Events

Upcoming events

    • 23 Nov 2017
    • 26 Nov 2017
    • Harrogate

    The Braid Society will have a stand at the Knitting and Stitching Show in Harrogate.  We welcome members to help demonstrate or even just visit the stand.

     See the Braid Society's 2017 travelling exhibition on the theme of Mediterranean Menu

     

    • 10 Dec 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Memorial Hall, Oxford St, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DQ
    Register

    Come and Try Day at Aldbourne. 

    Held in The Memorial Hall, Oxford St, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DQ

    £5 to include tea, coffee, soft drinks and home made cakes

     For more information, contact aldbournebraids 'at' btinternet.com

    • 11 Feb 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Memorial Hall, Oxford St, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DQ
    Register

    Come and Try Day at Aldbourne. 

    Held in The Memorial Hall, Oxford St, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DQ

    £5 to include tea, coffee, soft drinks and home made cakes

     For more information, contact aldbournebraids 'at' btinternet.com

    • 17 Mar 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Minerva Arts Centre, High St, Llanidloes, SY18 6BY
    This Braid Society will be at a World Textile Day being held in Llanidloes.  For more information see http://www.worldtextileday.co.uk

    The event is open to everyone.  Come along and try new braiding techniques or bring along your favourite braids and spend the day with like minded people.    

    Contact: Julie Hedges

    chair 'at' braidsociety.com 

    • 25 Mar 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Westhope College, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9JL

    Come to learn or improve your braids, cords, tassels, knots, etc. 

    £3 for Society Members and £5 non-members. 

     

    To book a place or more information please go to http://www.westhope.org.uk

    or phone 01584 861293

    • 15 Apr 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Memorial Hall, Oxford St, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DQ
    Register

    Come and Try Day at Aldbourne. 

    Held in The Memorial Hall, Oxford St, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DQ

    £5 to include tea, coffee, soft drinks and home made cakes

     For more information, contact aldbournebraids 'at' btinternet.com

    • 15 Apr 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Armitage Centre, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6HE

    The Braid Society will have a stand at the Antique Textile Show, Manchester.  We welcome members to help demonstrate or just visit the stand.

    This will be the first opportunity to see some of the 2018 travelling exhibition 'Shades of White and Natural'

    Show website for general details: www.textilesociety.org.uk

     

    • 10 Jun 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Memorial Hall, Oxford St, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DQ
    Register

    Come and Try Day at Aldbourne. 

    Held in The Memorial Hall, Oxford St, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DQ

    £5 to include tea, coffee, soft drinks and home made cakes

     For more information, contact aldbournebraids 'at' btinternet.com

    • 22 Jun 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • 23 Jun 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Auction Mart, Cockermouth, Cumbria

    The Braid Society will be demonstrating at Woolfest.  If you would like to help with demonstrations, please contact Debbie on drdebbie at yahoo.co.uk.  

     The show is open 10.00-6.00 on Friday and 10.00-5.00 on Saturday

    Woolfest was founded to provide a showcase and a celebration of the best of wool and wool crafts. The event is all about creativity and design with beautiful quality, amazing colours and skilled craftsmanship.  There are suppliers with all kinds of wool, fibres, textiles, fleeces and other textile related items.   For more information, please visit woolfest.co.uk

    • 19 Aug 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Memorial Hall, Oxford St, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DQ
    Register

    Come and Try Day at Aldbourne. 

    Held in The Memorial Hall, Oxford St, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DQ

    £5 to include tea, coffee, soft drinks and home made cakes

     For more information, contact aldbournebraids 'at' btinternet.com

    • 29 Sep 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, WA6 7QN
    Register
    This Braid Society CaT event will run alongside a World Textile Day being held on the same day at the centre.  For more information see http://www.worldtextileday.co.uk

    The CaT event is open to everyone.  Come along and try new braiding techniques or bring along your favourite braids and spend the day with like minded people.

    £5 (£8 non-members) for the day to include tea, coffee and biscuits/cakes.  Bring a packed lunch.

     

    Contact: Averil Otiv

    catfrodsham 'at' braidsociety.com 

    • 09 Oct 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • 16 Nov 2018
    • 4:30 PM
    • Gallery 3, Shrewsbury

    Open Monday to Friday 10-4.30 pm plus 3 Saturdays

    Saturday 13 October

    Saturday 27 October

    Saturday 10 November

    Workshops on Sat 13 Oct, Fri 26 Oct, Sat 10 Nov

    Further information can be obtained from Julie Hedges: chair 'at' braidsociety.com

       

     

    • 11 Oct 2018
    • 14 Oct 2018
    • Alexandra Palace, London

    The Braid Society will have a stand at the Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace.  We welcome members to help demonstrate or even just visit the stand

     

    See the Braid Society's 2018 travelling exhibition on the theme of Shades of White and Natural.

