The group organised by Manda and David will hold quarterly meetings at Mangobeads Studio in Barnstaple, North Devon.

Our hope is that the 4 events each year will provide a venue for flamewokers to get together, a regular event to socialise face to face, providing an opportunity to come out from behind the keyboard !

Should anyone wish to demonstrate at the meetings there will always be opportunity, anyone that wishes to do so should contact me . Any demonstration will be promoted through Mangobeads on Social Media.

Each meeting we hope beads will be made and any beads produced will be donated to Beads of Courage.

We will hold a Show and Tell at each meeting so please come armed with anything you wish to share with the group.

UK ?? Fireflies is sister to Austin Fireflies in Texas, USA ?? …. the first twinned lamp working group we think !

Our first meeting is scheduled for July 2nd at our studio here in Barnstaple North Devon.

Everyone is welcome –  just come along and have access to to some special twinning events we have planned that will only be available at the meetings !

The event will be free there will be no membership to join, we just hope that with only having 4 meetings a year some of you will decide an occasional weekend in North Devon might not be such a bad idea !


Date: 2nd July

Times: 11-4pm

Venue: Mangobeads, 31 Pottington Road, Barnstaple, EX311JH

Whats planned for the day ….

Demonstration on making a murrini with Jennie Braid Lamb

Making beads for Beads of Courage

Beadle drive

Show and Tell

Meet the Artist Video Interview with Libby Leuchtman and Michou Pascale Anderson

We will be offering a Bring and Share Lunch …nearer the time I will be putting out a call for food …. so we don’t just eat cake all day which is never a bad thing!

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