IX Bienniale de Fabula
L’avanguardia artistica nel mondo del ricamo e del merletto (Avant-garde Art in the World of Embroidery and Lace)Sponsors: Associazone de Fabula
Regione Liguria, Provincia e Comune di Genova, Comune di Rapallo, Comune di Zoagli, Camera di Commercia di Genova, del C.N.A. del Centro Tutela Ricamo
Date: Opening November 29, 2013. Runs November 30 to December 7, 2013.
Place: Palazzo della Borsa,
P.zza De Ferrari, Genoa, Italy
Exhibitions: Homage to Walter Di Giusto
“Interpretando Calvino” by the Manufatti dell’Ass. ne De Fabula. Inspired by fairy tales authored by Italo Calvino (1923-1985).
Exhibition of clothing made between 1800 and 1970.
Exhibition of texts related to topics for the theme of the Biennale.
Artisan exhibitions, mosaics, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, and others.
Competition: 2nd International Competition for Embroidery and Lace. Theme – Cinema as a universe of passions, myths and unforgettable characters.
The “De Fabula” association is dedicated to the folk traditions of Liguria. The organize exhibitions, meetings, films, and conferences on these topics. A catalog of the Biennial has apparently already been published http://tinyurl.com/ntxtzfz. Past biennials have published agendas, this year information is difficult to find.
Thameside Lacemakers Lace Day
Date: Saturday, November 30, 2013
Place: Steeple View Memorial Hall
Willowfield, Laindown, Basildon, Essex SS15 4EQ
Time: 10:00 AM to 4.00 PM
Speaker: Mary Bartlam, “Heritage Quilts”
Other Activities: Bobbin painting.
Competition: Snowflakes and Stars
Supplier: Larkholme Lace
Tickets: £3.50 member, £5.00 non members
Cheques payable to Thameside Lacemakers
Contact: Cheryl on 01375 374824
Thameside Lacemakers is a non-profit organisation that gathers together every couple of months to share, explore and create handmade lace and needlework items.
They are based in southern Essex County in the United Kingdom.
The 26th Couthern Counties Lacemaker’s Fair
Date: Saturday, November 16, 2013
Place: Havant Leisure Centre
Havant, Hampshire, P09 2AY
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Exhibitions: A Display of Japanese Embroidery by the Japanese Embroidery Guild
Demonstrations: Japanese Embroidery by Jean Julier
Bobbin turning by David Davies
Suppliers: Numerous, see flyer
In attendance: The Lace Guild, The Lace Society, The Guild of Needlelaces, OIDFA, The Ring of Tatters
Tickets: At the door £4.50, under 16 £1.00
Refreshments available all day
Group tickets available in advance, £40.00 for a block of 10 with SAE from Julie Snowden, 12 Barnfield Road, Petersfield, Hampshire GU31 4DQ
Salon 2ème Fils Croises en Bearn
Sponsor: MG Developpement
Date: Thursday November 21 to Sunday, November 24, 2013
Place: Parc Expo de Pau
7 boulevard Champetiers de Ribes, 6400 Pau, France
Website: http://www.filscroises.com, specifically
Lace vendors: The only one I could find specifically on the website was Midon.
This is a general textile fair with many suppliers for lacemaking, patchwork, embroidery, knitting, etc.
Tickets: 5 EUR, under 12 free
Contact: Michel Guerin, 0665281694
Croxley Lacemakers’s 13th Lace Day
Date: November 2, 2013
Place: Harvey Road School
Croxley Green, Herts WD3 3BN
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tickets: £4.00 Young Lacemakers £2.00
Cheques payable to ‘Croxley Lacemakers’, Please include an SAE to the Contact:
Contact: Liz Hanchard, 14 Frankland Road, Croxley Green, Herts WD3 3AU
Telephone: 01923 441380
My apologies, there was some confusion on the date of this meeting, so I am posting it after the fact.
17th Mardilaat (St. Martin’s Day Fair)
Sponsor: Estonian Folk Art and Craft Union
Date: November 7-10, 2013
Place: Saku Suurhall
Time: Nov. 7 12:00-19:00, Nov 8 10:00-21:00,
Nov 9 10:00-19:00, Nov 10 10:00-1600
Events include a folk costume exhibition.