It's a Brand new year for the GRBS and we're beginning it with some knock-out meetings! Prepared to be WOW'd!

When? Wednesday,  September 13th, 2023 
Where? ZOOM! Gillian to send the invite via email

This is a Special joint meeting with our Sister Beading Society the TBS! It’s for members who paid their fee’s by the deadline of August 31st.

We will be joining Toronto Bead Society to hear Richard Pikul of Tilted Woodshop talk about his business,  making specialist wooden tools for Needlework, Braiding and Lace-making. Our very own Naomi swears by his pin vise tool as an all-purpose piercing and poking tool. Richard will use his precision lathe to actually make a small tool for us live on camera!  

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We've Got More!!!!

When? Monday,  September 18th, 2023 
Where? ZOOM! Gillian to send the invite via email

The rescheduled Annual General Meeting will be held over Zoom. It will be followed by a presentation from GRBS member Craig Ewing.

Craig is a Toronto-area artist who makes gorgeous, glamorous jewellery using off-loom bead weaving, bead embroidery and LOTS of crystals.

Want to check out more of Craigs amazing work? We’re sure you do. Don’t worry, we’ve got you. Click here

A picture of Craig Ewing at his work space. He is a member of the GRBS and will be doing a presentation on Sept 18th, 2023.

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Coming Next Month

A joint meeting with TBS. Our Guest Artisan will be  Carrie Story of Clay Revolution, the maker of “Project X” silver metal clay.

Meeting Dates Include:

2023-2024 Meeting Dates Include:

Monday, July 17, 2023- Show & Share and Social
Monday,  August 21, 2023 – Show & Share and Social 
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 – Crafting Specialist Tools by Richard Pikul *Joint with TBS* *Note this is a special meeting for those who have paid their membership fee’s by the deadline*
Monday, September 18, 2023 -Deferred AGM and Craig Ewing Workshop Tour and Talk
Wednesday, October 11, 2023 – Carrie Story- Clay Revolution *Joint with TBS*
Monday, November 20, 2023 – Gail Goddard
Monday, December 11, 2023 –  Christmas Social
Monday, January 15, 2024- Karen Ann Hoffman
Tuesday, February 13, 2024-TBA 
Monday, March 18, 2024 – TBA
Monday, April 15, 2024 – TBA
Monday, May 20, 2024 –  TBA
Monday, June 17, 2024 – AGM & Bead De-stash

General Meeting Information

  • Currently all meetings are held on Zoom
  • Held the third Monday of each Month
  • 7:00 – 9:00 pm
  • When we are allowed, in-person meetings will be held as before at The Hampton Inn & Suites (beside Galaxy Cinema) 725 Imperial Road North Guelph, Ontario Canada map.
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  • Meetings consist of  announcements, old and new business, show & tell of member’s work, the evenings’ program, and socializing. 
  • The program can include anything from: hands-on mini-workshops from invited artists, guest speakers, demonstrations, trunk shows, road trips or informal gatherings.