Stitchtopia Festival 2019 – Our Top Highlights

A few weeks ago, over 100 Stitchtopia guests joined us at Yarnfield Park in Staffordshire for our biggest craft event of 2019 – The Stitchtopia Festival! With 24 different workshops ...

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News from the Bridge Room in Aguilas

Host report by Pauline Durie It is well known amongst First for Bridge guests that Val manages to find amazing venues for our bridge holidays and she has come up ...

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Get Your Craft On For International Women’s Day

Since 1911, International Women’s Day has been a chance for the World to celebrate the achievements of women throughout history and highlight work that still needs to be done to ...

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Q&A with Barbara Peacock

Barbara Peacock is a director of Wessex Fine Art study courses and has run many successful study tours both in Britain and abroad. She lectures for the Arts Society, the ...

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Lake Como – a trip not just between places but through time

Anthony Majanlahti is a historian and writer specialising in Rome and other Italian subjects. He is a fellow of the British School of Rome and has written several academic books ...

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Bucket List – Top Destinations for Yarnies

We would happily travel far & wide in search of the perfect skein and if you feel the same then you can officially call yourself a ‘yarnie’. Whether you’re a ...

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News from the Bridge Room in Malta 2019

Host report by Ro Kaye Once again, the staff of the db Seabank Resort + Spa in Mellieha, Malta gave First for Bridge guests a warm welcome. For many of ...

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News from the Bridge Rooms in the Canary Islands

Lanzarote – H10 Rubicon Palace Host report by Rob Richardson Lanzarote is a volcanic island in the Atlantic not too far off the West Coast of Africa. The big attraction ...

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Nigel McGilchrist – looking at art in 2019

Having worked in the Mediterranean area for over thirty years, art historian Nigel McGilchrist has taught for several universities and now lectures freelance. He has worked for the Italian Ministry ...

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