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Events

If you would like to list your event on this page, please visit our Event Listings thread in the forum. You will need to submit your County, Start and End dates of your event, a Title, some details of what is happening, including admission times and prices, and the full address of your venue, including the postcode.

Show:

DateCountyEvent
17-18 June 2017HampshireRoundabout Quilters: The Show
 All Saints' Church, Southern Road, Basingstoke, RG21 3DX.

Open 10 - 4 Sat, 12 - 5 Sun. Traders, raffle and refreshments. Parking nearby and disabled access. Admission: £3, under 18s free of charge. Contact: Jude Taylor - jude203@btinternet.com or www.roundaboutquilters.blogspot.co.uk

17 June 2017StirlingWorld Textile Day Scotland
 Bridge of Allan Parish Church of Scotland, 12 Keir Street, Bridge of Allan FK9 4NW

FREE admission to our exhibition of woven, printed and embroidered textiles from around the world. 10 am - 4.30 pm. FAIR TRADE MARKET - From makers, workshops and villages around the world.

Plus: 11 am presentation. Martin Conlan - textile trader, collector and traveller. Indigo: The Magical Blue in Chinese Tribal Textiles. 2 pm Show & Tell. Bring and discuss your own world textile with one of our world textile experts. Plus: a short talk. £3 per session or £5 for both, tickets at the door.

With these specialist world textile traders: Textile Traders - Jim and Diane Gaffney, The African Fabric Shop - Magie Relph and Bob Irwin, John Gillow, Slow Loris Chinese Tribal Textiles - Martin Conlan, Susan Briscoe Designs - Japanese Kimono and fabrics, Tukuru South American Textiles - Meri Hunneyball, The Nomad's Tent - Tribal Art.

Delicious refreshments. Disabled access. Free parking. Station - Bridge of Allan.Please see www.worldtextileday.co.uk for more details.

17-18 June 2017NorthamptonshireQuilt and Flower Festival
 St Andrew's Church, Broughton NN14 1LU

Open 10am-4pm. Exhibition of Beautiful Handmade Quilts, Flower Displays, Make & Take, Homemade Produce & Plant stalls, Sale Tables, Quilt Raffle and Prize Raffle. Programmes £2 All proceeds to St Andrew’s Church. Refreshments available all day including Light Lunch & Cream Teas, Childrens activity tent and parking. More info from Fran Osborne 01536 790299, franozz@btinternet.com

22-25 June 2017N/A2017 Sydney Quilt Show
 Sydney Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney.

QuiltNSW will present their annual Sydney Quilt Show, perhaps the largest quilt show in the southern hemisphere, 22-25 June, 2017. On display: 

  • QuiltNSW 2017 Best of Show
  • An exhibition of 400+ member quilts, judged by category, showcasing all aspects of patchwork and quiltmaking of exceptional skill and diversity 
  • Special Exhibits from Rhonda Pearce and Carolyn Sullivan with floor talks 
  • “Repurposed, Recycled, Reloved”: 2016 QuiltNSW ‘suitcase size’ Challenge exhibited with repurposed furniture using patchwork and textiles
  • QuiltNSW Activity Centre – a hands on quiltmaking area for everyone, all ages, all genders, making quilts for charity
  • QuiltNSW Member Hoop Display
  • Best of Australia Quilts.

This exhibition is held in conjunction with Expertise Events, Sydney Craft and Quilt Fair. 

For more information visit: www.quiltnsw.com or contact + 612 9283 3737
http://quiltersguildnsw.blogspot.com.au/

22-Jun-2017 to 24-Jun-2017DevonPatchwork Exhibition at Villavin Crafts
 Villavin Farm, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6LP
  • 10am-4pm, Admission £2, Sales Table, Refreshments, Raffle - all proceeds to Charity
  • Sale in the Shop. For more info contact Jo on 01409 254581 jo@villavincrafts.co.uk
23-25 June 2017SurreyNational Quilt Championships
 Sandown Exhibition Centre, Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher KT10 9AJ

Open 10.00am - 4.30pm (Sun 4pm) 01406 372600/372601 or www.grosvenorshows.co.uk

24-25 June 2017SuffolkCity & Guilds Graduate Show
 Wickham Market Village Hall, High Street, Wickham Market, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13 0HE

Students completing certificate and diploma courses in Patchwork and Quilting and Machine Embroidery will be exhibiting their work. Open 10am - 5pm, entry £2 (Children free). Refreshments, sales table, tombola and traders including ArtVanGo. For further info please contact Mary McIntosh 01787 371992 or www.creativestitchsuffolk.co.uk

24-Jun-2017 to 25-Jun-2017LincolnshireQuilts in the Wolds
 Ludford Village Hall, Playingfield Lane, Ludford, LN8 6AJ (on the Market Rasen to Louth Road)

Open 10am - 4pm each day. Entrance £4 including tea/coffee and home made cake.

