Guild meetings are held at America Hall, de la Rue Way, Pinhoe, Exeter, EX4 8PX and, unless specified otherwise, take placed in the Sunnylands Room.
Talks: start at 1.30 pm
Workshop times: 10.00 am to 4.00 pm (Bring your own lunch, drinks provided)
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Programme can be subject to changes; please check the website for up-to-date information, or read the email round-up!
SATURDAY 22 JANUARY Social Day - to help recover from the chaos of Christmas
SATURDAY 12 FEBRUARY Skills Day - Spinning and Dyeing Chairs Challenge - to make bunting for use at shows etc
SATURDAY 12 MARCH Talk: Chris and Emma Stacey of Swallerton Gate Farm, Houndtor, Devon Rare breed sheep farmers - to speak about the farm and their sheep. They run farm open-days on August Bank Holiday weekend.
SATURDAY 9 APRIL Topic: Blending using a carder or blending board. Demonstration at 11am, equipment available to use all day. Please bring along any fibres you might want to turn into your own Batt.
SUNDAY 24 APRIL WONDERWOOL - Jae has kindly offered to organise this again for us this year.
SATURDAY 14 MAY TO BE CONFIRMED
SATURDAY 11 JUNE Social Day Informal demonstrations
SATURDAY 9 JULY Meeting and Fleece / Fibre sales day Once again we shall be welcoming our local farmers selling quality fleeces including Jacob, Teeswater, Exmoor Horn, Merino, Portland, Poll Dorset and Alpaca. Plus lots of hand dyed and blended tops from sheep, cashmere, angora, mohair and alpaca. Guests and visitors are very welcome food (and cake) will be available
SATURDAY 10 SEPTEMBER Talk by Yuli Somme from Bellacouche PLUS a 1hr workshop
SATURDAY 8 OCTOBER TO BE CONFIRMED
SATURDAY 12 NOVEMBER AGM – the AGM starts at 11.00 am Members: this is your opportunity to have an input to decisions which may affect you and the Guild; please attend if at all possible! Members' Sales Day Visitors are invited to arrive after 12.00 noon.
SATURDAY 10 DECEMBER Festive Social Day with a shared lunch and mini-workshop(s).