A Beaders Tour of the United Kingdom

August 27 - September 7, 2020

Will be rescheduled for 2023



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!

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  • 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. 27 - Sep. 1)

30-34 People: $3098

25-29 People: $3239

20-24 People: $3322

Single accommodation Sup.: $766

$200 discount for none beaders

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


30-34 People: $1625

25-29 People: $1761

20-24 People: $1954

15-19 People: $2280

Single accommodation Sup.: $745

Payments by cash or check will receive a 4% discount


Transportation - Group rate from Washington, D.C  is $1145 per person, so for those wishing to do their own flights, deduct $1145 from the above prices. If there are those who will only do the extension tour, please add $1145 for the airfare to the above prices. People going on the second part only need to add the airfare. All other transportation is included.


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


2020 Fran Griffith Projects



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

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