Branch details are based on information provided to us by the branch, or in its absence, scoured from other sources. The last line for each entry indicates the “vintage” of the information we have.  You can also find a map showing the location of all our branches here.

If you spot any mistakes or would like to change any of the information below, please get in touch with Chris Reeves, Secretary via secretary@flydressersguild.org

Bedfordshire South Fly Dressers’ Guild

(formal name: South Bedfordshire Fly Dressers’ Guild)
Where we meet: Kent Athletic Club, Tenby Drive, Luton, Bedfordshire LU4 9BN. Tel: 01582 582 723
When we meet: 7:30 pm on Tuesdays – end of October to end of March for fly dressing. Throughout the Summer, a program of competitions and social fishing events is held on local venues generally once per month excluding August.
Contact: Dennis Hunt, Secretary.  Email: Dennishunt1@btinternet.com. Tel: 07956 685 316
Website: n/a
Current programme: Due to a lack of members this branch is currently suspended.
Latest update from branch: September 2018

Bristol and West Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: Redhill Village Hall, Church Road, Redhill, Bristol BS40 5SG. Tel: 01934 862 619
When we meet: 8:00 pm most Wednesdays, September to June, and second Wednesday on the month in July and August
Contact: David Wheeler, Secretary. Email: toledo1946@sky.com Tel: 01934 260458
Website:  Awaits  Facebook page: awaits
Current programme:
Latest update from branch: Feb 2019

Cheltenham & Gloucester Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: Hucclecote Community Association, Hucclecote Rd, Gloucester GL3 3RT. Tel: 01452 616 289
When we meet: First and third Tuesday of the month, except  December when it’s the first Tuesday only. 7.45 pm for 8 pm start.
Contact: Adrian Pound: Email: adrian.pound@btinternet.com Tel. 01452 616805
Website: www.cgfdg.co.uk
Current programme: http://www.cgfdg.co.uk/programme/
Latest update from branch: September 2018

Chiltern Fly Tying and Fly Fishing Club

Where we meet: Great Missenden Memorial Centre, Buryfield,Link Road, Great Missenden, Bucks HP16 9AE. Tel: 01494 416 559
When we meet: 1st Wednesday of each month 14.00 to 17.00. 2nd and 3rd Thursday of each month 19.00 to 22.00
Contact: Geoff Darby, Secretary. Email: geoffdarby748@yahoo.co.uk Tel:  07293 936 034.
Website: www.chilternflytying.co.uk
Current programme: Programme – what’s on and where
Latest update from branch:  September 2018

Congleton Fly Tying Club

Where we meet: The Cygnet Club, 12 Swan Bank, Congleton CW12 1AH
When we meet: 7:45 pm for an 8:00 pm start, 2nd Thursday of the month.
Contacts:
Lee Woodward, Secretary.  Email: secretary_cftc@outlook.com
Website: www.congletonflytyingclub.co.uk
Current programme: www.congletonflytyingclub.co.uk/calender
Latest update from branch: September 2018

The Craven Branch of The Fly Dressers’ Guild (Skipton Flytyers)

Where we meet: Odd Fellows’ House, 26 Rectory Lane, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 1ER – at the Rectory Lane entrance to the main car park in Skipton (in the back room)
When we meet: 7:30pm on the third Monday of the month – check calendar on website
Contact: J. Benard Sunderland, Secretary.  Email: bernardsunderland@gmail.com.  Tel: 01535 603 074; OR contact@skiptonflytyers.org.uk
Website: www.skiptonflytyers.org.uk
Current programme: www.skiptonflytyers.org.uk/calendar.htm
Latest update from branch: July 2013

East Anglia Branch of The Fly Dressers’ Guild

This branch is currently not operational

East Kent Fly Dressers’ Guild

This branch has closed for business as of January 2019 , Anyone wishing to tie flies in the Canterbury area should contact Canterbury and District angling club who will be hosting fly tying evenings in the winter months. 

