CORONAVIRUS MESSAGE FROM OUR CHAIR

““I expect all of you, like me, are glued to the TV and radio regarding the coronavirus. The latest Government directive requires us to avoid unnecessary travel and to remain at home. As a result your committee have taken the…

Bags - Inside Out Opening 25th April 2020 at the V & A

From rucksacks to despatch boxes, Birkin bags to Louis Vuitton luggage, this exhibition in Gallery 40 will explore style, function, design and craftsmanship. Tickets £12.  For more information: 0207 942 2000 or visit www.vam.ac.uk/visit V…

London Guild Exhibition Shadows and Reflections

London Guild Exhibition Shadows and Reflections 29 April – 3 May 2020 Southwark Cathedral As part of London Craft Week this event will feature An exhibition of members work Week-long ‘London Fleece to Fabric’ demonstrations starting…

New tree weaving classes

Illustration of some new tree weaving classes being carried out by Jackie Bennett, a member of the ESGWSD. See under course for more information.

SUMMER SCHOOL FOR 2021 VENUE

Yes - we really are already thinking about 2021! The Venue for the Association Summer School has been announced as being Writtle University College, Chelmsford and it will take place between 15 - 22 August 2021.  My PDF file

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…