Events 2018

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January 20th Skills sharing and guild equipment demos. AGM St Oswald’s Institute,

Durham City

February 17th About the National Association and National Exhibition preparation
March 17th OPEN DAY: Spinning

(Shared Lunch)

April 21st Calligraphy with Sue Hufton


May 19th Joint meeting with Tynedale Guild Spinners Gathering , Stocksfield
June 9th The Great Wheel with Penelope Hemmingway

(Demonstration & Talk)




St Oswald’s Institute,

 Durham City

July 21st *Natural Dyeing with Cia Bosanquet


August 18th The Summer Garden Party
September 15th OPEN DAY: Weaving
October 20th *Clasped-weft Weaving with Jan Beadle


November 17th Holiday Travels with Guild members
December 15th Christmas Party – Forgotten Treasures

*These workshops can often have limited places and need booking well in advance. A £10, non-returnable deposit is required to secure a place. Please contact the secretary. Workshops are open to non-members for an additional fee.

OutReach Events:

Shipley Weavers

A few members meet in the workroom at the Shipley Art Gallery Gateshead on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month at 10am – 1pm. If you are interested please drop in for a chat and a coffee (free).

Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

Members of the Guild meet regularly to demonstrate various methods of spinning and weaving at the World Heritage Site Visitor Centre (Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB). We meet on the 4th Saturday every second month – Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, Nov.

Saltholme’s Nature Reserve Woolly Weekend

Durham Guild hold demonstrations and hands-on activities each year at Salthome. This year it 7 & 8th July 2018
Read more at here

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