East Yorkshire Branch of The Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: The Beverley Conservative Club, Wylies Road, Beverley, East Yorkshire HU17 7AP. Tel: 01482 867 968
When we meet: 7:45pm on the first Tuesday of every month
Contact: Christopher Rothery, Secretary.  Telephone:  07894139074  Email: dhflyfishing@gmail.com
Website: www.eastyorkshireflydressers.co.uk
Current programme: see branch website
Latest update from branch: January 2019

Hereford branch of The Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: Three Counties Hotel, Belmont Rd, Hereford HR2 7BP. Tel: 01432 299 955
When we meet: from 15th January  for 8 consecutive weeks, then every third Monday  of the each month
Contact: Brian Stokes, Secretary.  Email: bjstokes51@btinternet.com
Website: www.facebook.com/groups/166830777406839/
Current programme: n/a
Latest update from branch: September 2018

Hertfordshire & District Branch – Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: Committee Room, Woolmer Green Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green, Herts., SG3 6XA. Tel: 01707 270 772
When we meet: Speakers, demonstrations -8:00 pm on the second Monday of the month
Fly tying classes – 8:30 pm on the third Monday of the month
We will be demonstrating at a number of shows in 2017
Contacts: Derek Cross, Chairman: Tel: 01707 883 167 (home); 07949 030 476 (mobile). dntc45@hotmail.com
Phil Middleton, Secretary: middleton.pj@googlemail.com
Regan Skinner, Membership Secretary: rpskinner55@gmail.com
Ian Ruff, FDG Awards and fly tying coordinator: ianlruff@virginmedia.com
Website: www.hertsflydressers.com
Current programme: www.hertsflydressers.com/programme-events
Newsletters:     The Hertfordshire Hackle November 2017; December 2017; January 2018
Latest update from branch: January 2018

Kennet Valley Flydressers

Where we meet: Englefield Social Club, The Street, Englefield, Berkshire, RG7 5ES
When we meet: This branch is currently in hibernation and looking for a new venue
Contact: For further information contact the General Secretary
Website: n/a
Current programme: 
Latest update from branch: March 2019

Lakeland Flydressers Guild

Where we meet: The Club Inn, Main Street, Endmoor, Kendal, LA8 0EU. Tel: 01539 567 424
When we meet: n/a
Contact: Mike Harper, Treasurer/ Membership Secretary. Email: mikeharps@dsl.pipex.com. Address: 3 Starnthwaite Cottages, Crossthwaite, Kendal, LA8 8HZ
Website: www.lakelandflydressers.co.uk/index.html
Current programme: http://www.lakelandflydressers.co

Latest update from branch: 

Leeds Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: Lounge Bar, West Park Rugby Club, The Sycamores, Bramhope, Leeds LS16 9JR. Tel: 0113 267 1437
When we meet:  Wednesday evenings, at 7.30 p.m. for two hours or so, from October to March (inclusive)
Contact: Paul Gisborne, Secretary. Email: paulgiz2149@gmail.com  Tel: 07920056621
Website: www.leedsflydressersguild.co.uk
Current programme (2017/18): See website as above download here
Latest update from branch: September 2018

London Fly Dressers’ Guild

The London Branch is currently negotiating a merger with the Chilterns branch 
Contact: Mike Humphreys, Secretary. Email: mike@cutleruk.co.uk. Tel: 01923 778 544
Website: n/a
Current programme: n/a
Latest update from branch: Feb 2019

North Kent Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: Meetings and fly dressing evenings – White Oak Leisure Centre, Garrolds Close, off Hilda May Avenue, Swanley, Kent BR8 7BT (good parking, bar available). Tel: 01322 622 188
When we meet: Meetings – 7:30 pm on the second Tuesday of the month, October to March
Fly dressing evenings – First Tuesday of the month, October to March
Contact: Martin Smith, Membership Secretary. Email: martinsmith@northkentfdg.co.uk
Website: www.northkentfdg.co.uk.  Facebook pageNorth Kent FDG
Current programme: www.northkentfdg.co.uk/Programme.html
Latest update from branch: September 2018

Northampton Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: Cardigan Arms, 7 Stocks Hill, Moulton, Northampton NN3 7TB
When we meet: 7:30 pm for an 8:00 pm start on Tuesday evenings – October to April
Contact: TBC. Email: northamptonflydressers@hotmail.co.uk
Website: http://homepage.ntlworld.com/alexander.prouse/northamptonflydressers.co.uk/index.html
Current programme: n/a
Latest update from branch: pending

