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 The Carmelita Centre The purpose of the group is to explore, share and have fun with all things Tapestry related.read more
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 growing a range of dye plants.read more
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 including fibre preparation and processing fleece.read more
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 previous meeting, show any samples created using the technique, celebrate the successes and identify difficulties which the group could help us overcome.read more
Over the coming months the Harris Distillery will be exploring the history, tradition and techniques behind Harris Tweed, meeting many of the people who bring this wonderful cloth into the world. We're also inviting the young people from across the Outer Hebrides to...read more
A comprehensive and detailed history of Harris Tweed has been compiled by the local authority, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. The Western Isles archive service, Tasglann nan Eilean, has brought together over one hundred years of history relating to the industry, including...read more
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 2019 9th and 23th January 13th February 13th and 27th March 10th and 24th April 8th and 22th May 12th and 26th June 10th...read more
The British Tapestry Group (BTG) aims to promote the art of contemporary woven tapestry and to encourage more people to get involved in tapestry weaving. It also acts as a virtual and real network for its members, enabling them to share their art, their passion and...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.