Guild of Glass Engravers

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Branch - Northern

Northern Branch Officers
Chairman - Dawn Douglas

Secretary - Sandra Snaddon
Treasurer - Lizzie Crossley

 

Our meeting on Saturday 9 March, was the AGM and was held before the activity for the afternoon was actioned by Dawn. 

At the AGM, the Secretary and Chairman agreed to continue as Officers. Pat Gauntlett decided to retire due to medical problems.  Thanks were given for all her work with the branch, and she was presented with a card, chocolates and orchids, Pat was the person who started the Northern Branch.  

For the afternoons engraving Dawn gave us all a glass square and asked us to engrave a linier square pattern, using the lines to show dark and light, then transfer that method to create a picture of an animal.  Very interesting results were produced.

We had a lovely lunch and an excellent day was had by all

Future meetings

29/30 June         Weekend tutorial with Amanda Lawrence.

23/24 August      Some Branch members plan to meet up to attend the IFG at Stourbridge on Friday 23 August and stay overnight, then arrange to meet up in the Kingswinford Beefeater (in the hotel) for a meal. 

16 November         Design competition.

We always welcome visitors to our branch meetings, which are usually held in Patrick Brompton Church Hall, Nr Bedale from 11.00 - 4pm. 

 

Contact: Sandra Snaddon
Tel: 01748 812062

Email: sandrasnaddon@yahoo.co.uk