Meeting others is a key benefit of Guild membership. We have a network of Branches around the UK that are run by our members and are affiliated to the Guild. Branches can draw on the experience of other Branches, make use of resources available to members or only to Branches, and ask the Collection for the loan of “trunk shows” from our Collection.

About Branches

This page lists our Branches in alphabetical order and shows them on a map.

If you would prefer to see Branches listed by UK region, go to our Branches and Unaffiliated Groups page that also lists some groups that have no connection with the Guild.

If you cannot get to a Branch, you might be interested in our Branches that meet online.

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    Find our Branches

    We list all Branches of the Knitting & Crochet Guild on this page. They are in alphabetical order of their name.

    Symbols on the map:

    Guild Branch Branch

    Cluster of Branches or Unaffiliated Groups Multiple branches in area (shows the number of branches).

    Setting up new branches

    Where there is currently no local branch there is an opportunity for members to start one and bring together enthusiasts for knitting and crochet. The Guild will advise you how to set up a local branch and we can help contact other members who may be local. In areas where our membership is widely dispersed we are inviting members to join “virtual branches” where members can keep in contact by letter, phone, email or video conferencing. Please contact our Branch Liaison team using our contact form.

    Meeting online

    We have two Branches that only meet online: the Online Branch and the Scotland Virtual Branch (the Scotland Branch is currently seeking a new co-ordinator). Some other Branches also meet online. See our Online Branch Meetings page for when these plan to meet.

    Updating information about your Branch

    Branch Co-Ordinators may update the details for their Branch using the update contact form. Members wishing to apply to register a new Branch may use the same form.

    What if there isn’t a Branch near me and I want to meet others in person?

    Recognizing that there are areas of the UK that are not within convenient travel of a Branch, or that Branch meeting times may not be suitable for all, we also have a list that includes a selection of other groups that have no relationship with the Guild (that page is structured by geographical area). We also have information about other Guilds and organisations.

    What if I find it too difficult to travel to a Branch?

    Some of our Branches meet online as well as in person, and we have Branches that only meet online. These are included in the list below, but we also have a stand-alone list of online Branches.

    Branches in alphabetical order

    Note: we also list our Branches by region in the list that also includes other groups. Some Branches meet online.

    Guild Branch

    Bath Branch

    Hand knitting, Crochet. Guild Branch. Salvation Army Citadel, Green Park Road, Bath BA1 1XE ...
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    Bedfordshire/Hertfordshire Branch – Leighton Buzzard

    Hand knitting, Crochet. Guild Branch. The Picture House, 8 Lake St, Leighton Buzzard LU7 8RT. There are additional meetings in Leighton Buzzard for members of the Guild. Contact the co-ordinator for details. Seeking a second meeting venue in Houghton ...
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    Belfast Branch

    Hand knitting, Crochet, Spinning, Weaving. Guild Branch. Belfast Merville House, Belfast. BT37 9TH ...
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    Birmingham Branch

    Hand knitting, Crochet. Guild Branch. Not all meetings are held at this location. Birmingham City University, The Curzon Building, 4 Cardigan Street, Birmingham. B4 7BD ...
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    Bristol Knitting & Crochet Guild

    Hand knitting, Crochet. Guild Branch. Boston Tea Party, St Johns Court, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2QY We meet in the private function room, upstairs at the Boston Tea Party. Unfortunately access is by stairs only. ...
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    Cheshire Branch – Frodsham

    Hand knitting, Machine knitting, Crochet. Guild Branch. Dunham & Hapsford Village Hall, Village Road, Dunham-on-the-Hill, Frodsham, WA6 0NN ...
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    Coastal Machine Knitting Club – Christchurch

    Machine knitting. Guild Branch. 17 Marlow Drive, Christchurch, Dorset. BH23 2RR ...
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    Crafty Workshops – Horsham

    Hand knitting, crochet, sewing, patchwork and quilting. Guild Branch. Blackbridge Community Centre, Three Acres, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 1RS ...
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    Crochet, Knit ‘n’ Natter (Kidbrooke Village, London)

    Hand knitting, Crochet. Guild Branch. Artfix Cafe, Cranfield Walk, Kidbrooke Village, London, SE3 9EX ...
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    Devon Branch – Exeter

    Hand knitting, Crochet. Guild Branch. Saturday: Branches Cafe, Poltimore House, Poltimore, Exeter. EX4 0AU Wednesday: Dawlish Baptist Church, 1 Park Rd, Dawlish EX7 9LH ...
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    Drayton Machine Knitting Club

    Machine knitting. Guild Branch. St Andrews Church Hall, Havant Road, Farlington, Portsmouth, PO6 1AA ...
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    East London Crochet Group

    Crochet. Guild Branch. Mardyke Community Centre, 52 South Street, Rainham, RM13 8PJ ...
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    Edinburgh City Branch

    Hand knitting, Crochet, other yarn crafts. Guild Branch Edinburgh (location varies) and online ...
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    Ewenique Machine Knitting Club – York

    Machine knitting. Guild Branch. The Folk Hall, New Earswick. York. YO32 4AQ ...
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    Fleet Knitting Club

    Hand knitting, Machine knitting, Crochet. Other yarn crafts. Guild Branch. Fleet Methodist Church, 72 Reading Road South, Fleet. GU52 7TF ...
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    Ipswich (Suffolk) Branch

    Hand knitting, Machine knitting, Crochet. Guild Branch. Ipswich Scout Group HQ, The Scout Hall, Stoke Park Drive. Ipswich. IP2 9TH ...
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    Isle of Wight Branch

    Hand knitting, Crochet. Guild Branch. Isle of Wight ...
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    Jurassic Crafters – Chickerell

    Hand knitting, Crochet. Guild Branch. Bennett’s Water Gardens, Puttons Lane, Chickerell. DT3 4AF ...
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    Knitting & Crochet Guild Daventry (Learn to crochet)

    Crochet. Guild Branch. Braunston Village Hall, The Green, Braunston. Daventry. NN11 7HW ...
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    Leeds Central Branch

    Hand knitting, Crochet, Other. Guild Branch. Online fortnightly. In person every other month in Leeds area ...