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Red Hatters at Hardwick Manor Hotel – May 2018

2018-05-04T20:45:17+01:00May 4th, 2018|Red Hatters|

On Thursday 3rd May the Red Hatters went to Hardwick Manor Hotel for a wine tasting evening. It was well attended and everyone looked splendid with their Red Hats gentlemen included. The meal was lovely and appropriate wines selected by the wine representative and explanation given for his choice appropriate for [...]

Patchwork Group visit to New Biggin

2018-04-10T20:00:54+01:00April 10th, 2018|Patchwork|

On March 20th four of the patchwork group ladies went to visit the textiles exhibition held in the Maritime Centre New Biggin by the Sea. It was a small exhibition of work by several people incorporating appliqué and reverse appliqué pictures, embroidered pictures, fabric stamped work, felt work, clipped and carpet [...]

Patchwork Group Visit to South Shields Custom House.

2018-02-28T20:58:26+01:00February 28th, 2018|Patchwork|

Four of the group went to the Customs House Paddy Killer exhibition yesterday. Her talent is historical lace from 16th 17th and 19th centuries and transferring the patterns onto silk and glass and paper. It is very intricate and beautiful work and some patters taken from her grandmothers samples. It is [...]

Patchwork Group Outing to Harrogate.

2018-02-28T20:51:02+01:00February 28th, 2018|Patchwork|

A few of our patchwork ladies went to Harrogate Quilting exhibition on Friday. Instead of the usual display of quilts there was a display “Journeys in Stitch” by Gillian Travis. All I can say and it was the consensus of the group the work was amazing and her talent of making [...]

Patchwork Group Outing February 2018

2018-02-08T21:59:37+01:00February 4th, 2018|Patchwork|

The 2nd of February was the date of our first outing of the year. Six of the group met at Newcastle City Library to see the exhibition of quilts done by "The Boys" a group of survivors of the Holocaust or their descendants to remember the atrocities. The real quilts are [...]

Walking Group 2018 Walks

2018-01-23T16:05:10+01:00January 23rd, 2018|Walking Group|

Feb.2nd.  Seaton Circular.  Meet Seaham Hall car park (Tonias). 10.30. Mar.2nd. Hawthorn/Yellow Brick Road?.Meet Noses Point. 10.30. Apr.6th. Beamish. Meet Shepherd &Shepherdess.  11.00. DH9 0RS. May.4th. Durham Bluebells. Meet Gala Theatre. 11.00. June 1st. Easington-Seaham. Meet at Bus Stop next to Esso Garage top of Deneside 10.00.prompt bring bus pass. Bring [...]