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PROGRAMME FOR 2019

January 19th     AGM & Show and Tell  Committee Cakes from committee.

February 16th    11 am. Talk and workshop by Anna Crutchley ‘Experimenting with                             cord spinning’.

March 16th         11 am. Talk, demo and workshop with Pam Austin, ‘Why Long                              Draw?’

*April 13th        11 am.  Enid Tivey Award competition and weave-in workshop.                           Shared lunch.

May 18th           11 am.  Using dye and other media on fabric with Art Van Go. Talk,                        demo, have a go and their van of artistic delights.    

June 15th          11 am.  Talk and demo by Heidi Lichterman.  ‘Ikat warp dyeing’.

July 20th           Friendship Day Grange Barn - details in the June newsletter

July 21st  (Sunday) Dye/spinning day at Trisha’s house.

August 17th       11 am. Members Day and weaving competition

August 18th (Sunday) Dye/spinning day at Trisha’s house.

September 21st 1.30 pm  Talk and sales table with Amanda Sutherland ‘My creative                         Journey’

October 19th     11 am. Talk and workshop with Michele Turner ‘Eco printing on Silk’

November 16th   1.30 am.Talk with Lyn Scott ‘My Journey with Alpaca Fleece’

December 14th   11 am.  Christmas Party with all the usual fun, raffle and shared                              lunch.

* April meeting is on the 2nd Saturday to avoid Easter.

Meetings start at 10.30 am and finish at 4pm.   Please give yourself time to settle down before  11.00 am when the talk or workshop begins.  Anyone wishing to spin should sit at the back to avoid distracting the speaker or other members.

Workshops need to be booked with the treasurer or programme secretary and paid for in advance.