Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Promoting traditional textile crafts across Dorset

Fleece fair!

Our first fleece fair is happening at the June meeting. We are expecting plenty of fleeces for sale from a wide variety of breeds, as well as prepared wool tops … Continue reading

June 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

DACA exhibition

You have until 18th July to enter work for this year’s DACA exhibition. Details can be found on their website…….

May 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Special Senses Day

The Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers were invited to provide some sensory experiences for families and young people who would be attending Kingston Maurward’s  Special Senses Day, in … Continue reading

March 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Woodland Turnery visit

At our next meeting we will we having a spinning wheel surgery with Woodland turnery from 11am. They can service your wheel & try to resolve any niggling issues you … Continue reading

February 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

2018 Skills day

Our next meeting on Jan 27th will be our annual skills day. We have plenty of members willing to share their skills with you, so come and learn a new … Continue reading

January 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Cattistock Show

I’ve been contacted by the show office looking for weaving/spinning demonstrators for the show in a few weeks time on 6th August. They are providing space/tables etc and are happy … Continue reading

July 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Forest Fleece Fair

The New Forest Guild are holding a fleece fair next month. Click Fleece fair for details.

May 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Summer School 2017

Next year’s Summer school will be held at Sparsholt  college in Hampshire from 13-20th August. All details can be found at or download the brochure here…..agwsd_summer_school_2017_brochure

October 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

National Exhibition bookmarks

Don’t forget we need to know if you will be submitting a bookmark to the national exhibition. We have to let them know numbers by 30th June, so please tell … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

National Exhibition 2016 “Threads in Time”

The South West Region is hosting the National Exhibition this year at Killerton House, between the 8th and 18th September Killerton House is a National Trust property in the heart … Continue reading

February 21, 2016 · Leave a comment