On Saturday 5th January 1.30pm, Serena Partridge will give a talk called ‘Luminary’ about the Gawthorpe Textiles Collection (Photo: Gawthorpe Hall by Lee Pilkington), its inspiring founder Miss Rachel Kay Shuttleworth, and ‘Meeting Point’ – a project with the collection in 2017.

Darlington Embroiderers’ Guild guild hosts talks each month. Meetings take place at 1.30pm in Elm Ridge Methodist church hall. New members always welcome.