York & District Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers
(Reg. Charity No. 519097)


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The Guild meets at the Farming Museum, Murton, York
(see map). Meetings start at 10.00am, formal meeting at 10.30 alternate months with time for skill share before speakers unless otherwise stated. Meetings finish about 3pm. Guest speakers at 1.30pm unless stated otherwise. Informal workshop sessions take place in the library in the Museum from 10am to 4pm. All events take place at Murton unless otherwise stated.
Some meetings are held in Dunnington Reading Rooms (see map)

Please note that those meetings marked with a * contain workshops for members only.

August 19 Skill Share. *Plant dyeing workshop, Mary Carbert
September 16 Skill Share. World Wide Spin in Public Day, Sewerby Park, Bridlington
October 21 Valerie Wartelle, Fibre Artist
November 18 Skill share. *Peg loom workshop, Beryl Thompson
December 2 Christmas Meeting. Dunnington Reading Rooms.
January 20 Alpaca - fibre of the Gods, Teesdale Alpacas.
February 17 Skill share. *Crochet from a pattern workshop
March 17 AGM.

The Guild is attending the following events:
August 7 Tockwith Show,Tockwith
August 16 Danby Show, Danby
September 2-3 Dunnington Fayre, Dunnington
Septmber 16 Worldwide Spin in Public Day, Sewerby Park, Bridlington
October 21-22 Countryside Live, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate
November 23 Knitting and Stitching Show, Harrogate

Farm tapestry

A community tapestry woven by members and friends for the 1996 Guild Exhibition

Map of Murton

Easy access from the A64/A1237. Follow signs to Hull and Bridlington. At the A166/A1079 junction, take the A166 Bridlington road. Take the 1st left to Murton and the 3rd turn on the left, prominently marked 'Murton Park'. Look out for the brown 'Yorkshire Museum of Farming' signs.

Map of Dunnington

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