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Events Past:⎯

We will feature events that have taken place, together with a selection of images and your comments. Members please help to keep this page interesting by sending your pictures and thoughts after each event. Some of the images when clicked on will trigger a short video of the event. You may have to wait a few minutes for the video to start.

 

March 2016:⎯ NLM Lace Day Speaker Gwyned Roberts 'Lace to be Worn'
Gwyned gave a comprehensive talk on lace and how it was worn in the past. Some of the audience were invited to take part in demonstrating how to wear the garments. Her expert knowledge humor and wit were very well received.

 



March 2015:⎯ NLM Lace Day Speaker Louise West ' Cotton to Concrete and Beyond'
Louise's story and explanation of Cotton to Concrete was fascinating. Louise took a work shop on wire lace in which a number of members took part. They all enjoyed the challenge of working with wire.
  



18th Oct 2014:⎯ Fashion & Passion Norwich Castle
Norfolk Lacemakers together with other lacemakers were invited to exhibit and demonstrate lacemaking at Norwich Castle Museum. Although the day was very hectic with many visitors, all those that took part agreed it was a brilliant day for letting the public see lacemakers at work.

 

21st June 2014:⎯ Lace Awareness Day at the Forum
There were many lacemakers from around East Anglia making lace at the Forum in Norwich. The event was opened by the Lord Mayor of Norwich ....... who spent at least an hour with us intrigued by the lacemakers skills. As always it was a resounding success.

 


17th June 2014:⎯ Visit Royal School of Needlework
The visit included a tour of the Royal School of Needlework workrooms, and an overall talk about the workings of the school.

 

 

1st March 2014:⎯ NLM Lace Day Speaker Francis Bell 'A Trip Down Memory Lane'

A great day was had by all at the Open Academy this year. Francis Bell was our speaker, she used objects to help spark memories from those of us that are old enough to recognise them. Francis had everyone laughing over the unusual things she had brought with her.