Balmoral Centre, Salisbury Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 7AU.
Saturday meetings are held in the the Main Hall at the Balmoral Centre, which is Upstairs. Entrance to the Hall is via the door on the righthandside, as you face the building in the car park. Please don’t worry if stairs are a problem, there is a Lift in the building. Ring the intercom by the above entrance, Lift access is via the door at the back of the building, someone will come down to assist. Wednesday meetings are held in the Boardroom which is on the ground floor, entrance at back of building.
The venue is not far from the A13 London Road, bus routes, train stations and has its own car park to the front of the building.
The annual Membership fee is £68.00 – there are no other expenses to pay, and this fee entitles attendance at 12 Saturday meetings and 11 Wednesday meetings.
Visitor fees are £6 per Saturday and £3 per Wednesday. Upon production of a valid Membership Card, existing Guild Members may attend as a Visitor at the discounted rate of £3.00.
We have a Branch policy of three visitor meetings before we respectfully ask that you join the Branch.
These are held on the second Saturday, 1.45pm – 4.30pm in Main Hall.
Sept 8th Branch AGM and Branch Competition
Oct 13th SHOW and TELL : Members Bring & Share Work
Nov 10th Change Branch Workshop – Reverse Applique
Dec 8th Christmas Celebration (bring your sewing kit)
Jan 12th SUZANNE BARR : Discovering Old Buttons – Part 2
Feb 9th LYNN LYNNE : Beachcombing Branch Workshop
Mar 9th JO BUND : Celebrate with Stitch and Collage Branch Workshop
Apr 13th JANETTE BRIGHT : Textile & Tokens of the Foundling Hospital
May 11th FLEUR OAKES : Contemporary Stumpwork
June 8th TO BE ADVISED
July 13th JO MABBUTT : Gilding the Lace
Aug 10th SHARE A SKILL : Colour
Sept 14th Branch AGM & Competition Transferring/Transforming
Meetings are held on the last Wednesday. 10.30am – 12.30pm in the Boardroom. Bring along your stitching to share and socialise with others.
Dec No Meeting
Practical afternoon Workshop Meetings, please bring your usual sewing equipment, ie needles, pins, scissors, thread, notebook. Any specialist requirements for each session will be notified via Branch Notices.
For a downloadable copy of our Programme, please click EG18-19Programme