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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Lace Event Spain: X Xuntanza de Palilleiras, Neda – March 1, 2014

X Xuntanza de Palilleiras, Neda (A Coruña, Galicia)
Sponsor: Asociación de Palilleiras “Filigrana” de Neda
Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Time:  11:00 to 18:30 if last year is any guide
Place: Pavillón Municipal de Neda
Telephone: 981 38 58 71, call in the morning.
Email:  apalilleirasfiligrana@yahoo.es

The Asociación de Palilleiras “Filigrana” apparently sponsors several Encontros in Spain, but does not have a website.

Neda_poster   Neda

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Lace Event Spain: XI Encuentro Nacional de Encajeras de Bolillo, Puente Genil – March 1, 2014

XI Encuentro Nacional de Encajeras de Bolillo, Puente Genil (Córdoba)
Sponsors:
Asociación de Mujeres María Górriz Puente Genil
Ayuntamiento de Puente Genil
Date:
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Place:
Pabellón Polideportivo Joaquin Crespo “Quini”
Cortes Espaolas s/n., 14500 Puente Genil, Córdoba, Spain
Time:
10:00 to 15:00
Information:  http://tinyurl.com/oe2j6du

Agenda:
8:30  Participant registration, breakfast
10:00  Demonstrations
13:30  Welcome by the Alcalde to the participant groups
15:00 Encuentro closing.
15:00 Coordination of those groups who have requested a visit to the Roman villa “Fuente Álamo”

Registration:  Open until February 25th, or until 1,000 participants have registered. As of Feb. 18th, 756 lacemakers from 48 municipalities throughout Spain have registered.
To register, call 627 47 19 58 (Conchi)
Apparently 56 suppliers will also attend.  This is a major event.

Puente-genil_1   Puente-genil_2

puente genil

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Lace Event France: 7ème Couvige de Fuseaux en Dentelles, Mornas, March 1, 2014

7ème Couvige de Fuseaux en Dentelles
Sponsor: l’association “Fuseaux en Dentelles”
Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Time:  10:00 to 18:00
Place: la salle des fêtes Claude Fontes
84550 Mornas, France
Mornas website: 
http://tinyurl.com/k6gqyat
Past events: 
http://tinyurl.com/77jfq2o (2012 event, the 6th Couvige)

I can’t find much information on this event. Apparently held every two years. Suppliers and lacemakers from various areas around France will be present.

No entry fee
Contact:
Mme Hélène Favier
Tel:
+33 (0)4 90 37 07 13
Email:
helene-favier@sfr.fr

Mornas

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Lace Event UK: Norfolk Lacemakers Lace Day – March 1, 2014

Norfolk Lacemakers Annual Lace Day
Date:
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Place:
The Open Academy
Salhouse Road, Norwich NR7 9DL
Time:
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Website: http://www.norfolklacemakers.org.uk/
Facebook:  http://tinyurl.com/k8sq3cb
Contact:  http://www.norfolklacemakers.org.uk/contact_form.html

Speaker: Frances Bell, “Down Memory Lane”
Raffle:
proceeds donated to various charities
Exhibition:
Lace made or owned by members.

Tickets: £7.00 members, £8.00 non members. Tea, coffee and biscuits are supplied, please bring your own lunch.
Contact:
Anne, 01953 882051

The Norfolk Lacemakers were founded in 1977 and are still going strong. Meetings are held bi-monthly on Saturdays, 10:00 to 16:00. The January meeting is held on the 2nd Saturday of the month, May, July Sept and Nov on the 1st Saturday, at the City College, Ipswich Road, Norwich, Norfolk NR2 2LJ. Membership details are given at  http://tinyurl.com/lejs7tm. In 2012 they introduced a yearly 100 GBP award to assist members in textile-related research.

   Norwich

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Lace Event UK: Butser Lacemakers Lace Day – March 1, 2014

Butser Lacemakers Lace Day
Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Place: The Memorial Hall
South Lane, Clanfield, Hants PO8 ORA
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Website:  http://www.easthampshire.org/groups/butser-lacemakers/

Speaker: Myfanwy Hart, “The Stitcher’s Kitchen”
Suppliers:  Claires Lace, probably others.

Tickets: £6.50, Cheque payable to Butser Lacmakers
SAE to Mrs. D. Gill, 14, Barnfield Road, Petersfield, Hants GU31 4DQ
Tel: 01730 262274

This is a small group of friendly ladies who would welcome new members. Bring along your craft; lacemaking, beading, embroidery, etc., exchange ideas and chat. They meet in the Napier Hall, Portsmouth Road, Horndean at 7PM on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.

Butser

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Lace Event UK: The Lace Guild 2014 Annual Convention – April 11-13, 2014

The Lace Guild 2015 Annual Convention
Date: Friday April 11 through Sunday, April 13, 2014
Place:
The Charles Hastings Centre
Royal Worcester Hospital, Worcester WR5 1DD
Email:
hollies@laceguild.org
Conference Web Site:
http://www.laceguild.demon.co.uk/events/convention.html
Conference Timetable: 
conventionTimetable2014
Booking Form, including fees:
conventionBookingForm2014
Send the registration form and payment to ‘Convention’, The Lace Guild, The Hollies, 53 Audnam, Stourbridge, DY8 4AE.
Registrations must arrive between February 10th and March 1st.

Agenda:
Friday April 11
16:00-19:00  Reception and Registration
18:00-22:00 Lace-In (with a break for supper)
18:30 Supper
Saturday April 12
9:00-17:00 Registration
12:30  Lunch
13:45 Business meeting AGM
18:30-19:00 Convention Dinner
After Dinner Talk  Elinor Kapp, author of Rigamorles and Ragamuffins
Sunday April 13
10:00-11:00 Mystery speaker (now revealed as Ann Collier)

Workshops:
Friday afternoon, April 11, 14:00 to 17:00
Louise West, “Contemporary Bedfordshire Leaf Pendants
Jennifer Williams, “Tatted Narcissus Brooch Pin
Shirley Berlin, “Braids and Beads”
Rosemary Green, “Mountmellick Embroidery”
Carol Hughes, “Carrickmacross Lace”
Saturday Morning, April 12, 9:30 to 12:30
Claire Allen, “Bobbin and Needlelace Flower Brooch, part 1″
Anna Winter, “Playing with Peas”
Deborah Robinson, “Crochet Wire Jewellery”
Sarah Thomas, “Little Books”
Alison Tolson, “Painting Lace Bobbins”
Sue Kalra, “Mini Imposed Workshop”
Eve Corrall, “Make a Lace Pet” – Young Lacemakers workshop (10:00 to 12:00)
Sunday Morning, April 13, 9:30 to 12:30
Claire Allen, “Bobbin and Needlelace Flower Brooch, part 2″
Jane Atkinson, “Going With The Flow – drawing fluid grids for expressive lace”
Sue Dane, “Brick Stitch Elements”
Rosemary Green, “A Taste of Gold”
Jean Rooke, “Beginner’s Needlelace
Deborah Robinson, “Finger Braiding” for non-members

Displays:
The Lace Guild Museum
98 Group
Glevum Lacemakers
Embroiders’ Guild

Suppliers from 4PM Friday, all day Saturday and Sunday morning.
The Lace Guild, Claire’s Lace, The Guild of Needle Laces, Chris Parsons,
The Ring of Tatters, Margaret Wall, Wellhead Books (not Sunday), Baroque Beads,
Mulberry Silks, Turnstyle, Louise West
Also a 50/50 stand and Second Hand book sale in the Lace Guild library stand.

Lace Guild      Worcester

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