Lace Event UK: Fenland Lace Makers’ Lace Day – March 14, 2015

Fenland Lace Makers’ Lace Day
Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015
Place: St Ivo Recreation Centre
St. Ives, Cambs PE27 BWU
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Websites:  http://www.fenlandlacemakers.org.uk/

Speaker: Timespan – Beauties & Beaux

Tickets: £4.50, Young Lacemakers £1.50
Cheques payable to Fenland Lace Makers, include SAE to
Pat Castello 12 Hall Close, Hartford, Huntingdon PE29 1XJ
Phone: 01480 455069
Email: pat.castelo@tesco.net

Fenland      St Ives

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Competition: Biennial “Kenmare Lace Festival 2015″ International Lacemaking Competition – Entries due March 5, 2015

2015 International Lacemaking Competition
Sponsor:
2015 Kenmare Lace Festival Committee http://tinyurl.com/pdm83zt
Contest Website:    http://tinyurl.com/qhfmasx
Contest Entry form:
Online submission available http://tinyurl.com/prgcd4l
Or download form 2015-Int-Comp-Entry-Form. This can be emailed to kenmarelacefestival@gmail.com, or posted to Emer Finnegan, Kenmare Lace & Design Centre, The Heritage Centre, Kenmare, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
Entry Form Deadline: Friday, February 6, 2015
Entry Submission Deadline: Thursday, March 5, 2015, 4:00 PM
Drop off entry or post to The Kenmare Lace & Design Centre. Do not lable the item with the entrant’s name. Be sure to include the name on the package or accompanying note, along with a return address. A photograph, photocopy or scan of the piece must be included. No glass (other than beads) may be included.  Send a fabric bag labeled with the entrant’s name and address large enough to store packing materials.
Entry fee:  Adults 20.00 EUR, Young Lacemakers (under 18 as of March 19, 2015) free.
The Kenmare Lace Festival reserves the right to use photographs of entries for educational purposes and for publicity in 2017 and subsequent years.  The lace remains the property of the maker.

This contest is one of two being held in connection with the 2015 Kenmare Lace Festival. Three prizes are offered in three separate categories:

Section A:  Traditional Irish Lace
Design may be original or from a stated existing source. Judging is based on workmanship, presentation, loyalty to tradition, and design if original. White thread is preferred unless colored thread was traditionally used. Finished piece must not exceed 50 cm x 50 cm.
1. Needlepoint Lace (Kenmare, Youghal, etc.)
2. Bobbin Lace
3.  Traditional Irish Crochet Lace
4. Carrickmacross Lace
5. Limericak Lace (Tambour/Run)
6. Tatting
7. Battenburg
1st prize: €1,000/2nd prize: €500

Section B:  Contemporary Lace
Designs may be original or from a stated existing source, and may use any combination of materials or lace techniques. Judging will be on workmanship, presentation, design and originality. 2D pieces may not exceed 50 cm x 50 cm. 3D pieces may not exceed 30 cm in any direction.
1st prize: €500/2nd prize: €200

Section C: Young Lacemakers
(i)  Open to children aged 17 and under on March 19, 2015.  Traditional or contemporary, following the same rules as Sections A and B above. Entries will be judged separately.
      1st prize: €50

The second competition is the 2015 Fashion-Able Competition, open to textile/design students at 3rd level Colleges.  See http://tinyurl.com/pec7oem for details.

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Lace Event Ireland: 2nd Biennial Kenmare Lace Festival – March 19-22, 2015

2nd Biennial Kenmare Lace Festival
Sponsor: The Kenmare Lace and Design Centre
http://tinyurl.com/olokopc
Date: Thursday, March 19 to Sunday, March 22, 2015
Place: Various locations in Kenmare
Web Site: http://tinyurl.com/k99ouz8
Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/oge3t4s
Information and Registration:  kenmarelacefestival@gmail.com, 353 (0)87 234 6998
http://tinyurl.com/pzfbbsa

