2020 MEETING DATES, VENUES & COMPETITIONS – See further below for extra notes & suggestions for the Themes)
**NOTE – ALL MEETINGS ARE ON THE FIRST MONDAY OF THE MONTH UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. ANY MEETING CANCELLATIONS ARE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.
February 3 – Loganlea – AGM – ‘Summers End At The Seaside’
March 2 – Clayfield – ‘An Evening To Remember’
April 6 – CANCELLED – Loganlea – ‘Easter At Its Best’
May 4 – CANCELLED – Clayfield – ‘Winners Are Grinners’ Olympics
June 1 – CANCELLED – Loganlea – ‘Celebration!’
July 6 – Clayfield – ‘All Dolled Up!’
August 3 – Loganlea – ‘Bon Voyage!’
September 7 – Clayfield – ‘Rescue Doll’
October 5 – Loganlea – ‘Coloured or very dark Doll / Gollies!’
November 2 – Clayfield – ‘Your turn to Show Your Creations!’
December (TBA) – Christmas Lunch – ‘Christmas Preparations’ –
Your 2020 Workshop – ‘Boudoir Doll’ will feature as a separate Competition at the Christmas Lunch!
*NOTES – We’re trying to encourage you to go a bit further this year & if you wish, to use your creative skills to make a little display with your dolls for the competitions! (Please keep size to a reasonable minimum!!). Thanks go to Sonia Gruhler for her wonderful suggestions!!
EXTRA SUGGESTIONS FOR ABOVE THEMES:-
February – This could be Nautical, bathers/swimmers, pool, snorkelling, seashells, cricket, picnic etc.
March – Doll dressed for After 5, Cocktail or Happy Hour!
April – Easter bonnet and/or dress, High Tea, Easter Egg Treasure Hunt, Bunnies etc
May – Any Sporty Doll worthy of a podium… Olympics, cyclist, dancer, equestrian, swimmer, athletics, tennis, eating comp?, medals, trophy, race or car driver? Show your doll EXCELLING!
June – It’s World Doll Day month! This is Party Day for dolls!!
July – Doll & her clothes – Antique or reproduction doll with her trousseau, fashion doll & outfits, childhood doll with Mummy’s home-made clothes, or mass-produced dolly with all her gear!
August – International Doll in traditional dress, Travel/Tourist doll from holidays or gifted, Doll with Passport/luggage etc.
September – Rescued, repaired, restored, re-imagined, re-invented, re-purposed, re-loved to live another day! Include BEFORE & AFTER pics if possible!!
October – Brink out your dark-coloured beauties or Gollies for this extra-special Dolly appreciation day!
November – Dolls made in 2020 Workshops – Felt-Dolls, Glasses-cases etc.
December – This could feature our dolls shopping, cooking, putting up a tree, writing or mailing Christmas Cards etc…..’.
HAVE FUN WITH IT ALL – SEE YOU & YOUR DOLLS
AT THE MEETINGS!!!