Useful links Home of our Bead Festivals. Look at the videos to see what it’s like – now you can ‘av a go’ too. ‘Like’ us on Facebook and you will get automatic updates, news and information about our festivals. Here is an organisation that is brilliant at supporting and promoting the art of beadweaving. Here is another brilliant organisation that encourages and shares knowledge and enjoyment of all types of beads and their history. See the full range. Find out more about Chris Manes, the designer. Find out more about our workshop tutor and bead embroidery expert, Manda Kent Burns. The racecourse is the venue for 2 of our Festivals. Check out other events (racing and non-racing) held there. Shala has given me permission to use her blank charts for my workshops. Here’s your chance to download them too.

And now
for something completely different…. Now,
this is really “off the wall” but look at this new and innovative way to
customise laptop and phone covers, and even bikes, motorbikes and cars!

Halfpenney’s, The Beading Room, 26 Melbourne Street, Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 5LS. Telephone: 01254 236049 Email: