Prestigious Royal School of Needlework exhibition at Chester Cathedral, 3-29 February

Published on 23 January 2016 Under Latest News

Fylde DFAS members are looking forward to our February lecture, Tapestry – the ultimate wall decoration, by Dr Susan Kay-Williams. If needlework and embroidery are your thing then you will also be interested in For Worship & Glory, an exhibition by the Royal School of Needlework at Chester Cathedral.

The exhibition, which runs from 3 – 29 February, includes more than 50 examples 
of ecclesiastical hand embroidery 
from the 18th to 20th century.  This is a unique opportunity 
to view at close quarters a prestigious collection of work in 
the North of England.

Opening times are: Monday – Saturday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm; Sunday 10.00 am – 4.00 pm. Tickets cost £5 pp (children under 12 are free)

Dr Susan Kay-Williams, our lecturer on Wednesday 3 February 2016, is Chief Executive of the Royal School of Needlework, based at Hampton Court Palace. The lecture is open to non-members and costs £8 pp. Booking is essential 01253 736857.