The group usually meets once a month at Richmond Town Hall at the following times:

  • Third Wednesday of the month from April between 19:00 – 21:00

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Our Meetings for the next few months 

20th July Mosaic Workshop – Working With Seagulls Reuse we will be offering this creative workshop where you can design your own door number or heart using broken tiles that have been saved from landfill. So if you break any ceramics don’t throw them away bring them along, we know ​you’ll be inspired from this fab session as we’re already addicted!

17th August – Seaglass – Led by Fiona Marston Artisan Jewellery, the group will learnt the basics of how to make jewellery with wire and Seaglass. You can bring your own treasured pieces along to the session (we will have spares) and you will leave with something truly lovely! Pixie Potts will be leading this workshop where we will all be painting a mug, there’s templates and tips for those who want them, and lots of inspiration for those brave enough to paint freehand! Pixie Potts will take them away for firing then return them the following month.

21st September – Macramé – Learn the art of this historic knotting technique. The lovely Jess from Knot Worth the Tassle will be leading the session and showing us how to make a gorgeous macramé keyring in a choice of threads. We’re super excited about this sessions and which is new to us at Pimm’s & Needles.

19th October – Indian Food Workshop We’re excited to have The Little Indian Streetfood joining us, their flavour packed dishes have even managed to convert those who don’t like Spicy or Indian Food, Cooking kits are also available to buy on the night and the demonstration & tasters are followed by Bangla Dancing, which you can watch or join in with!

16th November – Wreaths – Nothing gets us more in the Christmas Spirit than our Christmas Door Wreath making session with Ravensworth Nurseries. This session is a firm favourite with our ladies

21st December – Pottery Painting Pixie Potts will be leading this workshop where we will all be painting a mug, there’s templates and tips for those who want them, and lots of inspiration for those brave enough to paint freehand! Pixie Potts will take them away for firing then return them the following month.

11th JanuaryMindfulness & Sleep therapy – We’re delighted to welcome Emma Cook from the Tranquilty Room back to our groups, Emma’s works with blue chip companies and has changed the lives of many with her tips for getting a good nights sleep and being more mindful during their life. We rarely have speakers at Pimm’s & Needles but we know that Emma’s sessions are always a firm favourite.


Membership Registration

Group Host: Jo Nevison

Jo

1. How long have you been a member of Pimm’s & Needles and why did you want to host a group? I think I’ve been a member for 5 years but I may have gone into that category where time gets muddled!!
2. What do you like best about the groups?
I wanted to become a host as I love the buzz you get at the meetings and enjoy seeing our members have fun and successfully take on new challenges.
3. What do you generally dislike?
I dislike having to avoid the cake at meetings to try to stick to my diet!!
4. What would be your perfect day?
My perfect day would be spent with my family and dogs on the Northumberland coast. Lots of rock pooling, picnicking and chat.
5. What sweet treat do you love?
A lovely ripe peach.
6. Your favourite Pimm’s & Needles activity that you have done before?
My favourite activity at Pimm’s has been making our little glass birds. Mine welcomes people into our home.
7. Interesting or little known fact about you?
A little known fact about me is I broke my arm jumping off a Tarzan swing when I was 12. Don’t tell mam if you see her at the silver group, I still haven’t told her!!