Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Promoting traditional textile crafts across Dorset

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

Snippets from the October Newsletter…

Here are some edited “highlights” of the October ’15 Newsletter: The Big Bale – What can we do with it? We (the Blackmore Vale Spinners) opened the bale – all … Continue reading

November 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cattistock Countryside Show

This was our second year at the Cattistock Show and we had a wider stand this time which gave us plenty of space to display not only the results of … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Open Day 2014

The annual Guild Open Day will be held on the 27th Sept 2014 from 10:30 until 15:00 and entry is free. There will be demonstrations of all the main crafts … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Land Felt : The South Dorset Ridgeway Feltmakers Exhibition

The ‘Land Felt’ project has focused on the archaeology, natural history and stories related to the South Dorset Ridgeway, a place of importance since the Neolithic period. On this Ridge, … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas Market

We held our first Christmas Market on the 30th November and it was a great success and well attended by the public. There was quite a variety of stalls selling … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment