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About The Lace Guild

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'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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