More About Us

More About

Frome Weavers

Spinners & Dyers

Join Us!

  • £20 per calendar month (standing order preferred)

  • £2.00 is payable on each visit

    Benefits of membership:

    • Members have access to the premises at any time after their first month or four visits, whichever is longer

    • Access to all facilities, resources and equipment

    • Group activities, talks and visits

    • Loan of some small equipment and books

    • Local exhibitions of members’ work

    • Automatic membership of the Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers (AGWSD). 
      • Access to the AGWSD website members’ section
      • Savings on subscription to The Journal of the WSD
      • Summer Schools
      • Certificates in Weaving, Spinning and Dyeing
      • Exhibition of members work

    Further information:

    • Experienced weavers and spinners as well as complete beginners are very welcome to join

    • As a new member you could choose to try things out by yourself or access tuition available from current members. Details of the tuition available from members will be displayed/printed detailing short one to three hour courses and you could choose to access as few or as many courses you like. The teaching time would be based on an hourly rate of approximately £10 and teaching could also be individually adapted to your needs.  For example, three to four hours tuition would be needed to get started on a four shaft loom

    • We all contribute by sharing what we know and taking time to help each other so that we learn and enjoy our craft together. It is a very relaxed, sociable and informal way of learning

    • As we progress, we aim to help support the group by donating one item to each of our twice yearly sales. This provides a wide variety of work that we can sell at our open days and exhibitions

    • All members share joint responsibility in the running of group