IBW Events

This list will be added to as and when we are told of events so please check regularly for events in your area. If you are planning an event please complete this online form and we will list your event on this page for free.



Christchurch 28th & 29th July 2018 Priory Beaders will be attending Mudeford Arts Festival to celebrate IBW and to spread the beading bug. We will be exhibiting our group work and providing free 'have a go' sessions. If you are in the area do come and say hi. The festival is free and there are some wonderful exhibits and entertainment.



Colchester - Sat August 4th 2018 10am - 4pm         The Saturday Beaders group has invited Fran Griffith to run her fantastic Frond workshop for us. Sadly, as we are a large group and there are limited spaces, this is a closed workshop and we are unable to accept non-members but we hope everyone enjoys IBW. For more details about our group please contact Joan Newton on 01245 468380 or email joan@zjbnewton.myzen.co.uk

Linford, Stanford-le-Hope - Sun August 5th 2018 10am - 4pm
Craft Candy Community Group is hosting a workshop with the fantastic Fran Griffith. She will be teaching her beautiful Phoenix Necklace. The cost of this workshop includes your own, personal copy of Fran's pattern, but does not include the materials. Kits will be available to purchase, or if you prefer to choose your own colourway, a materials list will be available in advance of the workshop. Craft Candy Community is a mixed craft group which meets every Saturday from 1am at the Lighthouse Café, Grays Beach.
Workshop will be held at 11 Pinewood Close which is a stones throw away from East Tilbury Train Station on the line from London Fenchurch Street to Southend on Sea. Cost £40. For further details please contact Karen Glazzard on 07979 967862 or email kaz91822@yahoo.co.uk       




Oswaldtwistle - 29th and 30th July 2018 - Beads & Biscuits and Halfpenney’s will be hosting 2 days of beading fun at Oswaldtwistle Mills. We will be bringing beadworkers together to bead and have an exhibition, demonstrations and ‘have a go’ tables. Come and see us for a nosy round and a chat. If you want to bead along with us, please book a place in advance – it’s free, but places are limited.
Contact kathryn@halfpenney.co.uk




Bungay -  Friday 3rd August, 10am - 4pm                    Fran Griffith's Frond Workshop at the Fisher Theatre in Bungay. £48, £24 deposit, booking essential.  Organised by Moth Crafts (www.facebook.com/mothcrafts). Contact Didy Ward at didyw@aol.com for a booking form.


Betchworth - 4th August 2018 10am - 3pm. Betchworth Beaders are holding a charity Bead-In to support 'Saying Goodbye' which provides help to people suffering miscarriage and baby loss. There will be bead shopping, displays, a raffle, the Beadworkers Guild stand and refreshments, as well as the opportunity to sit and bead with others. Entry is only £1, children free and welcome, free parking. A very enjoyable day for all! Betchworth War Memorial Village Hall, Station Road, Betchworth, Surrey, RH3 7DF. For more details please contact Ruth Vickery on 01483 282865 or email vickery.ruth@gmail.com