A Beaders' Tour of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

August 26 - September 7, 2020



Join us for a fabulous getaway to Great Britain and Northern Ireland!

Spend one week or twelve days touring England, Northern Ireland and Scotland and take classes with our wonderful teacher Fran Griffith!

Click on the button above to join our event!

  • We'll have two days of classes taught by fantastic designer, Fran Griffith.

  • Includes guided tours by luxury coach to many famous sites and attractions.

    • London: Abbey Road, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, St. Paul's Cathedral, Leaden Hall Market, Tower of London, etc.

    • Bournemouth: Beading with Fran or hop on hop off bus to Poole Bay, Abbotsbury, Weymouth and Isle of Portland

    • England: Stratford Upon Avon and Liverpool (The Beatles!)

    • Northern Ireland: Dublin and Belfast (Game of Thrones!)

    • Scotland: Edinburgh Castle, Doune Castle, etc.

  • Accommodations, breakfasts, some group dinners, tours and entry fees included.

  • Plenty of free time for relaxing, shopping, exploring on your own, beading, knitting, etc.

Registration and Payment Information

Net Prices for London/Bournemouth tour (Aug. 26 - Sep. 1)

35-39 People: $1813

30-34 People: $1964

25-29 People: $2047

20-24 People: $2177

Single accommodation Sup.: $766

$200 discount for none beaders

Net Prices for Liverpool/Dublin/Belfast/Edinburgh extension tour (Sep. 1-7)


35-39 People: $1495

30-34 People: $1625

25-29 People: $1761

20-24 People: $1954

Single accommodation Sup.: $745

Payments by cash or check will receive a 4% discount



Transportation - Beaders and guests are responsible for their own airfare transportation to and from London (for one week travelers) or from Edinburgh (for twelve day travelers).  Group rate from Washington, D.C. will be available in October. All other transportation is included.


Kit Fees - Beaders are responsible for purchasing kits from the designer.


2020 Fran Griffith Projects



Diwali Necklace is the first of our 2 projects for the 2020 retreat

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