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.

What you need to know........

Preston Lacemakers meet on the FIRST Saturday of the month, 10 am - 4 pm, in the Church Hall of the United Reformed Church, Liverpool Road, Penwortham, Preston,
PR1 0QB.

Why don’t you come along and enjoy a friendly day of making lace with Preston Lacemakers.  Page down to see our forthcoming meetings and other events.

Annual membership fee:
   Adults                                   £12.00
   Young lacemakers (under 16)   £1.00

  Adults £1 (for up to 3 meetings)
  under 16 years old free (for up to 3 meetings)

Kettles, milk, tea and coffee are provided for members to make themselves a drink. Biscuits are also provided.  The church kitchen is also available for members’ use.   Members usually bring a packed lunch, but if you forget, there are shops very near the church hall.

The group have many lace books, DVDs and videos available for members to borrow.

For more information, contact Christine Keber, telephone 01772 339913 or email

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Forthcoming meetings and other events:
Please note that some dates have changed due to unforeseen circumstances.

All speakers will commence at 11:00, workshops will commence at 10:30.

6 May 2017
Meeting:  Open Meeting including sales table and display of members' work

3 June 2017
Meeting: PollyJane Yarns will bring their supplies and Pauline Hardwick will give a talk

1 July 2017
Meeting: Open Meeting inc sales table and display of members' work

5 August 2017
Meeting: 'From Cotton to Concrete' - talk by Louise West

2 September 2017
Meeting: 'Thread' - talk by Barbara Brooks of Mainly Lace Supplies, who will also bring lacemaking supplies and patterns for sale.

7 October 2017
Meeting: Open Meeting including sales table and display of members' work

4 November 2017
Meeting:  Christmas Tree Decoration workshop with Pat Bradford

2 December 2017
Meeting:  Christmas Meeting

6 January 2018
Meeting: 'The Lace Magazine' - talk by Deborah Robinson

3 February 2018
Meeting:  Open Meeting including sales table and display of members' work

3 March 2018
AGM and Jacob's Join Finger Buffet

2 June 2019
Meeting:  Bedfordshire Workshop with Sue Taylor