Events

 

THE EVENTS MAY BE UPDATED AND/OR DATES CHANGED ONCE COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN LIFTED AND LIFE IS BACK TO NEAR NORMAL, SO PLEASE KEEP AN EYE ON THIS WEBSITE
       2021  
Wed. 31 March 6.00pm (by ZOOM)                                    

Craft AGM, immediately followed by a talk given by Professor Roger H. Wardman                                                                                                                                                                                    Prof. Wardman is the immediate past Prime Warden (equivalent to Master/Deacon) of the Worshipful Company of Dyers in London and a former head of the School of Textiles & Design at Heriot Watt University

   
Mon. 19 April 4.30pm (by Starleaf)

Convenery of Trades AGM, followed by a presentation from Space (the charity that manages and runs the  Broomhouse Centre Hub).  (Postponed from 12th April). Virtual

All welcome to attend.  If you would like to do so, then please contact the Secretary (see the "Contact Us" tab)

   

Tues. 20 April 6.00pm (by ZOOM)

LECTURE:  History of the Craft of the Bonnetmakers and Dyers of Edinburgh                                               by Dr. Gordon M. Wyllie WS

   
Sat. 1 May        
11.00a.m.
(Virtual)
Kirking of the Deacons and Deacon Convener
Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh                                                                                                                   Guests of Members all welcome
   
Tues. 25 May    6.00pm (by       ZOOM)

LECTURE:  Demonstrating the Artistry behind handpainted Chinoiserie Wallpaper                                             by Evie Coley (ECA 2016 Prizewinner)

   
Fri. 28 May (VIRTUAL)

Heriot Watt School of Textiles and Design                                 
"RE IMAGINE"
- Exhibition that will showcase 4th year and Masters' students.  (Online only).

   
Mon. 7 - Fri.   18 June (tbc) (VIRTUAL) Edinburgh College

Textiles (HND): Private View                                                                                                                  Glow Festival (all of the Creative Industries): Same dates                      

   
Tues 22 June 6.00pm (by ZOOM)

LECTURE:  Journeys by Design                                                                                                                      by Dr. John Ennis                                                         

   
Probably late Summer

Stanley Cotton Mills                                                                                                                                  Bell Mill, Stanley, Perth PH1 4QE                                                                                                                             Lunch at Stanley, then to                                                                                                        Innerpeffray Library (Scotland's first free public lending library, founded in 1680)                                  Innerpeffray, Crieff PH7 3RF

   
Fri. 3 Sept.
7.00 for 7.30pm
Craft Annual Dinner
New Club, 86 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2BB
Black Tie, Decorations, Medals, Insignia
Novel headgear encouraged for all and those who fail to do so will be expected to pay a forfeit of 2 guineas to the Lord Provost's chosen Charity which will be The One-City Trust! This will be open to all
   
Sun. 12 Sept.   1.00 - 4.00pm (approx.)
Riding of the Marches, Edinburgh
Stand near the Mercat Cross (opposite the City Chambers) on the Royal Mile.
The procession ends with around 300 horses, led by the elected Edinburgh Captain and Lass, riding up the Royal Mile to the Mercat Cross where a Declaration is made to the Lord Provost and the City Banner is returned to him
     2022  

Fri. 7 Jan. 6.15pm  

General Meeting and Craft Supper
Ashfield, 61 Melville Street, Edinburgh EH3 7HL                                                                                   6.15pm Reception; 7.00pm Meeting; 8.15pm (approx.) Supper nearby
   
Wednesday 31 March  7.15pm  

Craft AGM, followed by Supper
Scottish Arts Club, 24 Rutland Sq, Edinburgh EH1 2BW (tbc)

   
Date to be advised (usually in late May)

Edinburgh College of Art

To be advised if there is to be a virtual degree show

   
Date to be advised (prob. in May or June)

Queen Margaret University

To be advised if there is to be a virtual degree show

This will be the first year for two awards (one to be called the Laetitia Brocklebank Award) being given by the B&D of Edinburgh)

   
 

Further day or evening events may be arranged later in the year