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York & District Guild

Residential Weekend at Cober Hill, Scarborough, YO13 0AR

 

Friday 30 May - Sunday 1 June 2014

Creative Spinning and Design with Alison Daykin

plus do you own thing (untutored)

 

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Abergele Guild meets in the Community Centre, LlanfairTalhaiarn, near Abergele. Meetings are held monthly: on Wednesday evenings in the summer, and Sundays in the winter. Additional Wednesday afternoon meetings may be arranged on an ad hoc basis. Please consult the Guild Blog for details, or contact the Secretary Alison Craig if you require further information.

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Alsager Guild meet in the Alsager Community Church from 7pm to 10pm on the second Friday of the month. Please contact the secretary if you require further information.

2014
April 11 Weaving baskets with plant material, Averil Otiv
May 9 Mobius cast on to make a scarf of felted bowl
June 13 Using a Saori loom, Beryl Weir
July 11 Dyeing with household stuff
July 26 Workshop: Shibori dyeing of wool felt and silk fabrics separately and of nuno felt. At Scholars Green Village Hall
August 8 At an alpaca farm, Dianne Hall, Tarporley
September 6 Workshop: Natural Autumn dyeing including ragwort, heather and meadowsweet. At Scholars Green Village Hall
September 12 Weaving a bag on a box
October 10 Mad weaving/triaxial weaving, an introduction
November 14 AGM plus ideas on how to store your stash
December 12 Christmas meal plus results of Guild Challenge

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Arran Guild (Spin Off) meet in Lamlash Church Hall from 1`0,30am - 15.30pm. Please contact Tessa Smith if you require further information.

2014
April 10 AGM, exhibit, lunch, SpinOff own work
May 1 Master class, Cobweb felting, Pat Sloss
May 8 Natural dyeing (solar and cold) Ro and Tricia
June 12 SpinOff own work

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Ashfield Guild meet at Annesley and Felley Parish Hall, NG15 0AH from 7pm to 9pm on the second and fourth Thurdays of the month. Please contact Tracey Kurr if you require further information.

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Avon Guild meet in Long Ashton Village Hall, Keedwell Hill, Long Ashton. Meetings start at 10.30am with an informal spinning bee followed at 2pm by a lecture/demonstration. Finish at 4.30pm. Please contact Sheila Liddle if you require further information.

2014
April 12 Felt and felting, Kirsten Hill-Nixon
May 10 Batik, Jim and Diane Gaffney
June 14 Workshop: Weave a bag/case without seams using a needle and yarns, Europa Chang-Dawson
July 12 How I became a shepherdess, Hilary Ballard
August 9 Members' day
September 13 Workshop: Twisted cords and more twisted cords, Europa Chang-Dawson
October 11 Workshop: Can life ever be dull when we have colour, Andrea Cross
November 8 Christmas market
December 13 Christmas party

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Bedfordshire Guild meet in the Parish Hall, Harlington, Bedfordshire. Meetings are on the first Tuesday 7.30pm-9.30pm and the third Saturday 10.30pm-4.30pm (unless otherwise stated) each month. Please contact Martina Waters if you require further information.

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Berkshire Guild meet in the Charvil Village Hall. Meetings start at 11.30am. Workshops are held in Pearson Hall, Sonning starting at 10.30am. Please contact the secretary if you require further information.

2014
April 19 Members day: swap shop and unfinished objects surgery
May 17 AGM and competition results
June 21 Fleece day: new season fleeces for sale with practical help on processing
July 19 Dyeing day: different techniques to try

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Birmingham and District Guild meet in the main room at the Friends Meeting House, Watford Road, Cotteridge, Birmingham (entrance next to West Bromwich Building Society). Easily accessible by bus (numbers 45,47,18,84,85) on the Pershore Road or the Outer Circle number 11, or by train to King's Norton station nearby. There is a car park. Meetings are 10am - 4pm and with a speaker (if one is stated) at 1.45. Please contact Carolyn Arber if you require further information.
Visitors are always most welcome.

2014
April 12 tbc
May 10 Workshop: Spinning flax, Alison Yule
June 14 All day back-to-back jumper in Lickey Hill Country Park (tbc)
July 12 tbc
September 13 10am Spinning silk hankies, Teresinha Roberts
2pm Silk, Teresinha Roberts
October 11 tbc
November 8 Annual exhibition
December 13 Christmas party, members' day

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Bradford & District Guild meet in the Bradford Industrial Museum (Lecture Room, 3rd floor), Moorside Road, Fagley, Bradford on the third Saturday each month except where stated. Meetings start at 11am and finish around 3.30pm. Please contact Marianne Russell if you require further information.

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Brecknock Guild meet in the Subud Centre, Canal Bank, Brecon from 11am to 4pm on the second Saturday and last Friday of each month. Please email Liz Day for more details.
Any visitors with an interest in textile crafts are welcome. Please email the Liz Day for contact information.

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Buckinghamshire Guild meet in the The Barn Hall, Chiltern Avenue, Amersham on the first Saturday in each month at 2.30pm. Please contact Alison Jolley if you require further information.

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Cambridgeshire Guild meets in the Arbury Community Centre, Campkin Road, Cambridge, CB4 2LD from 1.30pm. Talks start at 2pm. Visitors are always very welcome. Please contact the secretary if you require further information. (Please put WSD in the subject field of your email.)

