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.
11 January 11am Summer School 2019 - talk by guild members 2pm AGM
8 February Informal morning followed, at approximately 2pm by intro to creating an entry to the Open Selection of the National Exhibition with Janet Collins.
14 March Workshop: Soft Basketry, with Averil Otiv
11 April Informal Day
09 May Open Day and Exhibition
13 June Knitting and Spinning Picnic and Febre Swap with Stitches & Hos for World Wide Knit in Public Day (in Kings Heath Park, Vicarage Road)
11 July Workshop: Patchwork Knitting with Fiona Morris
August No Meeting
12 September Workshop: Nalbinding with Penelope Hemingway
10 October Informal morning followed at 2pm by talk : How I Wove my Wedding Dress, Louise Cottey
14 November 11am: Talk: An Abundance of Braids and Bands, with Jennie Parry
12 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.