Friends News and Events

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The main objectives of the Friends of The Museum of Carpet Association are:

1 The object of the Association shall be the education of the public by promotion, support, assistance and improvement of the Carpet Museum Trust in co-operation with its management staff.

2 To raise money and invite and receive contributions to be applied to the Museum’s projects

3 To engage in, support and co-ordinate research, publishing, education, advertising and other charitable work
 Committee
Chairman Colin Lloyd
Vice-Chairman Melvyn Thompson
Secretary Jean Talbot
Membership Secretary Lyn Walker
Treasurer Fiona Thompson
Carpet Sweep Administrator Jan Welsh
Committee Members
David Mills, Mandy Poole,Charles Talbot, Betty Park, Roger Mathews,Heather Goodwin, John Hopkins and Janet Morgan.

Coffee Morning on Friday 28th April at 10.30am – 12.30 at the Museum of Carpet    £5 donation collected on the day.

An informal get-together, open to all with coffee and refreshments provided by the Friends. Come along and bring a friend to see some of our fascinating archive films, photographs and interesting items from the collections.

It you are planning to attend please contact the Chairman Colin Lloyd by email (colinlloyd1960@btinternet.com) or by telephone (01562 66909) so that we can estimate the numbers for catering but if you prefer, just turn up on the day and you will be made most welcome.

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Dates for your diary
A.G.M 2017 – Monday May 15th
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Carpet Sweep

The winners of the March Draw were;

Number Name
 1st 110 Mandy Poole Kidderminster  £50
2nd  157 David Maggs Bewdley £30
3rd 228 Barry Hitchin Kidderminster £20
4th 176 Mr & Mrs Kettle  Kidderminster £10
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 More good news!! “The Friends” newsletter has been awarded an “Honourable Mention” in the British Association of Museum’s annual newsletter competition. Special thanks are due to Editors Jean Talbot and  Melvyn Thompson and graphic designer Andy Thompson.