Regional Day 2014

SUNDAY 18th May 2014 10am to 4.45pm, is Regional Day at the Becket School (same venue as 2013)

Retail Therapy 10am to 2pm

Speaker - Claire Thornton


10am Doors open

Receipt of competition entries, by 10.30 please

Free Tea and Coffee available all day.

Traders, Exhibitions, Fundraising, Raffles.

12 noon prompt Welcome, National and Regional Chairmen give

updates from HQ and the Region.

12.30 (approx.) to 2pm eat your packed lunch, continue shopping.

Enjoy the exhibitions, demonstrations and slideshow of work from all the Region's branches

Last chance to buy raffle tickets which will be available on the day.

2.30pm prompt 'Embellishment-the skills of the Tudor and Stuart Embroiderers’ and fellow Craftspeople'

Lecture to be given by Claire Thornton, costume maker, lecturer and author.

Sponsored by Madeira Threads

Presentation of Prizes

Members Competition theme "Be-Ribboned, Be-Jewelled and Be-Ruffed”

Sponsored by Coats Anchor.

Regional Raffle

Chinese Raffle

4pm Tea and cake 4.30pm Close

Entrance and Lecture £12 includes beverages and tea time cakes

Tickets available via your Branch.

Limited tickets are also available on the door for members and non-members - contact Barbara Meeke


Entrance only £5 Lecture only £7

Raffle tickets 50p each or £2.50 a strip

  • 1st Prize £75 worth of textile related goods

  • 2nd Prize £50 worth Textile related goods

  • 3rd Prize £25 worth Textile related goods

  • 4th Prize £25 worth Textile related goods

Several smaller prizes

We look forward to seeing all of you and your members.

Barbara Meeke (on behalf of planning sub-group)

Further information contact


Young Embroiderers’


Summer School

Members Challenge 2015

West Bridgford Branch

Rutland and Stamford Branch


Secondhand Book Stall---------Regional Day Sub-Group

Chinese Raffle (cushions)-------Chesterfield Branch

Tombola--------------------------Lincolnshire Branch

Fabric and Thread---------------Trent & Erewash Valley Branch

Handmade Greetings Cards----North Nottinghamshire Branch

Creative Tote Bags------------- Derbyshire Branch

Treasure Quilt-------------------Nottinghamshire Branch

Theme Bags---------------------Lutterworth Branch

Delicious Cakes------------------West Bridgford Branch