2014
April 26 Cocoons to cloth, Jane Deane
April 27 Workshop: Creative spinning, Jane Dean. Booking essential
May 31 Ther textile arts of mexico, Chloe Sayer
June 28 The story of Maximo Laura and woven colour, Pete and Della Storr
September 27 Craft afternoon at Arbury: weaving on small looms
October 25 From concept to clothing, Lesley Willcock
October 26 Workshop: Sewing handwovens without tears, Lesley Willcock. Booking essential
November 29 Ever increasing circles, Christmas tea, Sacey Harvey Brown

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Ceredigion Guild meet in Ceredigion. Please email for details of exact meeting location. Meetings start at 10.15am and finish at 4pm. Please email if you require further information.

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Cheshire Guild meet in Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire WA6 7QN. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 4pm. Please contact the secretary if you require further information.

2014
April 12 11am Mini workshop: Using silk hankies, Teresinha Roberts
1pm The Silk Road, Teresinha Roberts
May 10 Mini workshops led by members
June 21 Workshop: Silk spinning, Alison Daykin
July 19 10.30am Summer Challenge Day - from fleece to finished item in 6 hours
August 16 Dyeing day at Sue's
September 20 Weaving the Saori way, Bee Weir
October 18 Friendship Day with Scottish Fibres and other stall holders
November 15 Members' day

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Clwyd Guild meet at Llysfasi Agricultural College, Ruthin, Clwyd. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 4pm. Please contact Anneli Thomas if you require further information.

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Cornwall Guild Meetings are in Probus Village Hall, designated with a P, and in the Chacewater W.I Hall, Chacewater - meetings designated with a C. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 4pm with a break for lunch from 1-2pm. Please contact Maggie Hinch or Audrey Durrant if you require further information.

2014
April 25 P Fleece rag rugs
April 26 C Dye day
May 16 P Winghams
May 17 C Weavers day
May 24 C
June 20 P 3D felting, Becky Williams
June 28 C
July 12 C
July 18 P Exmoor Spinning Mill, John Arbon
August 30 C Weavers day
September 19 P Rug weaving, Jason Collingwood
September 20-23 P Workshop: Rug weaving, Jason Collingwood
September 27 C
October 24 P Indigo dye day, Jane Deane
October 25 C
November 15 C Weavers day
November 21 P Making fairies with fibre, Tamsin Ross
November 22 C
December 12 Christmas lunch, trophy awards, annual competition judging
December 13 Christmas lunch, show and tell

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Cotswold Guild (formerly North Oxfordshire) meet in Hook Norton Baptist Church Schoolroom. Meetings start at 7.30pm. Please email the Briar Noon if you require further information.

2014
April 15 7.30pm - 9.30pm Certificate of Achievement Weaving, Di Clements
May 20 7.30pm - 9.30pm tbc
June 17 7.30pm - 9.30pm Outing to the Ramsden Weaver, Sue Tucker
July 15 7.30pm - 9.30pm New direction in knitting, Kate McDonald
August 1pm - 4pm Dyeing event
September 16 7.30pm - 9.30pm Colour dyeing with plant materials, Brenda Crocker
October 8 10am - 4pm AGM and annual exhibition
November 8 10am - 4pm Chairman's Challenge Activity Day

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Coventry Guild meet in the Christ Church, Frankpledge Road, Cheylesmore, Coventry. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 4pm with a break for lunch between 12.30pm and 1.30pm. Please bring a contribution for a buffet lunch. Please contact Chris Stradling if you require further information.

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Craven Guild meet in the Broughton Road Community Centre, Broughton Road, Skipton. Meetings start at 10.30am and finish at 4.30pm. Please contact Sally Stretch if you require further information.

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Crickhowell Guild meet in the Arts Alive Centre, Old School, Brecon Road, Crickhowell, NP8 1DG. Meetings are held every Thursday from 10.30am and finish at 2.30pm. Looms, spinning wheels and other equipment is available for use at the centre. Visitors and new members are assured of a warm welcome. Please contact Carey Godwin if you require further information.

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Derbyshire Guild meet in Hazelwood Memorial Hall, Over Lane, Hazelwood DE56 4AG on Saturdays from 10am to 4pm and in Mickleover Community Centre, Uttoxeter Road, Mickleover, Derby DE3 0DA on the last Friday in the month from 7.30 to 9.30. Please contact Kate Hession if you require further information.

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Devon Guild meet in America Hall, Pinhoe, Exeter EX4 8PX. The hall is open from 10am until 3.30pm and the lecture starts about 1.30pm. Please contact Terri Bate if you require further information.
Sunday workshops are also at the America Hall, Sunnyside Room. from 10am - 4pm. Workshop places are limited and must be booked in advance.

2014
April 12 Members skills exchange
May 10 Commercial or craft production?, Julian Fox
May 26 Silk, Priscilla Lowry
June 14 Social day
July 12 Open day and fleece sale
September 14 Yarns for weaving, Sarah Wroot
September 15 10am - 4pm Workshop: Spinning worsted, Amanda Hannaford
October 11 Share our work and evaluation day.
November 8 11am AGM followed by members' sale day
December 13 Christmas activity tba with shared lunch

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Devon Weavers Workshop meet in Unit 8, Coombe Park, Ashprington, Totnes. The unit is open from 10.00 am until 4pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Visitors Welcome. Please contact the secretary to make further enquiries as to course availability and fees, to book a place on a course or if you require further information.

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Dorset Guild meet in Sunninghill Community Hall, Culliford Road North, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EB. Meetings start at 10.30am. Please bring wheels for morning spinning at all meetings. The afternoon session starts at 1.45pm. Please contact Angie Corbet if you require further information.

