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Irish Patchwork Society

celebrating the art of patchwork & quilt making since 1981

The Irish Patchwork Society, P.O. Box 45, Blackrock, Co.Dublin

AGM & Annual Conference 2019

URGENT NEWS RE IPS AGM & CONFERENCE JUNE 15TH&16TH 2019

DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL THE VENUE FOR THE IPS AGM HAS BEEN CHANGED. ALONG WITH A CHANGE OF VENUE THERE ARE SLIGHT CHANGES TO THE TIMING OF THE DAY. THE NEW DETAILS ARE BELOW.

New Venue

Menlo Park Hotel & Conference Centre 
Terryland,  Galway, H91 E98N 
Direct Line 091 761122 / Fax 091 761222 Web www.menloparkhotel.com 

Revised AGM Timetable Saturday June 15th 2019    

9.30  –  10.30        Registration

10.30 – 12.30        AGM

12.30 – 1.45          Lunch

2.00  –  4.00          Speaker: Cas Holmes

The change of venue is unfortunate and on behalf of the Society the Executive Committe would like to thank the Western Branch organising committee who have worked extremely hard and managed to find an alternative venue at 9 days’ notice.

We are hoping to meet many of you at this AGM. It is the one chance we have every year to meet members from other branches and sit and chat about our common interest and get inspiration. It also gives you a chance to have your say about your Society.

The challenge for the attending members is a circular quilt 12 inches in diameter. The theme is 'Round and Round'. The viewers’ choice will receive the James Lalor Trophy and a miniature quilt made by last year’s winner.

Cas Holmes is our guest speaker in the afternoon. Cas is an award-winning artist renowned for her use of 'the found' and an author of four books for Batsford. Her interest is in the connection between land, place and environment, the stories and imagery to be found in the collected materials and observations are a constant source for inspirations in her projects and collaborations. www.casholmestextiles.co.uk

Note: Non-members may attend the talk. Non-member Entry Fee to talk €15 See below to book. 

If you have not booked, the form is available for download here.


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