We have an exciting schedule of events planned for 2015, and will continue to add more throughout the year – so check back here regularly to make sure you don’t miss out!


Netley Marsh Sales

Haberdashery Sale – 14 March 2015
Tool Sale – 21 March 2015

Both of these sales take place 10am – 1pm. There is free parking available, plus refreshments*. All items are excess stock, not suitable for our projects in Africa and funds raised will support our work.
(* Refreshments only available at the haberdashery sale.)

Southern Networking Day and AGM – Saturday 16 May 2015

This event is open to everyone, although only members can vote at the AGM. You can find out more about membership here. Further details about this event will follow shortly.

Craft to Craft Workshops

All workshops are £10 and materials are supplied – just bring yourself! Each class takes place from 2 – 4pm. To book onto one of the classes please call us on 02380 869697 or email

19 March – Temari Eggs
Temari are Japanese embroidered thread balls, made to mark significant occasions. Use the same techniques to embroider and decorate Faberge-style Easter eggs.

16 April – Dorset Buttons
Embroidered around a ring in yarn or embroidery silk, Dorset Buttons are colourful, fun to make and can decorate clothing and accessories.

21 May – Padded Coat Hangers
Why not give one of your garments the special treatment? Come and make a pretty padded coat hanger to take away in a single session.

18 June – Button Necklaces
Make and take away a beautiful necklace, using coloured buttons. Back by popular demand!

16 July – Japanese Garden Squares
A circle becomes a square – all hand stitched. One can be prepared at the session and could form the start of a larger project.

17 September – Triangular Fabric Holder
Fun to make and very useful too! Can be used for discarded threads and small fabric scraps whilst sewing, for jewellery or wrapped chocolates – the possibilities are endless!

15 October – Mini Knits
Knit a small animal, flower or vegetable.

19 November – Christmas Crafts and Decorations
Join us as we make tree decorations, small boxes made from Christmas cards, novelty items and festive Dorset Buttons.

17 December – Christmas Table Decoration
A professional florist will come to Netley Marsh to help you make a beautiful, living centrepiece to take away for your table. Cost of this course is £15.

Open Day – date tbc 2015

Thanks to everyone who joined us at our 2014 Open Day, we had a great day. You can see images from the event over on our Facebook page. With your support we raised over £2,200 – thank you!

How to find us

If you’re coming to any of the events at Netley Marsh, or just want to pop in, please see the map below. The office is open Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Postcode SO40 7GY

Lat 50º 54’ 59”
Long -1º 31’ 49”

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