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February 2020

Guild meeting and talk: Land of the Thunder Dragon – Bhutan, its landscapes, culture and textiles

February 29 @ 1:30 pm - July 30 @ 4:00 pm
Arbury Community Centre, Campkin Road
Cambridge, CB4 2LD
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A former V&A Artist in Residence, artist, designer & weaver Sue Lawty is drawn to wild places. Locked in the Himalayas, Bhutan has an enduring tradition of colourful hand-woven, highly patterned textiles, and is one of the wild landscapes through…

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July 2020

Summer Saturdays 2

July 18 @ 2:00 pm

Weavers’ Gathering with Claire Durrant An informal get-together: bring a cup of tea/coffee and anything you’ve recently made to the screen and join our themed gatherings!

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August 2020

Summer Saturdays 3

August 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tapestry Gathering with Camilla Hair Informal get-togethers: bring a cup of tea/coffee and anything you’ve recently made to the screen and join our themed gatherings!

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Summer Saturdays 4

August 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Braiders’ gathering with Anna Crutchley Informal get-togethers: bring a cup of tea/coffee and anything you’ve recently made to the screen and join our themed gatherings!

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Summer Saturdays 5

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dyers’ gathering with Jane Brighouse Informal get-togethers: bring a cup of tea/coffee and anything you’ve recently made to the screen and join our themed gatherings!

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Summer Saturdays 6

August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Rigid Heddle Weavers’ Gathering with Veronica Stephenson Informal get-togethers: bring a cup of tea/coffee and anything you’ve recently made to the screen and join our themed gatherings!

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Summer Saturdays 7

August 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Possible Spinners’ Gathering TO BE CONFIRMED

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September 2020

Threads of life: Exploring Chinese Knotting (video-conference on Zoom)

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Zoom – link sent to members in advance

Part of traditional culture going back well over a thousand years, Chinese knotting, now a decorative art, is said to have originated from a means of communicating ideas that pre-dates writing.  Member Eona Bell, who also administers our Textile Traditions…

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October 2020

Come and Weave

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Comberton Village Hall, Comberton Village Hall
Comberton, Cambridgeshire CB23 7BZ United Kingdom
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Bring your current project - and a packed lunch - for a day weaving alongside others. Single charge of £12 for the year to cover all 7 meetings.

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Guild meeting and talk: Northern Lights – Sámi Band Weaving

October 31 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Arbury Community Centre, Campkin Road
Cambridge, CB4 2LD
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In this talk Susan Foulkes takes us to the Frozen North with an introduction to Sámi history and their band weaving tradition. Their woven band designs are colourful expressions of a delight in the beauty of small things and their…

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