Guild News

Region 7 2015 Workshop List


Please note all workshops are £10, payable on the day. No deposit required. Places are filled on a first-come/first-served basis

Note special instructions for plique a jour workshop July 12th.






Sat 7 Mar


BP Hall,



Lesley Talbot plus helpers

Breakthrough/crackle effects achieved   from high /low firing etc

Sun 7 Jun

Aylesford Priory, near Maidstone

ME20 7BX

Lesley Miller


Have a go, plus Conference workshops talks, demos etc

Show and Tell.

Car   Parks may be full, use lower car park.

Sun 12 July


Riverside Barn, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2NZ

Melvyn Jennings plus Lesley Miller to help

Plique a jour

You   need to COMMIT to this workshop early and pay   an extra £6 in advance for us to order your plique a jour frames, unless   you have/prepare your own frames.

Sun 27 Sep

Aylesford Priory, near Maidstone

ME20 7BX

Maureen Carswell

Enamelling Bowls

Sun 1 Nov

Ashtead Memorial Hall, KT21   2BE

Lesley Miller plus helpers

Steel, lustres, foil, stencils   etc

Suppliers at Conference 2015

Suppliers at conference are still being confirmed but so far those that will be there are detailed below. If you are unable to attend but have a friend who is going you might wish to arrange for them to collect an order for you? Please note some suppliers are either bringing pre-orders only or bringing only limited supplies so, if there is anything specific you want, get organised and place your order soon.

  • Balls; 01782 313956;; attending Fri & Sat
  • BeadBuyer;; attending Fri & Sat (a new supplier, please support them)
  • Corby Kilns;; attending Fri & Sat (a new supplier, please support them)
  • Designer Cabochons; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; attending Fri & Sat
  • M&C T; 01744 737274;; limited supplies and pre-orders only
  • Milton Bridge; 01782 274229;; attending Sat
  • Vitrum Signum; 0208 524 9546;; pre-orders only (place by 20/3 if poss)
  • Thompson Enamel;; pre-orders only (15% discount, place by 20/3 if poss)

Sadly Walshes are unable to attend this year because of a clash of dates, but have kindly issued a code which will give members a 10% discount until July. It is GOEN94.

There is a possibility that Sutton Tools (0121 236 7139) may attend, but they have not confirmed this yet.

Jane Sheppard

Conference Secretary



Conference delegates 2015

The current list of delegates at conference (alphabetically within regions) is now available in the members area (within the Guild Documents archive).
We have published this so you know who is coming from your area and in case you want to organise say car or equipment sharing.
If you are logged in you should be able to access it direct from the link below:

Goldsmiths "Make your Mark" event

The Guild of Enamellers has been asked to set up an enamelling demonstration/information stand at the "Make You Mark" student event on the 17th and 18th April 2015.  This clashes with the Guild conference this year and many members are already committed to that.  However, if you are not attending conference but are interested in volunteering and demonstrating at this event can you contact me ASAP (30th January deadline).  If you want more information/details please contact me by email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Details of last years event can be found at -
Julie Rattray
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Teaching opportunity, Singapore

Royal insignia ( are looking for an enamel artist to come to Singapore to give training on enamel applications. They will of course pay a fee and all cost for accommodation but  need someone who can train the company enamellers on advanced level techniques. They already have knowledge on the basics and want their production staff to upgrade their knowledge.


Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further info.