Mary Barker trophy for Members

The theme for the Mary Barker trophy is recycling which gives members plenty of scope to use their own initiative.  The judging for the trophy will take place at the next available guild meeting and members can include photos of their work…

CANCELLATION OF THE KNITTING AND STITCHING SHOW

Message from the organisers - 'It is with much sadness that we will be cancelling The Knitting and Stitching Show Special Edition, due to take place at Alexandra Palace from 8th - 11th October 2020'

DITCHLING MUSEUM NOW OPEN AGAIN. John Newling Exhibition

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft are now opening for a limited number of visitors who book online in advance. All visitors must book a ticket in advance, including members.Please book one ticket per person, including free tickets for Under…

ONLINE COMPLEX WEAVERS EXHIBITION ON NOW!

The Complex Weavers’ biennial exhibition is being held as a virtual exhibition this year – much more accessible for Guild members than the planned venue of Knoxville, Tennessee! It opens on Monday 29 June at midday (BST) at http://www.complexityexhibition.org/…

New Online Courses see under Courses

Picture shows Jackie Bennett's woven figures course.

Fleeces for sale - see Members section

Several of our members are having difficulties finding homes for their fleeces due to lockdown. Many of the wool fairs are cancelled - so why not help them out and buy a fleece at very good prices. See members area. jstrangeways@hotmail.com…

Members send us pictures of your work in lockdown

Why not spin a skein and send us a picture for our website. You can send them to gaynorgilbert6@gmail.com. Or maybe a woven item just completed.  See below news for the first pictures in.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

A Committee meeting was held to discuss a members survey and Covid-19 guidelines. A considerable amount of research has taken place including several site visits to Ringmer Village Hall and other establishments to see how the big companies…

AGWSD SUMMER SCHOOL 2021 IS NOW TAKING PLACE!

  EXCITING NEWS OF THE AGWSD SUMMER SCHOOL 2021 AVAILABLE TO GUILD MEMBERS AND MEMBERS OF THE AGWSD Writtle University College, near Chelmsford, Essex 15th - 22nd August 2021 The brochure and all the forms are available to download…

Summer School 2019 Video now out

A video featuring snapshots of Summer School 2019, 'A Textile Heritage', is now available on the Association YouTube channel, providing an opportunity for those who didn't make it in person to see a little of summer school, and a reminder for…