Our Meetings

Due to current Covid 19 restrictions our meetings at the museum are currently suspended. However, despite this, we have more going on than ever for our members and by embracing technology have managed to provide a variety of ways of keeping up the education, inspiration and social aspects of our Guild.

We are holding monthly Zoom meetings on the 3rd Saturday of every month at 14.00 and every Wednesday evening at 19.00, please see schedule below. These include Guild updates, show and tell and talks from members and external speakers.

New members are very welcome to join us, to obtain a meeting link please e-mail chair.yorkwsd@gmail.com and explain that you would like to join a meeting as a visitor.

The specialist weaving group are also holding extra Zoom meetings as detailed below and the specialist dyeing group are in touch via e-mail.

All Zoom meetings are being recorded and will be made available in our Members Area of the website to watch later should they be not be able to attend on the given date.

2021 Meeting dates on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 14.00 and weekly Wednesday evening meetings are at 19.00 as follows:

Wednesday 28th July – Suint Cleaning: Your Experiences.

Wednesday 4th August – Other vegetable fibres – Helen Butt.

Wednesday 11th August – Flax – Cath Snape.

Wednesday 18th August – Weaving Possibilities.

Saturday 21st August – Skill Share Meeting (In person hopefully!!!).

Wednesday 25th August – Fibre prep for different staple lengths.

Wednesday 1st September – Fleece Washing & Prep – Linda Pilling.

Wednesday 8th September – Mordants (For dyeing).

Wednesday 15th September – Blended Colourwheel & Greyscale – Cath Snape.

Saturday 18th September – Skill Share Meeting: Sue Macniven – Achieving Consistency Workshop & Indigo Dyeing Workshop (pending approval).

Wednesday 22nd September – Indigo Dyeing follow-up.

Wednesaday 29th September – Sue Macniven Workshop follow-up.

Saturday 16th October – General Meeting & Speaker: Indian Sari’s – Cherry Hardy.

Saturday 20th November – Skill share.

Saturday 4th December – Chistmas Meeting (Please note different Venue).

PLEASE NOTE: The above schedule is subject to change at any time.

Weaving Group Zoom Meeting Dates:

The weaving special interest group Zoom meetings are held on the 1st Saturday of the month at 10.30 and then ten days later on the Tuesday evening at 19.00.

(Our regular meetings at the Yorkshire Museum of Farming are currently suspended).