International Beading Week

IBW - Welcome to International Beading Week... Celebrations - Show & Tell (AM)
Date: Saturday 27th July
Time: 10.00am - 12.00 noon (UK time)
Cost: Free to all
72 spaces remaining

The Beadworkers Guild invite you to join them to celebrate the start of International Beading Week 2024.

The Guild are celebrating their 25th anniversary, and our theme this year is 'Celebrations'. If you have some celebratory related projects already made, we would love to see them.

Wherever you are in the world, and whatever your skill level, this free event is for you. We would love you to join is to celebrate our love of beadwork.

Non Guild members are most welcome, so why not invite a friend to join you!

Please click on the image to make your booking.

IBW - Welcome to International Beading Week... Celebrations - Show & Tell (PM)
Date: Saturday 27th July
Time: 5.00 - 7.00pm
Cost: Free to all
75 spaces remaining
The Beadworkers Guild invite you to join them to celebrate the start of International Beading Week 2024.

The Guild are celebrating their 25th anniversary, and our theme this year is 'Celebrations'. If you have some celebratory related projects already made, we would love to see them.

Wherever you are in the world, and whatever your skill level, this free event is for you. We would love you to join is to celebrate our love of beadwork.

Non Guild members are most welcome, so why not invite a friend to join you!

Please click on the image to make your booking.

IBW - Celebrating Europe (AM)
Date: Sunday 28th July
Time: 10.00 - 12.00 noon (UK time)
Cost - Free to all
76 spaces remaining

Join the BWG online celebrations, whilst we bead our way around the world.

Our first port of call is Europe.

IBW - Celebrations, is the perfect opportunity to share items you may have made for a certain European day of celebration. Whether you made something to celebrate St. Patricks Day - Ireland, King’s Day - Netherlands, Vappu - Finland, Bastille Day – France, San Gennaro Feast Day – Italy, or the Carnivale di Venezia, whatever celebration has inspired your beadwork, we would love to see your interpretations for your country of choice, whilst enjoying some social beading time with beading friends around the world.

We will also be joined by designer Meg Thompson, who will be sharing hints and tips on bezels in bead embroidery.

This online social event is FREE and open to all, but you do need to book a place to take part.

Please click on the image to make your booking.

IBW - Celebrating Europe (PM)
Date: Sunday 28th July
Time: 5.00 - 7.00pm (UK time)
Cost: Free to all
83 spaces remaining

Join the BWG online celebrations, whilst we bead our way around the world.

Our first port of call is Europe.

IBW - Celebrations, is the perfect opportunity to share items you may have made for a certain European day of celebration. Whether you made something to celebrate St. Patricks Day - Ireland, King’s Day - Netherlands, Vappu - Finland, Bastille Day – France, San Gennaro Feast Day – Italy, or the Carnivale di Venezia, whatever celebration has inspired your beadwork, we would love to see your interpretations for your country of choice, whilst enjoying some social beading time with beading friends around the world.

This online social event is FREE and open to all, but you do need to book a place to take part.

Please click on the image to make your booking.

IBW - Celebrating Asia (AM)
Date: Tuesday 30th July
Time: 10.00am - 12.00 noon (UK time)
Cost: Free to all
84 spaces remaining

Today the BWG online Zoom team is taking you on a trip to Asia - a part of the world that is filled with fragrant spices, exotic flowers and sumptuous silks.

Whether you have made something to celebrate The Lantern (Yuan Xiao) Festival – China, the Dragon Boat Festival – Hong Kong, The Cherry Blossom Festival – Japan or Diwali – India, we would love to see what has inspired your beadwork and what technique(s) you used to stitch your celebratory projects. 

This online social event is FREE and open to all, but you do need to book a place to take part.

Please click on the image to make your booking.

IBW - Celebrating Asia (PM)
Date: Tuesday 30th July
Time: 5.00 - 7.00pm (UK time)
Cost: Free to all
76 spaces remaining

Today the BWG online Zoom team is taking you on a trip to Asia - a part of the world that is filled with fragrant spices, exotic flowers and sumptuous silks.

We will start this event with a talk by guest speaker Debi Burns, who will be sharing 'all things Miyuki' with you, before we look at what you may have made for either The Lantern (Yuan Xiao) Festival – China, the Dragon Boat Festival – Hong Kong, The Cherry Blossom Festival – Japan or Diwali – India. 

We would especially love to know what technique(s) you used to stitch your celebratory projects. 

This online social event is FREE and open to all, but you do need to book a place to take part.

