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Here are the exact dates of our 40th Anniversary Exhibition in 2021 at the Braintree District Museum:-

We set up Mon 7th June 2021, the exhibition is open to the public on 8th June and runs till 19th June 2021, we take it down on Mon. 21st June.  The Museum is closed on Sundays and Mondays

Hopefully this will happen.

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Our new committee have taken over but we still need a couple more committee members.  Please let the committee know if you would like to join the team.  It’s nothing arduous and you learn a lot along the way

 The meetings in future will be at White Notley Village Hall at 9 am on the day the guild meets.

  Coronavirus - temporary free membership of OLG
From: Margaret Parker
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 18:34:06 GMT

Because of the outbreak of coronavirus a number of terrestrial Guilds have already cancelled their regular meetings and in the days to come more people may be in self isolation.
In response to this the OLG is offering free membership for a limited time until the current situation changes.
will not receive a copy of the Journal. Technical help will be available for those less certain of their ability with emails and the internet
To join via this scheme participants simply email the Convenor, Margaret Parker:


with their postal address so that a printed Welcome Pack can be sent direct to them.
At thParticipants will have access to all the OLG resources including files, photos and workshops but e end of this temporary scheme they will be offered the choice of paying their membership at the relevant rate or of leaving the OLG as they so wish.
This information, in the form of a poster, is available here . Please feel free to circulate within any terrestrial Guild.



The National Exhibition has been postponed and probably won’t happen this year now.  Updates will be posted here but you can see the news in more detail on the Association website at

The postal /email ballot for  the 2020 AGM  

Proposal 1. A database of all members of all the guilds -(over 5000                      members).  - Against.

Proposal 2. GPC want to be able to co-opt another member - from 3 to 4.