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September 2020

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

September 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
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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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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November 2020

Workshop: Sámi band weaving

November 1, 2020
Comberton Village Hall, Comberton Village Hall
Comberton, Cambridgeshire CB23 7BZ United Kingdom
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1-Day Workshop: Sámi band weaving with Susan Foulkes at COMBERTON village hall. Places for this workshop are limited, and will be allocated to members by ballot.

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Come and Weave

November 14, 2020 @ 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: In the path of Ix Chel -Textile Traditions from Guatemala

November 28, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Guatemala is known for the vibrant colours of its textiles, influenced by its diversity of landscapes, its flora and fauna, and its Mayan historic heritage. Travel to the heart of fascinating textile traditions, gods, myths and legends with our TTSG…

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January 2021

Come and Weave

January 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Once meetings can again be held, they will be at Comberton Village Hall, CB23 7BZ, from 10am-4pm. Bring a mask, a flask of tea etc, and a packed lunch. Hand sanitzer is provided. Cost: £6 for the year

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AGM and ‘Fancy That’ textile Quiz

January 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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February 2021

Must Farm: the Bronze Age Settlement and its Textiles

February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A talk with Dr Mark Knight, Senior Project Officer, Cambridge Archaeological Unit

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March 2021

SUSTAINABLE FUTURE FABRICS – Guild online speaker meeting

March 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We are very lucky to be having Amanda Johnston, Curator of The Sustainable Angle, organisers of the Future Fabrics Expo, talking to us on Saturday 27th March on Zoom, usual time (2pm).  Future Fabrics Expo celebrates its 10thanniversary this year.  Amanda…

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