Programme

Talks and Workshops 2016-2017

Non-members are welcome to attend a 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, Cultra. (directions)
Please note:
There is no entry charge to the Museum to attend a Guild meeting.
Workshop bookings are restricted to members.

September 2016

Sat 17th Sep: Mini Demonstrations
Parochial Hall Cultra 10.30 – 12.30

October 2016

Sat 15th Oct: Claire Woolsey ~ A textile artist, but what does that mean?
Parochial Hall Cultra 10.30 – 12.30
Sat 15th workshop: Story Telling with threads and dye

Parochial Hall Cultra 1.30pm-4.00pm
Sun 16th workshop: Paper to Textile
Lagan Room Cultra 10.00am-4.00pm

November 2016

Sat 19th Nov: Wendy Dolan ~ Art, Architecture and Stitch
Parochial Hall Cultra 10.30 – 12.30
Sat 19th workshop: Machine embroidered greetings cards
Parochial Hall Cultra 1.30pm-4.00pm
Sun 20th workshop: Architecture in Stitch
Lagan Room Cultra 10.00am-4.00pm
www.wendydolan.co.uk

December 2016

Sat 10th Dec: Christmas Meeting
Ballygilbert Church Halls, 376 Belfast Rd, Bangor BT19 1UH, 10.30 – 12.30 (directions)

January 2017

Sat 21st Jan: Andrea McNeill~ The Early Bird: my journey with thread
Parochial Hall Cultra 10.30 – 12.30
Sat 21st workshop: The Afternoon Bird – a story with felt and thread
Lagan Room Cultra 1.30pm-4.00pm
www.theearlybirdshop.com                

February 2017

Sat 18th Feb: Janice Gilmore ~ Embroidery and Sew Forth
Parochial Hall Cultra 10.30 – 12.30
Sat 18th  workshop: Adornments – Leave this workshop wearing your own machine embroidered creation!

Lagan Room 1.30pm-4.00pm
Sun 19th workshop: Boxed – Create and embellish a “little work of art” for box framing. Machine embroidery and beading.
Lagan Room 10.00am-4.00pm
www.janicegilmore.com                              

March 2017

Sat 18th March: Stitches Galore ~ Experimenting with Stitch – all day!
Parochial Hall Cultra

April 2017

Sat 8th April: Katie Chaplin ~ Kimono, Costume of Japan
Ballygilbert Church Halls, 376 Belfast Rd, Bangor BT19 1UH, 10.30 – 12.30 (directions)
Sat 8th workshop:  Silk Painting
Ballygilbert 1.30pm-4.00pm
Sun 9th workshop: Lino printing inspired by Japanese woodblock prints
Wandsworth Community Centre, Belmont Church Road Belfast BT4 3FF, 10.00am-4.00pm
www.japancrafts.co.uk       

May 2017

Friday 5th – Sunday 7th May: Residential Weekend
Mandy Pattullo ~ Enchanted Forest

Drumalis House, Larne
(please note: the Residential is only open to members)
www.mandypattullo.co.uk

Sat 20th May: Sue Stone ~ Woman with a Fish
Parochial Hall Cultra 10.30 – 12.30
Sat 20th workshop: Exploring one stitch – ‘mock’ herringbone
Parochial Hall 1.30pm-4.00pm
Sun 21st workshop: Exploring pattern and texture in hand stitch

Parochial Hall 10.00am-4.00pm
www.womanwithafish.com                      

June 2017

Sat 17th June: AGM
Parochial Hall Cultra 10.30 – 12.30