     

    • 14 Oct 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Memorial Hall, Oxford St, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DQ
    Register

    Come and Try Day at Aldbourne. 

    Held in The Memorial Hall, Oxford St, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DQ

    £5 to include tea, coffee, soft drinks and home made cakes

     For more information, contact aldbournebraids 'at' btinternet.com

    • 27 Oct 2018
    • 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Gallery 3, Shrewsbury

    Doors for the Braid Society AGM will be open from 10.30am.

    Attractions include:

    - a Sales table (you can bring items for sale)

    - a see and share table (do bring interesting items along)

    - the Travelling Exhibition (member exhibits from around the world on the theme Mediterranean Menu)

    - a competition - theme to be announced.

    The AGM will begin at 11.30am

    The day will end at about 4pm.

    Attendees will be able to collect their copy of Strands 2018.  Other copies will be mailed out following the AGM.

    Further information can be obtained from Kay Hawkins: treasurer 'at' braidsociety.com

       

     

    • 09 Dec 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Memorial Hall, Oxford St, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DQ
    Register

    Come and Try Day at Aldbourne. 

    Held in The Memorial Hall, Oxford St, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2DQ

    £5 to include tea, coffee, soft drinks and home made cakes

     For more information, contact aldbournebraids 'at' btinternet.com

    • 07 Jun 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • 09 Jun 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Westhope College, Craven Arms, SY7 9JL

    Friday evening:

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    Saturday evening:

    Sunday:

    Westhope is always a relaxing and friendly place to stay, so come and either join in the workshops or, if you prefer, bring your own braiding to work on.

    There is an option for participants to stay over the Sunday night and depart after breakfast on Monday 10th.

    If you are interested in further information (including costs and accommodation) or would like to make a booking, please contact Julie Hedges (juliehedges49 'at' gmail.com)
     

    • 13 Oct 2019
    • 19 Oct 2019
    • Iga City, Japan

    Braids 2019 will be held in Japan in 2019.   Further information will be available in 2018.

