Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Regional Day Bookings Required

A message to all members - if you are interested in attending the Regional Day on Saturday 23rd June in Shrewsbury, we now need to let the Shrewsbury branch know how many tickets we require.

Therefore, if you are interested in going to the day, please either contact Janet Molloy directly if you know her email address, or email birminghamembroiderersguild@gmail.com, stating how many tickets you want, and whether you want lunch. Tickets cost £10 and lunch costs £8, and requests for tickets need to be in by the 4th of May - this Friday!

Text from the invitation is below:

West Midlands Regional Day

Saturday 23rd June 2012

Shrewsbury Branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild – assisted by Oswestry and District Branch - is hosting this year’s West Midlands Regional Day and we would like to invite you to join us at what we hope will be an exciting and entertaining event.
The event is to be held at
Priory School Business and Enterprise College, Longden Road, Shrewsbury SY3 9EE
(maps will be sent out with tickets)
The cost of the ticket is £10.00
Lunch will be available for £8 and will be provided by Shire Services.

Programme for the day

10.00 am Doors open – Goody Bags distributed – shopping starts!
11.00 am Business meeting
12.00 pm Lunch – and shopping ….
2.00 pm Madeira Lecture entitled ‘This Lustr’ed Cloth: Metal in Textile Art’ will be given by Alysn Midgelow-Marsden. This will be followed by the raffle and prizes for our competition entitled ‘Our Shared Industrial Heritage’ (see details below)
Tea, coffee – and cake! – will be served at the end.
4.30 pm  Close

The venue has easy access for disabled people as well as a loop system.
The following attractions will also be on offer
• Raffle
• Tombola
• Young Embroiderers Display
• Exhibition of members work
• Exhibition of Priory School’s Year 7 pupils’ embroidery pieces

There will, of course, be all the usual shopping opportunities available throughout the day.
Stalls will include the EG Bookshop, Batik and Beads, Fairtrade Fabrics, Mulberry Silks, The Beetroot Tree, 21st Century Yarns, Monkey Buttons, Castle Quilters, Janice Williams (Goldwork) and a 2nd hand bookstall.
Entry Forms for the Adult and Young Embroiderers’ competition are enclosed. The theme for this year is ‘Our Shared Industrial Heritage’.
We ask that all participants in the competition complete an Intent to Exhibit Form (for return by May 31st 2012) and Part One of the Entry Form which should be handed in with the exhibit on the day.
Please photocopy any extra forms that are required.

We look forward to welcoming you to our event.

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