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Sewing weekend retreat at Birmingham University

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University of Birmingham

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Join other sewists from around the country for a weekend retreat doing what we love - sewing!

About this Event

We love sewing! And we know that others who enjoy creating their own quilts and garments feel the same way. But it can be hard to find people who share the same hobby, so we want to help bring the sewing community together.

We are organising a sewing retreat in October at Birmingham University. It's an all inclusive weekend, so yout ticket price of £250 includes:

- Two full days sewing (10am - 4pm, Saturday and Sunday)

- Two delicious lunches

- Regular tea, coffee and snack breaks to keep you fuelled and whizing along on your machine

- An evening trip to Guthrie Ghani who will allow us in the shop after hours - a fabric lock in if you like (!) - with 10% discount on fabric purchases

- An evening meal near Guthrie Ghani

- Overnight accomodation in a shared twin room (you can upgrade to single occupancy if you like for an additional £45)

- Breakfast on the following morning

- A surprise selection of sewing treats

- Plenty of irons for that essential pressing

- On site car parking

- The excellent company of other sewists, lots of fabric stroking and pattern chat.

All you need to bring is your sewing machine and essentails (scissors, pins etc) plus the project(s) you want to sew. We'd recommend cutting out beforehand to maximise your sewing time.

Summary of ticket prices

Standard ticket - £250

Two days, one night, shared twin room

Single room upgrade - £295

Two days, one night in a single room

Extra Friday night - standard ticket - £295

Two days, two nights in a shared room

Extra Friday night - upgraded ticket - £345

Two days, two nights in a single room

How do I pay?

For payment, please book using the options on this page. We'll then invoice for 50% of the fee, payment due within one week of invoice date, and then invoice for the remaining 50% six weeks before to spread the cost out. Sorry, but once payment has been made we can't offer any refunds.

Not this event is subject to minimum numbers. If we don't reach these a full refund will be given.

Where are we staying?

At the Edgbaston Park Conference hotel, part of the University of Birmingham. Check out https://www.edgbastonparkhotel.com.

Can I stay the Friday night?

Yes you can - it'll be an extra £45 to share a twin room (£95 for a single room). No food included on the Friday night but you will get breakfast on the Saturday morning.

Nervous about coming to your first sewing event?

Please don't be! Sewists are lovely people and you have a ready made topic of conversation. You can be as chatty or as quiet as you like - Laura and Pippa will ensure you feel at home. Drop us an email (hello@memadeevents.co.uk) if you want to chat.

Coming as a group and want to share rooms?

Email us (hello@memadeevents.co.uk) and we'll ensure we buddy you up.

Own a sewing business and want to promote your business?

Email us at hello@memadeevents.co.uk to talk about opportunities.

Any other questions?

You've guessed it - email hello@memadevents.co.uk and we'll answer :-)

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