The Annual Conference

The annual weekend conference is open to all members of the Guild. It is a friendly event, with the opportunity to meet many other enthusiasts from all over the country (and some of our overseas members too).



  • The theme is "Continuity and Friendship"
  • Conference will be held 17th-19th April 2020 at Moulton College, Northants
  • Details of the workshops can be found here


Our last conference (2019) was at Reaseheath College and for the first time we were able to run eight classes. Details of the classes held there can be found  here.

Click here for the workshops that were held at Moulton College, Northants in 2018, which was our first time at this venue. 

Conference 2017 at Newton Rigg College near Penrith between 7th and 9th April was our first visit to the Lake District. The workshops held on the Saturday are listed here.

2016 marked our 2nd visit to Reaseheath College and was held over the weekend of 8th-10th April with seven classes on the Saturday which are summarised here

Sparsholt College, Winchester was the venue for Conference 2015 and our 2014 Conference was at Leicester University.

In earlier years we were at Queen Ethelburga's College near York in 2013, at Reaseheath College, Nantwich in 2012 and in 2011 Conference was held at Canterbury University.