Birmingham & District guild

Welcome all those who are interested in our crafts and related textiles, whether an absolute beginner or very experienced. Besides the Workshops listed, Members bring their own crafts along to meetings to work informally.

Details of our venue and meeting times are listed here and we are always pleased to welcome visitors. For further details or enquiries, please use the email address provided.

The Open Day & Exhibition, and Knitting and Spinning Picnic are free to attend.

Because of the on-going Pandemic situation, the Schedule of meetings is being cancelled for the time being. This is under review, so please either visit our website or our Facebook page: Birmingham and District Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers, or see our Twitter feed @BirminghamWSD




Meetings location

Friends Meeting House, Watford Road, Cotteridge, Birmingham, B30 1JB

Meetings time

2nd Saturday of the month, 10am to 4pm – see Birmingham Guild website for further details
Date Events
11 January 2020 11am: Presentation: Summer School 2019 2pm: AGM
08 February 2020 11am: 'Shetland Wool Week 2019'. Followed by: Creating an entry the National Exhibition, Open Selection. Speaker: Janet Collins
14 March 2020 Soft Basketry Workshop. Tutor: Averil Otiv
11 April 2020 Informal Day
09 May 2020 Open Day & Exhibition
13 June 2020 Knitting and Spinning Picnic and Fibre Swap with 'Stitches & Hos'. Venue: Kings Heath Park, Vicarage Road.
11 July 2020 Patchwork Knitting Workshop. Tutor: Fiona Morris
08 August 2020 No Meeting
12 September 2020 Nalbinding Workshop. Tutor: Penelope Hemingway
10 October 2020 2pm: 'How I Wove my Wedding Dress'. Speaker: Louise Cottey
14 November 2020 11am: 'An Abundance of Braids and Bands'. Speaker: Jennie Parry
12 December 2020 Christmas Party and 'Bring and Share' Lunch