Friday 10th, Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th November 2017
Our Expo has moved to a great new venue this year - the Conference Centre at Holmesglen Institute, corner Batesford and Warrigal Rd, Chadstone.
Easy ground floor level access with very convenient public transport, Holmesglen station adjacent and buses along Warrigal Rd. Lots of parking options around the area too. See Expo page for more details.
Public vote winner of 2016 Bead Challenge & third place judged vote - Paula Knights
See all the wonderfully creative members' work and the 2017 Challenge competition entries on display.
Save up for the mandatory shopping spree with a wide variety of traders offering fabulous beading and jewellery related goods.
Pre Expo workshops will be offered the previous weekend of 4th and 5th November at Carnegie, but extra workshops will be held on campus at Holmesglen over the Expo. Details will be provided later.
Members' Showcase 2017
competitions - Open to members only
Individual Handmade Bead
"Summer Dreaming" is the theme this year - First prize - $300
Set of Five Non - Identical Handmade Beads
“Australian Wildflowers" is the theme this year - First prize - $300
It is time to start work on this, don't miss the opportunity to enter.
2016 Handmade Bead Section winners
2016 Individual Handmade bead
Congratulations to Marianne Bradman
for her winning entry.
2016 Set of Five
Non Identical Beads
Congratulations to Kay Lancashire for her winning entry.
The 2017 Bead Challenge is open, to everyone not just members.
Have you bought your pack yet, don't miss out on this chance to challenge yourself. Great prizes to be won.
Register now to start the creative process.
See the Challenge winners from 2016.