Lindsey Patchworkers 4th Exhibition in the Lincolnshire Wolds.

Traders, Sales Table, Demonstrations, Inspirations Tombola, Raffle

Details from Sheila Evans 01507 610093 sheila.evans1@gmail.com or Sandra on sands@waringsgreen.co.uk

 

25-Jun-2017 to 26-Jun-2017DorsetThe Hardy Quilters Summer Exhibition
 Osmington Village Hall, Shortlake Lane, Osmington, Weymouth Dorset DT3 6FT

Sunday 25th June 11-4pm

Monday 26th June 10-4pm

 

Traders, Tombola, Sales Table, Refreshments

Entry fee: £2.50 to include tea/coffee and cake!

Contact: Lainie.w@hotmail.co.uk

30 June - 2 July 2017West MidlandsThe Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show
 NEC, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT

The Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show arrives at the NEC for you to discover all the ideas, inspiration and crafting supplies you could ever dream of! Knitters, stitchers, hobbyists and crafters will be in their element with endless supplies, innovations, new product launches, demonstrations and workshops designed to encourage and inspire your creativity – there’s no better place to stock up and revel in creative craft inspiration! www.stitchandhobby.co.uk

7-Jul-2017 to 19-Jul-2017Suffolk"SECRETS"
 The Pond Gallery, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, IP17 1SR

"SECRETS"
By Textile Art Group Suffolk

10 - 5 daily.  Free Admission.    
Meet the Artists Event Sunday 9th July 2 - 4.
www.tags.org.uk

11-Jul-2017 to 8-Oct-2017WiltshireHistory through the eye of a needle
 Salisbury Museum The King's House, 65 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EN T 01722 332151 www.salisburymuseum.org.uk

Exhibition of Art Embroidery by MEG at Sarum

 

Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 17:00

Sunday 12:00 - 17:00

Admission charge

22-Jul-2017 to 23-Jul-2017NorfolkWinterton Quilter's Exhibition
 Village Hall, Winterton on sea, Kings Corner, Winterton, NR29 4DD

10am - 4pm
Beautiful Quilts, raffle, trader, sales table, jams and preserves, homemade
cakes and refreshments.

Admission £1.50

Please contact: Debbie Jones 01493 394030, debbiejones@goldstarnet.co.uk.
 

22-23 July 2017West YorkshireTuesday Quilters Quilt Show
 Village Hall, Boston Spa LS23 6AA

Open 10am – 4pm. Sales Table, Refreshments, Traders. Raffle in aid of Martin House and Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Admission £3. Enquiries to Glenwin Barron 01937 582745 or email g.glenwin@talktalk.net

29 July - 30 August 2017NorthamptonshireInspirations of the Past
 The Bramble Patch, West Street, Weedon NN7 4QU

Showcase of quilts from the Traditional Group of the Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles inspired by selected antique quilts from the Guild collections, presented with imagery and notes about each antique inspiration. Open 10am-5pm Mon to Sat.  01327 342212, patchwork@thebramblepatch.co.uk or www.bramblepatchonline.com

1-5 August 2017CornwallFlowerpatch Quilters 34th Annual Exhibition
 Central Methodist Church, Launceston PL15 8BA

Open Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 4 pm ( last admission 3.30pm)   Admission £2.  Refreshments available,  Sales table.  Raffle quilt in aid of  Cornwall Blood Bikers. For further details please email flowerpatchquilters@hotmail.co.uk  or  phone Anita on  01566 86666.