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Dumfries & Galloway Guild meet in the St. Teresa's Church Hall, Glasgow St., Dumfries on the second Saturday of the month. Meetings start at 10am. Please contact Sarah Beattie if you require further information.

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Durham Guild meet at Redwood Lodge, Church Lane, Durham starting at 7.30pm - cost £2.00 including tea and biscuits. Workshops are held at St Oswalds Institute, Church Street, Durham City from 10am - 4pm.
All visitors and new members very welcome.
Please contact the secretary Graham Noray for further information.

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East Central Scotland Guild meet in various places. Please note the location with the meeting details. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 4pm. Please contact the the secretary if you require further information.

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East Grinstead Spinners meet in St Mary's Church Hall, Windmill Lane, East Grinstead RH19 2DS from 2pm until 4.30pm. Please contact the secretary if you require further information.

2014
April 2 Lucet braiding, Sheila
April 9 Social meeting
May 7 Ikats of Thailand, Jennifer Hughes
May 17 Social meeting
June 4 Fair Isle knitting, Madeline
June 11 Social meeting
July 2 11am - 4pm Dyeing day at Anne's
July 9 Social meeting
August 6 Outing
August 13 Social meeting

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East Surrey Guild meet in Headley Village Hall, Epsom, Surrey from 10am until 4pm unless otherwise stated. Please contact the secretary if you require further information.

* Numbers are limited for these classes - please book in advance.

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East Sussex Guild meet in the Malling Community Centre, Spences Lane, Lewes, East Sussex. Meetings start at 10.30am and finish at 4pm. Guests are most welcome to attend to meet members and see how the Guild works. Please contact Laura Innes if you require further information.

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Eden Valley Guild meet in Mungrisdale Village Hall on the third Saturday of each month. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 4pm. Please contact Judith if you require further information.

2014
April 12 Fleece preparation, Freyalyn Close-Hainsworth
April 26 Silk, Priscilla Lowry. At Newbiggin Village Hall
May 17 Skills sharing, Knitting
June 21 In-house workshop: Plying
July 19 Garden party and natural dyeing. At a member's house
August 16 Joint meeting with Tynedale Guild. At Melmerby Village Hall
September 27 Open Day: Newbiggin Village Hall
October 18 Workshop: Felt slippers, Debra Esterhuizen
November 15 Show & tell
December 13 Christmas Party

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Edinburgh Guild meet in Craiglockhart Church Hall, Edinburgh. Meetings start at 10.30am and finish at 15.30pm. Please contact Doreen Marsh if you require further information.

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Fylde Heddles and Treddles meet at St. Michael's on Wyre Village Hall, Blackpool Road, St. Michael's on Wyre,Lancashire, PR3 0UA. Meetings start at 7.30pm. Please contact Dianne Flath if you require further information.

2014
April 14 Crochet techniques
May 12 Weaving software
June 9 Great Eccleston show and tell
June 28-99 Fylde Vintage Show
July 12-13 Great Eccleston Show
July 14 Workshop: Dyeing
August 11 Catch up on 2013 workshops. Knitting techniques, Dorest buttons
September 8 Just spinning
October 13 Tablet and inkle weaving
November 10 AGM and challenge results
December 8 Jacobs Join

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Glamorgan Guild meet at Kynance Hall, (or the Scout Hall for workshops), Dinas Powys. Meetings start at 7.30pm. Please contact Rhoda Luzio if you require further information.

2014
April 10 Batik: the people behind the cloth, Jim & Diane Gaffney
May 10-11 Workshop: Inkle weaving, Anne Dixon. At Scout Hall, Highwalls, Dinas Powys
June 12 Finger braiding, Kathy Williams
July 12 am. Workshop: Finger braiding
pm. Open workshop. At Scout Hall, Highwalls, Dinas Powys
September 11 Bedouin weaving in the Arabian Gulf, Dr Keireine Canavan
October 11 Workshop: Drop spindle and long draw. At Scout Hall, Highwalls, Dinas Powys
November 13 Microwave dyeing demonstration, Pat Johnson
December 11 Christmas celebration

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Gloucestershire Guild meet at the Village Hall, Norton, on the A38 between Gloucester and Tewkesbury on the third Saturday of every month. Meetings start at 2pm, but the hall is open from midday. Guild workshops are held on the Wednesday following the monthly meeting, and fortnighly after that during October to March Please email the Guild if you require further information.

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Grampian Guild meet in King George Vth Hall, Chapel of Garioch, Inverurie, third Saturday of the month (except June and December). More info on the web page. Please contact Wendy Mann for details of the following programme.

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Gwent Guild meet in Greenmeadow Community Farm, Greenforge Way, Greenmeadow, Cwmbran, Gwent NP44 5AL. Meetings start at 11am. Please contact Sue Cromack if you require further information.

2014
April 5 Long draw spinning and the formation of rolags, Sue C
April 26-27 WonderWool, Builth Wells
April 26 Association AGM
May 3 Brinkley loom weaving, Marianne and Maggie
June 7 Outing to Adam's Farm (of TV fame)
July 5 Random and stash busting crochet, Rossette
August 3 Members' workshop
September 7 Greenmeadow Farm Show
September 13 Dyeing at David's
October 4 Weavers Bazaar, Matty Smith
November 2 AGM and solar dyeing part 2
December 7 Christmas crafts

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Gwynedd Guild meet at Treborth Botanic Gardens, Bangor, at 7.30pm - 9.30pm on 1st Wednesday of the month April - July, 2pm - 4pm and on the 1st Saturday of the month September - March. Informal "Spinning Days" are held at Tan Lan Craft Centre (near Llangefni, Anglesey) on 3rd Wednesday of each month except August from 10am - 12noon. Please contact Anne Lindley if you require further information.

