The Lace Guild

Who’s Who

The Lace Guild logo:
the wheel of St Catherine,
patron saint of lacemakers

THE Lace Guild is a registered Educational Charity (not-for-profit organization) governed by constitution. It is managed by an elected Executive Committee, whose members are also Trustees of the Charity.

The Lace Guild is also an accredited museum with a large collection of lace and associated artefacts.

The Hollies, the headquarters of the The Lace Guild, is in Stourbridge and there are five permanent staff. The Guild also employs an editor who is responsible for for the quarterly magazine ‘Lace’.

Executive Committee

Hazel Calcott (Hon. Chairman)
Clare Lewis (Hon. Vice Chairman)
Mavis Thompson (Hon. Treasurer)
Jacquie Tinch (Hon. Secretary)
Gemma Hoyes (nee Barker)
Lynn Macdonald
Janice Murphy
Denise Smith
Sue Smith
Jayne Stiff
Jean Tatham

Museum Committee

Gwynedd Roberts (Hon. Curator)
Mary Coleman
Ann Day
Liz Muncey
Sue Smith
Emma Greenwood (Museum Mentor)

Staff at The Hollies

Michelle O’Reilly: Office Administrator
Sara Shakespeare: Accounts Clerk and Librarian
Joshua Shakespeare: Sales
Sharon Rowley: Clerk

Editor of ‘Lace’

Deborah Robinson

Hon. Webmaster

Gemma Hoyes