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Regional Day 2018

Sunday May 13th 2018
Doors Open 10.0am - Welcome at 11.00am
Afternoon Lecture 2.00 pm
Tea and Cakes at end of day 4pm

A fun day meeting fellow enthusiasts with opportunities for retail therapy and learning new skills - not just for Members of the Embroiderers' Guild -  non-Members most welcome.

For the last few years we have held our Regional Day at The Becket School, West Bridgford, Nottingham; this is a venue central to the Region providing good space and on-site Parking. We will be using it again in 2018.

We were for the first time in 2017 able to utilize most of the Atrium in the Becket School, and so are planning to expand the variety of Traders, Demonstrations and Stalls for 2018.

The Madeira Lecture in the afternoon at 2.00 is to be by Sue Stone -

Competition: "Personal Memories of Stitch" - to be received by 10.30 on the day

Inspiration for the this Competition, written by Carolyn Merry has already been circulated to Branches, or can be viewed by clicking on the above title.  

Our new sponsors  - Aurifil -  will be providing 3 prizes.

Free Tea and Coffee is available all day, but please bring your own packed Lunch.

Full Day                       £12.00 if bought beforehand 
                                   £13.00 on the door.
Morning only                £5.50
Afternoon Lecture only  -  £7.50

Available through your Branch or for Non-Members who are most welcome: 
please send a S.A.E. and cheque for appropriate amount, payable to E.M.Region Embroiderers' Guild to:

Pam Keeling, 47 Draycott Drive, Mickleover, Derby DE3 0QE

For more details contact Pam Keeling on:

VENUE  -  2018

The School is close to M1 and is on a regular bus route from Nottingham railway Station and Tram Terminus at Station Street.

Traders  -  2018

Janet Humphrey
Knit Working
Sewing Box
Linladen - Threads
Deborah Rees - Fabrics

There will also be a Stall of Stock and Supplies from Liz Welch - proceeds from this stall will go to a Charity of the family's choice.
 Displays  -  2018

Nottinghamshire Spinners Weaver & Dyers
Pentrich Revolution Quilt
Jane Drummond - A Personal Approach to Embroidery
Marianne Young's Textile Display
Derbyshire Branch display of members work
Liz Welch's Masks
Summer School

Members' Challenge 2018

Branch Fundraising Stalls  -  2018

Trent & Erewash  -  Susan's Stall
Grantham  -  Brooches, hand dyed fabric, threads and more
Northamptonshire  -  Christmas in May
Ashbourne  -  Fabric and Thread Packs
Derbyshire  -  "Bunty pulls a String"
Lincolnshire  -  Tombola.
Hinckley  -  Accessories

Taster Sessions - 2018

Will be held in the Refectory. The Sessions will lasts from 11.30 am - 1.30 pm, and are on the basis of “come and have a go” so not a formal workshop as such; members can drop in or out as they wish.

Lois Wilkes  -  Doorways
Jan Reid  -  Boro
Ann Brammer  -  Fill-Gap Cords
Sarah Donnelley  -  Tassels with a difference
Chris Yates  -  Tea Bags
Eve Cook  -  Fanciful Cards