The Beadworkers Guild Annual Challenge

Each year the Guild challenges its members to create a piece of beadwork based around a theme. All members are welcome to enter, with categories to suit all levels of experience.

All the pieces are exhibited and judged at the event in May, with the winners being displayed around the country at beading shows and festivals through the year.

Challenge 2020 / 2021

Theme - Save the Planet - Bead it, don't bin it

Deadline for Entries 3rd April 2021

Revised Challenge Information

  • Challenge in a Matchbox: the work must fit inside a box of matches. Any size of matchbox is fine, but a household matchbox is the maximum - approx. 120 x 67 x 27mm 


  • Other individual entries: the work and packaging must fit into a package no larger than Royal Mail Small Parcel (45cm x 35cm x 16cm). However, the package may contain elements of a piece, which when assembled, is larger than the parcel in which it is delivered. 


  • Group Entries: the work and packaging must fit in to a package no larger than Royal Mail Parcel (45cm x 35cm x 16cm). The overall display size of the work should not be more than 60cm high x 60cm wide x 45cm deep 


         Click here to download the Challenge Rules PDF 

Click here to download the Challenge Entry Form 20-21

         

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