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1989-2019  Now in our 30th year.


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The Bead Society of Great Britain, (formed in September 1989), is a subscription-based, non-profitmaking, non-commercial venture run by a permanent Team who work voluntarily.
The Society is open to all those who have an appreciation, either private or professional, of beads ancient and modern, of all shapes, sizes, materials and colours; their techniques of manufacture, and their application.


The aim of our Society is to encourage and share knowledge and enjoyment of every type of bead, to improve the accuracy ofinformation and the skills of making, using, caring for and collecting beads, together with the understanding of the many peoples for whom beads are so important in their lives.

Members receive three issues per year of the highly-acclaimed  Journal 


 

The Society currently holds two-three  meetings each year - lectures/workshops and an AGM. We have a varied program of courses, meetings and workshops, most are FREE to members.


Members receive discounted entry to fairs organised by the Craft Kit Company Ltd and BeadsupNorth. For more details vist the Beadwork Fair  and BeadsupNorth 

websites.


The Society numbers among its members private collectors, researchers, dealers, jewellery makers, bead embroiderers, beadwork weavers (on- and off-loom), makers of beads, and many others - so there's a place for everyone!

 

Stop Press

Spring/Summer

Journal is nearly ready to go to the printers.

Look HERE for updates


Materials list 

for Jennys class

 now on events page


Saxon Princess 

Pendent Workshop

with 

Jenny Boyle.

and 

AGM details

on the

 Society Events Page


 


 

NEW

Beading Groups

in the UK.

List of groups in your area

on the

 Useful Links page

 

 

The Newest

 Penpals

booklet is now available.

Seasons, Halloween 

And Christmas.

Find it on the Beadables Page


Exciting News

The Bead Society's

Journal is produced in

 Full Colour

all 40 pages are in colour.

3 Times a year for £12 a year.

A £1 a month!!

 

 

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