Program
Thursday, March 19
11:00 to 18:00   ‘Threads”, An exhibition by Fiona Harrington and Orla Breslin
Cleo Gallery, Shelbourne Street
16:00 to 18:00 Kenmare International Lace Exhibition (competition entries)
The Carnegie Arts Centre
16:00 to 18:00  Heritage Lace Experience
Kenmare Heritage Centre, The Courthouse Buildings
20:00  The Official Kenmare Lace Festival Opening
Kenmare Heritage Centre, The Courthouse Buildings

Friday, March 20
10:00 to 13:00  Lacemaking Workshops
Pobailscoil Inbhear Sciene
11:00 to 18:00   ‘Threads”, An exhibition by Fiona Harrington and Orla Breslin
Cleo Gallery, Shelbourne Street
10:00 to 18:00 Kenmare International Lace Exhibition (competition entries)
The Carnegie Arts Centre
10:00 to 18:00  Lace Library
Pobailscoil Inbhear Sceine
10:00 to 18:00 The Luxury of Irish Lace  (teacher exhibition)
Pobailscoil Inbhear Sceine
10:00 to 18:00  Heritage Lace Experience
Kenmare Heritage Centre, The Courthouse Buildings
11:00 to 17:00 Social Tables
From 12:00 Gourmet Lunch in and around Kenmare
14:00 to 17:00  Lacemaking Workshops
Pobailscoil Inbhear Sciene
18:00 to 19:00  Official Opening ‘Thread”, An exhibition by Fiona Harrington & Orla Breslin, Cleo Gallery, Shelbourne Street
19:30 to 22:30 ‘Lace and Fashion at the Park’
The Park Hotel, Kenmare

Saturday, March 5
10:00 to 13:00  Lacemaking Workshops
Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine
11:00 to 17:00   ‘Thread”, An exhibition by Fiona Harrington and Orla Breslin
Cleo Gallery, Shelbourne Street
10:00 to 18:00 Kenmare International Lace Exhibition (competition entries)
The Carnegie Arts Centre
10:00 to 18:00  Lace Library
Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine
10:00 to 18:00 The Luxury of Irish Lace  (teacher exhibition)
Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine
10:00 to 18:00 Lace Supplies Stand
Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine
11:00 to 18:00 Social Tables
11:00 to 18:00 Fashion-able – An Interpretation of Lace Exhibition
Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine
11:00 to 14:00 Meet the Designers
Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine
11:00 to 17:00 The Art & Design Cloister
Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine
From 12:00 Gourmet Lunch in and around Kenmare
14:00 to 17:00  Lacemaking Workshops
Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine
20:00 Lecture – Designing for Lace, Theresa Kelly.  Competition winners announcement.
Carnegie Arts Centre

Sunday March 22
10:00 to 11:00 Morning Revision Workshop
Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine
10:00 to 12:00  Heritage Lace Experience
Kenmare Heritage Centre, The Courthouse Buildings
10:00 to 12:30 Fashion-able – An Interpretation of Lace Exhibition
Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine
10:00 to 12:00 Kenmare International Lace Exhibition (competition entries)
The Carnegie Arts Centre
10:00 to 12:30 The Luxury of Irish Lace  (teacher exhibition)
Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine
10:00 to 12:30  Lace Library
Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine
11:00 to 18:00   ‘Thread”, An exhibition by Fiona Harrington and Orla Breslin
Cleo Gallery, Shelbourne Street
11:30 to 12:30  Pinpoint your Lace  (lace evaluations)
Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine
13:30 to 15:00  The Lace Luncheon, ‘Creative Food meets Creative Fashion’
Sheen Falls Lodge

Workshops   http://tinyurl.com/pz3h3b9
3 hours each, Friday and Saturday: 10:00 to 1:00 and 2:00 to 5:00
Adults 25.00 EUR, children 12.50 EUR
Registration:
– Kenmare Needlepoint Lace, Nora Finnegan and Sinead Hennessy
– Carrickmacross Lace Traditional, Mary O’Neill
– Carrickmacross Lace Contemporary, Theresa Kelly
– Bobbin Lace, Ann Keller
– Traditional Irish Crochet Lace, Kathie Earle
– Limerick Lace, Grainne Conlon
An additional workshop will be held Sunday morning from 1:00 to 11:30 for students who have previous completed one of the regular workshops, and would like more help.

