Programme of Events 2017-18

All Meetings begin at 2:00pm with doors open from about 1:30pm (and finish at about 4:00pm) unless stated otherwise.

Links to the speakers/tutors can be found by clicking on their name.

2nd September 2017
*Stumpwork                                                            Kay Dennis
Competition - Best original design

7th October 2017    AGM 1:30 pm start
Members' Reflections

4th November 2017
Story of her Textile Career                               Corinne Young

2nd December 2017  1:30pm start
Members' Day - A Shisha Day

Please bring usual sewing kit (needles, thread, scissors, pins etc) and, if you have them, cotton perle, sequins and beads for embellishment.

Christmas Competion - A Piece of Christmas Jewellery

6th January 2018
Pearl Loves Paisley                                         Justine Warner

3rd February 2018
Members' Day - Bring your own thing to work on!

3rd March 2018
Meeting cancelled because of bad weather

7th April 2018 - 
The Cone Exchange      Chris Powell AKA Captain Rummage
Easter Competition - Best Commercial Design

5th May 2018 - 
The Antithesis of Serendipity                               Lynn Haith                            
This is a change to the printed programme

2nd June 2018 - 
Embracing the Unconventional                              Jess Grady

23rd, 24th, 25th June 2018 EXHIBITION at the Tithe Barn, Nether Poppleton, York YO26 6LF

See the exhibition tab for more details

10:00am - 1:00pm only
National Celebration of Stitch: Open Day

1st September 2018
Black and White                                                  Cluny Chapman
Best Original Design competition

6th October 2018  AGM 1:30pm start
Cops, Bobbins and Bubblewrap                           Dot Seddon

3rd November 2018
Yarnstorming                                                         Sally Stone

* These talks have an accompanying  Day School
**  This talk has a taster workshop

On each meeting day informal workshops run from 10 am - 12.30 unless announced otherwise.