Talks and Workshops 2019-2020

Non-members are welcome to attend the Saturday morning Guild meeting as guests (£3 fee). Coffee is served from 10.30am and the talk is from 11.00am – 12.30pm. Meetings are usually in the Parochial Hall, Ulster Folk Museum, Cultra – please note there is no entry charge to the Museum to attend a Guild meeting.

Workshop (w/s) bookings are restricted to members of the Guild.

September 2019

Sat 21 Sept  Members Demonstrations  (C:PH)

October 2019

Sat 19 Oct   Mary O’Reilly ‘Irish Guild of Embroiderers’ (venue tbc)

Sat 19 w/s     Irene MacWilliam ‘Let’s make fabric’
Sun 20 w/s   Irene MacWilliam ‘Let’s make more fabric’

November 2019

Sat 16 Nov   Joanne Frankel ‘My Textile Journey’ (venue tbc)
Sat 16 w/s & Sun 17 w/s     ‘Design-2-stitch’

December 2019

Sat 14 Dec   Christmas Meeting (C:PH)
Conal Oakes ‘My miniature world’

January 2020

Sat 18 Jan   Carol Kane ‘Peace Building’ (C:PH)
Sat 18 w/s    Constructing a new surface (C:LR)
Sun 19 w/s   Constructing a new surface (C:LR)

February 2020

Sat 15 Feb   Members Day (C:PH)
Yvonne Williams ‘Will it melt or dissolve?’

March 2020

Sat 21 Mar   Nigel Cheney ‘Narratives in Stitch’ (C:PH)
Sat 21 w/s    ‘Contemporary Boro Cloth’ (C:LR)
Sun 22 w/s   ‘Differential Shrinkage’ (C:LR)

April 2020

Sat 18 Apr   Sue Rangeley ‘Stitch Studio’ (C:PH)
Sat 18 w/s     Sue Rangeley ‘Pop-up Studio’
Sun 19 w/s   Yvonne Williams ‘Free machine embroidery onto heat-sensitive materials (C:LR)

May 2020

Sat 16 May  Sarah Cathers ‘Found’ (C:PH)
Sat 16 w/s     ‘3-d illustration’ (C:LR)
Sun 17 w/s   ‘Preserving Matter’ (C:PH)

June 2020

Sat 20 Jun   Annual General Meeting (C:PH)

Annual Exhibition

40th Anniversary Exhibition
3 March – 19 April 2020
‘A stitched and coloured memory’
Oriel Gallery Clotworthy House, Antrim Castle Gardens

Residential Weekend

Pippa Foulds ‘Creative Goldwork – a new look at traditional materials’
29th – 31st May 2020, Drumalis House, Larne