QGI Conference/Retreat 2017

2017 Annual Quilt Retreat

The booklet with details is now available, you will have received it by post if you are a current member, but you can download it here. Non–members may attend, you will have to pay an administration charge as part of your fee.

Hope to see you in March!

Tutors this year include

Dörte Bach, Janet Clare, Robyn Fahy and Cathy Lyttle.

Dates: 24 to 27 March, 2017

Book your space with a €50 /£45 deposit,  balance of payment due by 20 January 2017. We must confirm and pay for accomodation with the Hotel on 16 February 2017, accomodation cannot be held after this date without full payment.

2017 Quilt Retreat: Save the Date  Aug 31 2 016

Details for next year’s Annual Quilt Retreat are nearly confirmed! We have four tutors booked, just awaiting confirmation of which workshop will be offered on which day.

Venue: The Glen Royal Hotel, Maynooth.
This hotel is located on the outskirts of Maynooth, just off the M4 with easy access from Dublin. Workrooms are bright and spacious and there is a pool!! Bring your swimsuits ladies!!!
More details of the hotel at their website.

Dates: Friday 24 – Monday 27 March, 2017
A two-day master class will run on Sunday and Monday, with a wide choice of one-day workshops on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The basic weekend package will include two nights accommodation and a one-day workshop, additional nights and workshops can be added. Prices are being finalised, but with the support of the Craft Council of Ireland’s grant we hope to keep them low.

Who: tutors include Cathy Little, Dorte Bach, Janet Clare and Robyn Fahy – more details of the workshops to follow.

Reminder: The Retreat is open to members of the QGI only, our annual membership renewal date is October 1. Look for your retreat package online and by post in the very near future.