NOTES and MEMOS
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EVENTS & NEWS
We had an amazing day at the workshops preceding the AGM at Waterperry last Saturday.
Lots to learn and practise with two wonderful teachers!
Thank you, Mandy (workshop in top picture) and Isabella (workshop in lower picture)!
There will be more about the day in our next Journal.
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What is YOUR local branch doing? Let us advertise it here...
A Shibori workshop at Vitreus Art, Potterspury, Northants NN12 7QX.
The workshop on 13th August from 10.30–4; cost £80; including refreshments. Learn 3 different shibori samples by folding, pleating, twisting and tying silk.
Please contact Eleanor for details
firstname.lastname@example.org or book through email@example.com / 07896 515431.
Guild member, Jayne Huskisson, is having a solo exhibition at Plas Newydd National Trust, Llanfairpwll, Isle of Anglesey from Friday 29th July to Thursday 29th September (open 7 days a week, 11-4.30pm). A few examples of Jayne's work are in our Gallery 2...
For more details about the house and gardens: www.nationaltrust.org.uk
will be "in residence" and painting on 2, 10, 16 and 25 August and 1, 8, 15 and 22 September from 12.30-4.00pm and would love to see you.
Other Events of interest:
Handmade in Britain is celebrating their tenth anniversary show this year! The Handmade in Britain shows have been an annual celebration of the very best of British contemporary crafts.
The tenth anniversary show of Handmade in Britain will take place from Fri 11 Nov to Sun 13 Nov.
For more details:
Chelsea Old Town Hall, London
Macclesfield Museums are holding two events this year: History Wardrobe presents Fairytale Fashion, Sat 26 November 2016. For more information and tickets go to www.silkmacclesfield.org.uk
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Membership of the Guild will provide you, amongst other benefits, with a network of fellow painters of all levels, abilities and locations to share and exchange ideas and information through the Journal and the website.
Artists often work alone and miss the stimulation that can be gained from creative interchange. The Guild will encourage you, through your local branch, to meet regularly with other painters for demonstrations, workshops and lectures.
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