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Local groups diary dates

 

Region 2 - Kent, Surrey and Sussex.

2017

July

7th Horsham Quilters. Talk by Alison Wood "Terrific Triangles; quilts, techniques for making easy and accurate HST's and flying geese units. Lower Beeding Village Hall, Lower Beeding, West Sussex H13 6NR 9.30 a.m. Visitors welcome. Contact 01403 256973 for availability and cost. 

10th Richmond and Kew Quilters. Charity quilt making night for Project Linus.  St Winifrede's Church Hall, Leyborne Park, Kew. 7.30 - 9.30 pm Visitors £2 Contact 0208 7550203

12th United Quilters. 14th Birthday meeting. Show and Tell by Meon Valley Quilters. United Reformed Church, South Street, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7QU 2.00 - 4.00 pm. Visitors welcome £4. Contact 01256 467400

13th Orpington Quilters. Bring and Buy sale.  Sewing items only.  Crofton Hall, Crofton Road, Orpington, Kent BR6 8PR 7.00 -10.00 p.m. Visitors welcome  Contact Carol 01689 853466

13th Old Town Quilters. Stitch and Natter.  Community Wise, Ocklynge Road, Old Town, Eastbourne BN21 1PY. 2- 4.30 p.m. Visitors welcome. Contact 01323 726377 for availability and cost.

18th Shirley Quilters. A talk and Demos with Lynda Monk " Creative Surfaces". Shirley Methodist Church, Eldon Avenue, Shirley, Croydon Surrey CRO 8SD 7.30 - 9.30p.m. Entries £4-00 ( to include refreshments ) Raffle Disabled parking Enquiries @ shirleyquilters.org.uk

24th Castle Quilters. Open sewing evening and getting to know your sewing machine. Weybourne Village Hall, Weybourne Road, Farnham, Surrey GU9 9EL . 7.15 - 9.30 p.m. Contact janashwood@aol.com

27th Old Town Quilters. Workshop with Sue Rhodes.  Contemporary Cushion. Thermofax screen printing, hand embroidery, free machining.  Community Wise, Ocklynge Road, Old Town, Eastbourne BN21 1PY. 10 a.m. - 4.30 p.m. Visitors welcome. Contact 01323 726377 for availability and cost.

August

4th Horsham Quilters. Workshop with Rosemary Brown.  How to make a Fabric Bag in an Hour.  Lower Beeding Village Hall, Lower Beeding, West Sussex H13 6NR.   9.30 a.m. Visitors welcome. Contact 01403 256973 for availability and cost. 

10th Old Town Quilters. Stitch and Natter. Community Wise, Ocklynge Road, Old Town, Eastbourne BN21 1PY. 2- 4.30 p.m. Visitors welcome. Contact 01323 726377 for availability and cost.

10th Orpington Quilters. Taster Evening.  Shadow project.  Crofton Hall, Crofton Road, Orpington, Kent BR6 8PR 7.00 -10.00 p.m. Visitors welcome  Contact Carol 01689 853466

24th Old Town Quilters. Charity Day. Community Wise, Ocklynge Road, Old Town, Eastbourne BN21 1PY. 10 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.. Visitors welcome. Contact 01323 726377 for availability and cost.

26th Fabric Fayre at The Old Barn Hall, Bookham, KT23 3PQ. 10a.m. - 4p.m.  A small entrance fee will be charged and proceeds will go to charity.  More details in the July newsletter.

September

9th Quilters of Sutton.  Display of quilts and other items from Quilters of Sutton, part of the 150th Anniversary celebrations of Holy Trinity Church.  Other crafts also on display. 10.30am to 3.30pm.  The Trinity Centre, Maldon Road, Wallington, Surrey. SM6 8BG

9th & 10th Bright Headland Quilters Show.  10.00am - 4.00pm.  Entry £2 including tea/coffee.  Holy Trinity Church Hall, Broadway, Sheerness, ME12 1AF.  Quilts, sales table and light refreshments.  Disabled access and parking.  Proceeds to charity.  Contact Marcia Packer.

11th Richmond and Kew Quilters.  A talk by Jennie Rayment - subject unknown.  St Winifrede's Church Hall, Leyborne Park, Kew. 7.30 - 9.30 pm Visitors welcome £2 Contact 0208 7550203

14th Old Town Quilters. Stitch and Natter. Community Wise, Ocklynge Road, Old Town, Eastbourne BN21 1PY. 2- 4.30 p.m. Visitors welcome. Contact 01323 726377 or info@oldtownquilters.org.uk.

