The latest BRANCH NEWSLETTER is reproduced below. The latest REGIONAL NEWSLETTER (SEE The News) dated APRIL 2017 is also reproduced at the end of  this section.

The reports from the National Embroiderers’ Guild AGM are here on the website – see  the “Meeting & News” tab.



Sept 12th

Morning session from 11am Please bring your own work along.

Speaker at 2pm Tracy Teasdale   Sharing Stories about the Overlord Embroidery and Portsmouth D-Day Museum

Tuesday 13th Workshop – Flo Collingwood with Hand Applique, some spaces still available

November workshop Machine Embroidery Wendy Dolan – now open for booking

Your input

Tea Rota – Names required please

Branch News – Branch AGM will be held at 2pm on 9th October at Lavant Memorial Hall, Lavant

Subscriptions are now due. £49 please (this takes into account the concessions made by HQ and the Branch) If you have already renewed and paid a higher amount, you will be reimbursed, please speak to the Secretary or Treasurer. Please make cheques payable to Chichester Embroiderers’ Guild or pay by BACS

The Branch Committee  Positions VACANT

Chairman, Treasurer, Membership Sec and general Committee members all have vacancies. Join members already interested in posts.

Job Sharing can be arranged for all posts, as this helps future changes

Branch Programme 2017-18

The new programme and commentary on Speakers will be available with the October Newsletter

HQ Communique: Adult Safe Guarding Policy

This document in on the Notice Board for everyone to read-any questions please see Chairman

Membership Cards will be sent from HQ this year (they will be distributed when they arrive)

Branch Competition –   ‘stitch one colour’ All entries will be submitted to the AGM competition on 23rdSeptember .

HQ Individual Members Challenge ‘Underfoot’, details on website (copy on Notice board) entries due between 9th January-25th February 2018                                                                                                                                                                                         

Future Dates

September 26th to Oct 8th Landlines-Bodylines, Joint exhibition at the Oxmarket Arts Centre in the Wilson and Foyer galleries by Carole Naylor and her painter husband Albert. If you would like to meet Carol please email her ( to make direct contact with her. See poster on Notice board.

24th-28th October Textile Exhibition – Curious Threads. Colonnade House- Creative Hub, Worthing 10am-4pm daily. 01903 221293 Contact member Sue Duncan

Until 24th October The George Murray exhibition at The Novium museum contribution by the branch will be on display

Oct 11th-15th Knitting and Stitching Show Tickets 14.50 concessions £13.50 -Details of coaches below :

Woods Travel 01243 868080 Saturday 14th Oct. Depart Bognor Regis 8.15am Chichester 8.30am   Return Chichester 7.30pm Bognor Regis 8.05pm.  £40 (currently 10 places available but selling fast)

Worthing Coaches 01903 505805   Saturday 14th Oct Depart 7.00am Return 6.45pm (most westerly pick up point is Rustington) £31

Lucketts Coaches 01329 823755 Friday 13th and Sunday 15th Depart 7.30am Return 7.30pm   (most easterly pick up point is Havant) £33



The latest REGIONAL NEWSLETTER (SEE The News) dated  APRIL 2017 is reproduced below


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