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Summer Programme for April - July 2011

12th–17th April

Lisbon, Portugal Trip


Thursday May 12th at 7pm in the Swedenborg Hall

Presentation of ORTS Cup Award, followed by AGM and Show and Tell

Please bring your Rugs and Textiles to show us, and discuss. Presiding will be Ron Stewart and Clive Rogers.


Wednesday June 8th at 7pm in the Swedenborg Hall

John Gillow, beloved by us all, will bring Islamic Textiles and talk to us

The author, traveller, lecturer and textile fanatic, John Gillow has just published what has been called the definitive text on ‘Islamic Textiles’.


Sunday July 10th from 12pm midday

Summer Lunch Party

Hosted by Clive Rogers, The Cottage, 66 Staines Road, Wraysbury, Berkshire, TW19 5BS. - NB Valet Parking

See Separate Flyer.


The Society meets at Swedenborg Hall, 20/21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH. Entrance round the corner in Barter Street. Doors open from 6pm. Swedenborg Hall is four minutes walk from Holborn Underground, and six minutes walk from Tottenham Court Road Underground. Free parking in Barter Street or Bedford Place after 6:30pm.

Drinks and snacks are served, and we have a T-loop induction coil for hearing-aid users.

For Information and Membership contact Penny Berkut, 12 Mayfield Avenue, Southgate, London N14 6DU. Tel: 020 8886 3910
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Non-members are very welcome to attend for £6 a lecture including wine and snacks.