Birmingham & District Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers
Meetings are at Friends Meeting House, Watford Road, Cotteridge unless specified otherwise.
Meetings are from 10am - 4pm on the second Saturday of the month. Workshops start at 10 o'clock prompt (and finish at 4) and talks start at 2pm unless stated otherwise in the programme. Where it is a half-day activity we still meet at 10am for skill-sharing, coffee and chat and whatever craft activity we are working on - and you don't have to be a member to join us.
12 January 11am Estonian Textile Holiday - talk by guild members 2pm AGM
9 February Informal Day
9 March Informal morning followed at 2pm by talk: Judy Preston : Eco Dyeing
13 April Open Day
11 May Textile Tasters Day - come and try a variety of textile techniques
8 June Dyers Picnic - workshop with Sarah Cage (held at Sarah's house - not at our usual venue)
13 July Creative Spinning Workshop with Alison Daykin
August No Meeting
14 September Ply Split Braiding Workshop with Julie Hedges
12 October Informal morning followed at 2pm by talk David Grassland and David Mills from the Museum of Carpet: Woven in Kidderminster 9 November A Celebration of our Guild's 70th Birthday
14 December Christmas bring and share lunch
In addition, members of the Guild demonstrate our crafts at various public places throughout the year, including regular demonstrations at Winterbourne House on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.