Programme of Events 2019/2020

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

5th October 2019  AGM 1:30pm start
Followed by talks by members

21st October 2019 (Monday)   Coach trip to the Bowes museum

2nd November 2019
Donuts and Design                                                       Heather Cawte

7th December 2019 12:00pm start
Christmas Party & 40th Anniversary lunch (booking essential)
Competition theme - A Christmas card
Workshop - A Christmas wreath - bring your own ribbon!

4th January 2020
Folk Art and Embroidery                                         Dr Sarah Jackson

1st February 2020
'Oh Gosh Golly' My creative life                                  Elaine Hughes

7th March 2020
Traditional and Indonesian Batik                                   Victoria Riley

4th April 2020
Bursary winner
Competition: Best commercial design

2nd May 2020
A Late Flowering                                                          Rose Horspool

6th June 2020
*Japanese Kogin Darning                                        Elizabeth Almond

7th June 2020 Workshop
Japanese Kogin Pattern darning (booking essential)

4th July 2020
Samplers - A child's view of Embroidery,
their history and conservation                                        Jacqui Hyman
Chairman's competition - theme tba

11th July 2020 Workshop
Rag Rugs with Heather Ritchie (booking essential)

August - no meeting

5th September 2020
*From A to Z and back again                                          Anne Brooke
Competition - Ida Barber trophy: Best Original design

6th September 2020 Workshop
Seed Pods and Flower Heads with Anne Brooke (booking essential)

3rd October 2020 AGM 1:30pm start
Textiles from my travels                                                  Helen Barnes

7th November 2020
Print and Printmaking                                                     Emily Harvey

5th December 2020 
Christmas Stitchery and Party
Christmas competition theme tba

* These talks have an accompanying day school the following day

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