Preston Branch Open Morning

on Jan 21, 2018 |

Preston Embroiderers’ Guild are holding an Open Morning on Saturday 3rd March 2018 10.30am to 1.00pm at St Andrew’s C of E Church Hall, 240 Tulketh Road, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston PR2 1ES Demonstrations, Displays of Work, Sales Table and Shop. Refreshments available. Everyone Welcome, come along and see what we are about. Poster available below- Poster for Preston open Morning...

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TEN PLUS @ THE ATKINSON

on Jan 21, 2018 |

Ten Plus @ the Atkinson is a new exhibition of Contemporary Textile Art by Ten Plus Textiles. Sat 7th April to 15th July 2018 at Landing Gallery, The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport PR8 1DB Open Monday to Saturday 10.00am to 4.00pm- closed Sundays (except during Sefton School Holidays when it is open 11.00am to 4.00pm) Free admission, Disabled Access, Lifts and Cafe. For further information T 01714 533 333 www.theatkinson.co.uk...

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‘Ching Soo’s Granddaughter’

on Jan 16, 2018 |

A talk by Sandra McFarlane on behalf of the Japan Society North West, and celebrating National Womens Day (8th March)- ‘Ching Soo’s Granddaughter’ which features Japanese Embroidery and a display of work. This will be held on Saturday 10th March 2018  in the International Centre, Williams Kay House, 327 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PG at 14.15- 15.30. The Centre is just south of the Manchester Museum, and car parking is available in the University of Manchester Car Park D cost £2.00....

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Web Review Update

on Jan 11, 2018 |

You will note that our website has not yet been closed down for its revamp, therefore you can still send information/event etc to me (Sue Chisnall-Sumner-NWR Chair) for inclusion in the blog until further notice. We will however endeavour to update the Branch details where possible.

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‘Reprise’

on Jan 11, 2018 |

Natural Progression Textile Group’s Exhbition at Avant is up and running, and looking pretty good. We have been joined by three new members whose work brings contrast and diversity to the overall look. Most of the work is for sale, and the event is well worth a visit. The cafe at Avant Garden Centre is pretty good too. The exhibition comes down on Wednesday 24th January, but then moves to Shevington Library on from 2nd February. We will be exhibiting additional small items there so more to see!!...

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Workshop by Glossop Branch

on Jan 11, 2018 |

Glossop EG are running a textile workshop based on the paintings of Henry Ousey’s paintings on Saturday 3rd February 11.00 to 4.00 at Stockport War Memorial Art Society. It will be led by Liz Smith, and you will be inspired by the textures and Colours of Ousey’s work. Please contact Stockport MBC website or Glossop EG Website for more details and to book a Free Place. Please note there maybe a small charge to cover costs of materials....

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Glossop & District and Macclesfield Exhibition

on Jan 11, 2018 |

15th January to 23rd March 2018 – Glossop & District along with Macclesfield Branch are holding an exhibition at Jobling-Gowler Solicitors Offices, 250 Park Lane, Macclesfield, SK11 8AD  Opening times are Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm (excluding Bank Holidays)  

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Visit to Lancaster Branch

on Dec 3, 2017 |

I have started my round of Branch Visits with Lancaster Branch who kindly invited me to their Christmas Bash. I was very pleased with the welcome I received and although some members could not make the meeting, those that did entered the spirit of the event with gusto. We were set a simple task of making a Christmas Tree decoration, but with only little guidance and told to get on with it!!! Great I love this kind of challenge. We were furnished with loads of goodies to make our masterpieces so no excuses there then. The results are below- as you can see we onky had an hour to make these and some were not quite finished- However they all had great potential. We finished the morning with a beautiful spread of food which had been donated by the members. Even better I was not expected to wash up or tidy away- I must not get used to...

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‘Reprise’- exhibitions by Natural Progression Textile Group

on Dec 1, 2017 |

Natural Progression Textile Group consist of twelve members of which more than half are EG members of Parbold Branch are holding two retrospective exhibitions.   ‘Reprise’– 5th January to 24th January 2018 -Exhibition and sale of Contemporary textile art at Avant Garden Centre, Wigan Road, Leyland, Lancs PR25 5XW 01772 433777 Free entry open Mon to Sat 9.00am to 5.30pm Late night Thurs till 7.30pm Sun 10am to 4.00pm. ‘Reprise’ – 2nd February to 28th February 2018 – Exhibition and sale of contemporary textile art at Shevington Library, Shevington, Wigan 01257 252618 free entry – check website for opening times www.shevingtonlibrary@wigan.gov.uk...

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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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