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Theme for 2018: VIKINGS

Get your helmets on. And no, they didn't have horns!

This is at the Roskilde museum in Denmark and is the reconstruction of the 30 metre warship, Skuldelev 2, built near Dublin in 1042 by Scandinavian boatbuilders.

Awards and Selection 2017 Newton Rigg College

Selection: Associate

  1. Ann Jones
  2. Teresa Kent

Fred Barnes Highly Commended:

Carole Lockwood

Kenneth Benton Award:

Winner – Laura Selway

Highly Commended – Irene Pentelow

Peter Wolfe Cloisonne Cup:

Winner – Katrine West

Highly Commended – Sally Davis

The Painting Award:

Winner – Marion Edwards

Highly Commended – Maggie Cundy

The Rachel Gogerly Memorial Award:

Inger Mertz

The Chairman’s Rose Bowl:

Winner – Karen Moon

Highly Commended – Christine Williams

Enameller Elect:

Caroline Tetley

Themed Exhibition:

Dorothy Cockrell

Judith Harris Young People’s Award:

Under 18Charlotte Ball

Under 16:  Winner -  Sam Heneghan       Highly commended – Cerys Manning

Under 11: Daniel Ball         


WG Ball Conference discount

W G Ball's are offering a 15% discount to members (except kilns and controllers) on all orders from now up to the conference and taken during the conference, normal carriage will be charged on orders unless collecting from the conference which is free.  

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Hobbycrafts Spring Show Glasgow



Hobbycrafts Show Glasgow 2-5th March

The Leith Lapidary Club including our very own Dorothy Cockrell, and a few other Guild members will be present at Hobbycrafts in Glasgow this weekend and will be offering 'Have a go at Enamelling' sessions.



2017 Conference update

All conference packs were sent out by email on 28th February.

If anyone has not received theirs, please contact Jane Sheppard BUT please check your spam folder first.

If you'd like to know who else is on your workshop, the full delegate list can be downloaded from the Guild Documents Archive on the Members Menu. (Newton Rigg 2017 workshop list)