Beading Groups and Classes in Hampshire


contact: Renata Graham

tel: 07887 955590


for: Jewellery making classes

for more see:


Holybourne Beaders

contact: Lynette Rees

tel: 01420 84404


meeting on: the 1st Thursday in the month 10:00am to 3:30pm

at: 83 London Road, Holybourne GU34 4EL

for: Bead and chat, small friendly group, occasional tutor


Busy Beaders

contact: Lynda Marshall

tel: 01489 787 166


meeting on: the 2nd Wednesday in the month 10:00am to 4:00pm

at: St Paul's Church, Oak Road Burlesdon Southampton SO31 8DT

for: 3 tutor workshops a year, mini workshops by members, lots of chat, 4 x year invite sellers of beads

Colbury, Southampton

Backroom Beaders

contact: Sue Garvey

tel: 01489 784615


meeting on: the 2nd Monday in the month (not August) 7:30pm to 9:30pm

at: Colbury Memorial Village Hall, Colbury Southampton SO40 7EL

for:  Bead, chat some workshops



contact: Gilly Utting

tel: 02392 525 739


meeting on: Fridays 6:00pm to 9:00pm

at: Brendoncare Club Hampshire, The Anchorage, Willis Road, Gosport, PO12 1LZ

for: Fun, learning and friendly group


       Solent Beaders

       contact: Christine Hilmi

       tel: 07542 450001


       meeting on: Fortnightly Monday evenings 6.30pm - 9.30pm

       at: Lee on Solent Community Association, 51, Twyford Drive, Lee on Solent, Gosport, PO13 8JU

       for: All aspects of beading including bead weaving, bead embroidery, bead crochet etc. Also other     techniques and professional tutor workshops.

New Milton 

Barmy Beaders

Contact: Andrea Waters

tel:01425 617575


meeting on: Every Tuesday 10.00 - 12.00

at:  Room 3 Community Centre, Osborne Road, New Milton, Hants

for: Activities etc Beading and chat. A small friendly group ( 5 - 12), sometimes we do our own thing and sometimes we try to do a project. Informal

for more see: 

Andycraft-beads can usually supply most things you may need

New Milton 

Beading Babes

Contact: Irene Jeffries

tel: 01425 638 254 / 07771 650 787


meeting on: Every Thursday 10.00 - 12.30

at:  New Milton Community Centre, Osborne Road, New Milton

cost: £2.00


Needles and Pins

contact: Shirley Mundy

tel: 02392 825 481


meeting on: Friday mornings 10:00am to 12:00pm

at: Hvaelock Community Centre, Fawcett Road, Southsea PO4 0LQ

for: General craft drop-in group, concentrating on beading

 Portsmouth / Waterlooville / Horndean ~ will travel further afield on request

contact: Sallyann Dunn

tel: 02392 647 835


for: Weekly beading classes


ABC Ampfield Beader's Club

contact: Jenny Moreton

tel: 0754 943 7735


meeting on: the 4th Sunday in the month 10:00am to 4:00pm

at: Ampfield Village Hall, Morleys Lane, Ampfield  near Romsey SO51 9BJ

for: Bead and chat. All abilities very welcome. Bead supplies - Jen's Beads


Sunday Crafters Club

contact: Joanne Zeng

tel: 07791 041 656


meeting on: the 2nd Sunday in the month 10:00am to 3:30pm

at: Swaythling Neighbourhood Centre

for:  Bring along projects to do, workshops, prize draw


Southampton Bead Shop

contact: Joanne Zeng

tel: 023 8067 6163

for: Weekly jewellery making workshops including beadweaving techniques

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contact: Julie Emery

tel: 02381 436 333 / 07868 727 638


meeting on: the last Sunday in the month 10:00am to 4:00pm

at: Groups run at her shop.

for: Bead and chat, refreshments, bead supplies (also runs groups at the shop Wednesdays and Saturdays weekly

 Southampton (West End)

contact: Judith Cordell

tel: 07790 215 636


at: Hilldene Community Centre

for: Beading classes covering all beadweaving stitches. All abilities welcome


Beading Classes

contact: Shirley Mundy

tel: 02392 825 481


at: Havelock Community Centre

for: Beading classes


      Tadley Beaders

      contact: Anne Gray

      tel: 0118 981 2897 or 07766 664027


      at: The Ambrose Allen Centre, Franklin Avenue, Tadley, RG26 4EP

      meeting on: usually 4th Saturday in the month 10am to 4pm

      for: Bead, chat, laugh. Different supplier each month. Workshops as requested.


Yateley Beaders

contact: Marilyn Rogers

tel: 07885 117008


meeting on: The first Thursday and the 3rd Saturday in the month for workshops with projects. Fourth Thursday for UFOs. 10am to 4pm.

at: WI Hall Yateley, Reading Road, Yateley

for:  Bead and chat, beading classes and summer school