About Our Guild

Our Guild aims to bring together the local community of spinners, weavers and dyers and related crafts. 

We provide a friendly, social environment which allows members to practice, learn and share skills together.

All are welcome to come and visit, to explore, learn, practice and develop

Venue - Lincluden Community Centre, College Road, Dumfries, DG2 0DL 

When - second Saturday of each month – please check our monthly programme for confirmation

Time - from 10.00 to 15.00 hrs – workshop times may vary (check when booking)

Tea and coffee is available throughout the day but bring a packed lunch with you 

Meeting general format 

10.00 - 12.00 members arrive, greet and chat – access for workshop setting up / organising is 9.30

12.00 - 12.30 - Guild business is discussed

12.30 – 15.00 – members continue socialising and any workshop programme continues

Membership Fees - £30 annually                 Visitors - £4

Please use our contact page for more information - Contact - email:-  dgguildswd@gmail.com


Braid Society


Our members come from Dumfries and Galloway and neighbouring areas, including Lothian, Borders, Edinburgh and Cumbria.  

Library and Equipment

We have a good library from which members can borrow books and magazines for free.   

Books cover spinning, weaving, dyeing, felting, knitting, crochet etc. 

Equipment (spinning wheels, drum carder etc.) can be hired for a small fee. 


Triennial Exhibition

Every three years we hold an exhibition, in partnership with the Dumfries Embroiderers's Guild and Solway Quilters at the Gracefield Arts Centre, in Dumfries. 

The next Exhibition is April / May 2025.

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