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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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May 2020

CANCELLED: Guild meeting and talk: Out of Africa – Discovering African Textiles

May 30 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Arbury Community Centre, Campkin Road
Cambridge, CB4 2LD
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John Gillow has spent a working lifetime studying, collecting and lecturing on textiles. John will take us on an odyssey through the vast array of different techniques, looms, dyeing methods and materials which comprise the colourful polyphony of African textiles.

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June 2020

CANCELLED: Study day: Visit to West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

June 13
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Come and Weave

June 20 @ 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: A Forgotten Country – Textiles of Laos

June 27 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Arbury Community Centre, Campkin Road
Cambridge, CB4 2LD
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Needlework designer and geography teacher Jennifer Hughes lived in south east Asia for a number of years and collected many textiles from across the region. The textiles of the landlocked country of Laos are a wonderful treasure. Colourful costumes, household…

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July 2020

Summer trip 1

July 3

Details to be announced

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Summer trip 2 tbc

July 4

Details to be announced

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September 2020

Come and Weave

September 12 @ 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: Colours of Scotland – Dyeing traditions

September 26 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Arbury Community Centre, Campkin Road
Cambridge, CB4 2LD
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Scotland has an ancient history of using local plants, lichens and seaweeds to produce a colour palette that mirrors its noble landscapes. Carole Keepax will give us her insight into Scotland’s colours and dyeing traditions.

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October 2020

Study day: Chinese decorative knots

October 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Northern Lecture Room, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Northern Lecture Room, Downing St
Cambridge, CB2 3DZ United Kingdom
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