From the Chairman of South West Area


I have pleasure in circulating below more details on the Virtual Show from or National Chairman. Good luck to all those in our area, listed below, who are taking part in the competitions and we look forward to seeing their exhibits and results, no pressure…..

Fleur White

Emma Bayley

Jayne Morris

Janet Singleton

Ellie North

Heather Braunton

Glenda Martin

Lucy Ellis

Janet Willsmer

Due to the Virtual Show running through April there is no National Chairman’s Challenge for April but we have an Area Challenge for April for all our members and will be circulating the details at the end of the month so watch this space and we hope you all will continue to have a go! If you have any questions or comments please do not hesitate to come back to me. Keep well and kind regards,

Pat Cooke Chairman South West Area

From our National Chairman

Good Afternoon,

The Spring ......The Happy Time of Singing Birds is Come.

The April Virtual Show is nearly upon us. Included hereunder is a breakdown of dates and times for viewing everything. Look out for a taster on YouTube from March 28th to whet the appetite!

On YouTube: 1st video (Demonstrator: Angela Turner - Where Flowers Bloom, So Does Hope) uploaded on Monday 5th April

2nd (Speaker: Susan Shaw - You Are Never Too Old!) uploaded on Wednesday 7th April

3rd (Education: Susie Barwick - How to Make a Wall Hanging Design) uploaded on Friday 9th April

4th (Demonstrator: Nick Grounds - Renewal, Rebirth, Recycle) uploaded on Monday 12th April

5th (Speaker: Rita Braithwaite - Drawn to Nature) uploaded on Wednesday 14th April 6th (Education: Jane Rickard - How to Make a Washi Paper Ring) uploaded on Friday 16th April

7th (Demonstrator: David Ryland - Awakening) uploaded on Monday 19th April

8th (Speaker: Simone Squire - Pass Me That Bulb) uploaded on Wednesday 21st April 9th (Education: Sharon Dower - Ideas Using Copper Wire Mesh) uploaded on Friday 23rd April

Competition – “Springtime” Video of winning competition images uploaded on Monday 26th April. All other competition entries will be viewable on Facebook from the same date.

Best wishes.

Katherine Kear MDPF National Chairman