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Girlguiding Lancashire North West
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Trefoil Guild

The Aims of the Trefoil Guild

  • To live the Spirit of Guiding
  • To offer practical help to Girlguiding UK
  • To support Guiding worldwide


The Trefoil Guild in Lancashire North West is seen as an integral part of the County. Each Division has a Guild which meets locally once a month. The meetings are a social gathering with speakers, demonstrations and other activities.

Members of the Guild help at County events and in their local Districts and Divisions. They are always willing to help and they have a wide range of talents to offer.

The Trefoil Guild is open to anyone from the age of 18.


Your local Trefoil Guild may be able to help your Unit with…

  • Transport
  • Administration
  • Computing & printing, e.g. letters, posters
  • Events
  • Unit meetings
  • Emergency cover
  • Traditions badge work
  • Badge Testing
  • Knots
  • Planning ideas
  • Games nights
  • Trips
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Concerts, e.g. backstage, costumes
  • Story Telling
  • Fund raising

If you would like more information please contact Kath Bill.

County Network Trefoil Guild

The County Network Trefoil Guild is a new group open to all adult Members in the County. The group meets monthly for social events such as Zumba and theatre trips.

For more information, please contact Elaine McGougan.

Latest Trefoil Guild News

Black Forest International Trip

Guides will be staying in the jugendherberge youth hostel Titisee on a full board basis. Flights from Manchester to Basel Mullhouse Airport and private coach transfer between the airport and the youth hostel are all included within the cost. Spaces are limited so please do not miss out on this fantastic trip. The holiday is […]

Revolting Women

At the Gaskell Hall in Silverdale we are hosting the Mikron Touring Theatre on Sat 13th Oct with their production of “Revolting Women.”   Revolting Women tells the Suffrage story through the eyes of a less well-known Pankhurst, Sylvia, who fought for the vote alongside working women in the East End. Sylvia meets Lettie and together […]

All The Fun Of The Fair

Calling all Rainbows and Brownies! Lancashire North West has organised a Rainbow and Brownie event at Gulliver’s World. For £20 including transport and a badge, your Rainbow/Brownie can spend the day at Gulliver’s world with her friends. Please click here to print the form and return to your Rainbow or Brownie leader.

Derham Cup

On Saturday 29thth September 10-4.30pm, Guide leaders can put forward teams of up to 6 girls of mixed ages between 10-15 years old to compete for the Derham Cup at Guy’s Farm. £10 for the day including snacks, drinks, lunch and tea before leaving for home. £20 as above but includes hot supper, sleepover and […]


ADVENTURE AND ADRENALIN FOR THOUSANDS OF GIRLS AT ENERGISE Over 2,500 girls and young women from across Girlguiding North West England enjoyed a weekend of adventure and adrenalin as they took over Stanley Park in Blackpool for the ultimate sporting event; Energise.   Across the weekend of 12-13 May, Girlguiding members from 5 to 25 […]

Guide Badge Day

Over 200 guides attended Guy’s Farm on Saturday 28th April challenging their survival skills across the wild Guy’s Farm estate. In order to achieve their ‘Survival Skills’ badge, Guides learnt about map reading, how to read a timetable, what was needed in a survival bag, how to make a shelter and gather water, and how to […]

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- Lord Robert Baden-Powell