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The Buckinghamshire Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers recently located its base from Amersham to Haddenham's Village Hall, meeting on the 3rd Sunday of each month.

Their next meeting will be taking place on Sunday 20th January and will also be the group's Annual General Meeting (11.00 — 1.00pm) This will be followed by lunch (1.00pm — 1.45pm) Chairman's notices (1.45pm — 2.00pm) and then a presentation by Alison Ellen, a renowned British Knitwear Designer.

Alison has run a small business designing and making hand knits for 35 years, dyeing her own yarns. She teaches short courses in the UK and abroad, and has published 4 books on designing in knitting. She has exhibited her work since the 1980s.

If you choose not to attend the AGM, arrival time for Alison's presentation is 1.45pm for a 2.00pm prompt start.

The cost is £5.00 per visitor (plus £0.50 per cup for tea/coffee).

For further details about Alison and her designs/work/courses can be found on her website

Alternatively, please don't hesitate to contact Beverley Thompson, Guild Secretary. Email: designsbysnazzyb@yahoo.co.uk

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