Coming up in 2023/24

Guild Activities in 2023/24

(with information about Member Discounts)

Our activities programme for the coming year is shaping up nicely. Tickets can be obtained from the relevant Activities page as they become available.

Short Workshops: 

For Guild members these are £2.99 each, for non-members £15 each. There will be nine short workshops including:

21 Oct: Curiously Wrought: Making Needlework Buttons with Gina B.

20 Nov: Piecing and Patching African Style with Mary Sleigh. 

31 Jan: with Angela Daymond more details coming soon.

24 Feb: Stitching Along with Jan and Jean.

23 Mar: Narrative-based Stitched Collage with Ailish Henderson

15 Apr: An Introduction to Needlelace with Loetitia Gibier

On-demand recordings for the 22/23 short workshops remain FREE to Guild members.  These workshops are available from our On-Demand page

Demonstrations: These are £2.99 for members, £10 for non-members. Look out for 

Angie Hughes (details soon) and an Introduction to Plant fibres and Structures with Alice Fox, Jan 2024.

Thread Talks

 With a range of speakers including:

28 Oct: Anne Kelly discussing her practice

Anne Kelly
Hidden Histories with Ruth Singer

11 Nov: Hidden Histories with Ruth singer

23 Jan: Healing Stitches: Therapeutic handicraft at times of conflict with Jacqui Hyman

17 Feb: A Brief History of Cosplay with Helen McCarthy

27 April: Alison from Smock Frock

14 May: The innovation and beauty of David Morrish’s digital embroidered art

Talking Threads

With Stitchery Stories presenter Susan Weeks:

7 Dec: Recycling and Reusing: Cas Holmes with Jessica Grady

Jessica Grady

11 Jan: Combining mixed media and textiles: Priscilla Edwards with Jennifer Collier

14 Mar: Fran Buxton with Emily Notman

Our free twice weekly virtual Sit and Stitch sessionswill take place Wednesdays 8-10pm and Thursdays 2-4pm.

Member Discounts are available:

  • £10 off Embroider Your Future Oct-Dec or Jan-Mar with Elnaz Yazdani, Guild scholar. A series of three 2-hour workshops introducing a range of techniques, stitches and providing useful tips.
  • £10 off Taster for our Inspired to Create Courses with a further £21 off Foundation £31 off Exploring and £41 off Extending stages. Details of our courses here:
  • A range of offers when you subscribe to Embroidery magazine, print or digital

Detailed Information about discounts for Members can be found in Member News

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