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2019 Programme

You are welcome to visit us at any of our publicised meetings.  You don’t need to book, but you are advised to email us in advance to check for changes to the advertised programme.

Please bring lunch and check details below for admission charges.  50p for tea and coffee.

12 January – Members’ Day

We will be at Yealand Village Hall ‘doing our own thing’.  Bring something along some spinning, weaving or other project, or just chat.

Visitors welcome, no door charge.

9 February – Alison Rainford

Alison is a long-time member and will talk about her travels in Peru.

Visitors welcome, no door charge. 

9 March – Fiona Moir

Workshop – spinning silk with Fiona Moir
Talk – New types of fibres for spinning.

Fiona is a spinner and natural dyer.  She is a Tutor at the AGWSD Summer School in 2019 and her course title is ‘Let’s Dye It!’

Visitors welcome, £4.00 on the door.
Advanced booking and an additional fee is required to join the workshop.

13 April – Lesley Horden

 Talk – Angora

Lesley will bring Angora wool for sale and a variety of made items to illustrate her talk. She also hopes to demonstrate the techniques of carding and spinning Angora.

Visitors welcome, £4.00 on the door. 

11 May – Cia Bosanquet   

Talk – Indigo

Cia will be bringing and talking about some of the textile pieces she has collected from around the world.  Cia was a Summer School Tutor in 2015 with her course on Woven Shibori.

Visitors welcome, £4.00 on the door. 

8 June – Chair’s Challenge

Visitors welcome, no door charge. 

Last weekend in June– Silverdale & Arnside Art and Craft Trail

This has become a regular fixture for us.  Come and find our display and see us demonstrate weaving and spinning.  www.silverdalearttrail.co.uk

13 July – Outing

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10 August – Guild Party – celebrating 60 years!

Visitors welcome, no door charge. 

14 September  – Rainy Williamson

Talk – From Mud to Magazine

The Editor of British Fibre Arts Magazine and she will bring her pop-up fibre shop.

Visitors welcome, £4.00 on the door. 

 

12 October – Averil Otiv

Soft basketry workshop with Averil Otiv. 

Talk – Fibre Basketry

A soft basketry workshop based on bias plaiting with watercolour paper or rush, making a variety of different shapes depending on the number of corners.

Averil’s work is delightfully innovative and she also was a Tutor at Summer School 2015.

Visitors welcome, £4.00 on the door. 
Advanced booking and an additional fee is required to join the workshop.

Kendal Wool Gathering

Tbc We expect to be attending this event demonstrating spinning and weaving.

9 November -Helen Brotherton

Helen Brotherton , yarn supplier and better known to many of us as My Fine Weaving Yarns!  She hopes to fill all available tables with her yarn shop.

Talk – Yarn Counts, a tangled tale

Visitors welcome, £4.00 on the door. 

7 December  – AGM

Show and tell, raffle, cakes.

Visitors welcome, no door charge.