Worcestershire Arts Partnership Blog

Monday, 14 January 2013


Please find attached the programme of meetings, talks and workshops to take place during 2013.

I would appreciate it if you would publicise this as appropriate.

 I draw you attention in particular to The West Midlands Regional Day of the Embroiderers Guild which Worcester is hosting at Worcester Warriors, Sixway Stadium on June 22nd.

We welcome visitors and new members to our meetings.


5th February   Talk             ‘Venture Update’                            Venture Group

5th March       Talk              ‘From Farming to Felt’                         Jill Denton
6th March        Workshop    ‘Felt & Mixed Media Jewellery’                Jill Denton
7th March        Workshop     ‘Nuno Felt Scarf’                                Jill Denton

2nd April        Talk              ‘Creative Surfaces’                              Lynda Monk
                    Bring & Buy             and                          Meadows Trophy Theme
3rd April         Workshop    ‘Creative Surfaces’                               Lynda Monk

7th May                   Talk              ‘Batik - The People Behind the Cloth’              Diane Gaffney
8th May                   Workshop    Folded Secrets, Chinese Thread Booklets’  Ruth Smith
9th May                   Workshop    ‘Make a Folded Secrets Book Cover’                  Ruth Smith

4th June         Talk              ‘This is How I Do It’                        Yvonne Brown
5th June         Workshop    ‘Medieval Magic’                              Yvonne Brown

22nd June    WEST MIDLANDS REGIONAL DAY at Worcester Warriors,
                        Sixway Stadium,  WR3 8ZE.
                        Speakers: am - Althea MacKenzie -‘Every Object Tells a Story’
                                           pm - Alice Kettle – ‘Stories of Stitch’
2nd July                   Workshop    -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -               Committee Members
3rd July                   Workshop    ‘Thrift and Alchemy’                    Stephanie Redfern

3rd Sept.        Workshop     ‘The Good, the Bad & the Ugly’             Gina Ferrari
4th Sept.        Workshop    ‘Tassels, Cords & Beads’                      Gina Ferrari

1st Oct.                   A.G.M.          Lunch from 1pm                     Speaker from Branch
2nd Oct.         Workshop    ‘Inspiring Images’                             Annette Emms

5th Nov.        Talk              ‘The Obsession Continues’                  Maryke Phillips
                   Bring & Buy
6th Nov.        Workshop    ‘Hand Stitching, Bag or Book’                       Maryke Phillips

3rd Dec.         ‘Share & Tell’  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -                                      Members

Talks and meetings are  held at Perdiswell, Young People’s Leisure Club, WR3 7SN at 1.30 for 2pm.  Visitors are welcome.
Workshops are also held at Perdiswell, from 10am -3.45 pm.

For further information please contact Jacky Shail, Telephone:01684 562669

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