Past events

14 Nov 2017 Ply-split Braiding workshop
08 Nov 2017 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
07 Nov 2017 Devon Come and Try Day
28 Oct 2017 Braid Society AGM 2017
28 Oct 2017 The Big Textile Show
11 Oct 2017 Kntting and Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace
08 Oct 2017 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
23 Sep 2017 World Textile Day with Frodsham Come and Try
21 Sep 2017 Stitch, Sew and Hobbycrafts Show
05 Sep 2017 Devon Come and Try Day
13 Aug 2017 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
25 Jul 2017 Devon Come and Try Day
23 Jun 2017 Woolfest
11 Jun 2017 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
03 Jun 2017 London Come and Try Day
26 May 2017 Morwellham Quay Traditional Craft Fair
23 May 2017 Devon Come and Try Day
03 May 2017 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
02 May 2017 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
09 Apr 2017 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
28 Mar 2017 Devon Come and Try Day
16 Feb 2017 Craft4Crafters Show, Exeter
12 Feb 2017 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
07 Feb 2017 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
24 Jan 2017 Devon Come and Try Day
04 Dec 2016 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
26 Nov 2016 London Come and Try Day
24 Nov 2016 Kntting and Stitching Show, Harrogate
22 Nov 2016 Devon Come and Try Day
09 Nov 2016 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
22 Oct 2016 Braid Society AGM 2016
05 Oct 2016 Kntting and Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace
02 Oct 2016 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
24 Sep 2016 Yarndale
22 Sep 2016 Stitch, Sew and Hobbycrafts Show, Exeter
20 Sep 2016 Ply-split Braiding workshop
06 Sep 2016 Devon Come and Try Day
07 Aug 2016 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
26 Jul 2016 Devon Come and Try Day
24 Jul 2016 Braids 2016
05 Jun 2016 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
04 Jun 2016 London Come and Try Day
31 May 2016 Devon Come and Try Day
14 May 2016 Frodsham Come and Try Day
03 May 2016 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
28 Apr 2016 Knitting and Stitching Show, Edinburgh
10 Apr 2016 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
22 Mar 2016 Devon Come and Try Day
08 Mar 2016 The Knutsford Heritage Centre - Winter Landscape and Light
06 Mar 2016 Morwellham Quay Traditional Craft Fair
06 Mar 2016 Antique Textile Show, Manchester
05 Mar 2016 Glasgow Come and Try Day
21 Feb 2016 Away with Braids and Bands
14 Feb 2016 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
09 Feb 2016 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
04 Feb 2016 Craft4Crafters Show, Exeter
26 Jan 2016 Devon Come and Try Day
06 Dec 2015 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
05 Dec 2015 London Come and Try Day
01 Dec 2015 Devon Come and Try Day
26 Nov 2015 Kntting and Stitching Show, Harrogate
23 Nov 2015 Developments in 3D ply-splitting workshop
11 Nov 2015 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
31 Oct 2015 Braid Society AGM 2015
27 Oct 2015 Devon Come and Try Day
25 Oct 2015 Westhope Try Braiding Day
18 Oct 2015 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
10 Oct 2015 Frodsham Come and Try Day
07 Oct 2015 Kntting and Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace
26 Sep 2015 The Big Textile Show
26 Sep 2015 Yarndale
22 Sep 2015 Chinese Braid Embroidery Workshop
01 Sep 2015 Devon Come and Try Day
09 Aug 2015 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
28 Jul 2015 Devon Come and Try Day
26 Jun 2015 Woolfest, Cockermouth
14 Jun 2015 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
12 Jun 2015 Westhope Weekend
02 Jun 2015 Devon Come and Try Day
24 May 2015 Westhope 'Try It Day'
16 May 2015 Come and Try Day, Liverpool
09 May 2015 Sussex Come and Try Day
05 May 2015 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
25 Apr 2015 London Come and Try Day
21 Apr 2015 Devon Come and Try Day
12 Apr 2015 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
11 Apr 2015 Netherlands Come and Try Day
11 Apr 2015 Frodsham Come and Try Day
30 Mar 2015 S Leics Braiding Playday
25 Mar 2015 Basketmakers Association Exhibition
22 Mar 2015 Away with Braids and Bands
21 Mar 2015 CANCELLED - Glasgow Come and Try Day
15 Mar 2015 Morwellham Quay Traditional Craft Fair
03 Mar 2015 The Knutsford Heritage Centre - Spring has Sprung
01 Mar 2015 Antique Textile Show, Manchester
23 Feb 2015 S Leics Braiding Playday
03 Feb 2015 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
03 Feb 2015 Devon Come and Try Day
29 Jan 2015 Craft 4 Crafters, Exeter
26 Jan 2015 S Leics Braiding Playday
25 Jan 2015 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
15 Jan 2015 Kumihimo Sharing Day, Adelaide, Australia
14 Dec 2014 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
01 Dec 2014 Braiding Gathering
22 Nov 2014 London Come and Try Day
20 Nov 2014 Kntting and Stitching Show, Harrogate
05 Nov 2014 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
04 Nov 2014 Devon Come and Try Day
17 Oct 2014 20th Anniversary AGM Weekend
13 Oct 2014 Braid Society Biennial Exhbition, Reading
12 Oct 2014 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
08 Oct 2014 Kntting and Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace
27 Sep 2014 Big Textile Show, Leicester
27 Sep 2014 Yarndale
25 Sep 2014 Stitch, Sew and Hobbycrafts Show, Exeter
13 Sep 2014 Come and Try Day, Liverpool
06 Sep 2014 Texere Stand at British Wool Weekend
02 Sep 2014 Devon Come and Try Day
10 Aug 2014 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
29 Jul 2014 Devon Come and Try Day
27 Jun 2014 Woolfest, Cockermouth
08 Jun 2014 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
27 May 2014 Devon Come and Try Day
06 May 2014 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
26 Apr 2014 London Come and Try Day
13 Apr 2014 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
12 Apr 2014 Frodsham Come and Try Day
30 Mar 2014 Morwellham Quay Traditional Craft Fair
29 Mar 2014 Glasgow Come and Try Day
25 Mar 2014 Devon Come and Try Day
16 Mar 2014 Away with Braids and Bands
15 Mar 2014 Braids and Bands Susan Foulkes Workshop
09 Mar 2014 Westhope 'Try It Day'
02 Mar 2014 Antique Textile Show, Manchester
01 Mar 2014 Texere Come and Try Day
25 Feb 2014 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
09 Feb 2014 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
30 Jan 2014 Craft 4 Crafters, Exeter
07 Jan 2014 Devon Come and Try Day
15 Dec 2013 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
08 Dec 2013 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
21 Nov 2013 Kntting and Stitching Show, Harrogat
13 Nov 2013 Sacrewell Come and Try Day
09 Nov 2013 London Come and Try Day
05 Nov 2013 Devon Braid Day
02 Nov 2013 Frodsham Come and Try Day
27 Oct 2013 Westhope Come and Try Day
27 Oct 2013 Come and Try Day, Westhope College
26 Oct 2013 Annual General Meeting
13 Oct 2013 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
14 Sep 2013 Sussex Come and Try Day
03 Sep 2013 Devon Come and Try Day
18 Aug 2013 Aldbourne Come and Try Day
02 Mar 2013 Texere Come and Try Day
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