Northumbria Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: The Masons Arms, Font St, Dinnington, Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 7LG
When we meet: Third Tuesday of the month
Contact details:  see the 2018 programme
Website: n/a
Current programme: 2018 programme
Latest update from branch: December 2017

Northwest Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: Timperley Sports Club, Stockport Road, Timperley, Altrincham, Chesire WA15 7LU. Tel: 01619 804 397
When we meet:7:30 pm on the third Tuesday of the month
Contact: Eddie Wilkinson, General Secretary.  Email: e.j.wilkinson@hotmail.co.uk. Tel: 07885 796 145
Website: http://northwest-fdg.co.uk/
Current programme: 
Latest Newsletters: 
Latest update from branch:  September 2018

Pendle Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: The Royal British Legion Club, 21 King Street, Barnoldswick, BB18 5UW. Tel: 01282 812 491
When we meet:Last Wednesday of each month
Contact: Dennis MacDonald, Chairman and Acting Secretary. General Committee email: pendleflydressers@yahoo.co.uk
Website: n/a
Current programme:
Latest update from branch: September 2018

Ringwood & District Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: Poulner Junior School, North Poulner Road, Ringwood, Hants BH24 3LA. Tel: 01425 474 590
When we meet: 7:00 pm on Wednesdays, September to March/ April.
Contacts:Peter Wildash, Secretary. Email: mayoflycraft@talktalk.net. Tel: 01202 872 985

Facebook page: Ringwood & District Branch, Fly Dressers’ Guild
Current programme: n/a
Latest update from branch: September 2018

Roadford Branch, Fly Dressers’ Guild

in association with South West Lakes Trust
Where we meet: The Activity Centre at Roadford Lake Country Park, Lower Goodacre, Broadwoodwidger, Devon PL16 0JL
When we meet:  First Tuesday of each month, 6.45pm for 7 pm start, till 9.30pm
Contact: Wes Ower.  Email: wesower@yahoo.co.uk Tel: 07540304468
Current programme: n/a
Website: n/a but you can find them on Facebook
Latest update from branch: May 2013

Rother Valley Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: The Bear Hotel, 15 East St, Havant, Hampshire PO9 1AA. Tel: 02392 486 501
When we meet: 7:30 pm on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, September to March
Contact: Steve Batten, Chairman. Tel: 01243 823 491
Website: www.fdg-rothervalleybranch.co.uk
Current programme: http://www.fdg-rothervalleybranch.co.uk/tying-program/
Latest update from branch: September 2018

Sheffield & High Peak Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: Phoenix Sports & Social Club, Pavilion Lane, Brinsworth, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S60 5PA. Tel: 01709 363 788
When we meet: 7.30 pm, normally the 2nd and 4th Wednesday in the month – check with the Secretary or in the current programme link below
Contact: David Rowley, Secretary. Email: dwrowley@btinternet.com. Tel: 01142 685 422
Website: http://shef-fdg.salp.co.uk/
Current programme: http://shef-fdg.salp.co.uk/2014-15_events
Latest update from branch: November 2014

Surrey Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: Monthly meetings: St Lawrence Church Hall, Effingham , KT24 5LX
Fly-tying sessions: Byfleet Village Hall, 54 High Rd, Byfleet, Surrey KT14 7QL.  Tel: 07980 974 577
When we meet: Monthly meetings: 7:30 pm on the second Monday of the month – September to May
Fly-tying sessions: please see the Branch website
Contact: Caroline Emmet, Secretary. Email:  flies.and.fish@icloud.com
Website: www.surreyflydresser.org
Current programme: Meeting programme; Fly-tying programme
Latest update from branch: September 2018

Sussex Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: Patcham Community Centre, School Campus, Ladies Mile Road, Patcham, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 8UD. Tel: 01273 508 376
When we meet: 8:00 pm every Thursday evening – September to April
Contacts: 

Branch Secretary: Paul Bond. Email: paul.bond13@btinternet.com. Tel: 01273 420 410

Branch Chairman: Tony Woolnough, telephone number: 0273 483833 Email Address: tony@fishways.com

Branch Treasurer: William Black, telephone number: 01323 763 807 Email Address: william.black47@btinternet.com