2014
April 2 Steeking, Hilary Collins
May 7 Basket maker, Mandy Coates
June 4 Wild Fibres/Colours, Teresinha Roberts
July 2 Dorset buttons, Mary Hurst
September 6/td> Dyeing day
October 4/td> Woolboard, Gareth Jones
November 1/td> Cambodia, Janet Smith
December 6/td> Christmas party, fibre exchange, show and tell

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Hallamshire Guild meet at Batemoor and Jordanthorpe Community Centre, Dyche Lane, Norton, Sheffield, 10.30am coffee - 11am business, 3.30pm finish. Visitors, new members and beginners welcome. Please contact Margaret Robson for details of the following programme.

2014
April 5 Workshop: Fun and funky yarn, Alison Daykin
April 12 Sharing skills
May 10 Mary Frith Lecture: Warp and weft, how fabric has been used in clothing from 5th century, Sue Seeger
June 14 Sharing skills
July 12 Sharing skills
August 9 Informal get together
September 13 Chatsworth: A 21st century renaissance, Christine Robinson
October 11 Guild exhibition, Millenium Galleries
November 8 Journey to the third level, a development on the Takadai, Jennie Parry
November 25 Circular landscape weaving, Lunda Kinnard
December 13 AGM and Christmas lunch

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Hampshire Guild meet at Shawford Parish Hall, Pearsons Lane, Shawford, Winchester SO212AA. The main meeting starts at 10am for activities, with a speaker at 1.30pm, except where stated otherwise.

Hampshire Guild also have a Junior Guild which meets at the same time and workshops are arranged during the school holidays for its members.

Please contact Sandra Combes for details of the following programme and for details of the Junior Guild.

2014
April 5-6 Weaving weekend, Mary Keer. At Cheriton. Booking essential
April 26 10am Felt work, Suzanne Butler
1.30pm Weaving new from old, Ritta Sinkonnen-Davies
May 10-11 Weaving weekend, Mary Keer. At Cheriton. Booking essential
May 10 Visit to Well Manor Farm, Liphook
May 17 10am News and views
1.30pm Acid dyes, Pat Foster
June 21 10an Spin and chat. Locker hooking, Ann Lovick
1.30pm Dyed in the wool, Debbie Tompkies
July 19 10am AGM March workshop projects
1.30pm Basketry, Christine Brewster
August Activities for children at Hiller's. Wednesdays 1.30pm - 4pm
September 13 Romsey Show, Broadlands
September 20 10am - 3pm Taster day for non-members
October 18 10am - 3pm Fibre day, Wingham Wool Work
November 15 10am News and views, spin and chat. Guild challenge exhibits for 2014
1.30pm The Little Grey Sheep Company, Emma Boyles, Well Manor Farm, Liphook
December 6 10am Days in the life of a shepherd. Mr Louis Atkinson

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Herefordshire Guild meet at 10.30am - 12.30pm (4pm on workshop days) in Stretton Sugwas Village Hall. Visitors always welcome. Please email Carol White for further information.

2014
April 26-27 Wonderwool Wales, Builth Wells
May 17 Wild fibres, Teresinha Roberts
June 21 My work, Sarah Beadsmoore. At Simpsons Hall, Burghill
July 26 Garden party at member's home
September 20 Workshop: Indigo dyeing, Anne Shoring
October 18 Workshop: Spinning, Sarah Stacey
November 15 My recent work, Sue Hiley-Harris
December 13 AGM and Christmas get together

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Highland Guild meet at the Dingwall Community Centre, Tulloch Street, Dingwall, Rossshire on the second Saturday in the month except July and August. Please contact Serena Mason if you require further information.

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Isle of Wight Guild meet at Rookley Village Hall, Highwood Lane. Meetings are on the last Tuesday of the month and start at 7pm and finish at 10pm. Meetings in November and December will be on Saturdays from 10am-4pm. Saturday meetings 10am - 4pm. Please contact the Association Secretary if you require further information.

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Kennet Valley Guild meet at Greenham Church Hall, Newbury, Berks, 10.30am - 4.30pm, speaker at 2pm. Please contact Anthea Winterburn for details of the following talks.

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Kent Guild meet in Furley Hall, Quantock Drive, Ashford on the last Saturday of the month. Meetings start at 11.15am and finish at 15.30pm. Please contact Penny Swann if you require further information.

2014
April 26 am Spin and chat
1.30pm The world of passementerie, Anna Crutchley
May 31 am Spin and chat
11.30am Weavers group meeting
1.30pm Shared skills
June 28 am Spin and chat
pm Silk worms, Diana Wilson and Joan Ward
July 26 Guild Open Day and exhibition
August 30 Spin and chat and summer tea party
September 27 am Spin and chat
11.30am Weavers Group meeting
1.30pm Long draw spinning, Steve Kennett
October 25 Vic Edwards Memorial Day ; All day workshop: Shibori, Jennifer Hughes
November 29 Show and tell, contribution lunch

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Lancs and Lakes Guild meet at Yealand Village Hall, pm, meetings and speaker 2pm-4pm. Weekend courses 10.30am-12.30pm Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday. Please contact the secretary for further details.

