Preston Lacemakers are a friendly group of people who meet to share their enthusiasm and enjoyment in the art and craft of lace, in all its variations. Our group includes men and women, young and old, beginners to experienced. Throughout the year we have workshops in both lace and other craft techniques. We also promote lace through exhibitions and giving demonstrations.


The Aims of Preston Lacemakers are:

•To promote the making of lace.

•To promote the instruction and knowledge of Bobbin Lace and its associated laces i.e. crochet, tatting, knitted lace, needlepoint lace, etc.

•The Preston Lacemakers shall be organised on a non-profit making basis. 

•To invite guest speakers to meetings as funds will allow.

•To invite guest lecturers and teachers.

•To make contact with similar groups.

•To organise outings to exhibitions and museums in connection with lace.

•To seek and circulate information of lacemaking events, activities, materials and their availability.

•To purchase any commodity asked for by the members and approved by the Committee.

•To publicise the Preston Lacemakers’ aims and activities.