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Journal advertising

Want to advertise in the journal? Here are the details:

£125.00 for full page (A4)
£60.00 for half page (Landscape)
£40.00 for quarter page (Portrait)

Specifications for Advertising are:
• All adverts to be submitted as PDF with images at 300dpi.
• All fonts to be outlined in the PDF if possible (this stops problems with me not having the fonts you used)
• If a PDF is not possible then a 300dpi 24/32 bit PNG file will be OK, finally if all else fails a JPEG at 300dpi but make sure the quality setting is high.
• All artwork is to be submitted at 300dpi at full size.
• Full page = 210x297mm with 3mm bleed added (therefore 216x303mm)
• 1/2 page = 184mm x130mm (Landscape)
• 1/4 page = 90mmx130mm (Portrait)
• Please can everyone also supply a JPEG copy of their advert to check that it looks as expected.

Adverts to journal@gbuk.org ASAP. Journal Issue 9 will be available at the Flame Off in June.

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GBUK AGM 2016

Thanks to the generosity of Martin and the Tuffnell team, this year’s AGM will take place at Flame Off.

If you are attending Flame Off, please make an effort to attend the AGM, or if you’re local and not attending Flame Off, please still attend the AGM.
We anticipate the AGM to take approximately 1 hour of your time, we need your input if we are to act in the interests of majority vote.

The AGM will take place at 5.30 pm on Saturday 16th April at Flame Off – Uttoxeter Racecourse.
Location – upstairs in the demo room.

Any items you would like added onto the agenda, please email chairman@gbuk.org
Agenda to follow.

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GBUK Journal Issue 8 entries

Publication date: Flame Off 2016
Entries to: events@gbuk.org by midnight on Wednesday 30th September 2015.

The GBUK Journal is a great opportunity to showcase your work in a high quality publication. Best of all it is free to submit an entry and all members who are paid up as of 30 September 2015 will receive a free copy.

If you would like to have your work included in the next GBUK Journal, then please read this carefully. We would like you to send one image only to events@gbuk.org, but as before, all other required information will need to be submitted using the online submission form below.

If you do not fill in the online form, your entry will not appear in the journal. If you cannot fill in the form, email events@gbuk.org.

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Committee elections

We are asking for nominations for the committee.

The current committee are happy to continue working on your behalf, but they’d like a shuffle around of roles as most have been doing their current roles for several years now, plus we have one or two vacancies.

Please send any nominations (and you can nominate yourself) for committee positions to secretary@gbuk.org; the closing date for nominations is 31st March 2015.

Before you nominate somebody else, please confirm with them that they’re willing to undertake the commitments necessary

Voting will be from 1st to 3rd April

Committee posts:
Chairman
Secretary
Treasurer
Membership secretary
Events coordinator
Webmaster
Journal editor

You need to be a member to nominate and be nominated.

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Feb 2015 issue of Flame – win Flame Off classes!

For next month’s issue, make a bead, set of beads, focal, mixed media, on or off mandrel piece using the theme of “Easter” or “the colour purple”.

Post your photos on the Frit-Happens thread and/or the Craft Pimp thread and/or our Facebook page by 24th March 2015. The challenge is open to members and non-members alike. All members’ photos will be included in the March issue of the GBUK Flame.

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Dec 2014 issue of Flame

For next month’s issue, make a bead, set of beads, focal, mixed media, on or off mandrel piece using the theme of “Fireworks” or “Contrasting Colours”.

Post your photos on the Frit-Happens thread and/or the Craft Pimp thread and/or our Facebook page by 24th January 2015. The challenge is open to members and non-members alike. All members’ photos will be included in the January issue of the GBUK Flame.

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Nov 2014 issue of Flame

For next month’s issue, make a bead, set of beads, focal, mixed media, on or off mandrel piece using the theme of ‘Frozen’ or ‘Inclusions’ (wire, brass frit, silver mesh, etc. – what do you put in your beads?)

Post your photos on the Frit-Happens thread and/or the Craft Pimp thread and/or our Facebook page by 24th December 2014. The challenge is open to members and non-members alike. All members’ photos will be included in the December issue of the GBUK Flame.

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Oct 2014 issue of Flame

Make a bead, set of beads, focal, mixed media, on or off mandrel piece using the theme of ‘Beads for/of children’ or aventurine (goldstone, bluestone, greenstone).

Post your photos on the Frit-Happens thread and/or the Craft Pimp thread and/or our Facebook page by 24th November 2014. The challenge is open to members and non-members alike. All members’ photos will be included in the November issue of the GBUK Flame.

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