Gozo Lace Day 2004

The University of Malta Gozo Centre will be organising the annual event "Gozo Lace Day" on Sunday 18th April 2004 from 9.45 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. at the University Gozo Centre, Mgarr Road Xewkija, Gozo. The Hon. Anton Tabone will be guest of honour.

The event will include exhibitions of various aspects of Maltese Lace produced by students for Lace Programme projects; demonstrations of pillow covering, card weaving, cord making, Tulle Lace and general information about short courses available. There will also be stands mounted by the Koperattiva Ghawdxija tal-Bizzilla u Artigjanat with lace making materials, including bobbins, thread, patterns, and finished lace; OIDFA stand, and Malta Lace Guild stand.

A short lecture on ‘Lace in Church Vestments’ will be delivered by Mons. Lawrence Sciberras.
Lacemakers are invited to bring their pillows and to join others making lace. Interested persons may bring their old laces to have more information about it.

All participating lace makers will be given a small souvenir. Refreshments and snacks will be available on the premises.

Further information can be obtained from the University Gozo Centre, Xewkija, Gozo, Tel: 2156 4559, 2156 2054, Fax: 2156 4550, E-mail: ugc@um.ecu.mt