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Lavenham Guild meet in the Lavenham Village Hall, Suffolk on the second Monday of every month except December from 10am until 4pm. In December the meeting is in Lavenham Guildhall. Please contact Jean Rogers if you require further information. The following list is of additional open days.

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Leek & District Guild meet in Bradnop Village Hall, Leek. Meetings start at 10.30am and finish at 3.30pm. Please contact Emma Hodges if you require further information.

2014
May 10 Art in the Park, Brough Park, Leek
June 14 Visit to Dewsnaps Farm, Hayfield for sheep and spinning
July 12 Workshop: Macrame, Ruth
August 9 Spin in
September 13 How to warp a 4 or 8 shaft loom, Emma
October 11 Wingham Wool Fibre day
November 8 Fibre preparation using a drum carder and wool combs, Tyra and Joyce
December 13 Shared meal. Create a small festive item.

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Lincolnshire Guild meet in Revesby Village Hall unless otherwise stated. Meetings start at 11am and finish at 4pm. Please contact Angela Barker if you require further information.

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Llyn Guild meet in the Memorial Hall, Snowdon Street, Pen y Groes, Caernarfon. All day meetings are on Thursdays from 10am - 4pm. Please email the Mary Wray for further information.

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London Guild meet in St Stephen’s House, 48 Emperor’s Gate, London SW7. Meetings start at 2.30pm. Please contact the secretary if you require further information.

2014
April 12 Dyes past and present, Debbie and Pete Tomkies
April 13 Workshop: Introduction to hand dyeing with synthetic dyes
May 10 Tibetan nomads and farmers, Gina Corrigan
June 14 Unfinished objects, problem solving and creative knitting, Rachael Matthews from Prick your Finger
July 12 From hand loom to power loom, Emma Sewell of Wallace and Sewell
August 9 How to photograph your work, Wendy Morris
September 13 The British Wool Marketing Board, Gareth Jones
October 18 The Handweavers Diploma, Melanie Venes
November 8 A passion for textiles, Mary Sleigh
December 13 Christmas party and annual competitions

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Manx Guild meet in the Patrick Community Centre, Patrick Old School, Patrick, Isle of Man. Please contact Bernie Balogh if you require further information. Also weekly demonstrations at Cregneash Folk Museum each Wednesday from May 7 to September 24.

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Medway Guild meet in Balmoral Church Hall, Gillingham,Kent from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Please contact Elspeth Darby for further details.

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Meirionnyd Guild meets every second Thursday in the Llanelltyd Village Hall, Dollgellau. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 4pm. Please contact Vivien Clifton-Jones if you require further information.

2014
April 10 Felt pictures, Nicola Knapton
May 8 Coach trip to Trefriw Woollen Mills and Betws-y-coed
June 12 Circular weaving, Maureen Preen
July 10 Garden Meeting at a member's home
September 11 Rag rug technique, Barbara Snowball
October 9 Braids, cords and knitted finishes, Christine Ellis
November 13 AGM followed by Making Christmas cards, Joy Clayton
December 11 Christmas lunch followed by a "surprise"

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Merseyside Guild meet in the Weston Discovery centre, 3rd floor, World Museum, William Brown Street, L3 8EN from 10am to 4pm. Please contact Sue Lewis if you require further information.

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Middle Essex Guild meet in the Village Hall, White Notley. Meetings start at 10.30am and finish at 4pm. Workshops need to be booked in advance. Please contact secretary if you require further information.

2014
April 19 Enid Tivey Award. Shared meal
May 17 Using natural dyes, Jackie Crook
June 21 My weaving, Melinda Berkowitz
Workshop: weaving on a wire warp
July 19 Indian inspiration, Jennifer Hughes
July 20 Workshop: Shibori dyeing, Jennifer Hughes
August 16 Shared meal
September 20 Workshop: Silk spinning, Margaret Crowther
October 18 The Unicorn Tapestries, West Dean Studio
November 15 Fleece to scarf group activity and craft sales
December 13 Christmas shared meal

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Midland Handweavers meet at Erdington Methodist Church, Wesley Road, Birmingham, B23 6TX. Workshops usually start at 1pm and talks at 2.30pm. Please contact Mary Zielonka if you require further information. Visitors welcome.

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Mid Herts Guild meet in Oxlease Methodist Church Hall, Woods Avenue, Hatfield, AL10 8NA from 7.30 to 10pm 1st and 3rd Wednesdays except in January and February when Saturday workshops are at 10am and finish at 4pm instead of 3rd Wednesday. Please contact Rosemary Suswillo if you require further information.

2014
April 2 Spin, weave, chat
April 16 Rug weaving techniques, Michael Learoyd
May 21 Needle felting, Sue Pearl
June 7 Open workshop
June 18 Evelyn Lyndsay - An inspirational craftswoman, Ruth Waters
July 2 Spin, weave, chat
July 16 Guild party. Sheep trophy - Handmade item
August 6 Spin, weave, chat
September 3 Spin, weave, chat
October 1 Spin, weave, chat
October 15 AGM

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Mid Lancs Guild meet in the New Methodist Church, Bright Street, Darwen, Lancashire. Meetings start at 10am or 10.30am and finish at 3.30pm. Please contact Jean Hart if you require further information.

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Mid Norfolk Guild meet in the Village Hall, Low Road, North Tuddenham, Norfolk at 7 - 9.30pm. Please contact Glenda McCash if you require further information.

