Programme

  • March Meeting 2020

    Saturday 21st March, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Beckley Village Hall

    AGM and Have-a-Go Day Our Annual General Meeting will start at 11am. In the afternoon we have a spindle have-a-go session with guild members Sarah Allan and Janet Farnsworth.

  • April Meeting 2020

    Saturday 18th April, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Beckley Village Hall

    Talk: Willow Weaving with Deborah Jones. Deborah Jones will be giving a talk on willow weaving at 11am and will lead a have-a-go session in the afternoon.

  • April Workshop 2020

    Sunday 19th April, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Forest Hill Village Hall

    Workshop: Tablet Weaving with Anne Hughes. This workshop will cover basic tablet weaving techniques using both threaded-in and woven patterns. Learn how to warp up and how to decipher written patterns.  Also discover a bit about the history...

  • May Meeting 2020

    Saturday 16th May, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Beckley Village Hall

    Talk: Spindle Spinning with Peter and Carol Leonard. Peter and Carol’s website: www.spindlers2.com.

  • May Workshop 2020

    Sunday 17th May, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Forest Hill Village Hall

    Workshop: Spindle Spinning with Peter and Carol Leonard.

  • June Meeting 2020

    Saturday 20th June, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Beckley Village Hall

    Talk: Summer School and Beyond with Liz Mitchell. Guild member Liz Mitchell will give a talk on her experiences at the AGWSD Summer School 2019.

  • June Workshop 2020

    Sunday 21st June, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Forest Hill Village Hall

    Workshop: Loops, knots and inlays: weaving techniques for rigid heddle and shafted looms with Liz Mitchell.  

  • July Meeting 2020

    Saturday 18th July, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Beckley Village Hall

    Have-a-Go Day: Embellishments with Janet Farnsworth.

  • July Workshop 2020

    Saturday 18th July, 10:00 am - Sunday 19th July, 4:00 pm at Forest Hill Village Hall

    Workshop: Acid Dyeing with Katie Weston. This is a two day workshop on acid dyeing with Katie Weston from Hilltop Cloud (www.hilltopcloud.co.uk)   Please note: there is no meeting in August.

  • September Meeting 2020

    Saturday 19th September, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Beckley Village Hall

    Talk: Beaker Buttons with Jennifer Best. www.beakerbutton.co.uk

  • September Workshop 2020

    Sunday 20th September, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Forest Hill Village Hall

    Workshop: Beaker Buttons with Jennifer Best.

  • October Meeting 2020

    Saturday 17th October, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Beckley Village Hall

    Have-a-Go Day: Fleece Fibre Prep with Sarah Allan.

  • October Workshop 2020

    Sunday 18th October, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Beckley Village Hall

    Workshop: What can you do with a drum carder?  with Freya Jones.

  • November Meeting 2020

    Saturday 21st November, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Beckley Village Hall

    Talk: Needle Felting with Cath Smith. www.facebook.com/hedgehogandhoot.

  • November Workshop 2020

    Sunday 22nd November, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Beckley Village Hall

    Workshop: Needle felting – Funky Sheep Portrait with Cath Smith.

  • December Meeting 2020

    Saturday 19th December, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Beckley Village Hall

    Christmas Lunch, with a Show of Work and the Chair’s Challenge!

  • January Meeting 2021

    Saturday 16th January 2021, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Beckley Village Hall

    Talk: Design, Success and Business with Connie Granger.

  • February Meeting 2021

    Saturday 20th February 2021, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Beckley Village Hall

    Talk: Durham Weavers with Susan Foulkes. durhamweaver64.blogspot.com

  • February Workshop 2021

    Sunday 21st February 2021, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Forest Hill Village Hall

    Workshop: Sami Band Weaving with Susan Foulkes.