Website: www.sussexflydressers.org.uk
Current programme: www.sussexflydressers.org.uk/events.html
Latest update from branch: September 2018

Swale Branch Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: UKP Leisure Club, Sports Pavilion, Gore Court Road, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 1QN – Tel. 01795 477 047
When we meet: First Monday of the month, except Bank Holidays, when move to the following Monday
Contacts: Patrick Camber, Secretary. Email: patricksfdg@gmail.com. Tel: 01634 365 481
Len Hopson, Chairman. Tel: 01634 366 080
Website: n/a
Current programme: n/a
Latest update from branch: February 2012

Thames Valley Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: The Flowerpot Hotel, Aston, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 3DG. Tel: 01491 574 721
When we meet: First and last Thursday of every month from September to April. Plus trips!
Contacts: John Watkins, Secretary – watkins657@btinternet.com. Tel: 01189 542 228
Richard Elbro Treasurer –
Peter Watson, Instructor – Peter.Watson@vinciconstruction.co.uk. Tel: 01753 855 027
Website:  www.thamesvalleyflydressers.co.uk/
Current programme: Awaits
Latest update from branch: March 2019

Wandle Piscators Fly Dressers’ Guild

This branch is currently not in operation

Wessex Fly Dressers’ Guild

Where we meet: Winter Venue: Atherley Bowling Club, Hill Lane, Southampton, Hampshire SO15 5DB. Tel: 02380 630 26
Summer Venue: Toronto Court, Brendon Green, Millbrook, Southampton, Hampshire SO16 4BE
When we meet: almost every Tuesday of the year
Contacts: Paul Eslinger, Chairman; Email: paul@eslinger.com; Tel: 07795 187 632
Paul Herington, Treasurer; Email: p.herington@ntlworld.com; Tel – 01329 843 230
Alan Clarke, Secretary; Email: a.a.clarke1@btinternet.com; Tel – 07961 171 625
Website: www.fdgwessex.co.ukFacebook pageFly Dressers Guild – Wessex Branch
Current programme:  http://www.flydressersguild.org/wp-content/uploads/2019-Fly-Dressers-Guild-Wessex-Branch-Programme-3.pdf
Latest update from branch: September 2018

Wey Valley Branch

Where we meet: The Lower Bourne Social Club, 83 Burnt Hill Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 3LL
(NB comes up as a Nursery if you Google Map it, but it is the right address!). Tel: 01252 716 683
When we meet: Typically, second and fourth Tuesdays of the month – check with secretary
Contact: Peter Stephens, Secretary. Email: info@weyvalleyflydressers.co.uk

Website:  www.weyvalleyflydressers.co.uk
Current programme See website
Latest update from branch: November 2018

Wiltshire Chalkstreams Fly Dressers

Where we meet: – Note: new venue: Boscombe Down Recreation Club, Lyndhurst Road, Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7PE
When we meet: Meetings: Second Tuesday of the month – lectures and presentations – September to April
Fly dressing and instruction evening: First Tuesday of every month, throughout the year
Contact: Mike Allen secretary. Email familyallen24@ntlworld.com telephone 07593 797284
Website: n/a
Latest branch newsletter: October 2015

Latest update from branch: November 2016

Worcester Fly Dressers

Where we meet: Perdiswell Young People’s Leisure Club Perdiswell Park, Droitwich Road, Worcester, WR3 7SN
When we meet: 7.00 – 10.00 pm on Tuesdays, from September to March
Contacts: Ken Nutting, Chairman. Email: ken.nutting@gmail.com or Chairman@WorcesterFlyDressers.co.uk; Tel: 01386 554 219 or 07802 320 532
Matt Whalley, Secretary.  Email: matthew_whalley@sky.com or Secretary@Worcesterflydressers.co.uk; Tel: 01384 271514 or 07425 155 201
Bob Cooper, Treasurer. Email: bob.cooper@talktalk.net or Treasurer@Worcesterflydressers.co.uk; Tel: 01384 440 322 or 07875 383 815
Mark Siviter, Youth Officer. Email: mhsiviter@hotmail.co.uk; Tel: 01562 777 531 or 07967 118 582
Website and current programme: www.worcesterflydressers.co.uk
Facebook:www.facebook.com/worcesterflydressers
Latest update from Branch: January 2017