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Lacemaking Holidays

Join us for a lacemaking holiday at Gartmore House and our professional lacemaking tutor, Jean Leader, will teach Torchon, Bucks Point and Bedfordshire lace to advanced level. Jean will also cover the basics of other laces including Honiton, Bruges, and Milanese together with needlelace and tatting.

Jean is also an expert in lace identification and history of lace, for those interested in a deeper understanding of the topic.

What is included

  • En-suite accomodation
  • Expert tuition in lacemaking by Jean leader
  • Full board – full Scottish breakfast, lunch and 3-course dinner
  • For 4 and 5 night stays a trip to Loch Katrine or The Scottish Wool Centre is included

What you need to bring

Your tutor Jean will contact you before the course to advise what you need to bring. A starter pack will be provided for beginners, which can be purchased after the course.

Dates and cost

Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th February 2018 – £289 per person (2 nights)
Sunday 4th – Friday 9th March 2018 – £499 per person (5 nights)
Friday 27th – Sunday 29th April 2018 – £289 per person (2 nights)
Friday 9th – Monday 12th November 2018 – £299 per person (3 nights)
Sunday 25th – Friday 30th November 2018 – £499 per person (5 nights)

How to book

Complete the online enquiry form
Call us on 01877 382 991


Terms and Conditions
A £100 per person deposit is required to secure your booking. Full payment is due 6 weeks prior to arrival. For breaks booked within 6 weeks, full payment is required at time of booking. Breaks are subject to availability and subject to change.