UK Bead Societies


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Saturday 1-4pm once a month at Dunstable Beaders, Priory Information Centre, Priory Gardens, High Street South, Dunstable.  Madeleine Rollason on 01582 663746.


3rd Monday of month 7.30-9.30pm.  Berkshire Beaders, Barbara on 0118 9483877 –


Addicted to Beads.  Alternate Tuesday evenings. – 7.30-9.30pm at Moulsoe Village Hall, just off Junction 14, M1.  Sylvia Fairhurst on 01908 311243 –


Newmarket & Cambs Beading Group
4th Monday of month at 7.15-9.30pm at Trinity Church, Burwell.  Kari Karolia on 01638 745490 –


South Cheshire Branch of the Embroiderers Guild on 3rd Thursday of month at 10.30am in the Scout and Guild Hall, Cheshire Street, Audlem, Cheshire.  Jan Aldersay on 01270 619753.


The Maritime Bead Group on 2nd Saturday of month at 10.30am-2.30pm at the Annexe, Wharton Terrace, Hartlepool, TS24 8NS.  Myra Robertson 01642 479564 or 07735 478319 –


Celtic Beaders – 1st Saturday of month.,10am-4pm.  Patsy Betts on 01736 363755 –


County Durham
Darlington Bead Club – 3rd Saturday of the month, 10.30am-2.30pm at Unit 10, Whessoe Road. Tel: Michelle on 07710218354 or 01325 480028


Craft Little Beaders – 3rd Thursday of the month at Bitton House, Teignmouth from 7.30-9.30pm. Tel Dawnn Harris 07871 228200


Batty Beaders, 4th Monday of the month, 10am-12.30pm at Stichcrafts Beads, The Studio, Chaldicott Barns, Tokes Lane, Semley SP7 8AW. Tel: 01747 830666

Clacton Bead Queens, meet one a month in Clacton Town Cenrtre 11am-1pm. Tel: Teresa Stephenson on o1255 436531 or e-mail


Anglia Bead Club, Colchester, 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7-9pm at Meson’s Hall, Barracks Street. Tel: Wendy Bucks on 01206 867971


Daisy Beaders, 2nd Thursday of the month, 10am-2pm in Halstead. Tel: Victoria 01206 240174 or Sue on 01206 304726.


Jilly’s Beading Club, Every Monday, 6pm-8pm at Hobbycraft, Solvent Retail Park, Havant. Tel: 0845 0516554


Basingstoke, 3rd Saturday of the month, 10am-2pm at Kempshott Village Hall. Tel: Rachel on 07969 804825 after 2pm or see


CH Beaders, 1st & red Tuesday evenings of the month, 6.30-9.30pm in Gosport. Tel: Gilly on 02392 525739 or e-mail


Needles & Pins Craft Group, every Driday, 10am-12pm at Havelock Community Centre, Southsea.  Tel: Shirley on 023 92825481 or e-mail


Beadalicoous Group, last Saturday of the month, 2.15-4.30pm at Havant.  Tel: Gloria on 077171 54621 or e-mail


Busy Beads Bursledon, 2nd Wednesday of the month, 10-4pm at St Paul’s Church, Southampton. Tel: Lynda Marshall on 01489 787166 or 07711 551422


Colbury Memorial Hall, 2nd Monday of the month, 7.30-9.30pm. Tel: Sue Garvey on 01489 78615 or Jackie Smith on 02380 734596.


Craft Devil’s, Southamption, 4th Sunday of the month, 10am-4pm. Tel: Julie on 02380 436333 or e-mail



Budding Beaders, 1st Saturday of the month, 10am-1pm at Village College Community Centre, Nr Royston. Tel: Julie on 01763 853257 or e-mail


Dangerous Beaders, 1st Tuesday of the month, 10am-2pm at Watford.  Tel: Sandra Fox at 01923 223144 or e-mail



Bromley Beaders, 3rd Wednesday of the month, from 2pm at central Bromley (5-mins from Bromley South Station).  Tel: Adrianne Kaidlow on 020 82905670


The Bead Up, 1st Monday of the month, 7-9.30pm at Ashford. Tel: Siggy on 07719 335015 after 3pm.


The Beadtogether, bid-monthly on Tuesdays, 7.30-10pm at Pluckley Village Hall, near Ashford. Tel: Sue Ticehurst on 01233 840361


Medway Beaders, 1st Sunday of the month at Chatham, just off High Street.  Tel: Dee on 07843230950 or e-mail


Fylde Coast Crafters, 1st Saturday of the month at Spencer Court Day Care Centre. Tel: Jan Tilley at


Cedar Beaders, Tuesdays, 9.30am-12.30am and 12.30pm-3.30pm at the Big Barn at Cedar Farm, Mawdesley, nr. Chorley. Tel: 01282 772896 or e-mail


Toll House Beaders, 1st Tuesday of the month at 7-9pm, and 3rd Saturday of the month at 10am-3pm at the Village Hall, Higham.  Tel: Pam on 01282 455469 or e-mail


Beadweaving-4-Fun, 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month, 1.30-4pm at The Bead Room, 26 Melbourne Street, Clayton-Le-Moore. Tel: Pam Hunt on 01282 455469 or


Halfpenney’s Group, 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month, 7-9.30pm at Halfpenney’s, 26 Melbourne Street, Clayton-Le-Moors, BB5 5LS. Tel: Kathryn on 01254 23049 or e-mail


Medway Beaders, last Sundays at Chatham, just off High Street.  Tel: Dee on 07843230950 or e-mail



Vale Beaders, 1st Saturday of the month at Hickling Village Hall. Tel: Elizabeth on 01949 81501 or Jackie on 01664 822364, or Lynn on 0115 9140927


The Need to Beaders, 2nd Thursday of the month, 7-9.30pm at the Methodist Church, Windsor Street, Burbridge, Hickley. Tel: Elaine Moore on 01455 634965 or Elaine Gay on 01455 637136.


