Birmingham & District Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers
Meetings & Membership
Meetings are usually held on the second Saturday of the month at the Friends Meeting House, Watford Road, Cotteridge, Birmingham, B30 1JB, usually from 10am to 4pm (See Calendar for details).
The building is approached down a driveway between the shops. The outer Circle number 11 bus stops just outside. King's Norton railway station and Pershore Road buses, numbers 45, 47 and 18, are very close by. Membership is £25.00 per year (no reductions) and runs from January until December. Each meeting then costs £2, including tea, coffee and cake.
Benefits of membership are:
A regular newsletter;
Access to the Guild library where you may borrow books for 50p per month;
Discounted subscription to the Journal for Weavers Spinners and Dyers;
The opportunity to demonstrate our crafts to the wider public.
To become a member, please complete a membership form and hand it to a committee member together with £25.00 in cash or a cheque. For BACS payments please contact the treasurer or secretary Cheques should be made payable to "Birmingham Guild WSD"
Visitors are always most welcome. The charge for non-members is £5 for meetings. Workshop costs vary. Space may be limited for some workshops and there may be a list of items to bring. See Calendar for details.
Affiliation to The Association of Guilds of Weavers Spinners & Dyers,gives the additional benefits of:
A biennial residential weekend Conference
A biennial Summer School
A biennial National Exhibition
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