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Spare time? Locked down with an urge to be more creative and upskill?

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Special Supplement

Your ultimate guide to the Festival:
  • Full events program
  • Expert articles
  • Conference speakers
  • Workshop details
  • Plus more !
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Goldwork Highlights Report

A centrepiece exhibition of over 90 goldwork embroideries plus a packed program of eighteen other events over two months.

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Courses

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Essential Embroidery Techniques: Stitches and Techniques
An introduction to stitches, a wide variety of techniques and their historical context. No experience needed.

Extensions
This course is designed to provide an experience to practice and study an aspect of a style of embroidery within a technique of your choice to extend knowledge and skills of historical and contemporary embroidery.


Contemporary Art in Stitch Course 2023-24
Next scheduled for 2023, this course is taken over two years. Modules offered engage students with contemporary art practices, resulting in stitched works that qualify as contemporary art objects.


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Creatives Course
Popular course that builds embroidery technique alongside an individual sense of colour and design. More...

Silk Ribbon Embroidery
For anyone who would love the confidence to work with delicate silk ribbons. More...

Creative Canvas Embroidery
A creative journey - explore stitches & techniques, use mixed media, study contemporary artists & styles. More...

Accreditation (members only) 

A combination of 2022 Summer School at the Guild and correspondence during COVID19


Practical Teaching Skills
Learn the art of teaching. More...

Judge's Accreditation
Develop skills as a professional judge of the needle arts. More...