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FIND A BEADING GROUP OR WORKSHOP

Are you looking to learn to bead, find a new technique or just join a social group of beaders?

Here are a few of our favourite beading groups, tutors and workshops from around the UK. If you are part of a beading group, throw beading parties or teach beading, please contact service@beadsdirect.co.uk and we can add your details to our website.


Bedfordshire
 
Location 
Dunstable, Bedfordshire 
Group name
Dunstable Beaders
Contact 
Ann Rust
Phone number
07980 198015
Email 
annrust@hotmail.com
Description
Bead and Chat. Members bring along own work. Any skill level welcome
 
 
Location 
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Group name
Beadwork Jewellery by Gillian Ashwell
Contact 
Gillian Ashwell
Phone number
01234 211532 
Email
gillian@beadworkjewellery.co.uk
Description
Four residential courses a year at Knuston Hall



Cambridgeshire

Location 
Barhill, Cambridgeshire 
Group name
Olive Tree Beaders
Contact
Liz Hunter
Phone number
01223 560371
Email
liz.ehhunter@ntlworld.com
Description
Small Friendly beading group who meet once a month.



Cheshire

Location 
Acton Bridge, Cheshire 
Group name
The Verdin Beaders
Contact 
Cheryl Hamilton
Phone number
01606 852 878
Email 
caehamilton@msn.com
Description




Verdin Beaders is a group of about 20 ladies who meet to share their love of beading. We meet at Acton Bridge Parish Rooms, Hill Top Rd, Acton Bridge CW8 3RA. There is adequate parking and easy access. Acton Bridge sits just off the A49 just south of Warrington. The meetings are held on the last Monday of the month from 10 am till 3pm . Coffee and biscuits are always available but members provide their own lunch. We do not provide teaching but members help each other out and we occasionally host workshops. 
 
 
Location 
Comerbach, near Northwich, Cheshire 
Group name
The C Beaders
Contact 
Sylvia Birtwisle
Phone number
 01606 42083
Email 
sylviabirtwisle@hotmail.com
Description
Small Friendly beading group



Essex
 
Location
Essex
Group name
Busy Beads
Contact
Jo Mostovsky
Phone number
 07939 400941
Email
busybeads@live.co.uk
Description
Kids jewellery parties are available in Essex and London. 90 Min session to make bracelets section of jewellery



Gloucestershire
 
Location
Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire 
Group name
Cotswold Beaders
Contact
Susan Gilkes
Phone number
01608 686 248
Email
fishercorner@btinternet.com
Description

Cotswold Beaders meet on the third Tuesday of every month from 10 till 3, with extra days for beading or classes, Please contact Susan Gilkes for more 



Hampshire
 
Location
Farnborough, Hampshire
Group name
RG Studios
Contact
Renata Graham
Phone number
07887 955590
Email
renata@rgstudio.co.uk
Description

My jewellery making courses take place in Farnborough, Hampshire, ideal if you live in London, Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Sussex or surrounding areas. 
 
 
Location
Holybourne, East Hampshire
Group name
Norwich Bead Group
Contact
Elizabeth Dwyere
Phone number
01603 717384
Email
elizabeth@eadwyere.plus.com
Description


We meet weekly on alternate Tuesday & Thursday mornings from 10.00-1.00 at the United Reform Church in Norwich and we have beadweavers and wireworkers in the group. Cost of session is £4 (inc tea/coffee/biscuits). There is free parking. 



Herefordshire
 
Location
Herefordshire
Group name
Beading and Polymer Clay Workshops with Sally Boehme
Contact
Sally Boehme
Phone number
01989 770598
Email
info@sallyboehme.co.uk
Website
www.sallyboehme.co.uk
Description

Beading and Polymer Clay Workshops with Sally Boehme at her home studio in rural Herefordshire or courses taught nationally



Hertfordshire
 
Location
Watford, Hertfordshire
Group name
The Bead School
Contact
Melanie de Miguel
Email
beadschool@gmail.com
Facebook:
Beadschool Mel
Website
www.beadschool.co.uk
Description


Melanie de Miguel is an international beadwork tutor, designer and author, whose work has been featured in a number of exhibitions, beading books and publications. She's also the creator of Hubble Stitch which she wants to share with the whole of the beading world with a passion!



