2020 Programme

Our monthly meetings are currently suspended until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Members are invited to join our email group to help us keep in touch.

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11 January

Members’ Day

8 February 8

AM: Tapestry Weavers

PM:  Ruth Dalton talk.  A history of rare breeds (and how you can help by using their wool).

14-15 March

AM: Natural dyeing workshop with Debbie Tomkies (continues on Sunday)

PM: Talk – A History of Dyeing

4 April

AM: Tapestry Weavers

PM: Penelope Hemingway talk.  A Handmade Tale, the Women of the Langdale Linen Industry.

(plus an update from the flax project).

9 May

AM:  National Exhibition, Members’ submission and selection.

PM:   Sue Lawty talk – Weavers’ Trail – Bhutan: spinning, dyeing, weaving

13 June

Chair’s Challenge results

11 July

Friendship Day – we will invite other Guilds to join us in spinning and/or weaving for the day

8 August

Skill Share

10 September

Guild trip to the Association’s national exhibition in Leigh

12 September

AM:  Tapestry Weavers

PM:  Susan Foulkes talk – Sami Band Weaving

10-11 October

AM:  Double weave workshop with Jane Flanagan

PM:  Talk tba

14 November

Spinning Day with Janet Phillips from The Threshing Barn.  Janet will bring her pop-up shop

5 December

AGM and Show and Tell