Bedford Embroiderers’ Guild Branch Programme

2018 Programme

Evening Meetings at St Mark’s Church Hall, Calder Rise, Bedford MK41 7UY at 7.30pm. All welcome!

January 18  Talk, ‘My journey from student to teacher’ with Maggie Wilkinson

February 15  Talk, ‘Embroidery: My Story so far’ with Hanny Newton (

March 15  PROGRAMME CHANGE: Talk, ‘Moving On’ with Janet Cook (

April 19  Talk, ‘My Shetland Experience – Made in Shetland’ with Connie Flynn (

May 17  Talk, ‘Beautiful Batik’ with Jennifer Hughes

June 21  Talk, ‘Batik – tissue, bleach and ink – my inspiration’ with Jenny O’Leary (

July 19  Talk, ‘What the well-dressed Georgian woman wore’ with Alison Eskriett

August 16  Talk, ‘Tribal textile crafts and costumes of the hill tribes of SE Asia’ with Beryl Lee, samples for sale

September 20  Branch AGM and talk, ‘Korean traditional needlework’ with Magenta Kang, samples for sale (

October 18  Members’ Challenge competition voting (theme: ‘Birds’) and sociable stitching

November 15  Talk subject TBA

December 20  Christmas Festivities, refreshments and sociable stitching


Saturday Workshops at Putnoe Heights Church Hall, Putnoe Heights, Bedford MK41 8EB at 10.30 – 4pm.

February 17   with Hanny Newton

June 23  with Jenny Sandler

September 22  with Magenta Kang