Cygnet News

Welcome to the Cygnets news.

We currently have 7 branches in region 8 that are running Cygnet groups.

To find out if there is one in your area go to the click Cygnet Groups below or

Click Cygnet Galleries to see some of the items you could be making at a Cygnet Group.

Unfortunately not all of our branches have groups but many of our Adult branches will allow children at their meetings under the supervision of an adult and by arrangement.

To find out more check the Branches page.


What’s happening: The Region 8 SE Cakes & Sugarcraft Exhibition is taking place on the 18th May 2019 at the Brighton University and there are lots of things that Cygnets and Children can get involved and take part in.


The Cygnet Group project. This is a display table of Cygnets work this exhibitions the theme is “Bags, Hats & Shoes”. Groups start work on them in around January. To take part you need to be a member of a group.

Go to our branches page to find a branch near you.


If you are not a member of a branch you can enter the general competition. There are a range of themes that are open to all children both as guild and non guild members. Check the competition schedule under the exhibition pages. (There are rules to comply with but advice and help are always on hand).


There are several children’s have a go sessions during the day at the exhibition. When you buy a childs entry ticket in advance for £2.50, one free children’s have a place can be booked (on a first come first served basis) tickets will be on sale from March 2019. Other sessions can then be booked on the day.


If you have any Cygnets news or photos to share please forward them to me, your regional cygnets representative.
Gill Edley


Marzipan Bunnies 

Steven Kirkby

Cygnet Representative on National Committee has written this information sheet especially for our Cygnets. 

Click Photo for details.


London Cygnets are able to welcome new children/young adults into their meetings, due to older members leaving. If you would like to know more please email Gillian via the contact page.

London Cygnets group hard at work.

Bognor Regis Cygnets showing off their Post Card to the Queen

Bognor Regis Cygnets

Post Card to the Queen

Tots: Rebecca Gayle 

Junior: Daisy Kemp

We are pleased to announce the results of the Region 8 Under the Sea Competition.
Tots was won by
Rebecca Gayle - London Branch
Minors was won by
Naomi Gayle - London Branch
2nd  Andi Harris - Bognor Regis Branch
3rd Molly-Paige Marley - Bognor Regis Branch
Juniors was won by
Daisy Kemp - Maidstone Branch
2nd Emily Cross - Maidstone Branch
3rd Evelyn Lowrie - Maidstone Branch
Teens was won by
Tilly Moyler - Bognor Regis Branch
Congratulations to all the children
to see all the photos please click the link


Minor: Naomi Gayle

Teen: Tilly Moyler

We would like to thank all the children who entered the competition.

We received some wonderful entries and I hope you will enter the again in the future.

Minor: Naomi Gayle

To see more of the Cygnet Exhibition Photos

Gold & Trophy

Ella Weedon

Individual Member

Gold & Trophy
Evelyn Lowrie

Maidstone Branch

Meet Maidstone Cygnets
They meet on 1st Saturday of the month at  10am-12pm No meeting August.
At Teston Village Hall, Church Street, Teston, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5AH

Congratulations on your wonderful models ladies.

Check out the Cygnet Groups.

Teen: Tilly Moyler

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