 

3-Aug-2017 to 5-Aug-2017KentWhitstable Patchwork and Quilting Exhibition
 St John's Church, Argyle Road, Whitstable. CT5 1JS

10am to 4pm free admission

An exhibition by local quilters and textile artist with trade stalls, sales table and refreshments. For further information email jean.hopkins162@gmail

10-13 August 2017West MidlandsFestival of Quilts
 NEC, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT

Europe’s leading patchwork and quilting show. www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk

26 August 2017SurreyFabric Fayre
 The Old Barn Hall, Church Street, Great Bookham KT23 3PQ

Twelve specialist patchwork and quilting suppliers under one roof. Ample free parking and disabled access. For further information, please contact Yvonne McAtamney at VIllage Fabrics on 01491 204100

26-Aug-2017 to 28-Aug-2017KentDragonfly Quilters of Deal - 7th Exhibition of Quilts
 St George's Church Hall, High Street, Deal, Kent CT14 6AZ For further information please contact Tracy Aplin on 01304 363401

On August Bank Holiday, 26-28th August, Dragonfly Quilters of Deal will be holding their  7th Exhibition of Quilts and Wall hangings at 

Saturday 26th August 10.00 - 17.00 hrs
Sunday    27th August 10.00 - 17.00 hrs
Monday.  28th August 10.00 - 16.00 hrs

Tea, coffee and homemade cakes served all day.

26-Aug-2017 to 26-Aug-2017Surrey2nd ANNUAL FABRIC FAYRE
 The Old Barn Hall, Church Road, Great Bookham, KT23 2PQ.

9.30am – 4.00pm

A specialist event for quilters. 13 specialist patchwork and quilting traders in one venue. Make and Take Workshops. Home-made cakes and refreshments. Ample parking and disabled access.
Raffle and Entrance Fee of £4 (husbands free) in support of The Princess Alice Hospice, Esher.

Note: For further information contact Yvonne McAtamney on 01491 204100  or email: villagefabrics@live.co.uk
Village Fabrics Ltd, 4/5 St Leonard’s Square, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 www.villagefabrics.co.uk

1-Sep-2017 to 3-Sep-2017BristolCQ West Open Studio @ The West Country Quilt & Textile Show 2017
 University of the West of England, North Entrance Frenchay Campus, Filton Road, Bristol, BS34 8QZ

Times: 10am to 4.30pm daily

Admission: £11

Contact: Claire Passmore, cqwest@gmail.com

1-Sep-2017 to 3-Sep-2017BristolWest Country Quilt & Textile Show
 UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre North Entrance, Frenchay Campus Filton Road Bristol, BS34 8QZ

More than simply the seven wonders of the material world are gathered together in one place at this year’s West Country Quilt and Textile Show in Bristol.
 
Marvel at the stunning works on show in 80 display galleries featuring some of the country’s most celebrated textile artists.
 
Make time to enjoy the wonderful demonstrations scattered throughout the three-day show.
 
Master the techniques you’ll be shown so you can create your own treasures.
 
And we’re not forgetting the little ones because for the first time this year we are introducing a junior section. Their entries will feature alongside those of the best professionals and amateurs in the prestigious Quilt and Textile Competition.
 
Among the top names sharing their secrets are:
·     Chrissie Juno-Mann from the Royal School of Needlework
·     Sallieann Harrison with her Punchneedle embroidery technique
·     Margaret Beale, one of the pioneers of fabric fusing
·     Debby Bird, the accomplished Bristol based textile artist
 
There are many more experts on hand, including Kate Whitehead and Caroline Bell with all day workshops on “Indigo and Weave” and an “Introduction to Eco Printing”.

The show opens each day from 10am to 4.30pm. Entry on the day is £11 and accompanied children under 16 are admitted free of charge.

Go to www.westcountryquiltshow.co.uk/tickets and pay just £22.50 for 3 tickets using CODE EM17This offer will expire on July 14th.

1-3 September 2017North YorkshireGreat Northern Quilt & Needlecraft Show
 Exhibition Hall 1, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ

Open 10.00am - 4.30pm 01406 372600/372601 or www.grosvenorshows.co.uk

7-9 September 2017Greater ManchesterStitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show
 EventCity, Phoenix Way, Stretford, Manchester M41 7TB

The Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show returns to EventCity Manchester for you to discover all the ideas, inspiration and crafting supplies you could ever dream of! Knitters, stitchers, hobbyists and crafters will be in their element with endless supplies, innovations, new product launches, demonstrations and workshops designed to encourage and inspire your creativity – there’s no better place to stock up and revel in creative craft inspiration! www.stitchandhobby.co.uk

8-10 September 2017NorfolkLinks & Layers Take 2
 Thornham Village Hall, High Street, Thornham PE36 6LX

Mixed Media Exhibition. Open 10:00am – 5:00pm. Free entry & parking - Disabled access

 

9 September 2017NorfolkWorld Textile Day East
 Mundford Village Hall, St Leonards Street, Mundford, near Thetford IP26 5DW

FREE admission to our exhibition of woven, printed and embroidered textiles from around the world. 10 am - 4.30 pm. FAIR TRADE MARKET - From makers, workshops and villages around the world.

