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PROGRAMME FOR 2020

                                   2020

January 18th     AGM & Show and Tell  Committee Cakes from committee.

Feb. 15th            11am Introductory talk  and ‘3D Needled Felt’ workshop with Lisa                         Fretwell.

Mar.  21st            11am Introductory talk and ‘Coiled bowls’ workshop with Catherine                          Tregaskes.

April 18th             Members Day  Enid Tivey Award and shared lunch Also, samples                            and items made from the rare breeds fleece.

May 16th              11.15 am  Talk and sales table.  ‘Laos - The Forgotten Country’                           with Jennifer Hughes.

June 20th             2pm Talk and presentation with Mary Schoeser from ‘The School of                           Textiles’ Coggeshall.

July 18th              11 am. Trisha Robert’s dye day. Short talk

                           and workshop.

Aug 15th               Members day. Shared lunch. Yvonne and

                          Darren Hoskins with their rare fleeces.

                          Visitors welcome.

Sept. 19th            1.30pm.  Jason Collingwood.’ My life as a weaver’

                          Talk, samples and slide show.

Oct. 17th              1.30pm Talk by John Miners- Textile consultant: Horsehair Tales


Nov. 21st             11.30. Karen French: Ikat workshop.


Dec. 12th             Christmas Party: Shared lunch, raffle, puzzles

                          and  Christmas craft session.



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  programme secretary and paid for in advance.