The Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

organises the National Exhibition every 2 years

to showcase the skills and creativity of members of guilds across the UK.

We are thrilled to announce that the

2024  National Exhibition

with the theme

‘Battles, Borders, Books’

is to be held between

14th and 27th October 2024


Hay Castle

Oxford Road, Hay on Wye, HR3 5DG




Notes for members of AGWSD affiliated or associated guilds:-

For general information on how to submit exhibits look here

For forms and delivery instructions please contact your guild secretary


For New Handweavers, Handspinners or Hand Dyers

For handweavers, handspinners or hand dyers with less than three years’ experience, there is a chance to be awarded the Lylie Smart trophy.  The winner is decided by public vote during the exhibition with all visitors being asked to vote for their favourite item from those put forward for the award.

More information about this can be found here




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