Stroud Artists Books


The galleries below show the range of responses for each monthly theme, which is always diverse and fascinating.
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November 2019

November’s theme was ‘Between the Lines’. This was our final theme for the year, with a special meeting planned for December, and there’s nothing like finishing on a high!!


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Antoinette Moorby

October 2019

August 2019

Our theme was ‘Reflection’.  The meeting was well attended with many wonderfully diverse contributions, as always.

Antoinette Moorby

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July 2019

‘Alphabet’ was the theme this time, with a very large attendance in our lovely new space, followed by a short workshop on making a folded box structure.


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June 2019

The theme this month was ‘Gather’ – broadly interpreted as always. This was our second meeting in the new premises, and we followed up the display of work by a workshop led by Corinne Renow-Clarke demonstrating an unusual folding technique.


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May 2019

Our first meeting in the new space at The Exchange, for which Ruth had baked a delicious cake! The theme was ‘Page 38 of a Book’ which had many exciting interpretations.


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A delicious welcome cake provided by Ruth Illingworth and enjoyed by everyone!

April 2019

April’s theme was ‘Recycled’. We had a large turnout for this meeting, with very varied responses.


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Antoinette Moorby

March 2019

The Theme for March was ‘Peeled’.

Antoinette Moorby

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Antoinette Moorby

February 2019

This month’s theme was ‘Structure’. The responses were, if anything, even more diverse than usual.


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Tricia Henry

December 2018

This month there was no specific theme: members were asked to bring along anything they wanted to show, or to request help with

Multi-hinged casebound books

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From Andrew Morrison's workshop at the Chapel Gallery, Cheltenham

November 2018

November’s theme was “I Come From…”

Duncan Birmingham

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Duncan Birmingham