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Latest News and Announcements from the Region and its Branches.


Regional Day - the future

posted 5 Jul 2018, 12:18 by Erica Thomson   [ updated 5 Jul 2018, 12:19 ]

HELP IS NEEDED IN ORDER TO RUN ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL REGIONAL DAY IN THE NEXT FEW YEARS, HELP IS URGENTLY NEEDED WITH SPECIFIC TASKS:

THIS IS OUR MAIN FUND RAISER OF THE YEAR AND HELPS US KEEP THE
CAPITATION FEE WE USE TO FUND REGIONAL ACTIVITIES TO A MINIMUM.
Currently it is 85p per member, many Regions charge as much as £2.50 per member
1. Competition and Speaker for 2019 on the Day and to arrange a Speaker for 2020.
2. IT - as Erica and Nigel have decided not to continue with their help before, on and after the Day - it is vital we try to find someone - or two others to do the same.
3. We need suggestions as to other Groups to display work. Someone to approach and organise these would be good.
4. Book Stall - on the day
5. Someone to organise the  ̃Models” needed for Magie Relph’s talk.
If you are willing to help, please contact pamkeeling@clara.co.uk

Nottinghamshire Branch NECTA event

posted 2 Jul 2018, 01:18 by Erica Thomson   [ updated 3 Jul 2018, 13:08 ]

We are having an all day session on Tuesday 4th September.    There will be a talk in the morning starting at 10.30am - a break for lunch 12noon - 1pm  Workshop starting 2pm - 4pm approx.    
The talk is by Crazy Mary about her work with sari silk and the workshop complements this.     The cost for either session is £5 or £10 for both.   Everything is provided (£4 payable to Mary) or people can bring their own fabrics.

For further info contact Jenny on 01623 491331
Venue - The Nottingham Mechanics, 3 North Sherwood Street, Nottingham NG1 4EZ
See poster attached below.

Geology and Fossils Kickstart Booklet now available as a download.

posted 18 Jun 2018, 02:29 by Erica Thomson   [ updated 18 Jun 2018, 02:29 ]

You can find the pdf at the bottom of the Kickstart page here

50th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION by ‘Crafty Stitchers’ Leicestershire Embroiderers’ Guild

posted 12 Jun 2018, 14:27 by Erica Thomson   [ updated 12 Jun 2018, 14:27 ]

At Newarke Houses Museum and Gardens, The Newarke, Leicester LE2 7BY
Tel: 0116 2254980.

Opening from 16th June – 15th July - 
Open Mon – Sat 10 - 4pm, Sun 11 - 4pm
Admission free

Come and stitch with us on Sat 16th June, Children welcome
See poster attached to this post.

Who do you think you are? - Kickstart 2018.

posted 1 Jun 2018, 07:57 by IT Admin   [ updated 1 Jun 2018, 08:20 ]

until 14th July, 2018.


For a preview of exhibits click here:  https://photos.app.goo.gl/TkNtnRa7HIXMq1tl1

Regional Day photos and video

posted 30 May 2018, 00:58 by Erica Thomson   [ updated 30 May 2018, 00:58 ]

See 
photos and a video of another successful Regional Day. Nigel's photos capture the fun had by everyone attending. 

Living Threads Summer Workshops - 2018

posted 23 May 2018, 06:57 by Pamela Keeling



Details of the Summer Workshops are now available through the Website:  https://livingthreadstextileartists.com/workshops/

World Textile Day - Central Region - Banbury - 2nd June 2018

posted 21 May 2018, 17:46 by Deborah Phillpott

Creative Women Exhibition.

posted 19 May 2018, 02:12 by Pamela Keeling   [ updated 23 May 2018, 07:04 ]

Belton House, Nr Grantham.   Featuring Textile and Embroidered work inspired by Lady Marion Alford, her work and designs, and created by members of Layers of Stitch; Embroiderers' Guild, Grantham.
From 25th May, 2018 onwards - (until the end of the National Trust Season)
For opening times check:  Belton House

Processions Project - Suffragettes

posted 17 May 2018, 02:46 by Deborah Phillpott

Rowena Sommerville (the North of England Co-ordinator) has contact the region regarding the Processions Project, celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage.  Please visit www.processions.co.uk and www.artichoke.uk.com for more information.  Rowena would like to send out information about the project, which includes opportunities for banner making to members and groups.  Rowena can be contacted via Rowena.sommerville@processions.co.uk or on 07792 088724






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