This festival had its origin as part of “The Gathering Ireland 2013″ which was a series of events to be held throughout the year.

Two competitions will also be held, and are posted separately on LaceNews.

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Kenmare

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Lace Event Spain: IV Encuentro de Bolillos, Moraleja de Enmedio – February 28, 2015

IV Encuentro de Bolillos, Moraleja de Enmedio (Madrid)
Organizers:  Asociación  de Encajeras “Torcer y Cruzar”
Ayuntamiento de Moalaje de Enmedio, Concejalia de Cultura
Date: Saturday, February 28, 2015
Time: 10:00 to 14:00
Place: Pabellón Deportivo Municipal de Moraleja de Enmedio
C/ Mirasierra, 61, 28950 Moralega de Enmedio
Website: http://tinyurl.com/lzuck3e
Information: Ayuntamiento – 916 004 990

Moraleja de Enmedio   Moraleja map

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Lace Event Spain: II Encuentro de Bolillos y Vainicas, Arroyo de la Encomienda, March 7, 2015

II Encuentro de Bolillos y Vainicas, Arroyo de la Encomienda  (Valladolid, Castile and León)
Sponsor:  el Club de Labores Mil Agujas de Valladolid
Excmo. Ayuntamiento de Arroyo de La Encomienda
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015
Time: 10:00 to 14:30
Place: Plaza de Toros Cubierta (yes, that’s the Bullring).
Website: http://tinyurl.com/n6rewqm
Information and Reservations: Maria Jesús de Miguel Sánchez 620 787161
mj.demiguels@hotmailcom
Participant reservations taken until Feb 15, 2015.

Agenda
10:00 Participant reception
10:30  Opening on the Encuentro
11:00  Official inauguration and visit by authorities
11:30  Awards – oldest laceworker, youngest laceworker, best work
12:00  Drawing
14:15  Closing and Farewell
14:30  Fellowship meal

600 people are expected to participate in this event.

En   Encomienda_agenda

Arroyo_poster   Arroyo de la Ecomienda

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Lace Event Spain: VIII Encuentro Nacional de Bolillos, Medina de Pomar – March 7, 2015

VIII Encuentro Nacional de Bolillos, Medina de Pomar (Burgos, Castile and León)
Organizers:  la Asociación de Encajeras de Medina de Pomar
Apartado No 33, CP 09500 Medina de Pomar
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015
Time: See Agenda
Place: el Polideportivo de Medina de Pomar
P.º Virgen, S/N, 09500, MEDINA DE POMAR (BURGOS)
Information and Registration:  Gemma , 646 27 10 36, Conchi, 645 96 06 76
encajerasdemedinadepomar@gmail.com
Registration form: Pomar_registration
Registration deadline is February 25, 2015.  The number of participants is limited.

Agenda:
9:30  Reception for the lacemakers
10:00 Beginning of the Encuentro
11:30  Distribution of bags, breakfast
13:30  Raffle
14:00 End of the Encuentro and leave for the restaurant.

This meeting is held every two years.

Pomar   Pomar-2

medina de pomar

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Lace Event France: Les 10èmes Recontres autour du Boutis à Pierrefeu-du-var – March 7-8, 2015

Les 10èmes Recontres autour du Boutis à Pierrefeu-du-var (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur)
Organizers: L’Association Lei Roucas dou Barri
Date: Saturday March 7 and Sunday March 8, 2015
Place: Salle Malraux
00 Avenue des Poilus, Espace Bouchonnerie 83390, Pierrefeu-du-Var, France
Hours:  Saturday: 10:00 to 18:00
Sunday: 9:00 to 18:00
Websites: http://tinyurl.com/l26h8n9, http://tinyurl.com/pfgfgbk,
http://tinyurl.com/oyedy4t
Registration and Information: 0681208110.  Admission is free

This is an annual crafts show with lacemakers taking part.  About 25 associations take part and exhibit works created in the past year.  This year is their 10th anniversary and there will be a large quilt exhibition.

Boutis   pierrefeu-du-var

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