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

Kimono and Sarong. Four centuries of Japanese and Indonesian textile connections

16 Apr 2020

Javanese Batik and European Decorative Arts 1890-1930

21 Apr 2020 6.30 pm

From sarong to sari: Rabindranath Tagore’s fascination with batik of Java

22 Apr 2020
Oriental Rug and Textile Society, London

Talks and workshops in Scotland

Batik - The People Behind the Cloth
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Diane Gaffney

17 Jun 2020 7 pm
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A talk for the Aberdeen Quilters (but guests are very welcome) Lots of images and glorious batik textiles from all over Java to look at. Sales Table.

Rubislaw Church Centre, 1, Beaconsfield Place, Aberdeen AB15 4AB

Talks and workshops in Wales

Batik Guild AGM weekend

24 to 25 Apr 2020 10am - 4pm

The Guild's 2020 AGM will be held at Marina View, Ty Newydd Holidays, Wales UK LD3 7LJ.

See advert on page 3 of the November 2019 edition of the Guild magazine for details

Marina View, Ty Newydd Holidays, Wales UK LD3 7LJ.

Talks and workshops in Europe

Batik & Surface Design at Zijdelings (Tilburg NL)
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Rita Trefois

1 Jan to 30 Jun 2020

A series of four 2-days workshops in the period of January – June 2020


Tilburg, Holland

Batik education 2020 at DIY Textile School (Amsterdam NL)
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Rita Trefois

1 Jan to 30 Jun 2020

An intensive education in six 2-days meetings from January till June 2020.

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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Susan Rhodes-Simpson
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Rosi Robinson
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Sarah Tucker
Members in Scotland
Jane Lannagan
Members in Wales
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Dorothy Morris
Members in Europe
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Rita Trefois
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Eleonora Ur
Members in North America
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Susan Metzger
Members in Rest of World
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Catalina Espina
Kiranada Sterling Benjamin
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