Welcome to North Cheshire Lacemakers website
Be sure to look at the page celebrating the life of a lacemaker of excellence
North Cheshire Lacemakers Group meets at
Helsby Community Centre, Helsby, Cheshire
In January, March, May, July, September and November
from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm on the 2nd Saturday
when we usually welcome a speaker and a lace supplier.
In February, April, June, October and December from 10.30 am to 3.30 pm on the 2nd Friday when we make lace, share ideas and chat
There is usually no meeting in August but a trip is often arranged.
Annual subscription for 2017 only, the Group is offering reduced membership.
Existing members who are also Lace Guild members will pay £00.00 and non-Guild members will pay £2.50. Young lacemakers, under the age of 21, enjoy free membership.
New or returning members, joining in 2017, would pay the following subscription fees
£8 Lace Guild Members
£10.50 non Lace Guild Members
Download membership form here and send with remittance to address on form
In addition, there is a small admission charge to cover light refreshments in the mid-morning, at lunchtime and in the afternoon.
2016 - members £2.00, visitors £4.00
Most members bring a packed lunch but it is possible to buy food close by the Community Centre.
We have an extensive library and books are loaned out for 2 months, but can be renewed by telephoning the librarian.
Our thrice yearly newsletter, Pillow Talk, is published in March, July and November and contains a diary of events, information about courses organised by the group, items of news and patterns.
To join the North Cheshire Lacemakers Group just come along to one of our meetings as a visitor and pick up a membership form.
North Cheshire Lacemakers Group promotes the making of lace and encourages the pursuit of knowledge in the art of lacemaking, through classes, courses and exhibitions. Membership is open to all people who are interested in lace and willing to support and contribute towards the aims of NCLG.
This site was updated on 7-2-17