Guild News

Christina Mepham

Members will be sad to hear that Christina Mepham passed away very suddenly on 17th March 2015. Her son Roger would love to hear from any enamelling friends and colleagues who remember her. If you would like to get in touch his email is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cut in Clerkenwell

Cut in Clerkenwell Featuring Phil Barnes on Friday

 

Date: 2 March 2015 to 08 March 2015 Opening Times: Mon 2nd March: 1pm to 5pm (last entry 4.30pm), Tues to Fri: 10am to 5pm, Sat and Sun: 11am to 4pm Location: The Showcase, Craft Central, 33-35 St John’s Square, London EC1M 4DS  

HAND ENGRAVING EXHIBITION, WORKSHOPS AND DEMONSTRATIONS

Cut in Clerkenwell is an exciting event created to raise the profile of the art of Hand Engraving to the public, craftspeople and aspiring hand engravers. Over the course of a week, there will be demonstrations, taster sessions, an exhibition and a chance to meet practising hand engravers. The event is aimed at the public, craftspeople and aspiring hand engravers.

Hand engraving workshops will take place between 10am and 1pm, Tuesday to Friday, taught by very experienced practitioners by pre-booking only (£30/£25 members)  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Drop in demonstrations will be available throughout.

For more information visit The Handgravers Association

Region 7 2015 Workshop List

REGION 7 WORKSHOPS 2015

Please note all workshops are £10, payable on the day. No deposit required. Places are filled on a first-come/first-served basis

Note special instructions for plique a jour workshop July 12th.

 

Date

Venue

Tutor

Subject

Sat 7 Mar

 

BP Hall,

Purley

CR8 2HR

Lesley Talbot plus helpers

Breakthrough/crackle effects achieved   from high /low firing etc

Sun 7 Jun

Aylesford Priory, near Maidstone

ME20 7BX

Lesley Miller

FUSION DAY

Have a go, plus Conference workshops talks, demos etc

Show and Tell.

Car   Parks may be full, use lower car park.

Sun 12 July

 

Riverside Barn, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2NZ

Melvyn Jennings plus Lesley Miller to help

Plique a jour

You   need to COMMIT to this workshop early and pay   an extra £6 in advance for us to order your plique a jour frames, unless   you have/prepare your own frames.

Sun 27 Sep

Aylesford Priory, near Maidstone

ME20 7BX

Maureen Carswell

Enamelling Bowls

Sun 1 Nov

Ashtead Memorial Hall, KT21   2BE

Lesley Miller plus helpers

Steel, lustres, foil, stencils   etc

Suppliers at Conference 2015

Suppliers at conference are still being confirmed but so far those that will be there are detailed below. If you are unable to attend but have a friend who is going you might wish to arrange for them to collect an order for you? Please note some suppliers are either bringing pre-orders only or bringing only limited supplies so, if there is anything specific you want, get organised and place your order soon.

  • Balls; 01782 313956; www.wgball.com; attending Fri & Sat
  • BeadBuyer; www.beadbuyer.com; attending Fri & Sat (a new supplier, please support them)
  • Corby Kilns; www.corbykilns.co.uk; attending Fri & Sat (a new supplier, please support them)
  • Designer Cabochons; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; attending Fri & Sat
  • M&C T; 01744 737274; www.vitreous-enamel.com; limited supplies and pre-orders only
  • Milton Bridge; 01782 274229; www.milton-bridge.co.uk; attending Sat
  • Vitrum Signum; 0208 524 9546; www.vitrumsignum.com; pre-orders only (place by 20/3 if poss)
  • Thompson Enamel; www.enamelsupply.com; pre-orders only (15% discount, place by 20/3 if poss)

Sadly Walshes are unable to attend this year because of a clash of dates, but have kindly issued a code which will give members a 10% discount until July. It is GOEN94.

There is a possibility that Sutton Tools (0121 236 7139) may attend, but they have not confirmed this yet.

Jane Sheppard

Conference Secretary

 

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Conference delegates 2015

The current list of delegates at conference (alphabetically within regions) is now available in the members area (within the Guild Documents archive).
We have published this so you know who is coming from your area and in case you want to organise say car or equipment sharing.
 
If you are logged in you should be able to access it direct from the link below:
 
 
 
 
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