Kirkin’ of The Trades

The annual Kirkin’ of The Trades took place once again at St Andrews, The Trades Kirk, on Sunday 28th November after two years absence. The occasion was marked by welcoming Reverend Anita Kerr as the new Trades Minister. Seen here after the service with Deacon Covenor …

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Nine Trades AGM & General Fund Charity

The combined Annual General Meeting of The Nine Incorporated Trades of Dundee, including the Annual Stated Meeting, the General Fund Charity and General Fund Court took place Wednesday 24th November in the Glassite Hall, St Andrews Church. It was good to see so many members in …

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First Lady Deacon

For the first time in the history of the Nine Incorporated Trades of Dundee, a woman has been made a Deacon. Karen Murray is the first lady Deacon of the Baker Trade. The outgoing Deacon, Jim Pickett, would normally present the chain of office however …

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New Bakers Join The Craft

New Bakers were inducted at the Craft AGM & dinner on Wednesday 17 November 2021 at Woodlands Hotel, Broughty Ferry. From left to right: Deacon, Jim Pickett, Norman McIntosh, Alexander Garty & Martin Campbell.

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Irvine Incorporated Trades Big Pie Event

Deacon Convenor Iain Murray joined Irvine Incorporated Trades for their annual Big Pie. Members of all seven crafts from the Weavers, Tailors, Skinners, Coopers, Hammermen, Cordiners and the Wrights and Squaremen met for the big gathering in the Riverside Lodge Hotel on Saturday, October 30th

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Remembrance Sunday

Deacon Convenor Iain Murray laid a wreath at St Marys Church, Dundee to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts. He was joined by the Deacon of the Three United Trades, …

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Weavers AGM & Supper October 2021

A Weavers AGM and Supper took place on Friday the 8th of October 2021 in the Weavers Room within Verdant Works with forty-one Members and Guests attending. This AGM included the handing over of the ‘Chain of Office’ from Deacon John Fyffe, who has served …

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The Dundee Tapestry launch

The Dundee tapestry project was officially launched on Monday 23rd August at the Verdant Works. An appeal was made  to the people of Dundee to submit their stories, drawings, time and talents to help create 35 one-square-metre panels telling the story of the small but rare city. Dundee …

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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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