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.
See our page on the structure of the organisation...
The Small Print
The Lace Guild is a registered educational charity (a not-for-profit organisation) with a constitution.
It is managed by an elected Executive Committee, whose members are also trustees of the charity.
Registered Charity No. 274397
Accredited Museum No. RD1950