Kent
 
Location
Pluckley, Kent
Group name
Suti Designs
Contact
Sue Ticehurst
Phone number
01233 840361 
Email
sueticehurst@btinternet.com
Description

Beginners bead needle weaving, wirework, and bead stringing. Then more advanced courses on all the subjects. These normally take the form of a particular design in a particular 
 
 
Location
Tonbridge, Kent
Group name
DIY Beads
Contact
Kate Seagraves
Phone number
07754806241
Email
diybeads@hotmail.co.uk
Website
www.diybeads.co.uk
Description
Fun Beading Parties. Bookings taken for Fairs, Fates Festivals
 
 
Location
Hythe, Southeast Kent 
Group name
Jewels by Design
Contact
Lin Shields
Phone number
07766 531158
Email
linshields@talktalk.net
Description
Workshops in Hythe, Southeast Kent, and surrounding areas. Please contact me for further information.



Lancashire
 
Location
Penwortham, nr Preston
Group name
Penwortham Bead Group
Contact
Esther Turner
Phone number
07855143050
Email
esther.turner@hotmail.co.uk
Description


Penwortham Bead Group we meet on the 3rd Saturday of each month unless otherwise posted. If it alters will post in plenty of time. Held at the United Reform Church on the A59 in Preston. 10.30 -1.30 come when you want and leave when you want. We ask £3 for the duration. Come along and have fun with us all. See you next time.



Northamptonshire 
 
Location
Wellingbrough, Northamptonshire
Group name
Knuston Hall Beading Courses
Contact
James Hayter
Email
James.Hayter@firstforwellbeing.co.uk
Description
Short residential courses held in the beautiful Knuston Hall 
 
 
Location
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Group name
Kettering Beaders
Contact
Annie Coles
Email
wineofangels@aol.com
Description

Kettering Beaders are a small group, with 10 members. We meet twice a month and have occasional Sunday workshops, 2-3 a year.



Oxfordshire 
 
Location
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Group name
White Horse Beaders
Contact
Jennie McMillan
Phone
07821 464201
Email
jennie.mcmillan@googlemail.com
Description
Bead and chat, challenge, workshops



Staffordshire
 
Location
Gnosall, Stafford,
Group name
Angela Smith - Jewellery Making Tutor
Contact
Angela Smith 
Phone
 01785 822909 / 07821 396158
Email
 angela@angelasmith.co.uk
Description
 regular workshops & private parties, Learn to make stunning Earings, necklaces or Bracelets 
 
 
Location
Burton-Upon-Trent, Staffordshire
Group name
Shobnall Beaders
Contact
Rossella Cottrell
Phone
07979 912502
Email
rossella.cottrell@tiscali.co.uk



Surrey
 
Location
Betchworth, Surrey
Group name
Betchworth Beaders
Contact
Ruth Vickery
Phone
01483 282865
Email
Vickery.ruth@gmail.com
Description

Betchworth Beaders usually meet on the last Saturday of each month from 10am till 3pm, with occasional extra workshops. Please contact Ruth Vickery for more



West Midlands
 
Location
Kingswinford, West Midlands
Group name
Beadiness - Georgia
Contact
Georgia Lumley
Phone
07584 047793
Email
georgia.daisy98@hotmail.co.uk
Description
Regular workshops held to make beautiful jewellery



Yorkshire
 
Location
 Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Yorkshire
Group name
U3A Beading Group Redcar Cleveland
Contact
Myra Robertson
Phone
01642 479564 
Email
scottybead@yahoo.co.uk
Description
Weekly beading class run as part of the U3A (University Of The 3rd Age)