Lace in the City of Lace 2015
Organizers: Nottinghamshire Bobbin Lace Society
Dates: August 11-15, 2015
Place: St Andrews with Castle Gate Church
Corner of Goldsmith Street and Chaucer Street
City Centre, Nottingham NG1 5JT
Hours: 10:30 to 16:00
Websites: http://tinyurl.com/okkkz92 http://tinyurl.com/odrslhf
Tuesday, August 11th
10:30 Exhibition opening by the Lord Mayor of Nottingham
14:00-15:00 and 15:00-16:00 One hour sessions at Nottinham Trent University’s Lace Archive, book a reservation through NottsBobbinLace@gmail.com.
Designer Malcolm Baker will be available to talk all day
Wednesday, August 12th
Nottingham Trent University’s Lace Archive open – see Tuesday.
14:00 Author David Lowe will chat with visitors
Judith Edgar, Curator of Costume and Textiles, Nottingham City Musuems and Gallery will talk about and show items from the collection.
Thursday, August 13th
Richard Granger, a retired lace manufacturer, will be present to chat to visitors.
Friday, August 14th
Sheila Mason, author and director of the Cluny Lace Company Ltd of Ilkeston, Derbyshire will talk about the lace made for the wedding dress of the Duchesse of Cambridge.
Louise West will run two half-day taster session workshops. Book at http://www.louisewestlacedesign.co.uk/.
Saturday, August 15th
All-day workshop by Louise West, book at http://www.louisewestlacedesign.co.uk/.
Other events are listed at http://www.nbls.org.uk/exhibition/contents.htm.
This exhibition celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Nottinghamshire Bobbin Lace Society. It is an exhibition of both handmade and machine made lace.