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Maker in Focus – Elaine Day

By Val Michael | May 10, 2022

Elaine Day is a jewellery designer and maker. She creates a new collection of jewellery every year for the summer inspired by nature and particularly the animals she sees in…

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Celebration of the opening of Gloucestershire Guild

By Val Michael | May 10, 2022

On Saturday 7th May the Gloucestershire Guild hosted an official opening celebration in the company of members and guests including Cheltenham MP Alex Chalk. Mary Greensted one of our patrons…

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Chris Noble

By Val Michael | Jan 26, 2022

It is with great sadness that we have to share the news that Chris Noble has passed away. Chris had been a printmaker since 1976 and a member of the…

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Craft Festival Cheltenham 11th to 13th March 2022

By Val Michael | Jan 20, 2022

Craft Festival Cheltenham will take place from 11th to 13th March 2022 in Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA . The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen will have a…

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A weekly Programme of Crafts Demonstrations starting 29 April 2021

By Uschi | Apr 28, 2021

A weekly Programme of Crafts Demonstrations  Taking place downstairs at Chapel Arts, 11am until 3pm each Thursday, these demonstrations are free of charge. Watch a demonstration then visit the Guild…

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Maker’s Award – Angie Parker

By Uschi | Apr 5, 2021

Maker’s Award – Angie Parker We were initially drawn to the work of Angie Parker by her wonderful use of colour. At this moment, with lockdown and Covid, what is desperately…

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Nigel Williams’ Practical Hat Opera Glasses

By Uschi | Mar 11, 2021

Nigel Williams’ Practical Hat Opera Glasses Why is it that, whenever you have taken the utmost care to get a ticket for the best seat in the Opera House, you…

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Commonplace Books

By Uschi | Mar 9, 2021

Commonplace Books: A Bookbinding Project in 2021by Ursula Jeakins   Guild member Ursula Jeakins has produced a series of beautiful Commonplace Books. Here she tells her inspiration behind them. “On…

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‘All Wrapped Up’ – Christmas at the Guild

By Uschi | Dec 10, 2020

Apart from the Guild Gallery Shop upstairs at Chapel Arts, the Guild is holding a Christmas Show downstairs in the main hall. Work by ten makers is on display, much…

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