International Guild of Knot Tyers

Come and see us at the Symposium and AGM in North Devon in May 2017

  The coast near our 2017 Spring Symposium location in South Molton - we don't guarantee the weather!

Saunton Sands North Devon

 

 

The meeting will take place at two venues, The Coaching Inn and, less than 100 metres away, the historic Georgian Guildhall, both in the small market town of South Molton. The town is surrounded by farming countryside, on the edge of Exmoor National Park.

 

IGKT Spring Symposium, May 4th-7th 2017 South Molton, Devon UK

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Day Time (BST) Event Venue  
Thurs 4th 11.00 Meet for travel to river crossing, Maritime Museum & SS Freshspring The Coaching Inn South Molton

Must be booked in advance – (£5.00)

see booking form

  21.00 onwards Return from tour – back to
South Molton
The Coaching Inn  
Fri 5th 10.00 Talk – Tobacco Storage in the Royal Navy – Ken Yalden (UK) The Coaching Inn  
  10.45 Talk – Turk’s Heads from my perspective – Jim Caswell (Australia) The Coaching Inn  
  11.30 Talk – Worn Out & Thrown Away: Rope-yarn mats from Appledore and around the World - Des Pawson (UK) The Coaching Inn  
  14.00 Talk – Forensic knotting & other things – Mike Lucas (UK) The Coaching Inn  
  15.00 – 18.00 Exhibitors setting-up The Guildhall     South Molton  
  18.00 onwards Informal gathering for all The Coaching Inn  
Sat 6th 09.00 - 10.00 Exhibitors setting up The Guildhall  
  10.00 – 16.30 Exhibition OPEN The Guildhall  
  13.00-14.30 LUNCH The Guildhall Must be booked in advance (£4.00)
  14.30 Talk – Worn Out & Thrown Away: Rope-yarn mats from Appledore and around the World - Des Pawson (UK) The Guildhall  
  15.45 Talk – Tobacco Storage in the Royal Navy – Ken Yalden (UK) The Guildhall  
  16.30 Raffle The Guildhall  
  17.00 Exhibition Closes The Guildhall  
  19.00 for 19.30 Knot Tyers’ Supper The Coaching Inn Must be booked in advance (£17.00)
Sun 7th 10.00 Annual General Meeting IGKT The Guildhall  
  12.00 -13.30 LUNCH The Guildhall Must be booked in advance – (free)
 

11.30 –

14.00

Take down exhibition The Guildhall  
  14.00 Close of meeting – Safe Home The Guildhall  

                                                                                                                                                                               

 

The Knot Festival, Aero, Denmark, 14/15/16 July 2017

The Knot Festival – a macramé festival at Det Gamle Værft – The Old Shipyard

Det Gamle Værft – The Old Shipyard welcomes you to our international macramé festival – The Knot Festival, in Aeroeskoebing on the maritime island Aeroe. The festival runs from Friday, 14th July to Sunday, 16th July, 2017.

An active participant becomes a 50 % ferry ticket discount. Accommodation is possible on board the schooner ”Fylla” which has 23 bunks below deck. Costs: DKK 200 per bunk. Bring your own linen or sleeping bag. For other accommodation possibilities please contact the tourist office at http://visitaeroe.dk/ or phone 0045 62521300 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please book ferry and accommodation in due time before the festival.

Det Gamle Værft – The Old Shipyard is situated at the harbour in Aeroeskoebing right beside the ferry from Svendborg. We are a registered social economic business. Our main focus is communicating our maritime cultural heritage, especially steam engines and riveted steel ships. Our facilities are perfect for this kind of festival. For more information please contact us or visit our homepage www.detgamlevaerft.dk

Temporary schedule:

Friday, 14th July 2017
Arrival, accommodation and setup. Public entry from 12:00 AM.Aero logo

Saturday, 15th July 2017
Exhibition and sale from the macramé workshops.
Public entry from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
Dinner party and entertainment at 7:00 PM.

Sunday, 16th July 2017
Departure. Goodbye, au revoir, auf wiedersehen.

A fixed schedule will be ready in January.

For registration please mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0045 20188222.
Read more: http://www.detgamlevaerft.dk/the-knot-festiva/

Best wishes from the staff at Det Gamle Værft – The Old Shipyard


Det Gamle Værft
Aeroeskoebing havn 4a
5970 Aeroeskoebing
Aeroe
Danmark
www.detgamlevaerft.dk

IGKT Half-yearly meeting 2017. Île Tatihou, France

The 2017 half-yearly meeting is being organised by IGKT France over the weekend of 7/8th October.  It will be on the fortress island of Tatihou, just off Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue on the eastern side of the Cherbourg peninsula.  There is accommodation on the island and hotels an Saint Vaast.  For booking on the island please contact, mentioning IGKT,

Lucie de Neefpetremann tatihou14

Chargée de commercialisation

Direction du Patrimonie et des Musées - Ile Tatihou

BP3 50550 Saint-Vaaast-la-Hougue, France

Tel: +33 (0)2 33 54 33 33

email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Further details of the weekend will be available from Jean-Pierre Durand, President IGKT France, on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.