Embroiderers & Textile Artists

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  • 6 Apr 2023
Embroiderers & Textile Artists

Pershore Embroiderers and Textile Artists are a local group of like-minded people who meet on a monthly basis at Defford cum Besford Village Hall. We come together to share our love and enjoyment of textiles and embroidery. We regularly invite local textile artists to give talks about their own work and regularly run textile and embroidery based workshops. We meet on the 3rd Tuesday in the month from 10am - 12pm at Defford cum Besford Village Hall, Harpley Road, Defford, Worcs. WR8 9BL

Our membership fees are as follows:

Membership Fee: £12 per annum (renewable in April 2023). £6 charged from October 2022 Members Entrance Fee: £1 per meeting Visitors Entrance Fee: £3 per meeting

Here is our programme of events for the rest of 2022 and into 2023:(All dates could be subject to change.)

18th October 2022 ‘A Journey in Stitch’ - A talk by textile artist Theresa Clarke

15th November 2022 ‘Sadie’s Surprise’- (usually a small hand stitched project)

6th December 2022 Christmas Party - more details to follow

17th January 2023 Sit and Sew

21st February 2023 - ‘3D Hexies‘- A workshop led by Janet Arnold

21st March 2023 AGM and Workshop

18th April 2023 ‘Making my Mark’ - A talk by Malvern based artist Lesley Brankin

16th May 2023 ‘My Life in Textiles’ - A talk by textile artist Louise Parker

20th June 2023 ‘Try Something Different’ - A series of mini workshops

18th July 2023 Talk by local textile artist and illustrator Michelle Flint

Come and join us, we are a very friendly and welcoming group. You can join as a member or just for the occasional visit, whatever suits you the best.

If you are interested please contact our Chairperson, Anne Newbon at: anne.newbon@btinternet.com or pop along to Defford cum Besford Village Hall on any of the above dates, you will be made very welcome.