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30 Years of Making Memories

30 Years of Making Memories

Founder member Molly Curley is curating a project collating written memories and stories of members over the 30 years of The Makers Guild in Wales.

We're creating this online blog and possibly a book from these in the near future.

Molly Curley- project curator and founder member

Molly Curley- project curator and founder member

It all really began at a craft fair held at a big school in Cardiff...

Shirley Jones

Shirley Jones

I applied for membership of the Guild in 1999...

Sian O'Doherty

Sian O'Doherty

Since I was introduced to Craft in the Bay by weaver Laura Thomas...

Claire Cawte

Claire Cawte

I had always admired the makers work in the Old Library....

Anne Morgan

Anne Morgan

I joined the Guild in 1998...

Do Burgess

Do Burgess

When Molly asked me to contribute something about our beginnings...

Ron Adam

Ron Adam

There were many discussions in the Guild’s committee meetings between 1984 and 2001 about a future permanent home...

Kate Bosset

Kate Bosset

In 1986 I visited St David's Hall in Cardiff to see a craft fair...

Penny Sheard

Penny Sheard

As a self-employed designer/maker you are never ‘off-duty’...

Alison Moger

Alison Moger

Having joined The Makers Guild in 2006...

Anne Woods

Anne Woods

Newly arrived in Wales from Northern Ireland...

Liz Lawrence

Liz Lawrence

This has been quite a year...

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