcome to Hong Kong Market!
This video explores textile items that are made in Hong Kong

 [With Hong Kong sign language interpretation]

[With audio description in Cantonese & accessible captions]

Chapter 3B: Cotton Products of the Everyday 
This video narrates commonly used cotton products from birth to adulthood.

 [With Hong Kong sign language interpretation]

[With audio description in Cantonese & accessible captions]

Chapter 4: Principles of a Spinning Wheel  
This video demonstrates how to spin yarns with a traditional single spindle horizontal spinning wheel.

[With Hong Kong sign language interpretation]

[With audio description in Cantonese & accessible captions]

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Available from 22.05.2020

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Online
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