Out and About for Stitching Inspiration
Here are some of the inspiring places you might like
to visit in June for anyone interested Textiles.
Many of them feature some of our talented members.
University of Reading Area Saturday 15th - Sunday 16th June 2019
the County 8th - 23 June 2019
Also in August dont forget-
University of the West Exhibition Centre Filton, Bristol
29th - 31st August 2019
Please check all the relevant websites for details.
What a talented membership we have - three of our members belong to the "Diversity " Group and are exhibiting in London at the Chesea Waterside.
Julie Winter - Joan McQuillan - Elaine Izod
They would love you to visit and see their work.
From 1st May - Wednesday 26th June 2019
Sir John Madejski Art Gallery Reading Museum
27t h February - Saturday 9th March 2019
it’s almost Spring and the incredibly busy Guild is back in Reading Museum for its 89th annual exhibition. From local landscapes to fantasy drawings, abstract textiles to graphic prints, there is sure to be something to catch your eye. Guild members are a great mix of sculptors, textile artists, painters and printmakers all keen to show off their work. They will warmly welcome visitors to enjoy the show and most of the works are for sale. Who will be the Marie Dyson Award winner this year? For a glimpse of the artists and their work see www.rga-artists.org.uk
An Earthly Paradise: William Morris &
The Thames -
At the River & Rowing Museum Henley
1st February 2019 - 14th July 2019
This new exhibition illustrates the rich and little-known story of William Morris’ deep connections to the Thames. Bringing together a unique selection of works, with loans from the V&A, The William Morris Gallery, British Library, and many more. Highlights include Morris’ Thames series of textiles alongside his original hand-drawn designs, a signed copy of News from Nowhere, and his personal fishing tackle and spectacles. Materials from the Morris & Co. workshop illustrate the production process, while socialist pamphlets that Morris penned and published demonstrate his deep commitment to socialism in later life.
Dorchester Abbey Festival 3rd May 12th May 2019
Quilting Exhibition in the Shrine Chapel - its not too late to take part.
Details contact Judy Harris - firstname.lastname@example.org
New Exhibtion at the Tate Modern
11 October 2018 – 27 January 2019
A long overdue recognition of Anni Alber’s pivotal contribution to modern art and design, this is the first major exhibition of her work in the UK.
Wokingham Arts Trail
22nd & 23rd September 2018
Showcasing 30 artists across Wokingham
Exhibition of Literary Textile Arts
Art to Stitch (formerly Weedon Bec Textile Group) are holding an exhibition of literary related work to complement the Milton Keynes Literary Festival.
21st - 24th September
For more information
V & A stunning show reveals the work of Frida Kahlo- in Making Her Self up
16th June to 4th November 2018
See the website for details
Lots of Textile Courses available provided by Adult Learning Centre Buckinghamshire. Check the website www.adultlearningbcc.ac.uk
A Wedding Dress of Spitalfields Silk
Photographs and story of Queen Victoria's Wedding Dress in an article from Spitalfields Life;-
The Old Chapel Textile Centre
National Home of the Needlework Archive – exhibition gallery, workroom, library and tearoom – see website for opening times.
Tuesday 11th June 2019
Hand Stitching class
Our Speaker is Diana Spencer who will be presenting the Embroiderers Guild Folios.
We meet at the Soltau Centre , St James- The-Less Stubbings Henley Road Maidenhead SL6 6QW
First visit Free (quote wmeg)
Guests £6 Guild Members £5
includes light refreshments
Dont forget out Hand Stitch class . Every month before our meeting 6:15 tp 7:15
£3 per session