Our September clayday with Clare Mcknight was, as always, a jolly and convivial gathering.
Clare demonstrated her Christmas Heart tree decorations and tea light holders.
It was so lovely to see the innovative ideas members brought to their creations. That is always the
joy of claydays – the originality of the response to the work demonstrated. So we had everything
from traditional Christmas to very subtle designs and utter bling! All were fabulous. Thank you Clare
for your friendly demo plus delicious recipe.
The Show and Tell table also held some treats for us all so please take a look at Bridget’s photos.
It was very difficult to have to inform you of the problems we are having due to the massive hike in
prices at Greenside and hope that we can overcome this. It is a very convenient location but we are
looking at other possibilities. Obviously we need somewhere which has reasonable transport links
and parking – not always an easy combination. Members have expressed real sadness that we might
have to curtail our activities as most of us love the friendly atmosphere of LPCG meetings, together
with the inspirational sharing of ideas.
Your steering group will be meeting on October 21 st and some difficult decisions have to be made
regarding the future. Suggestions made include, moving venue, possibly meeting on Saturdays,
meeting less often – perhaps quarterly, raising the cost etc…… If you have any suggestions please let
one of us know. I would be happy for you to email me on firstname.lastname@example.org if you have an
We are booked at Greenside for November 24 th and January 26 th so watch this space for news about these days.