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 £64.00 – there are no other expenses to pay, and this fee entitles attendance at 12 Saturday meetings and 11 Wednesday meetings.
Visitor fees are £5 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 £2.50.
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.
2017 Sept 9th Branch AGM and Branch Competition
Oct 14th GWEN SIMPSON : Connecting Threads
(bring sewing kit and fabrics to cut up)
Nov 11th KATRINA PARRIS : From Sketch to Stitch
Dec 9th Christmas Celebration (bring your sewing kit)
2018 Jan 13h KIRSTEN YEATES : Silk Painting Workshop
Feb 10th LIZ TRENOW : For the Love of Silk
Mar 10th LYNN LYNNE : Take One Scarf Branch Workshop
Apr 14th JAYNE and SANDY : Chalk and Cheese
May 12th JO BUND : Altered Books Threads of Thought Workshop
June 9th ANNE KELLY : Textile Nature – The Natural World
July 14th STRAWBERRY TEA : Social Afternoon
Aug 11th BRANCH WORKSHOP : Stitching Nature
Sept 8th Branch AGM and Branch Competition
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 EG17-18Prog-X.