ESGWSD Monthly Meetings


The pandemic has meant that our Guild meetings have been postponed. As the vaccination programme is rolled out and the restrictions of lockdown are eased we will review when we are able to meet and under what circumstances. More news will be revealed here.

Provisional programme

Saturday, 20th March at 11.00 am

As a trial to members only we have now arranged for an online talk ‘FIBRES, MATERIALS & STITCHES’ by Alison Ellen, knitwear designer, dyer, crafter and more.  Alison’s talk is being recorded and will be uploaded to an unlisted private YouTube channel.  The link to this will also be available for a limited time so even if you can’t make the 20th March you can still view Alison’s talk at a later time. We want to offer this talk to members of our Guild first but if there are spare ‘seats’ these will be offered to other local Guilds and friends and family. If you wish to view Alison Ellen’s talk please use the ‘contact us’ section of our website and if there is space we will send you a link.

Saturday, 17th April

We are delighted to invite all members to our first virtual zoom meeting. Chat and catch up, with the opportunity to show and tell on zoom – more details to follow.

As things stand at the moment our scheduled meeting dates (all Saturdays) are as follows:-

15th May

19th June

17th July

21st August

18th September

16th October

6th November

18th December

Currently we are unable to confirm that we will be meeting on these dates or what format they might take, possibly a social get together for the first two or three meetings.

Meetings take place at Ringmer Village Hall, Lewes Road, Ringmer BN8 5QH. Visitors are most welcome (fee of £4.00). Individual membership is £20 and runs from January to December.

Mornings, starting at 10.30, are usually spent meeting and greeting, browsing our ‘for sale’ tables and reading the notice boards (giving details of future exhibitions, fairs, workshops and a host of other information).  We sometimes hold ‘mini skills’ sessions in the mornings. Members bring associated crafts to practise whilst chatting, and also can receive help and guidance from our ‘expert’ guild members.

Members bring their own lunches (and mug for complimentary tea or coffee). There is a cafe, offering take-away, situated behind the hall in the parade of shops.

The afternoon is usually devoted to guest speakers and presentations and usually finishes around 3.00 pm.

If you would like more information please use the contact form or email: