Beading groups & classes

Being part of a bead group whether in person or online, is a great way to make new friends and expand your skills. Over 200 beading groups exist around the UK, Northern Ireland and overseas and are published here with contact details and meeting dates where known. The information provided, is intended to help bring beaders together and build a local community to support and share knowledge with each other.

The list is organised alphabetically by geographical county within the countries of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and by country for international beading groups. Scroll down to see the whole list.

If you have a group or teach classes that you would like included, please let us know. The best way is to download the Group Information Form Group Information Form and send it to us, or to complete the on-line form. If you have any queries or need to update the information, please contact Jenni Maynard:


Starting a group:

If you would like to start a new beading group, here are some handy tips to help you get started:


Beading groups & classes - England

Beading groups - Northern Ireland

Beading groups - Scotland

Beading groups - Wales

International beading groups

Online beading groups & classes - please click here.