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Oct. 29, 2018

#021 Hooking in Swaledale with T.I.G.H.R

#021  Hooking in Swaledale with T.I.G.H.R

Welcome to the Inside Yorkshire Podcast, a podcast full of stories and tales from the people of Yorkshire. In todays episode Susan talks to Heather Ritchie about the success of the TIGHR conference and we have testimonials from some of the lovely ladies who took part in this triennial event.

The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers (TIGHR) was founded on December 4th 1994 in London, England by a group of international friends who decided to establish a world wide group involved in rugmaking.

About the Guests:

Heather Ritchie has been president of TIGHR over the last 3 years and has spent that time organising the conference. 150 people arrived into swaledale from all over the world to take part this year and have been entertained admirably. Workshops were held and trips out to enjoy the local scenery and culture, have been a great success. Heather has now handed over responsibility to the new president who will organise the next conference in Newfoundland in 2021.

We have had testiminials from some of the lovely ladies who took part:-

Dana Ray from Washngton

Linda Bishop from Dallas, Texas

Miriam Miller from Milton, NSW, Australia

Ti Seymour originally from Uk now resident in Abu Dhabi, UAE 

Diane Hodder from Canada and 

Kay Lewis from Ottowa, Canada

Valuable Resources:

The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers


About the Host:

Susan has been living in Yorkshire for over 30 years. She is passionate about the county she has adopted as her home and she never ceases to be amazed at the wealth of talent ‘Inside Yorkshire’ and the tales that people have to tell.

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