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About The Lace Guild


Workshop in progress 2019

What is the Lace Guild?

The Lace Guild is the largest lace organisation in the United Kingdom and is an accredited museum with a large collection of lace and associated artefacts. The Guild produces two quarterly magazines,  Lace and Early Days in Lacemaking and publishes books of lace techniques and patterns.

  • We also run courses and workshops throughout the UK

  • The Hollies, our headquarters in Stourbridge, stages regular exhibitions

  • We have a large and comprehensive library

  • The Guild provides insurance and resources for members' lace events.

The Guild's Aims
  • To provide information about the craft of lacemaking, its history and use.

  • To promote a high standard of lacemaking.

  • To encourage the design, development and professional presentation of lace.

Our Organisation

See our page on the structure of the organisation:

Contact Us
The Small Print

The Lace Guild CIO is a registered educational charity (a not-for-profit organisation) with a constitution.

It is managed by an elected Board of Trustees.

Registered Charity No. 1195559

Accredited Museum No. RD1950

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