Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Appleby Banner

Our March meeting was a talk by Stan Rooke on the history of Appleby Moot Hall, which goes back to the16th Century.  We sat in the Council Chambers, on the walls were portraits and photographs of all the previous mayors.

In 2008-9 members of Appleby Embroiderers' Guild used their talents to make a banner for the town. Many members of the Guild are now part of Appleby Textile Group.

the talented embroiderers are:- 

And here are a few in closer detail.

Our next meeting is on Tuesday 4th April, 7pm in the Guide Hut.  Our speaker is Marna Lunt, a very creative textile landscape artist.  Visitors are welcome, entry fee £5, which includes refreshments and entry into the raffle.

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