Monthly Archives: August 2016

Statements on the Bruges OIDFA Congress in 2018

OIDFA has now issued a statement on the cancellation of the Bruges Congress.  It can be downloaded from the “Congresses” page on the OIDFA site https://www.oidfa.com/cong.html.en. The OIDFA Nederland site also has a statement, http://www.oidfanederland.nl/congressen.html. They have a pointer to … Continue reading

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Music: Olé, Mulher Rendeira – Brazil

What better way to recognize the bobbin lacemakers of Northeastern Brazil than to sing the famous song “Olé, Mulher Rendeira” at the Olympic closing ceremonies in Rio last night. Lace designs played on the floor in lights, and a lacemaker … Continue reading

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Lace Event Spain: XVI Encuentro de Bolillos de Casas Ibàñez- August 13, 2016

XVI Encuentro de Bolillos de Casas Ibàñez (Albacete, Castile-LaMancha) Organizers: la Asociación Cultural “Virgen de la Cabeza” Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016 Time:  9:30 to 12:30 (from previous years) Place:  Paseo de La Cañada (zona de mercadillo – market area) … Continue reading

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Lace Event UK: Birmingham Millennium Lacemakers Lace Day – August 13, 2016

Birmingham Millennium Lacemakers Lace Day Date: Saturday, August 13, 20161 Place: South Yardley Library Yardley Road, Birmingham B25 8LT, UK Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Scheduled:  Free and Easy Tickets:  £2.50 at the door Information: Sue Kalra, suekaira@btinternet.com, 01902-843195

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Lace Event UK: Wessex Lacemakers Lace Day, August 6, 2016

Wessex Lacemakers Lace Day and Workshop Date: Saturday, August 6, 2016 Place: North Petherton Village Hall Fore Street, North Petherton TA6 6QA Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Website: http://www.lace-bobbins.co.uk/wessex.html Tickets:  £5.00 for visitors, pay at the door. Contact:  lieve.cousins@googlemail.comContinue reading

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Interview: Veerle Meersschaut, President of Brugge 2018 vzw

LaceNews is honored to talk with Veerle Meersschaut , the President of Brugge 2018 vzw. Brugge and many cities in Belgium are major lacemaking centers keeping alive an ancient tradition. Veerle is giving us some insight into the 2018 Congress. … Continue reading

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Lace Event Belgium: 2016 Brugge Lace Days (Kantdagen) – August 11-15, 2016

2016 Kantdagen, Brugge, Belgium Theme: Mobielen Sponsor:  VZW Kantcentrum, Balstraat 16, 8000 Brugge De Halve Maan Brewery Date: Thursday August 11 to Monday August 15, 2016 Time: Thursday-Sunday 10:00 to 17:00 Monday 10:00 to 16:00 Place: Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, … Continue reading

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