2014
April 14 Saori weaving, Kim from The Saori Shed
May 12 The Norwich Shawl, Helen Hoyle
June 9 Competition and plant sale
July 14 Wool and worstead
August 11 Spinalong
September 8 The fleece and spinning ratios
October 13 AGM and show and tell
November 10 Spinalong
December 8 Christmas supper and spinalong

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Montgomeryshire Guild meet in the Forden Community Centre, usually between 10.30am and 3.30pm. Talks start around 1.30pm. Visitors welcome. Please contact Liz Jones if you require further information.

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New Forest Guild meet in the Greyfriars Community Centre, Ringwood, BH24 1DW. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 4pm. Speaker at 2pm. Please contact Annabella Harding if you require further information.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Guild meet in the St John Ambulance Hall, Blyburgate, Beccles. Meetings start at 2pm. Please email the Paula Wassenaar for contact information.

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Norfolk Countryside Guild meet in members houses on a weekly basis. Please contact Diane Gilbert if you require further information.

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North Cheshire Guild meet in the Croft Village Hall, Mustard Lane, Croft, Warrington WA3 7BQ Meetings start at 10am and finish at 4pm. Please contact Ann Ashcroft-Salt if you require further information.

2014
April 26 Threads of life, Brigitta Shuker
May 24 Workshop: Spinning fancy yarns, Alison Daykin
June 28 Members day
July 26 Members day
September 27 Open day. Guest speaker Riitta Sinkonnen Davies
October 25 Peruvian textiles, Meri Hunneyball
November 22 AGM

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North Downs Guild meet at Old Wives Lees Hall, off A28 between Chilham and Chartham, Canterbury on the second Saturday of every month from 11am - 4pm, unless otherwise stated. Please contact Jean Ackermann or Dee MacKay if you require further information.

2014
April Fancy yarn using the wild carder
May Felting wrist warmers
June Silk worms
July Tapestry weaving
August Garden meeting
September Visit to Kent Wool Growers
October Spin and chat and UFOs
November Plaited rugs
December Christmas bring and share lunch

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North Hertfordshire Guild meet in the Spinks Room, Letchworth Settlement, Nevells Rd, Letchworth on first and third Thursday of each month at 7.45pm. There are also some all day Saturday workshops. Please contact Charlie Wilson if you require further information.

2014
April 3 Crafting together
May 1 Crafting together
May 15 AGM
June 5 Crafting together
June 19 Recycled textiles
July 3 Crafting together

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North Shropshire Guild meet in Ellesmere Town Hall. Meetings start at 7.30pm, except where stated. Please contact Jean Sanders if you require further information. Visitors always welcome.

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North Wiltshire Guild meet at Roves Farm, Sevenhampton, near Swindon. Meetings are on the second Saturday of the month and start at 11am finishing at 4pm. Please contact Una Carlow if you require further information.

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Northamptonshire Guild meet in Denton Village Hall, Vicarage Lane, Denton. Meetings start at 1.30pm and finish at 4.30pm. Please contact the secretary if you require further information.

2014
April 12 10am - 4pm Circular tapestry, Doug
May 10 Workshop and shibori for dyeing day
June 14 10am - 4pm Dyeing day at a member's home
July 12 10am - 4pm Felting, Heidi Street Ward
August 9 10am - 4pm Competition in teams, spinning and weave
September 13 10am - 4pm am workshop
pm Long draw spinning, Pam Austins
October 11 Christmas decorations, Jackie
November 8 10am - 4pm am Workshop
pm Show and tell circular tapestries
December 13 Christmas party. Bring and buy

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Notts & District Guild meet in the Lambley Village Hall, Catfoot lane, Lambley, Notts, NG4 4QF. Plenty of car parking is available and there is disabled access. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 4pm and are a mixture of workshops and speakers. Afternoon sessions start at 1.30pm. Visitors are always welcome. Please contact Alison Fretwell if you require further information.

2014
May 21 Do your own thing - bring a project to work on
June 22 Dyeing day at Welbeck
July 26 Spinning energised yarns and their use in knitting and weaving, Mary and Janet
August 23 Social crafts
August 23 Demonstrating at Lowdham Show
September 7 Demonstrating at Easton Walled Gardens
September 27 Weaving - double weave patterns, rigid heddle or 4 shaft, Sue
October 25 AGM and display of work
November 29 Rust, Alice Fox
December 13 Christmas fuddle and workshop - make a sock in any medium

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Online Guild meets over the internet via a YahooGroup. Please contact Margaret Parker if you require further information or visit the website.

2014
April Kumihimo, Brigitte Liebig
May Colour and weave, Jane Flanagan
June Spinning, back to basics, Ann Fisher Rhodes
July AGDW
August Holiday
September Colour mixing with natural dyes, Debra Bamford
October Knitting with colour, Helen Neale
November Precision dyeing, Marg Coe
December Festive exchange

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Oxford Guild meets monthly on the 3rd Saturday of the month, except in August, in the Village Hall, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HB where parking is easy and visitors are most welcome. Meetings are normally for a full day 10.00 – 4.00pm (bring a packed lunch), with either a half-day talk, occasionally a full day workshop, or a day spinning (or whatever textile project you have on the go), and chatting and sharing knowledge. For further details please check the website or email the secretary.

