Lace Event UK: Mercian Lace Association Lace Day and 35th AGM – March 8, 2014

Mercian Lace Association Lace Day and 35th AGM
Date: Saturday, March 8, 2014
Place: Blakedown Village Hall
Belbroughton Road, Blakedown, Stourbridge, W. Mids DY10 3JG
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

35th AGM will be followed by a talk.

Tickets: Free to members, £6.00 non members
Contact:
Rosemary Allen, 25 Mills Court, 263 Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield B74 2XH
Telephone: 0121 308 0518

Worcester

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Lace Event UK: North Cheshire Lacemakers Lace Day – March 8, 2014

North Cheshire Lacemakers Lace Day
Date: Saturday, March 8, 2014
Place: The Community Centre
Lower Robin Hood Lane, Helsby WA6 0BW
Time:
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Speaker: Pauline Hardwick, “A Yarn About a Yarn”
Talk starts at 1:30 PM.
Supplier:  Polly Jane Yarns

Tickets: £2 members, £3 visitors
Payable at the door, including tea or coffee.
Telephone: 01829 752558

The North Cheshire Lacemakers Group meets at Helsby Community Centre, Helsby, Cheshire, from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm on the 2nd Saturday in January, March, May, July, September and November usually with a speaker and a lace supplier.
February, April, June, October and December meetings are from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm on the 2nd Friday. Friday meetings are usually spent making lace and chatting. There is no meeting in August but a trip may be arranged. Further information about the group and how to join can be found on their excellent website:
Website:  http://www.nc-lacemakers.co.uk/

nclg-logo      Helsby

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Lace Event UK: Fenland Lace Makers’ Lace Day – March 8, 2014

Fenland Lace Makers’ Lace Day
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2014
Place: St Ivo Recreation Centre
St. Ives, Cambs PE27 BWU
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Websites:  http://fenlanders.wordpress.com/, http://www.fenlandlacemakers.org.uk/

Speaker: Lee Ault, “All The Rage: The clothes of the 1920s and 1930s”

Tickets: £4.50, Young Lacemakers £1.50
Cheques payable to Fenland Lace Makers, incude SAE to
Gillian Johnson, 49 Wheatfields, St Ives, PE27 3YD
Phone: 01480 468784
Email: gillian.johnson49@talktalk.net

Fenland      St Ives

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Lace Event UK: Newbury Bobtails’ Lace Day – March 8, 2014

Newbury Bobtails’ Lace Day
Date: Saturday, March 8, 2014
Time:  10:00 to 14:00
Place: Chieveley Village Hall
Chieveley, Newbury RG20 8T
Email:  newburybobtails@yahoo.co.uk
Website: http://tinyurl.com/o8xgtet

Tickets: £4.00, Young Lacemakers £1.00.
Cheque payable to Newbury Bobtails with SAE to
Mrs. M. Gardner, 10 Fir Tree Avenue, Wallingford OX10 0NX

The Newbury Bobtails are a group of bobbin lacemakers with varying experience. They meeting the 1st Tuesday of each month (except January), 10:AM to 1 PM.  Quarterly meetings are held on Saturdays.

Newbury

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Lace Event Spain: XIII Encuentro de Encajes de Bolillos, Utebo – March 2, 2014

XIII Encuentro de Encajes de Bolillos, Utebo (Zaragoza, Aragon)
Sponsor: la Asociación de Mujeres “Los Espejos”
Date: Sunday, March 2, 2014
Time:  10:00 to 13:30
Place: el Palacio de los Deportes
Email: cmolinoaux@ayto-utebo.es
Telephone: 976 77 00 00 from 9:00 to 14:00 Mon-Fri
Video from 2012 event: http://tinyurl.com/knd37qg ~400 lacemakers participated.

Registration:  for vendors must be received by February 21st.
Instructions to vendors:  Utebo_vendors

I haven’t been able to find a poster or instructions for participants for this event. But if it follows past pattens the agenda is something like this:
9:30-10:00  Participant registration
10:00  Start of the Encuentro.  Demonstrations begin.
11:00 Raffle
13:30  Closing

Utebo

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Lace Event Spain: I Encuentro Nacional de Encajeras de Bolillos “Almonacid de Zorita 2014″ – March 1, 2014

I Encuentro Nacional de Encajeras de Bolillos “Almonacid de Zorita 2014″ (Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha)
Sponsor: La Asociaciόn de Empresarios de Almonacid de Zorita
c/ Natalio Gumiel S/N, 19118-Almonacid de Zorita (Guadalajara)
Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Time:  Events begin at 10:00
Place: el Polideportivo Municipal Cubierto “Leόn Felipe”
Email: mjosealcocer@hotmail.com
Telephone: 675 633 994

Agenda:
10:00 Registration and badging of participants
10:30  Breakfast and gift presentation to participants
11:00 Opening of the Encuentro by town authorities
12:00 Working demonstration
Prize drawing
13:30  Parting gifts and closure of the Encuentro
16:00 Guided visit of the villa de Almonacid de Zorita (free)

Registration fee: 2.00 EUR
Registrations open until February 15th, or until the full capacity of 300 participants is reached.

CARTEL-BOLILLOS-FONDO-BLANCO   Carta-informacion-encuentro-bolillos   Almonacid de Zorita

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Lace Event Spain: XVII Encuentro Nacional de Encajeras de Bolillo, La Palma – March 2, 2014

XVII Encuentro Nacional de Encajeras de Bolillo, La Palma (Cartagena, Murcia)
Sponsor: Asociaciόn de Mujeres Encajeras de Bolillo “Santa Florentina” de la Palma
la Concejalía de la Mujer del Ayuntamiento de Cartagena
Date: Sunday, March 2, 2014
Place: Pabellón Municipal de La Palma
Telephone: 968 55 40 45 (Agustina), 968 16 55 11 (Maribel)

Not much information on this event yet. Will update as it becomes available.  Keep in mind that there is an important lace museum in La Palma.

la Palma

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