Plus: 11 am presentation. Jim Gaffney - textile trader, collector and traveller. The Old Colours are Best: A Resurgence in Natural Dyes. 2 pm Show & Tell. Bring and discuss your own world textile with one of our world textile experts. Plus: a short talk. £3 per session or £5 for both, tickets at the door.

With these specialist world textile traders: Textile Traders - Jim and Diane Gaffney, The African Fabric Shop - Magie Relph and Bob Irwin, John Gillow, Slow Loris Chinese Tribal Textiles - Martin Conlan, Susan Briscoe Designs - Japanese Kimono and fabrics, Tukuru South American Textiles - Meri Hunneyball, Callishibori - Jane Callender.

Delicious refreshments. Disabled access. Free parking. Stations - Brandon and Downham Market. Please see www.worldtextileday.co.uk or www.mundfordvillagehall.org.uk for more details.

14-17 September 2017N/A23rd European Patchwork Meeting
 Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Sainte-Croix-aux-Mines, Lièpvre and Rombach-le-Franc, Val d'Argent, Alsace, France

The 23rd European Patchwork meeting will open from Thursday, September 14 to Sunday, September 17, 2017 in the Val d'Argent, in the heart of Alsace . More than 20,000 visitors come every year to discover the art of patchwork in whatever form thanks to thirty exhibitions by internationally renowned artists. This event, of an original concept, has become a reference event in the field of traditional and contemporary patchwork and the art of quilt. Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 9: 30am - 6: 00pm.  1-day unlimited pass : 14 €, 2-days 25 €, 4-days 29 €. Free entrance for children under 14 and to the commercial area. 50% discount - for disabled persons when showing the appropriate document. Please see www.patchwork-europe.eu for more details.

14 September 2017EssexFerrer Quilters Open Meeting with Marian Barnes
 South Woodham Ferrers Village Hall, 24 Hullbridge Road, South Woodham Ferrers CM3 5PL

7.30 for 7.45pm start, South Woodham Ferrers Village Hall (rear entrance). Entry £5 includes tea, coffee and homemade cakes

15-17 September 2017SurreyThe Handmade Fair
 The Green at Hampton Court Palace, Molesey, East Molesey KT8 9BU

The Handmade Fair is back for its third year, with an exciting schedule of talks and making sessions in the Super Theatre, Skills Workshops, and Grand Makes, as well as a huge range of lovely makers selling their wares - there’s lots for everyone to enjoy. Join us for a wonderful day out, and come away with everything you need to make your life and home more beautiful. Open 9.30am - 6pm.  More details from www.thehandmadefair.com

15-Sep-2017 to 16-Sep-2017WiltshireINSPIRE STICHERS OF SALISBURY
 St George’s Hall, Harnham, Salisbury, SP2 8PU

Salisbury invite you to their Patchwork and Quilting Exhibition being held over the weekend of the 15/16th September, opening from 1000hrs to 1600hrs both days.

There will be quilts on show, designed and made by members along side small items to buy or win in the raffles. We invite you to vote on the winning quilt that our members have created in aid of Julia’s House Children's Hospice, our charity that we are supporting this year. Come and be inspired, see how easy it is, you may want to find out further! There will be traders selling all you need to get started, including cotton fabrics and thread, or a chance to top up your fabric stash.

There is free and disabled parking, refreshments will be available in the Scout Hut next door.

16-Sep-2017 to 17-Sep-2017GloucestershireBrockhampton Quilters’ Exhibition
 Rhodes Memorial Hall, Brockhampton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 5XH Contact: Georgina.Oldham@hotmail.co.uk

10 am – 4.30 pm

Displays of quilts, demonstrations, traders and items for sale.

Charity quilt raffle.

Homemade lunches, cakes and drinks available.

Parking and disabled access.

