Meetings and Day Schools

Branch meetings start at 2pm:

Venue: Southfleet Village Hall, Gravesend, Kent DA13 9NX  or on Zoom.


Membership fee: £65 p.a. for information contact:


Visitors fee: visits to up to three consecutive meetings at a cost of £7.50 per visit – to be reviewed annually at the AGM. Full membership of North Kent Embroiderers automatically includes membership of the 97 Group.




Programme for 2022/2023

Date Title
18th June 2022 A celebration of Her Majesty The Queens’ Platinum Jubilee. ‘Show and Tell’, quiz, plus afternoon tea.
16th July 2022 ‘Needlelace Today’ Speaker Sue Dane.
17th September 2022 ‘Polly had a dolly’ Speaker – Lydia Stonely
15th October 2022 Diana Springall –‘Embroidery as a Way of Life’
19th November 2022 Christmas ‘Four Corners’
17th December 2022 Christmas Festivities with Santa’s sack
21st January 2023 ‘Betty’s Book of Stitches’
18th February 2023 ‘Recycling the NKEG hanging’ and ‘The Game of Stitches’
18th March 2023 Speaker – Linda Thomson – ‘140 years of stitching and knitting for those in need across the UK’ – Queen Mother’s Clothing Guild
15th April 2023 ‘Stitch and Chat’
13th May 2023   Day School   Jennie Rayment ‘Textured Land and Seascapes’
20th May 2023 AGM, ‘Show and Tell’ meeting
17th June 2023 Speaker – Nicola Fairhurst
‘Out of Adversity comes opportunity’
15th July 2023 Speaker – Karen Barrett ‘Indian Adventure’
14th October 2023  Day School Woolly Felters-
Making a felt animal for Christmas – animal tbc





Day Schools 2023

Please note – Day school venues and times differ from monthly meetings. Please check individual details below. The cost, which is £35 non – refundable and payable when booking, includes all-day tuition in a small group. Zoom day schools cost £10 – please contact  for more details. Most day schools will require you to bring some materials and equipment – some tutors will ask you to purchase a kit of materials from them to use on the day. It is not necessary to be a member of our group to attend but priority will be given to group members. Bookings are usually taken at group meetings, but if you are not a member and wish to book, please email                                                              

All images by kind permission of owner.


Date Title
13th May 2023   Jennie Rayment
‘Textured land and seascapes’
14th October 2023 Woolly Felters-
Making a felt animal for Christmas – animal tbc






Woolly Felters