BQSG would like to add their congatulations to Rachel Nichols who has been awarded the BEM in the 2021 New Year's Honours List.
The following appeared on the Guild's members update email on 30th January 2021-
"We congratulate Quilters' Guild member
Rachel Nichols who was awarded the BEM in the New Year Honours List for
services to Topsham Museum. Rachel has looked after the collections at
this volunteer run museum in Devon for eighteen years. As well as
caring for and displaying the collection, she has also, until recently,
led the team putting together the temporary exhibitions. A former
trustee of the museum she is now a vice president and part of the
A Guild member since 1983, Rachel was a trustee of the Guild (1986-1997) and a former chair of BQSG. She coordinated the team displaying the exhibition at Festival of Quilts marking 20 years of BQSG in 2018."
Many thanks to Rachel for allowing us to add this to the blog.