Entrance £2.00

21-24 September 2017DevonStitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show
 Westpoint Exeter, Clyst St Mary, Exeter EX5 1DJ

Westpoint, Exeter welcomes back the Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show this September. Join us at this fantastic event, and stock up on all your favourite crafting supplies plus pick up plenty of tips and tricks to take home with you. Take part in new workshops, catch demonstrations from the industry’s top names and shop over 180 stands full of crafty goodies!

22 September 2017StirlingFabric Printing Day
 21 Greek Thomson Road, Balfron G63 0RE

There are many different ways of printing fabric and on this day we will explore several of them, including making your own printing blocks, printing with found objects and different methods of monoprinting. You will leave with lots of gorgeous unique fabric and lots of ideas of what to do with it. All materials provided, apart from fabric and a complementary lunch is included. Fabric and gelli plates will be available to purchase on the day. Cost: £50, 10am-4pm, please contact info@gilliancooper.co.uk for more details.

22-24 September 2017City of EdinburghScottish Quilt Championships
 Lowland Hall, Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh EH28 8NB

Open 10.00am - 4.30pm (4pm Sunday) 01406 372600/372601 or www.grosvenorshows.co.uk

22-23 September 2017CambridgeshireQuilts Unlimited
 The Free Church, St Ives PE27 5AL

An exhibition of quilts and other textiles by Cromwell Quilters.  Open daily 10-5. Admission £2.50, under 16s free. Sales table. Cushion raffle. Have a go sessions. Disabled access. Good parking nearby. Refreshments available from the Church cafe. Proceeds to Alzheimer's Research UK & Arthur Rank Hospice. For more information contact Betty Ball 01487 822083, betty@warboys.co.uk

23 September 2017CheshireWorld Textile Day North
 Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane - B5439, Frodsham WA6 7QN

FREE admission to our exhibition of woven, printed and embroidered textiles from around the world. 10 am - 4.30 pm. FAIR TRADE MARKET - From makers, workshops and villages around the world.

Plus: 11 am presentation. Magie Relph - quilter, collector, textile trader and author of 'African Wax Print: A Textile Journey. Colours of Africa. 2 pm Show & Tell. Bring and discuss your own world textile with one of our world textile experts. Plus: a short talk. £3 per session or £5 for both, tickets at the door. Throughout the day: demonstration by the Braid Society.

With these specialist world textile traders: Textile Traders - Jim and Diane Gaffney, The African Fabric Shop - Magie Relph and Bob Irwin, Tukuru South American Textiles - Meri Hunneyball, Khayamiya Egyptian Appliqué - Joan and John Fisher, Tanya Byrne Indian Textiles, Karen Haggis Nepalese Textiles.

Delicious refreshments provided by our hosts Frodsham Patchwork Group. Disabled access. Free parking. Station - Frodsham. Please see www.worldtextileday.co.uk or frodcomm.org.uk/cc/ for more details.

23-Sep-2017 to 24-Sep-2017HampshireMeon Valley Quilters Exhibition
 St John the Baptist Church, Shedfield, Southampton SO32 2HY Further details: Rosemary Yeoman 01329 832595 or rosemaryyeoman@hotmail.com Website: meonvalleyquilters.org.uk

 

An Exhibition of our members' work plus Raffle Quilt, Sales Table, Traders, Refreshments, and much more.

Open Saturday 23rd 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 24th 12 noon to 4 p.m.

Entry £2.50 

Website: meonvalleyquilters.org.uk

30 September 2017BristolWorld Textile Day West
 Saltford Hall, Wedmore Road, Saltford BS31 3BY

FREE admission to our exhibition of woven, printed and embroidered textiles from around the world. 10 am - 4.30 pm. FAIR TRADE MARKET - From makers, workshops and villages around the world.

Plus: 11 am presentation. Jenifer and Ian Rutherford. Colourful Palestinian Costume and Embroidery. 2 pm Show & Tell. Bring and discuss your own world textile with one of our world textile experts. Plus: a short talk. £3 per session or £5 for both, tickets at the door.

With these specialist world textile traders: Textile Traders - Jim and Diane Gaffney, The African Fabric Shop - Magie Relph and Bob Irwin, John Gillow, Slow Loris Chinese Tribal Textiles - Martin Conlan, Susan Briscoe Designs - Japanese Kimono and fabrics, The Nomad's Tent - Tribal Art, Khayamiya Egyptian Appliqué - Joan and John Fisher.

