Essex Guild of Silk Painters
Essex Guild of Silk Painters

Forms/ Booking

PLEASE NOTE we are still building this webpage as we confirm details, so please bear with us.


Early-Bird Accommodation Deal!

We are excited to announce a special Early-Bird deal on good value accommodation right next to the Festival venue, in the University of Essex Halls. We have a limited number of single ensuite with shower rooms available on the nights of Friday 12th July and/or Saturday 13th July 2019. These are only available for a limited time and must be booked before November 2018.


Booking details are just being finalised now and booking will be by online form/email and making an online banking (BACS) deposit, or sending a cheque with a printed paper form.


Choose from:

Room type



Room only

£59 per night

Self-catering breakfast* in the kitchens on each floor (there are many shops nearby) or eat in nearby cafés

With breakfast box

£65 per night

A cold breakfast box is supplied each night, containing juice, fruit, croissant or muffin, cereal bar and water.

*by arrangement. We will also be offering optional packed lunches and Festival Dinner or some members may prefer to self-cater/eat out.


Please contact Julie & Denise on  with any questions/enquiries




Download application forms and other files here.


Non-members of the National Guild of Silk Painters (GOSP) pay more for the Festival workshop tickets, but did you know it is usually cheaper to join the Guild and get the member's rate? Especially if you are coming for a whole day. See the GOSP website here for how to join.

Association statutes

This is where you can read our association statutes.

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