Welcome to the website of the East Midlands Region Embroiderers’ Guild. Our site is intended for all those with an interest in embroidery and textiles; and whether your interest is in stitching, research or just a general one, our website should have something for you. By browsing through this site you will see we have a great deal to offer you by way of Talks, Workshops, Exhibitions, Events as well as being able to meet up with like minded people, where to buy products to help you create your own work or even where to go for further research.
The East Midlands Region of the Embroiderers' Guild covers Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire. In each county there are several Branches, who run their own individual programmes, on different days and at different times. To find your nearest we have provided a map with all Branches shown.
The Regional Committee also arranges several Events during the year, which, once a Member of the Embroiderers' Guild, you would be able to attend. These include our weekend Summer School, our Regional Day; a day for all interested in Embroidery and Textiles and "Kickstart" our annual inspirational education programme and exhibition.
Follow the links to find out more about us and how we can help you with your creativity or research and see just how much is happening in this Region of the Embroiderers' Guild.
Our New Capability Brown Exhibition is now open at Grantham Museum, St Peter's Hill, Grantham, NG31 6PY.
8th September, 2016 - 7th January, 2017.
See photos HERE
Part of the Capability Brown 300 celebrations, this exhibition features the work of Members from Grantham, Boston, West Bridgford, Northamptonshire, Market Harborough and Hinckley Branches. They have been inspired by landscapes, gardens, and the enduring legacy of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown.
There is a probability that this work will changed to new pieces from 8th November, 2016.10am-4pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Free Admission
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The Capability Brown Exhibition at Pickford's House Museum, Derby, is open until 24th September, 2016. This exhibition is on the 2nd floor of this house, unfortunately there is not a lift, however there is on site parking.
Alongside the 50 or so pieces relating to the Capability Brown Project, the Museum has put on display in the room next door, 3 pieces of work by Rebecca Crompton, 3 pieces by Beatrice Atkinson and one piece by Sybil Francis from their Collection. There is also a good selection of Fashion items from the time of Joseph Pickford covering both the Georgian Era (1714 -18111) and the Regency Era (1812-1830). Another treat is a replica of The Layton Jacketcreated by Katherine Newbury as a final piece for her Degree from The Arts University, Bournemouth.
See images by clicking here.
Capability Brown: A Stitched Legacy - will be at Macclesfield Silk Museum, Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 6TJ from the 17th September to 12th November 2016.This Exhibition will feature the work from Glossop, Macclesfield, Chesterfield, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Branches. It is an opportunity to see a display of unique and specially created tedtile work based around the typically English scene of landscapes and stately gardens.
You can see photos from the Branches who have taken part in all our exhibitions so far here.
For details of other venues and dates in the country click here for details
Below is a snippet of each of the Recent News and Announcements from the Region and its Branches.