Programme 2022/2023

Friday 16 September at 7.30 pm

Saturday 17 September at 10 am

Tuesday 4 October

Friday 14 October at 7.45 pm

Saturday 15 October at 10 am

Thursday 3 November

Saturday 12 November at 10 am

Wednesday 23 November

Monday 5 December

Saturday 10 December at 1 pm

Thursday 12 January

Saturday 28 January at 10 am

Friday 3 February

Saturday 11 February at 10 am

Wednesday 8 March     

Friday 17 March at 7.45 pm

Saturday 18 March at 10 am

Saturday 25 March

Friday 21 April at 7.45 pm

Saturday 22 April at 10 am

Wednesday 10 May

Friday 19 May at 7.45 pm and

Saturday 20 May at 10 am

Thursday 15th June

10 am to 4 pm from

Friday 30 June to

Monday 3 July

Friday 14 July at 7.45 pm

Saturday 15 July at 10 am

Tuesday 25 July

Monday 14 August

Friday 8 September

Friday 15 September at 7.30 pm

Saturday 16 September

AGM followed by display of Name Squares and talk from Kim Harvey of Spoonrings

Workshop by Helen Sargent on making a Quilted Mat.

Social Stitching at 10.00 am at Peel Golf Club

Talk: Natural Dyeing. Pat Kelly will share her love of dyeing using plant materials.

Workshop by Carol Baker on Dyeing to Stitch in the Braaid Hall.  

Social Stitching at the Costa (next to the Crosby Co-op) at 10 am

Talk: World War 1 Silk Postcards  by Rachel Vickers followed by a workshop on silk Postcard Design and stitching a postcard or greeting card.

Social Stitching at 11 am at Ramsey Golf Club

Social Stitching at The George, Castletown at 10 am

Christmas Party: making Mini Felt Christmas Stockings (Sheila Dove). No charge.

Social Stitching at Terminus Tavern Pub, Douglas Prom at 11 am

Group Discussion "Looking Forward: Looking back" followed by a Love Stitching workshop (untutored)

Social Stitching at Peel Golf Club at 10 am

Talk by Rhythm of Bulgaria Dance Group followed by a Workshop by Margaret Dawson on Wire Knitting:   make a length of knitted wire into a bracelet.

Social Stitching at Ramsey Golf Club from 11 am

Talk: Mannin Quilters' Suitcase by Sheila Huxley

Workshop Springtime Sampler by Theresa Saxon.

Social Stitching at the Station Hotel, Port Erin from 10.30 am

Talk:  Point of the Needle by Jay Hooper (off-Island tutor)

Workshop Crosses of the Island by visiting tutor, Jay Hooper.

The project has been especially designed for MES.  Please indicate when booking whether you wish to

do hand stitching, machine stitching or quilting.

Social Stitching at Riley's Café, Eden Park from 10.30 am

Activity: Finishing off and preparing stitched pieces for display in the Exhibition.


Social Stitching at the Costa (next to the Crosby Co-op) at 10 am

MES EXHIBITION at Quayles Hall, Ramsey

Entry Form    Poster  

Talk by a representative of Rebecca House Children's Hospice.

Charity Day in aid of Rebecca House Children's Hospice. There's no fee but kits and other items

will be for sale.

Social Stitching at Peel Golf Club at 10 am.

Social Stitching at the Velo Café, Onchan Park (under Ocean Views) at 10.30 am.

Social Stitching at Ramsey Golf Club at 11 am

AGM followed by a DVD presentation on stitiched postcards.

Workshop to be given by Carol Baker on stitching a postcard for a Christmas present.

Non-members are welcome to attend workshops for an additional £5 charge.

The location and time of Social Stitching meetings are notified to members about 2 weeks beforehand.

To book a place on any workshop, contact Janet on  Click here for the workshop booking form.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Bookings may be subject to cancellation or postponement at short notice if a ban on indoor gatherings is re-instated by the Isle of Man Government.  In the event that restrictive measures short of an outright ban are introduced, then the Manx Embroiderers & Stitchers will comply with all such measures AND review the situation to ensure that it is still feasible to host the workshop with the restrictions.

Workshops run from 10am to 4pm including a lunch break.