Windsor & Maidenhead Branch of the Embroiderers' Guild
Windsor & Maidenhead Branch of the Embroiderers' Guild

Out and About for Stitching Inspiration 

Caversham Arts Trail May 2018

 

Starts from Saurday 12th May 2018

 

Check the website for details

info@cavershamartstrail.co.uk

Visit the Peacock Gallery

 

To view "Beneath" the work of Helen Lunn.

 

Maiden Erlegh School

From 23rd April to 10th May 

3pm - 4-30pm weekdays or

and 10am-3pm Saturdays

 

 

 

The Old Chapel Textile Centre

National Home of the Needlework Archive – exhibition gallery, workroom, library and tearoom – see website for opening times.

http://www.nationalneedleworkarchive.org.uk/

 

XIII Makers present Transformation: Earth Matters':

an exhibition of Art Quilts 

 

18th April - 19th May ( closed Sundays & Bank Holidays)

including artists showing embroidery, mixed media jewellery and print.

 

Bristol Guild Gallery 68 Park Street Bristol BS1 5SJ 

 

check website for details http://www.bristolguildgallery.co.uk

 

SAMPLED LIVES (UK EXHIBITION):
06-MAY-2017 TO 08-APR-2018

About the Event: Showcasing over 100 samplers from the Fitzwilliam Museum's excellent but often unseen collection, this display highlights the importance of samplers as documentary evidence of past lives.
These beautifully embroidererd and stitched samplers illuminate the lives of girls and women from mid-17th century English Quakers to early 20th century school pupils, encompassing their education, employment, religion, family, societal status and needlework skills. The display also highlights the individuality of each sampler, which in some cases is the only surviving document to record the existence of an ordinary young woman. The display will be accompanied by a fully-illustrated catalogue by Carol Humphrey, Honorary Keeper of Textiles, available to purchase from the Courtyard Shop and online for £19.99.
Opening Times/Charges/Phone:
Free admission Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 12 - 5pm
Address:
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Trumpington Street
Cambridge
CB2 1RB

 

GET INVOLVED!

Find out how to get involved - see our current programme & courses on our Diary Pages or contact our membership secretary.

NEWS

Next Meeting:

Tuesday 8th May 2018

7:30 to 9:30 at the St James- The-Less Stubbings Henley Road Maidenhead SL6  6QW Guests £6 Guild Members £5

includes light refreshments 

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Stitch Retreats 

All accommodation and food is included in the price for all the Stitch Retreat residential workshops, so all you have to do is book and turn up!

http://stitchretreats.co.uk/stitch-retreats/workshops/

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