Please click on the image to make your booking.

IBW - Celebrating Oceania (AM)
Date: Thursday 1st August
Time: 10.00am - 12.00 noon (UK time)
Cost: Free for all
81 spaces remaining

We are heading down under to the sunny islands of the Sothern Hemisphere today to check out what you may have made for the Sing-sing Festival – New Guinea, the Sydney Mardi Gras – Australia, the Pasifika Festival – Auckland, New Zealand, the Hibiscus Festival – Fiji or the Aloha Festivals of Hawaii.

The culture of these islands provides a wealth of inspiration, which can easily be translated into beadwork, so whatever celebration has inspired you to bead... even Mother's Day, do join us for a day of beady exploration.

This online social event is FREE and open to all, but you do need to book a place to take part.

Please click on the image to make your booking.

IBW - Celebrating Oceania (PM)
Date: Thursday 1st August
Time: 5.00 - 7.00pm (UK time)
Cost: Free for all
79 spaces remaining

We are heading down under to the sunny islands of the Sothern Hemisphere today to check out what you may have made for the Sing-sing Festival – New Guinea, the Sydney Mardi Gras – Australia, the Pasifika Festival – Auckland, New Zealand, the Hibiscus Festival – Fiji or the Aloha Festivals of Hawaii.

The culture of these islands provides a wealth of inspiration, which can easily be translated into beadwork, so whatever celebration has inspired you to bead... even Mother's Day, do join us for a day of beady exploration.

This online social event is FREE and open to all, but you do need to book a place to take part.

Please click on the image to make your booking.

IBW - Celebrating The Americas (AM)
Date: Saturday 3rd August
Time: 10.00am - 12.00 noon (UK time)
Cost: Free to all
82 spaces remaining

Join the BWG online today for a celebratory trip across the Americas.

From North America to the South, what celebrations have inspired your beadwork.  Whether it is Independence Day – USA, The Day of the Dead – Mexico, The Medellin Flower Festival – Colombia, The Martes de Challa Festival – Peru or the Rio de Janeiro Carnival in Brazil, we would love to see what you have made.

IBW Celebrations is the perfect opportunity to share your projects with the rest of the world, whilst enjoying some social beading time with new found beading friends from around the world.

This online social event is FREE and open to all, but you do need to book a place to take part.

Please click on the image to make your booking.

IBW - Celebrating The Americas (PM)
Date: Saturday 3rd August
Time: 5.00 - 7.00pm (UK time)
Cost: Free to all
82 spaces remaining

Join the BWG online today for a celebratory trip across the Americas.

From North America to the South, what celebrations have inspired your beadwork.  Whether it is Independence Day – USA, The Day of the Dead – Mexico, The Medellin Flower Festival – Colombia, The Martes de Challa Festival – Peru or the Rio de Janeiro Carnival in Brazil, we would love to see what you have made.

IBW Celebrations is the perfect opportunity to share your projects with the rest of the world, whilst enjoying some social beading time with new found beading friends from around the world.

This online social event is FREE and open to all, but you do need to book a place to take part.

Please click on the image to make your booking.

IBW - Celebrations - A final farewell & IBW overview (AM)
Date: Sunday 4th August
Time: 10.00am - 12.00 noon (UK time)
Cost: Free to all
81 spaces remaining

The Beadworkers Guild welcomes you to the penultimate session of International Beading Week, our exciting worldwide event.

During our week-long IBW event we have celebrated your beadwork from all over the world, inspired by celebrations from various countries around the globe. Now it is time to check out all your free pattern choices from IBW 2024.  What celebration or rainbow beaded beauties have you made this year?

Wherever you are in the world, whatever skill level, whether you are a member of the Beadoworkers Guild or just a beading pal, this event is for you, so come and join us by booking your place today!

Please click on the image to make your booking.

IBW - Celebrations - A final farewell & IBW overview (PM)
Date: Sunday 4th August
Time: 5.00 - 7.00pm (UK time)
Cost: Free to all
78 spaces remaining

The Beadworkers Guild welcomes you to the final session of International Beading Week 2024, our exciting worldwide event.

During our week-long IBW event we have celebrated your beadwork from all over the world, inspired by celebrations from various countries around the globe. Now it is time to check out all your free pattern choices from IBW 2024.  What celebration or rainbow beaded beauties have you made this year?

Wherever you are in the world, whatever skill level, whether you are a member of the Beadoworkers Guild or just a beading pal, this event is for you, so come and join us by booking your place today!

Please click on the image to make your booking.