Abacus Bead Emporium, Tuesdays & Fridays, 10.30-1pm. Tel: Annette on 01455 444494


Bead & Banter, Wednesday 10am-2pm and Fridays 10am-2pm and Sundays 4-8pm at Sshby, Scunthorpe. Tel: Dawn on 10724844993 or 07709129827 or e-mail


Beading Lincs
Only 5 Saturdays a year at Franklin Hall, Spilsby. Tel: June on 01790 754073


Boston Beaders, 3rd Saturday of the month, 1-4pm at the Black Sluive Centre, London Road. Tel: Louise on 01205 350085 or e-mail


Lincolnshire Ladies That Beads, Only every 8-wwks, 7-9pm. Tel: Carol Ingamells on 01522 807297 or e-mail



London Beadwork, meet once a month. See or tel: Sanya on 020 85925842


Budding Beads, Mondays, 12.45-2.45pm at Southport. See or tel: Karen/Tracey on 01704 808933.


Formby Beaders, every Tuesday during term time, 1.30pm-3.30pm at Formby Methodist Church, Elbow Lane. Tel: Kimberley on 07904 209609



Hampton Beaders, 3rd Wednesday, 10am-1pm at the White House, Hampton. Tel: Pat on 0208 3942469 or e-mail Jane at


The Norwich Bead Group, alternate Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10am-1pm at URC, Ipswich Road, Norwich. Tel: Elizabeth on 01603 717284 or e-mail


Bumble Beaders, Alternate Tuesdays, 7.30-9.30pm at Hinks Meadow Village Hall, Taverham. Tel: Cathy on 01603 869663 or e-mail


Ketting Beaders, Monthly on Tuesday, 10am-1pm at The Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road, West Bridgford. Tel: Lynn on 0115 9140927


The Beading Clinic, 1st Friday & 2nd Wednesday afternoons at Beadly Bead, West Bridgford. Tel: Patty McCourt on 0115 9819643 or e-mail


The Bead Group, every Wednesday, 5-7pm at The Bead Shop, 7 Market Street, Nottingham.  E-Mail Sandi at


Banbury Beaders, 1st Thursday of the month. Tel: Marion on 01295 261595 or e-mail


Meet once a month in Newport. Tel: Gough on 07812610305 or e-mail


Frome Beaders, 2nd Thursday of the month, 7-9pm at Frome Collage, Block M, Room3.  Tel: Julie Hunt on 01373 30211 or Sarah Jeffries on 01373 300017 or e-mail


Mad About Beads, every Monday, 7-9pm at Madisons Beads, Taunton. Tel: 01823 322466 or see


Brewhouse Beadin, 2nd Wednesady of the month, 1-3pm at the Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton Upon Trent. Tel: Rossella Cottrell on 01979 912 502.


Needwood Beaders, Meet 6-times a year at St James Church Hall, Barton Under Needwood, nr Burton on Trent. Tel: Vivien Macpherson on 01283 547887 or e-mail or asee


Newmarket District Beadwork & Jewellery Making Group, one morning & one evening a month.  Tel: Lizzy on 01638 723153 or Terry on 01638 601413, or e-mail or


SuffEx Bead Club, 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 10am-12.30pm at Old School, Long Melford. Tel: Mary Powell on 01787 372020.


Epsom Beaders, every 4-6-weeks on Wednesday evenings. Tel: Lynne Garrod on 01372 458369 or e-mail


Sussex – East
1066 Beading Buddies, 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7-9pm and 4th Tuesdays 10am-12pm in Hastings. Tel: Karen Whittaker on 01424 457695 or e-mail


Sussex – West
Bead Magicians, 3rd Tuesday of the month, 10am-4pm. Tel: Caro; Tucker on 07768 721768 or e-mail


The Bead Addicts Tea Party, 2nd Saturday of the month, 11am-4pm at The Makers Guild in ‘Craft in the Clay”, Cardiff.  Tel: Suzen Millodot or e-mail suzen.m@btinternet.vom


Beadelicous Beaders, last Saturday of the month, 10am-2pm at Nuneaton Heritage Centre, Avenue Road, CV11 4LP.  Tel: Louise Moss on 07977 870270 or e-mail


The Wessex Beading Group, 1st Monday of the month, 10am-3pm. Tel: Pam Palmer on 01747 870270 or e-mail


Swindon Beaders, 1st Tuesday of the month, 7-9pm at Swindon Collage. No contact number.


Yeadon Beaders, 2nd Friday of the month, 1.30-4pm in Yeadon, West Yorkshire.  Tel: Sandra Wallace on 0113 2507396 or e-mail


Castle Beaders, 2nd Thursday of the month, 1-10pm at the Swadford Centre, 32 Swadford Street, Skipton, N Yorkshire, BD23 1RD.  Tel: Harrie Lerman on 07768 050306.


Bandroom Beaders, 1st Saturday of the month, 10am-4pm at the Bandroom in Farndale.  Tel: Avril on 01751 798155 or e-mail


The New Beading Group in Harrogate, alternate Mondays at The Youth Centre, Burley Bank Close, Harrogate, HG3 2BY.  Tel: Margaret Scott on 01423 526571 or Joanne Harrison on 0113 2786871.


Seven Hills Beading Collective, fortnightly on Thursdays, 6-8pm at Jam Jar Beads, Sheffield.  Tel: Sarah on 07713 324191 or e-mail


Please Note
: This list has not been checked and so is sure to contain errors and changed dates or addresses. If you find errors or would like to add a beading group, please e-mail


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