Workshops & Talks

A number of Batik Guild members regularly run workshops and give talks on batik. A selection of forthcoming events is listed here.

Talks and workshops in England

Batik Workshop with Rosi Robinson at Bath Textile Summer School

15 to 17 Aug 2022 9.30 am - 4.00 pm

'Pushing Boundaries in Batik'. 

Bath Textile Summer School, Bath

Batik to Waxprint - From Java to West Africa
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Diane Gaffney

8 Oct 2022 11 am
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From Batik to Waxprint - the fascinating journey of how traditional batik textiles from Java travelled around the world to end up in West Africa where they influenced local traders - resulting in the famous West African waxprint.

A talk  with lots of images and textiles by Diane Gaffney of Textile Traders (and the Batik Guild) and Magie Relph of The African Fabric Shop

World Textile Day runs from 10 am to 4 pm. The talk is at 11 am. Tickets are £5 and available on the door from 10 am

Borckenhurst Village Centre, Brockenhurst, New Forest, Hampshire

'Discover the Magic of Batik' Workshop with Rosi Robinson in Sussex
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Rosi Robinson

29 to 30 Oct 2022 9.30 am - 4.30 pm
The Martindale Centre, Station Road, Horsted Keynes, West Sussex RH17 7ED

Talks and workshops in Wales

'Reflections' with Rosi Robinson
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Rosi Robinson

10 Jul 2022 9.30 - 4pm
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As part of the Batik Guild International Exhibition.

Cost: £60 + £8 (fabric, wax, dyes etc) per person.

To book, contact Rosi rosirob@aol.com

Minerva Arts Centre, Llanodloes, Powys, SY18 6BY Wales, UK

Traditional Batik from around the world
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Diane Gaffney

13 Jul 2022 2 pm
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An informal free talk in the Gallery. Come along to see some of the amazing batik work in Diane's collection. Work from Indonesia, Thailand and south western China

The Minerva Centre, Great Oak Street, Llanidloes, mid Wales SY18 6BY

'Landscape Painting in Batik' with Rhona Tooze, Using prominent Welsh artists as inspiration. Rhona Tooze

16 Jul 2022 9.30 - 4pm
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AS part of the Batik Guild International Exhibition.

Cost: £60 + £8 materials (fabric, wax, dyes etc.)

To book, contact Rhona on rtooze@gmail.com

 

 

Minerva Arts Centre, Llanodloes, Powys, Wales, SY18 6BY

Traditional Batik from around the world
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Diane Gaffney

19 Jul 2022 2 pm
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An informal free talk in the Gallery. Come along to see some of the amazing batik work in Diane's collection. Work from Indonesia, Thailand and south western China

The Minerva Centre, Great Oak Street, Llanidloes, mid Wales SY18 6BY

Batik Workshop; 'Trees' with Jenny O'Leary Jenny O'Leary

22 Jul 2022 10 - 4pm
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Batik on tissue paper; as part of the Batik Guild International Exhibition

£60.00 per person. To book, or for more information, contact Jenny  jenny.oleary@me.com

Minerva Arts Centre, Llanodloes, Powys, SY18 6BY Wales, UK

Talks and workshops in North America

Private Classes in Batik with Beth & Jonathan Evans Jonathan Evans

6 Aug 2021 to 31 Dec 2022 Various

Whether you are a beginner, or want to add to your existing skills, Beth & Jonathan offer classes to fill your individual needs.

From one day of batik fun, to a four day intensive course.

1 - 3 days; $150 per day. 

Shallawalla Studio & Gallery, 107 W. Ryus, La Veta, Colorado USA

Discover the Magic of Batik Workshop with Rosi Robinson in Nova Scotia, Canada
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Rosi Robinson

11 to 13 Sep 2022 9.30 am - 4.30 pm

A three day workshop with Rosi Robinson in Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada. 

100 Queen Street, Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada

More workshops and talks

The following Guild members may also offer workshops and talks by arrangement.

Members in England
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Jenn Adamson
Sara Bishop Gill Curry Helen Dougall Claire Drewe Kyrle du Heaume
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Marina Elphick
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Heather Gatt
Shelagh Hetreed Wendy James Caroline King
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Angela Lenman
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Barbara Melling
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Barbara Meynell
Jenny O'Leary Robin Paris
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Sue Rhodes-Simpson
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Rosi Robinson
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Sarah Tucker
Jo Whiteland Andrew Wynne
Members in Scotland
Jane Lannagan
Members in Wales
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Dorothy Morris
Members in Europe
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Isabella Künzli Waller
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Shuen-Li Spirit
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Christina Szabo
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Rita Trefois
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Eleonora Ur
Members in North America
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Susan Metzger
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Jennifer Raby
Members in Rest of World
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Catalina Espina
Monisha Gallage Xingdong Zhu
 
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