Delicious refreshments courtesy of our hosts Saltford Community Association. Disabled access. Free parking. Stations - Keynsham, Bristol Temple Meads, Bath. Please see www.worldtextileday.co.uk or www.saltfordhall.co.uk for more details.

30 September 2017EssexRegion 8 (Essex and Suffolk) Regional Day
 Wickham Bishops Village Hall, Church Road, Wickham Bishops, Witham CM8 3JZ

Our guest speakers will be Philippa Naylor, talking about making contemporary quilts, and Janette Bright , “Work inspired by the Foundling Hospital.” Join us for the day from 10am til 4pm, with tea, coffee and cake, a raffle and competition, A4 Journal quilts. The Young Quilters will be holding a workshop during the morning.  And Sew On Fabrics from Blake End and The Beehive, Colchester, (Quilters Haven) will be trading on the day. Please call Jane Rogers 01284 767312  or e mail  quilt.babe@yahoo.com to book a place for the day. Pre booked tickets cost £10 for Guild members, and £15 for non members. See the Region 8 website to get further details of The Young Quilters Workshop, and the adult workshops on the 1st and 2nd October. 

7-Oct-2017 to 8-Oct-2017HerefordshireLedbury Quilters' 25th Anniversary Exhibition
 Lady Emily Hall, School Road, Tarrington, HR1 4EX

Saturday 10-5; Sunday 10-4

Admission £3 - Refreshments, traders, ample parking and disabled access

Details 01531 635529

9-Oct-2017 to 14-Oct-2017SomersetNorth Curry Embroiderers exhibition
 Taunton Library Paul Street, Taunton, TA1 3XZ

Monday 9 - Saturday 14 October 2017

There will be quilting, beading, felting, knitting, crochet items as well as embroidery on show. One or more of our group will be on hand all the time and there will be some items for sale.

Free admission. 

Library opening hours are 9.30 am to 5.30 pm all week except Sunday. Wednesday - late night until 7.30pm.

10-Oct-2017 to 14-Oct-2017HerefordshireQUILTS IN THE MARCHES
 

Leominster Quilters 10th exhibition

10-4pm
Leominster Sports and Social Club HR6 8JQ (same venue different name)
Details 01568 708961

11-15 October 2017City of LondonThe Knitting and Stitching Show
 Alexandra Palace, London

Details TBA, please see www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com

19-Oct-2017 to 20-Oct-2017CornwallCaradon Quilters Exhibition
 St Martin's Church Centre, Church Street, Liskeard, Cornwall PL14 3A
Free Entry   
11am- 4pm
  • Quilt Displays
  • Traders Table
  • Light Refreshment
  • Raffle
  • Disabled Access
  • Free parking
Contact Wendy  01579 384035 
 
 
19-Oct-2017 to 21-Oct-2017Somerset'Comfort From Kindness'
 Bath & West Showgrounds, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN

An exhibition of 18 WW2 Canadian Red Cross Quilts from the collection of the late Anna Mansi presented by her husband Tony Mansi .Part of the new display area of over 100 quilts in the Craft4Crafters exhibition & trade show.Tickets: Adult advance £7 /Adult on the day £8 /Concessions £6. Available by phone 0345 30 40 222 or via website www.craft4crafters.co.uk. 

From Tony Mansi 'In Her Name ~ The Anna Mansi WW2 Canadian Red Cross Quilt Collection' 

Further information , contact a.mansi2@ntlworld.com

20-22 October 2017WorcestershireAutumn Quilt Festival
 Severn Exhibition Hall, Three Counties Showground, Malvern WR13 6NW

Open 10.00am - 4.30pm (Sun 4pm) 01406 372600/372601 or www.grosvenorshows.co.uk

21 October 2017CumbriaQuilting in Cockermouth Exhibition
 Christ Church, Sullart Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RU

Open 10am - 4pm. Close to National Trust Wordsworth House. Parking close by in Town Car Parks.  Disabled Access at venue. Exhibition includes displays of work by U3A and WI groups. Project Linus display. Traders stalls. Sales table. Raffle and Tombola. All profits in aid of Hospice at Home West Cumbria. Admission £4 to include refreshments.  Accompanied children under 16 free. Contact Imelda Westwood 01900 823524 for more details.

