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The London Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers
Tapestry Weaving Special Interest Group The Tapestry Special Interest Group meets four times a year: March, June, September and December, at 11:00 on the Saturday mornings preceding the afternoon Guild meetings at St. Stephens House. The purpose of the group is to...read more
Dyeing Special Interest Group The Dyeing Special Interest Group includes spinners, gardeners interested in growing dye plants and sharing seeds, others who are interested in learning more about record keeping, experimenters and chemists, and a allotmenters already...read more
Spinning Special Interest Group The Spinning Special Interest Group meets four times each year; February, May, August and November, at 11:00 on the Saturday mornings preceding the afternoon Guild meetings. These session discuss the techniques of spinning and dyeing...read more
Weaving Special Interest Group The Weaving Special Interest Group meets four times a year: February, May, August and November, at 11:00 on the Saturday mornings preceding the afternoon Guild meetings. At each session we discuss the technique which was chosen at the...read more
London Guild is running a 49-seater coach to the 2017 Wonderwool show at Builth Wells, Wales for an inclusive price of £39 per person – this includes the cost of entry to the show.
The trip will be on Sunday 23 April 2017, departing from Earl’s Court at 8.30am and back in London by 8.30pm (traffic permitting).
The trip is not restricted to Guild members, so anyone who’s interested can come.read more
Guild Programme 2017
January 14th 2017, 2:30pm
Imperial Purple to Denim Blue: The Colourful History of Textiles – Dr Susan Kay-Williams
February 11th 2017, 2:30pm
Carried Away: Handwoven Wraps for Carrying Babies and Children – Kathleen Groves
March 11th 2017, 2:30pm
AGM plus Travellers’ Tales
April 8th 2017, 2:30pm
History of Knitting, 1800 – 1945 – Joyce Meader
May 13th 2017, 2:30pm
Tapestry: A Tale of Wellbeing in Texture and Colour – Louise Oppenheimer
This is an opportunity for Guild Members to spin together in central London in the evening. Join us in the foyer of the Royal Festival Hall on the same level as the long bar, in the area to the left of the ballroom if you are standing with the Thames behind you. Bring...read more
This is a day time spinning group which used to meet up at the Wetlands Centre in Barnes and now meets at the Barnes Green Social Centre. Dates in 2017 11th and 25th January 8th and 22nd February 8th and 22 March 12th and 26th April 10th and 24th May 14th and 28th...read more
Theme: The River Thames and London Thursday 23 to Thursday 30 November 2017 at Southwark Cathedral The inspiration for this year’s exhibition draw on the River Thames, the Cathedral building, and its surroundings on the Thames riverside pathway. The exhibition title...read more
Join The Guild
Have you thought of joining our Guild?
- Are you are interested in all manner of textiles, from spinning raw yarn to creative weaving, dyeing or tapestry weaving?
- Do you enjoy learning more about textiles from professional makers and visiting textile organisations?
- Are you interested in textile collections and history?
- Would you like to learn and try out crafts at practical workshops?
- Do you want to meet and share experience and knowledge with other people?
The London Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers involve activities in all of these areas.