The Golden Thread Zoom event 21st January

The Bookshop is an independent bookshop in Sussex who have had to close their doors due to the current Lockdown. The owners write - In an attempt to keep our very popular events running, we have decided to try and take them online, and to…

MEMBERS CHRISTMAS QUIZ

  SEE THE MEMBERS AREA FOR OUR QUIZ AND CHRISTMAS POTPOURRI . Something to keep you all busy over Christmas from Val.

Ditchling Museum joins Special Christmas shopping day.

We're delighted to be joining more than 1400 museum shops across 22 countries this weekend for Museum Shop Sunday! The event offers inspired shopping at museums and cultural institutions across the…

Research Project funded by the Pilgrim Trust on endangered crafts.

We are pleased to announce a new six-month research project funded by the Pilgrim Trust, which will provide a major update and expansion of our groundbreaking Red List of Endangered Crafts, first published in 2017. The 2019 Red List of Endangered…

Buy online from Museum shops

Why not help our museums at this time by buying from their online shops: the V&A has a Discount on sales of Christmas cards at present and you don’t have to go out to do the Christmas shopping! https://www.vam.ac.uk/shop/christmas/gifts-for-her.html?p=3 Also…

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 online and members can include photos of their work on the members gallery - please…

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'

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…