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This year and every even year  our Association holds the National Exhibition.  This year it’s at Hay Castle, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5DG and has the theme: ‘Battles, Borders, Books’   

Dates: 14th -27th October 2024

More details about this soon

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Please note: our June 2024 meeting is on 15th June and not 22nd as was printed in the Christmas newsletter

The April meeting was well attended and the shared lunch was brilliant as always.

The Enid Tivey trophy was won by Karen French for her amazing felt pot. Gilly our Chaiman is presenting it to her.


Photos on the Gallery page.




Sarah Howard (our member)  gave a mini workshop at the April meeting on warping a rigid heddle loom and photos are on the Workshop page.


                    May meeting


We had a very interesting talk and slide show

From speaker Sue Jackson who presented

‘Spitalfields Silks and the Age of Elegance’

at our May meeting.  

She showed the work of the Huguenots in

 their weaving and how very ornate dresses were  were

constructed at the time.


More pics on the gallery page

Sam, one of our members, gave a mini workshop at the May meeting on using a drum carder.  

Pics are on the workshop page

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