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Floor covering for sale

DACA owns a large heavy-duty canvas floor covering.  We no longer have any use for this and it is taking up valuable storage space. There…

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Dorset Arts & Crafts Grant 2019

The Dorset Arts & Crafts Grant for 2019 has been awarded to Penelope Williams. Penelope is writing a new book on Dorset Feather Stitchery.   The…

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John Stork

We are sorry to learn of the unexpected death of John Stork. John was a talented wood turner, making decorative and practical items for the…

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Dorset Arts & Crafts Grant 2018

The Dorset Arts & Crafts Grant for 2018 has been awarded to Westfield Arts College.  We are delighted to be able to continue to support…

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Annual General Meeting election results

At the Annual General Meeting held on Saturday 21st April, elections took place for the Association Officers for 2018 and for members of the committee.…

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Annual General Meeting postponed

The Association's Annual General Meeting, which was due to be held on Saturday 3rd March, has been postponed in view of the weather forecast. A…

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Dorothy Watson

We are sorry to report that Dorothy Watson passed away on 3rd August, after a period of ill health. Dorothy was an enthusiastic supporter of…

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Tuition

Would you like to learn something new or develop your skills?  Some members of the Association provide tuition in a variety of art and craft…

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Junior Membership

At our 2017 AGM, members agreed to introduce a new Junior Membership category, for those aged 18 or under.   More information about membership can…

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DACA Arts & Crafts Grant

The DACA Arts & Crafts Grant for 2017 has been awarded to Westfield Arts College.   We are delighted to be supporting the college and…

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Annual General Meeting 2017

The Association's AGM will be held on Saturday 4th March at Purbeck School, starting at 10:30am.    Paid-up members have been sent the Annual Report…

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Christmas Craft Fair 2016

We had an amazing day on Saturday 19th November with our first ever Christmas Craft Fair at Allendale House in Wimborne.  A variety of high…

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Member's discount - new supplier

The Half Moon Bead Shop, Poundbury has joined the list of local suppliers offering a discount to members.   Members will receive 10% discount on shop and…

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Trisha Macnaughtan

We are sorry to report that Trisha Macnaughtan passed away peacefully on 6th April at the Weldmar Hospice in Dorchester, surrounded by her family, after…

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Bursary Award

We are pleased to announce that the Association's Bursary for 2016 has been awarded to Kate Seeger, Festival Director for the Free Expressions Art Festival…

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Roger Ffooks

We were sorry to learn of the death of Roger Ffooks on 29th August 2015.   Roger's grandfather, E Archdall Ffooks was one of the early…

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