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  • 24 Dec 2015 8:40 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Jennie Parry posted a message a few weeks ago about Catherine Martin's interview on BBC Radio 3 essential classics.   This is still available on although I'm not sure if you can access it from outside the UK
    Catherine Martin, The Essential Classics Interview - BBC Radio 3

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    Catherine Martin, The Essential Classics Interview...

    Sarah's guest this week is the jeweller and trained classical musician, Catherine Martin.

    View on www.bbc.co.uk

    Preview by Yahoo

    Following on from this, why not purchase Catherine's book on Kumihimo.   It is available from the Braid Society at £7 plus postage and packing

    May I take this opportunity to wish everyone a Merry Christmas  and a very Happy New Year

  • 18 Nov 2015 8:11 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Registration is now fully open for our exciting conference, Braids 2016 - Braids, Bands and Beyond.   A number of the classes are full but there are still many wonderful classes with space for attendees.   It is an opportunity to meet the best braiders in the world with a wide range of skills.   Further details can be found in the Braids 2016 programme and on the page of Tutors.    There are lots of photos of what the tutors will be teaching. 

  • 04 Nov 2015 9:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Braids 2016 registration has opened for all Braid Society members and the places are filling fast.   To date we have 121 registrations with a limit of 200.    Some of the classes are full so will not show when registering for the conference.

    Some minor changes have been made to the programme for Linda Malan's class and Michael Hattori's biography.   These are in V13 of the programme. 

  • 01 Nov 2015 10:17 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Following her excellent talk at the AGM and the article in Strands 2015, an additional pattern has been placed in the Member's area under braiding instructions.

  • 28 Oct 2015 11:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Registration for Braids 2016 will open on 1st November at 1pm Pacific time.   The link to the registration system will open on this website, www.braidsociety.com at that time.  The registration system is an online application form that guides you through the registration with payment options at the end.  
    An email will also be sent to all paid up members of the Braid Society with the link to the registration and then the link will be posted on this page and also on the Yahoo group, braids and bands. 

  • 28 Sep 2015 9:28 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A number of changes have been made to the Braids 2016 workshop schedule and a new programme is available on the Braids 2016 page for download.  

    The key changes are:

    Dominic Taylor will be teaching a two day class on cylindrical braids on Monday and Tuesday

    Adrienne Gaskell's class on Embellished Oimatsu has been moved to Monday

    Carol Wang's classes on Thursday and Friday were missing from the schedule although details were shown in the programme

    Makiko Tada will be teaching Leno Braids on Thursday in a full day class.  The previous programme showed this as a one hour class on Thursday and Friday.

    Heather Torgenrud has withdrawn her class.     

  • 14 Sep 2015 8:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The September 2015 newsletter has been sent out.  It can also be seen within the Members area.    In addition, the programme for Braids 2016 has been published with details on online registration to be added over the next few weeks. 

  • 22 Aug 2015 8:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The tutors for Braids 2016 will be added to the conference pages over the next few weeks before the programme is published.  You can reach the page by clicking on Events - Braids 2016 Tutors.   Check back regularly to see who has been added. 

  • 19 Aug 2015 7:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The next Council meeting will be held on Saturday, 29th August.   If you have any issues/suggestions, please contact the Chairman, chair@braidsociety.com     The agenda for the 2015 AGM will be discussed so if there is anything you would like to raise, we would be interested. 

  • 08 Jul 2015 9:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Great offer on new memberships. Between July and September, for a small increase in the usual subscriptions, you get an extra year's membership. Our membership year runs from 1 Nov to 31 Oct so this membership will run to 31 Oct 2016 and cover Braids 2016 (not the conference cost but the ability to apply as soon as applications open). Click on Join us on the menu.

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