Information on the following embroidery and knitting projects may be found further down this page-
Sarah Lowes has written a play “My Afternoon with Bruce Lee”. It will be performed in various venues in Liverpool during September as part of the Page to Stage Festival. For details of dates, times & how to book tickets (£8/£7 concs) see WHATS ON at the top of this page………. To see a preview of “My Afternoon With Bruce Lee” by Sarah Lowes click the link below……….
Liverpool Womens Hospital twinned with Birmingham Womens Hospital on 21st-22nd June 2014 to run a 110 mile cycle ride to each others hospitals as a joint fund-raising effort. Merseyside YE with YE Leader Val Heron were asked to embroider a pennant which would be presented on arrival at Birmingham. Below you can see the riders before they set off for Birmingham, with the Lord Mayor of Liverpool Erica Kemp and our pennant, which featured a Liver Bird on a bike.
Liverpool Women’s Hospital Charity Bike Ride 2014 & pennant made by Merseyside YE
On 22nd August 2014 Liverpool Decorative Fine Arts Society presented a wall hanging “In My Liverpool Home”, designed and embroidered by Merseyside YE, to Liverpool Women’s Hospital. To see more please visit the YE page…..
“In My Liverpool Home” hanging, commissioned by LDFAS, made by Merseyside YE, and presented to Liverpool Womens Hospital, Aug 2014
Ken Porter (Ruby Porter’s husband) and his grandson Matthew bravely abseiled down Liverpool Cathedral on Saturday 9th August to raise funds for Sreepur. They managed to raise £800 on the day, so very well done to all concerned. We have some photos of the abseil on SREEPUR NEWS page plus an update to Ruby’s blog, but here is a preview…………
Matthew Abbott on his descent down Liverpool Cathedral to fundraise for Sreepur charity
Ken Porter on his descent down Liverpool Cathedral to fundraise for Sreepur charity
The next meeting of Merseyside Embroiderers’ Guild is on 6th September 2014.
Saturday 6th September is the date of our popular September Tea Party which is held in Unitarian Church Hall, Ullet Road, Liverpool L17 2AA. This year we have an exhibition by Hanna Roberts, our 2013 Bursary Winner, who will be displaying her final Degree Show work. As well as Hanna we have Traders, Sales Table, Cake Stall, Tombola, and a sumptuous buffet Tea. Cost £3 Visitors Welcome!