The Web Information Point (WIP) provides information to Guilds affiliated to the Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers.
It is regularly updated, making it an invaluable source of information that will keep your Guild in close contact with the Association. It is intended to provide a useful reference point for all Guild members.


What is the Association
How to contact the Association
More Information
Association Website

2) Association Constitution 

AGWSD Constitution 2021

3) Certificates

               Foundation Certificates
Certificate of Achievement CoA
               Certificate in Advanced Textile Studies CATS

4) The AGWSD Stuart Groom Memorial Library 

The Stuart Groom Memorial Library

5) Running a Guild : Roles and responsibilities

    Considering starting a new guild ? Hints, tips and application form
Duties of a Guild Secretary.
Duties of a Guild Treasurer.
Duties of a Programme Secretary
Timetable of Association mailings to Guilds and from Guilds to the Association.
Information regarding the payment of Association affiliation fees and
the Association’s Public Liability Insurance.
Promoting your Guild and keeping members

6) Speakers List

AGWSD Speakers’ list

7) Association AGMs

              AGM 2021
              AGM 2020

8) Exhibitions

                AGWSD National Exhibition 2022 – General Information
Guild Exhibitions

9) Health & Safety 

Health and Safety Policy and Information – New 08/2021 

10) Association Events

               Area links and contact details
Duties of an event Convenor
Planning an Association Exhibition
Summer School General Outline
Summer School Bursary

11) The Lyle Smart Trophy

Lyle Smart Trophy 

12) The GPC 

Roles within the GPC

13) The Journal for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

About the Journal
Contributing to the Journal
Roles within the JEC

14) Digital Slide Collection

How to access the collection

15) Insurance

Public Liability Insurance

16) Association Newsletters

     For the most recent newsletters please click Latest and previous AGWSD News
Newsletters 2017
Newsletters 2018
               Newsletters 2019
               Newsletters 2020

17) Data Protection GDPR 2018

Guidance for Guilds

Updated 3 November 2021