NW Regional Day 2018

on Mar 10, 2018 |

Oops I have forgotten to post details of our Regional Day- so busy posting other events- sorry for that. NW Regional Day Saturday 21st April Hosted by NW Regional Committee with help from Parbold, Pendle & Glossop branches is being held at Wellington Park Conference Centre, Burlington Gardens, Church Road, Leyland PR25 3AB. Doors open at 9.30am for registration and the business meeting starts at 10.15am. Madeira Lecture ‘Man of the Cloth’ is by James Fox  who is a well known textile artist based in Lancaster. We will have traders, an Embroidery stall with loads of goodies, competitions, Raffle, exhibitions of work and displays, which include the Regional Peacock (Never seen before!). Booking forms can be obtained by contacting NWR Chair suechisnall@btinternet.com – Ticket applications with lunch choices to Sue Chisnall-Sumner, 77 Manor House Close, Leyland PR25 7TY cheques to be made payable to Embroiderers’ Guild NWR. £26.00 per ticket. It will be a good day out....

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Ordsall Hall: Textiles takeover day – Sunday 19 November

on Nov 14, 2017 |

Join us for a day celebrating textiles and textile crafts with pop-up demonstrations throughout the Hall. Knitting Embroidery Natural Dyes Tudor Stocking Knitting Textile printing Craft ‘Pre-loved’ stall Free entry but charges may apply for some activities. All proceeds go to the upkeep of Ordsall Hall Textiles takeover day...

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“Glorious Colour” with Kaffe Fassett

on Sep 4, 2016 |

An evening with Kaffe Fassett Friday 2nd December 2016 at 7pm in Capstone Theatre, Shaw St. Liverpool L6 IHP Tickets £20 available from www.megonline.co.uk   The Kaffe Fassett lecture is designed to inspire and motivate. The presentation highlights work from his latest projects, including his patchwork quilts, fabric, needlepoint, mosaic, painting and knitting designs. A tremendous amount of Kaffe’s inspiration comes from his ongoing travels and his lecture is designed not so much to instruct, but to empower and inspire the audience to create and develop their own ‘mind’s eye’. Audiences leave invigorated – entranced by Kaffe’s sense and use of colour, they are ready to try it themselves and are encouraged to do so. Capstone Theatre is situated in Hope University campus with easy access from Liverpool Lime St Station. Tickets £20 from...

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FREE event at Lancashire Archives

on Jan 31, 2016 |

A FREE event at Lancashire Archives celebrating Horrockses: History, Art, Archives and Fashion. Please check out the details below if you are interested in...

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PARBOLD National Stitch Day Events

on Jun 28, 2015 |

Pop in to stitch on Friday 31st July – Parbold Library 12.30 to 3.30p.m and Saturday 1st August – Tarleton Library 9.30a.m to 1p.m  and Ormskirk Library 10a.m to 3.30p.m ALL WELCOME NOTE: PRESTON THREADS – ‘TIME AND TIDE’ exhibition has now moved to Fleetwood Maritime Museum from 27th June to 31st...

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Gawthorpe Hall refurbishments!

on Apr 4, 2015 |

Gawthorpe Hall will close on 19th April for the rest of 2015.  It is for work that needs to be done urgently.   They don’t want anyone travelling to Gawthorpe hoping to see displays only to find parts of it is closed. The textile collection will still be open for business – but will not have use of the library or the Hall.  Please contact Gawthorpe Hall or visit their website for further details before you travel  http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/gawthorpe-hall – 01282 771004  2016 will start with new exhibitions – lots to look forward...

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