14th Orpington Quilters. Batik Demonstration.  Taster evening.  Shadow project Crofton Hall, Crofton Road, Orpington, Kent BR6 8PR 7.00 -10.00 p.m. Visitors welcome  Contact Carol 01689 853466

28th Old Town Quilters. Workshop with Miriam Edwards.  Felted Penny Rugs and Decorative Mats. Community Wise, Ocklynge Road, Old Town, Eastbourne BN21 1PY. 12.30 - 4.30 p.m. Visitors welcome. Contact 01323 726377  or info@oldtownquilters.org.uk for availability and cost.

October

2nd 1066 Quilters.  Talk by Patricia Quested  'My life in Quilting'.  7pm. Cost for visitors is £5 and includes refreshments. The Emmanuel Centre, Harrier Lane, Battle, East Sussex TN33 0FL. You are welcome to come along. Please email Julie Beard julie.e.beard@gmail.com to let her know you will be attending  so we can make sure there is enough cake!

3rd Beckenham Quilters. Talk by Christine Chester of Studio 11.  Beckenham Methodist Church, Beckenham BR3 5JE.  Open evening, visitors welcome. 8pm.

5th Chichester Quilters.  Talk by Anne Hellyer "How did I get here?" Roussillon Park, Donegal Avenue, PO19 DF Visitors welcome. Contact Penny 01243 811544 or Joyce 01903 785305 for further details.

6th Horsham Quilters. Talk by Sara Cook "The Development & Influence of City & Guilds on Patchwork & Quilting".  Lower Beeding Village Hall, Lower Beeding, West Sussex RH13 6NR 9.30 a.m. Visitors welcome. Contact 01403 256973 for availability and cost. 

6th Chichester Quilters.  Workshop with Anne Hellyer "Set the Town Alight". Lavant Memorial Hall, Pook Lane, Havant, Chichester.  PO18 0AH.  Visitors welcome. Contact 01243 811544 or 01903 785305 for further details

11th United Quilters. A talk by Jan Hassard "Colour and Illusion".  United Reformed Church, South Street, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7QU 2.00 - 4.00 p.m. Visitors welcome £4. Contact 01256 467400

12th Orpington Quilters. Mini workshop with Rosemary Styles "Christmas Decorations".  Crofton Hall, Crofton Road, Orpington , Kent BR6 8PR 7.00 -10.00 p.m. Visitors welcome  Contact Carol 01689 853466

12th Old Town Quilters. Stitch and Natter.  Community Wise, Ocklynge Road, Old Town Eastbourne BN21 1PY 2- 4.30 p.m. Visitors welcome . Contact 01323 726377 or info@oldtownquilters.org.uk

26th Old Town Quilters. Workshop with Jan Hassard "Twisted Ribbon Quilt" .  Community Wise, Ocklynge Road, Old Town Eastbourne BN21 1PY 12.30 - 4.30 p.m. Visitors welcome . Contact 01323 726377 or info@oldtownquilters.org.uk for availability and cost.

26th-28th Chichester Quilters Exhibition. Thursday and Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 10am-3pm. Assembly Rooms, North Street, Chichester.  Entry £3 (husbands and children go free).  Quilts, traders, refreshments, raffle.  Contact 01243 811544 or 01903 785305 for further details

November

2nd Chichester Quilters.  A workshop for beginners with Jacquie Gale.  10am - 1 pm.   Lavant Memorial Hall, Pook Lane, Havant, Chichester.  PO18 0AH.  Visitors welcome. Contact 01243 811544 or 01903 785305 for further details

3rd Horsham Quilters. A Christmas themed workshop.  Lower Beeding Village Hall, Lower Beeding, West Sussex RH13 6NR 9.30 a.m. Visitors welcome. Contact 01403 256973 for availability and cost. 

8th United Quilters.  A Christmas themed Four Corners evening.  United Reformed Church, South Street, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7QU 2.00 - 4.00 p.m. Visitors welcome £4. Contact 01256 467400

13th Farnham Quilters. A talk by Sue Payne "NZ Landscape Quilts". Farnham United Reformed Church, South Street, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7QU. 7.30 p.m. Visitors welcome £5. Contact 01256 467400

21st Shirley Quilters Mini Exhibition. Visitors welcome. Entry £4. An exhibition of the challenges set in January 2017 as well as a display of the Linus quilts worked on by Shirley Quilters during the year.  7.30-9.30pm.  Shirley Methodist Church, Eldon Avenue, Shirley, Croydon Surrey CRO 8SD  Enquiries @ shirleyquilters.org.uk

30th Quercus Quilters.  Guest speaker – Effie Galletly. “Patterns in Landscape.”  Riverhead Village Hall, Amherst Hill, Riverhead, Sevenoaks  TN13 2EL.  7.30 pm.  Members £3 non-members £5.  Contact 01959 532803