SOLENT BRANCH of THE INTERNATIONAL GUILD OF KNOT TYERS
A GROUP OF SOME 12 TO 18 PEOPLE IN THE SOLENT AREA (Hampshire – Isle of Wight – East Dorset), WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE IGKT.
MEMBERS come from a variety of backgrounds with a wide knowledge base.
AGES SPANNING FROM 16 to Bus Pass and beyond!
WIDE VARIETY OF SKILLS – Including Practical knots, splicing, ropework, Macrame, Decorative and Traditional Sailors Crafts.
WHAT & WHY
MEET to exchange views, knowledge, information and socialise
TALK & DEMONSTRATE to Associations, Groups, Clubs, Guilds and Youth organisations
KEEP ALIVE the traditional crafts and develop new skills with modern materials
DISPLAY WORK AND DEMONSTRATE at events, such as County Shows, Local Fetes, Maritime events etc.
WHEN & WHERE
MEETINGS are held every second Tuesday of the even months (Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec) at The FAREHAM SAILING & MOTOR BOAT CLUB, click the 'Directions' page for directions – The Club is open from 1900 for a 1930 start.
The programme for the next meeting is published around two weeks before each meeting and can be found on the events page (on the day of the meeting).
Anyone with a genuine interest in knot tying, splicing or decorative rope craft is welcome to join us at our bi-monthly meetings by clicking the 'Join' link above and filling out the form. Upon completion you should hear back within a couple of days.