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Pembroke Guild meet in the Bloomfield Community Centre, Narbeth. Wednesday meetings start at 7.30 pm. Saturday workshops take place from 10am to 4pm. Workshops cost £15 for members, £20 non-members. Please book and pay in advance at least 2 months before workshop. Please contact Daryl Snelling if you require further information.

2014
April 12 Textured knitting and crochet, Debi Lamborne
April 16 Drop spindle spinning
April 26-27 WonderWool Wales
May 21 Needle felting
May 24-25 Really Wild Festival, St Davids
May 31 Eco dyeing, Bettina Becker
June 18 Dyeing, successes and failures
June 21 Dyeing red at a member's home
July 6 Linda's open day
July 16 Spin and chat
September 17 Show and tell
September 20 Friendship day
October 15 AGM

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Peter Tavy Guild Meetings are help in Peter Tavy Village Hall, 4 miles from Tavistock and start at 10am finishing at 4pm. Please contact Welmoed Perrin if you require further information.

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Peterborough Guild> meet in Orton Waterville Hall, Glebe Avenue, Orton Waterville, Peterborough PE2 5EN. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 3pm unless otherwise stated. Please contact Pauline Smith if you require further information.

2014
April 5 Coiled pots, Sue Buckland
May 3 Worksing session
June 7 Working session
July 5 Needle felting, Carole Lovell
August 2 Working session at a member's home
September 13 Basket making, Sue Kirk, Plus working session
October 4 Practical design, Kathryn Moore
November 1 Working session
December 6 Possible visit to Rampton Spinners

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Rampton Guild meet in the Rampton Village Hall, Rampton, Cambridge. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 4pm. Please contact Jean Addison if you require further information. Visitors always very welcome.

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Shrewsbury Guild meet in the Methodist Church Hall, Lansdowne Road, Bayston Hill, Shrewsbury. Meetings start at 7.30pm. Please contact Ann Lloyd if you require further information.

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Somerset Guild meet in Hatch Beauchamp. Meetings start at 10.30am and the talks start at 1.45pm. Please contact Janet Maher if you require further information.

2014
April 19 Knitted comforts for the soldiers, Joyce Meade
May 17 History of tapestry weaving, Weavers Bazaar
May 18 Workshop: Introduction to tapestry weaving
June 21 Fleece fair
July 19 Textile collection at Taunton Museum, Estelle Guilbert
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September 20 Skills day: Making PMC silver pendants, Tamsin Amber
Please note that this may be in July
October 18 Natural dyes and fibres, Teresinha Roberts
November 15 P & M Woolcraft
Members' open sales day

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South & West Area Group of Guilds consist of Avon, Berkshire, Devon, Devon Weavers Workshop, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kennet Valley, New Forest, Peter Tavy, Somerset and Wiltshire Guilds. They meet twice a year in March and October, each Guild in turn hosting teh meeting, usually at their normal monthly meeting. For more details please contact the secretary Amanda Hannaford.

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Southend Guild meet in the Balmoral Community Centre, Salisbury Avenue, Westcliff on Sea on the 1st Saturday of each month.. Meetings start at 11am and finish at 3pm (winter) or 4pm (summer). Please contact Joanne Cliffe if you require further information.

2014
May 3 Textiles of the hill tribes of Thailand, Jennifer Hughes
June 7 Cord making and drum carding
July 5 Fibre swap
August 2 Garden day at Joanne's
September 6 Weavers Bazaar talk and shop
October 4 Alpaca, angora mohair spinning
November 1 Christmas decorations
December 6 Christmas party and silent auction
2015
February 7 Edgings and embellishments
March 7 AGM, show and tell

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Staffordshire Knot Spinners meet in Hyde Lea Village Hall, Hyde Lea Bank, Hyde Lea, Staffordshire, ST18 9BG from 7:30 to 9:30 pm every 4th Tuesday of the month. Please contact the secretary if you require further information.

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Staffordshire Moorlands Guild meet in Cheddleton Community Centre, Hollow Lane, Cheddleton, Leek. Meetings start at 79m and finish at 9.30pm. Please contact June Hague if you require further information.

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Stratford-upon-Avon Guild meet in room DG4 Stratford-upon-Avon College of Education, Alcester Road on the third Friday of the month except in August. Meetings start at 7.30pm. There will also be garden meetings and informal workshops organised throughout the year. Please email the secretary for more information.

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Tawe Guild meet in The Cross Community Centre, Pontardawe, Swansea. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 4pm. Please email the Hilary Grattidge for further information.

2014
April 19 Spinning and blending short fibres, Eiran. At Craig y Nos
April 26-27 Wonderwool Wales
May 17 Knitting, Anne H
May 15-June 1 Association National Exhibition
June 21 Skills day, Heather
July 19 Spinning unusual fibres. At Craig y Nos
August 3 Gower Show
August 13 Vale of Glamorgan Show
August 23-25 Guild exhibition, Craig y Nos
September Heart of the Valleys Show
September 20 AGM
October 18 Rug weaving, Liz
November 18 Embellishments, Trudi
December Christmas dinner

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Tweed Guild meet at Bowden Village Hall, by Newton St Boswells. Meetings start at 10am and end at 4pm. Please contact Mag Magee if you require further information.

2014
April 26 AGM and talk tbc

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Ulster Guild meet in the Lagan Room, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra, Holywood, Co Down, BT18. Meetings are from 7.30pm - 9.30pm. Please contact Rosemary McCartney if you require further information.

