Weavers Newsletter 2021

Once again this year due to Covid Deacon John Fyffe and Boxmaster Paul Leigh had the opportunity to judge the two best students for ‘Innovation in Textile Design’ virtually! They both agreed who were to be awarded the first and second prize of £300 and …

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Dyers Celebrating 25 years Since Revival of The Craft

It was in 1996 that a small group of Dyers decided to revive the Craft after their numbers had dwindled. The Trade opened its membership to people working in colour. Since that decision, we find Craftsmen involved in Architecture, Sculpture, Printed Plastics, Newspaper Design, Photography, Textiles, …

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Dundee Bairns

The Nine Incorporated Trades of Dundee are proud to support the Cosy Bairns project set up by the local charity Dundee Bairns as an emergency response to the extra needs of children from low-income families during the Covid 19 pandemic. The project was set up …

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Weavers Newsletter 2020

This has been an unusual year to say the least whereby none of us could have expected how our lives have changed and we are some way off seeing the end of this pandemic. Our fundraising this year like so many other groups has stopped …

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Dyers Virtual Annual Dinner

The Dyer Craft was faced with having to abandon this years biennial general meeting and annual dinner but it was decided to go virtual with members gathering on Zoom. It was the first time the Dyers had not been able to meet face-to-face in 327 …

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Winners of Best Use Of Colour Prize

On behalf of Deacon Steve and Boxmaster Derek, it is with pleasure that we can announce the prize winners for ‘Best use of colour’ at this year’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design Degree Show. Two Illustration students, Loukia Katti (left) and Molly …

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Dyers Annual Dinner 2019

The Dyers Craft of Dundee held its annual dinner at the Royal Tay Yacht Club. Guest Speakers on the night included Steve Murdoch, Professor of early modern history at the University of St Andrews, and Evening Telegraph editor Dave Lord

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Inaugural Innes Duffus Lecture takes place at University of Dundee

Monday 9 December saw Professor Sir Tom Devine gave the inaugural lecture in a brand-new annual series which has been created to mark the work of Dundee archivist, Master of Commerce, Innes Duffus. Professor Devine, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Edinburgh discussed ‘Wealth and …

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The Kirking of The Trades

On 24 November the Kirking of the Trades took place in St Andrews Parish Church, the Trades Kirk. This very special annual event is held on the last Sunday of November and all craftsmen are encouraged to attend. l-r: Past Deacon of the Three United …

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Commemorative plaque in honour of past Deacon Convener James Merry

On 12 August a plaque was unveiled by Joan Merry, to commemorate the renaming of the Merry Halls student accommodation, on Victoria Road, in honour of her husband, the late Past Deacon Convener James Merry, who was so instrumental in the original conversion of this …

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