21-Oct-2017 to 22-Oct-2017LeicestershireLutterworth Piecemakers Patchwork and Quilting Exhibition - Sew Beautiful
 Memorial Hall, Franks Rd, Walcote, Leicestershire

10am - 4pm both days
Admission £2 (accompanied children free)
Raffle, free parking, sales table, refreshments

For more information contact Chris Hunt 01858 433967

24-Oct-2017 to 28-Oct-2017BristolShirehampton Craft Exhibition
 Shire Public Hall, Station Rd, Shirehampton Bristol BS11 9TX

Opening Times 10am - 4pm (Thursday 10am - 8pm)

Shirehampton Craft Exhibition has been running for over 20 years and is a mix of different crafts including work from the quilt group Shire Stitchers. Admission 0.50p children free. tea, coffee, cakes available.

Contact gail.amphlett@hotmail.com tel: 0117 9821879

26-Oct-2017 to 28-Oct-2017N/ASUTTON COLDFIELD CREATIVE STITCHERS - Celebrating Stitch
 The Trinity Centre, Church Hill, Sutton Coldfield, B72 1TF

• An exhibition of members’ work
• Demonstrations
• Refreshments and homemade cakes for sale 

Thur Oct 26th 2017 2pm- 4:30pm
Fri Oct 27th 2017 10am- 4:30pm
Sat Oct 28th 2017 10am- 3:30pm 

Admission £2 adults, accompanied children free.
Full details - www.suttoncoldfieldcreativestitchers.co.uk

26-29 October 2017City of GlasgowStitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show at Christmas
 Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Exhibition Way G3 8YW

The award-winning Christmas Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts is returning to SECC Glasgow once again! Jam packed with exhibitors and exhibitions guaranteed to get you feeling creative this Christmas, and plenty of workshops and demonstrations running daily! Don’t miss out on the chance to find exclusive Christmas gifts – and even get them gift-wrapped at Crafts for Christmas. There’s so much on offer you’ll be spoilt for choice and won’t go away empty handed! www.stitchandhobby.co.uk

27-29 October 2017CambridgeshireAutumn Quilt Festival
 Conservation Hall, Imperial War Museum, Duxford CB22 4QR

Open 10.00am - 4.30pm (Sun 4pm) 01406 372600/372601 or www.grosvenorshows.co.uk

2-5 November 2017West MidlandsStitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show at Christmas
 NEC, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT

The Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show arrives at the NEC for you to discover all the ideas, inspiration and crafting supplies you could ever dream of! Avid knitters, stitchers, hobbyists and crafters will be in their element with endless supplies, innovations, new product launches, demonstrations and workshops designed to encourage and inspire your creativity – there’s no better place to stock up and revel in creative craft inspiration! www.stitchandhobby.co.uk

9-12 November 2017N/AThe Knitting and Stitching Show
 Simmonscourt, RDS, Dublin

Details TBA, please see www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com

10-11 November 2017KentAutumn Quilt Festival
 Clive Emson Exhibition Hall, Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone ME14 3JF

Open 10.00am - 4.30pm (Sun 4pm) 01406 372600/372601 or www.grosvenorshows.co.uk

11-Nov-2017 to 11-Nov-2017KentBeckenham Quilters Exhibition
 Beckenham Methodist Church, Bromley Road, Beckenham. Kent. BR3 5JE

10am to 4pm

Entry £4 including catalogue. Children & students free. Refreshments and traders. 

www.Beckenhamquilters.co.uk

18-Nov-2017 to 19-Nov-2017GloucestershireMontpellier Quilters Cheltenham - Quilt Exhibition
 

Saturday 18th November 10am - 5pm

Sunday 19th November 10am - 4pm

  • Entrance £2 - Children free
  • Traders tables
  • Members' sales table
  • Raffle in aid of The Stroud Women's Refuge and The Albanian Women's Sewing Project

www.montpellierquilters.weebly.com

23-26 November 2017North YorkshireThe Knitting and Stitching Show
 Harrogate International Centre

Details TBA, please see www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com

27-28 November 2017StirlingAbstract Quilt Designing
 21 Greek Thomson Road, Balfron G63 0RE

Learn how to be inspired by things around you to create stunning and unique designs for abstract art quilts. Using a number of different techniques, media and inspiration sources, we will create a variety of different drawings which we will then develop into designs for a quilt. A rich selection of drawings and ideas will be created. Advice will be given on how to take these designs into fabric. All materials provided and a complementary lunch is included. Cost: £100, 10am-4pm, please contact info@gilliancooper.co.uk for more details.

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