2014
April 1 TBC
May 3-4 Workshop: Knitting with handspun, Fiona Morris, Fareham
May 6 AGM and spin in.

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Warmley Tower Weavers Guild meet on the top floor of Warmley Tower Community Centre, Warmley, Bristol. Meetings are on Mondays from 7.30pm to 9.30pma and on Wednesdays from 10.30am until 15.00. Please contact the secretary if you require further information.

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Wealden Guild meet in Southwater Village Hall, Southwater, West Sussex, RH13 9BT. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 4pm. Please contact Christine Nichols if you require further information.

Goto date order.

2014
April 26 The influence of the natural world on design, Anne Kelly
May 24 Flax and linen, Joan Rippengal
June 28 Open meeting
July 26 Colours with knitting and felting, Alison Crosthwaite
August 23 Mini skills
September 27 Workshop: Crochet, Helen and Jackie
October 25 Open meeting
November 22 Christmas party with Ann Dishman

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West Essex and East Herts Guild meet in the Harlow Museum, Muskham Road, Harlow, Essex CM20 2LF. Visitors are welcome at all our meetings. Please email Mary Hicks if you require further information.

2014
April 10 7.30-9.30pm Scandinavian knitting, Charles Lowry
May 8 7.30-9.30pm Workshop: Spinning
June 12 7.30-9.30pm tba
July 12 Workshop: Weaving: using pick up sticks with the rigid heddle loom, Sarah Howard and Elizabeth Kendrick
At Widford Village Hall, Bell Lane, SG12 8SH
August 9 Spinjing in the Museum Gardens
September 13 Workshop: Nuno shawls, Asela Elmorsy. At Widford Village Hall, Bell Lane, SG12 8SH
October 9 7.30-9.30pm AGM and compretition: a bag, no more than 20cm in any direction
November 13 7.30-9.30pm workshop: Spinning
December <11/td> 7.00-9.30pm Christmas social evening

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West of Scotland Guild meet in the Milngavie Community Centre and Library, Allander Road, Milngavie, G62 8PN. Meetings start at 10 am and finish at 4pm unless stated otherwise. Please contact Tamasine Spaeth if you require further information.

2014
April 12 am Turkish flat weaves, Rufus Reade
May 10 AGM; Mongolian trip, Louise Martin

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West Surrey Guild meet in the Small Hall, United Reformed Church Halls, South Street, Farnham GU9 7QU. Activity and spinning Guild days are held from 10.30-3pm at the following locations: 1st Mondays at The Victoria Rooms, Ash, GU12 5DN; 2nd Wednesdays at Manor Farm Craft Centre, Seale; 3rd Mondays at Rural Life Centre, Tilford; 4th Saturdays at Rural Life Centre, Tilford; 1st Sundays Rural Life Centre, Tilford. Please contact Joanne Cummins if you require further information.

2014
April 5 Felting, Janine Rees
April 8 10.30am Tudor knitting, Steve Kennett
May 12 7.30pm Weaving design, Janet Phillips
June 10 Sorting fleeces. Emma Boyle
July 14 7.30pm How the Guild started, Joan Wigley and companions
August 21 10.30am Joan's garden party and spinning day
September 9 10.30am The love of wood, Ian tate
October 13 7.30pm Certificate of Achievement, Heather Seddon
November 11 10.30am Silk weavers, Sue Jackson
December Christmas lunch.Date and venue tbd
2015
January 12 7.30pm AGM, New Year Party

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West Sussex Guild meet in the Friend's Meeting House, rear of 34 Mill Road, Worthing, West Sussex on the second Saturday of the month. Meetings start at 11am with a members' workshop followed by a speaker at 2pm. Please contact Coral Jackson if you require further information.

2014
April 12 Making bags
May 10 Own projects and preparation for natural dyeing workshop
June 14 Workshop: Natural dyeing
July 12 Show and tell. Preparation for Guild displays at events
August 9 Own projects
September 13 Findon Sheep Fair
October 11 Own projects
November 8 Focus on spinning
December 13 Christmas lunch

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Wigtownshire Guild meet in the Church Hall, Glenluce. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 3pm. Please contact Loraine Baxter if you require further information.
Wigtown Spinning group also meets 3rd Monday of every month, 10.15 - 13.00 in the Baptist Church.
Visitors are very welcome at all these meetings.

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Wiltshire Guild meet at The Textile Studios, 3 St Mary's School, High Street, Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire BA14 6EU. A Workshop commencing at 10.30am will precede all meetings which start at 2.30pm. Please contact Lesley Greaves if you require further information.

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Worcestershire Guild meet in Broadheath Memorial Hall, Lower Broadheath, Worcestershire, and at 2pm unless otherwise stated. Please contact Dominique Wright if you require further information.

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York & District Guild meet at the Farming Museum, Murton, York on the third Saturday of every alternate month starting in January. Meetings start at 10.45am. Informal workshop sessions take place in the months in between in the library at Murton. All events take place at Murton unless otherwise stated. Please contact Alison Mann if you require further information.

April 19 Skill share
May 18 Silk Road, Priscilla Lowry
June 14 Skill share
July 19 Contemprary textiles, Sue Lawty
August 16 Skill share
September 20 The Association Certificate of Achievement: Challenging ourselves, Heather Seddon
October 18 Skill share - Drop spindles for beginners and improvers, Beverly Usher
November 15 Sheep breeds and their uses, Sheepfold
December 6 Christmas lunch, Dunnington Reading Rooms
2015
January 17 Felting, Sheila Smith
February 14 Skill share

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