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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.

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DateCountyEvent
1-Feb-2018 to 28-Feb-2018DenbighshireQUILTERS GUILD REGION 13. LLANGOLLEN QUILTFEST 2018. SHOWCASE NORTH WEST.
 Royal International Pavilion, Abbey Road, Llangollen, LL20 8SW and at Museum and Art Gallery Parade Street, Llangollen LL20 8PW

 

An exhibition of Wall Hangings from Region 13. 

10am-4pm

At Royal International Pavilion, Abbey Road, Llangollen, LL20 8SW. Weekdays entry by donation. Weekends £2 Free parking

and at Museum and Art Gallery Parade Street, Llangollen LL20 8PW. Free entry

Trading Day at the Pavilion. 11th February 2018 10am - 4pm Admission £3.50 Free Parking

Light refreshments available. 

contact details....... shieldsval@gmail.com. www.quiltfest.org.co.uk. telephone number 01978852856

17-Mar-2018 to 4-May-2018LancashireTRACES by Helen Conway and Leah Higgins
 Gallery One, The World of Glass, Chalon Way East, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 1BX

TRACES is an exhibition of new mixed media and textile art work inspired by the industrial and social heritage of St Helens and the local area. 

Opening times: Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm. Please note the gallery is closed on Sundays and will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Free entry and parking.

Contact: The World of Glass on 01744 22766 or info@worldofglass.com

More info on the artists can be found at www.helenconwaydesign.com and www.leahhiggins.co.uk

Gallery One, The World of Glass, Chalon Way East, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 1BX

17-Mar-2018 to 17-Mar-2018SuffolkRegion 8 QGBI
 Copdock Village Hall, London Road, Copdock, IP8 3JN

Region 8 QGBI, Suffolk

9.45am to 3.00pm.

Speakers Pat Archibald, 'Creating Something Special from Nothing Much', and Heather Hasthorpe talking about Modern Quilts and showing her work. Traders, secondhand stall, tea, coffee and cakes! YQ workshop.

Tickets in advance: members £10.00, non-members £15.00; on the door £12 and £18.00.

For tickets or more information Jane Hughes quilt.babe@yahoo.com, tel 01284 767312

18-Mar-2018 to 18-Mar-2018SuffolkWorkshop with Pat Archibald - Lights and Shades of Nature; working with acrylic inks on fabric
 Copdock Village Hall, London Road, Copdock, Suffolk IP8 3JN

Achieve shade, shadows and textures in this exciting new workshop. Create a beautiful stitched picture using these techniques

Sunday 18 March 2018. 10.00am to 4.00pm. 

Members £30.00, non-members £45.00; (£15.00 refund on day if you join)

For tickets or more information Jane Hughes quilt.babe@yahoo.com, tel 01284 767312

10-Apr-2018 to 28-Apr-2018PowysWorkshops
 Quilt Association at the Minerva Arts Centre, Llanidloes, Powys SY18 6BY Please book via the website www.quilt.org.uk or phone 01686 413467

Two exciting workshops lined up for April 2018.

10th Apr 10 - 4pm. New England Houses with Jane Davies. £40

28th Apr 10 - 4pm Lost and Found with Sarah Burgess £40

 

14-Apr-2018 to 14-Apr-2018CornwallBrunel Quilters Exhibition
 Saltash Wesley Methodist Church, Callington Road, Saltash PL12 6LA

Saltash Wesley Methodist Church, Callington Road, Saltash PL12 6LA. Open 10am till 4pm Admission £1.00. Quilt display, sales table, refreshments, machine and hand-sewing demonstrations. Visiting trader ‘Painters’ of Liskeard. Supported charity Cornwall Air Ambulance. 

Tel: Anne 01752 849461 email: annevaughan@blueyonder.co.uk

28-Apr-2018 to 5-May-2018GloucestershireThree by 3: Homage to Vivaldi
 George Room, Subscription Rooms, Stroud, Gloucestershire. GL5 1AE.

10.am to 4pm (excluding Sunday) Free admission part of SITselect 2018. www.sitselect.org

Pauline Cullimore, Janet Grist and Sylvia Hammond are three designer makers who love to stitch and whose works are rooted in the traditions of patchwork and quilting. The exhibition is a mix of vibrant and textured pieces reflecting the Four Seasons together with an eclectic mix of stitched and quilted artwork

5-May-2018 to 7-May-2018East Riding of YorkshireIn Stitches
 St John's Parish Church Goole, Church Street, Goole, East Yorkshire DN14 5BA
"Raw Edgers" 2nd Exhibition of patchwork and quilting, plus some quilts made by Stuart Hillard.. 
 
Open Saturday and Monday 10am - 4pm.  Sunday 12 - 4pm
Entrance £2.50, accompanied children free. Disabled access.
Refreshments, raffle, tombola, trade stand -Axholme Quilting, sales table.
Preview Evening Friday 4th May. To be opened by Stuart Hillard. £5 Ticket only event. 
Details: 01405 839546 
11-May-2018 to 12-May-2018MerseysideWaterloo Quilters First Ever Quilt Exhibition
 St Helens Church, Crosby, Liverpool L23 7TQ

 

10am - 4pm

Entry £2

Quilt show, bag and purse tombola, raffle, fabric sales

Children's 'Make and Take' workshop

Further Information from Carole Pinnington 07740 765 274

12-May-2018 to 13-May-2018SomersetQuirky Quilters Patchwork & Quilting Exhibition
 Frogmary Green Farm, South Petherton, Somerset. TA13 5DJ

Quilts & Stalls including fabric, threads, templates, accessories & leather.

10.00 a.m. until 4.30 p.m. Admission £3.00 (Children Free) Easy Parking. Cafe

 

19-May-2018 to 3-Jun-2018City of EdinburghThistle Quilters Exhibition
 Galleries 1, 2 and 3 Third Floor Edinburgh Palette St. Margaret's House Edinburgh EH7 6AE

Transitions - 1718 to 2018. 

An exhibition of many styles and techniques of patchwork, quilting and textile art by members of Scotland’s longest established quilt group.

10am to 4pm daily. Free admission, refreshments, sales table and much more.

 

For up to date information www.thistlequilters.co.uk

19-May-2018 to 20-May-2018SuffolkAround the World - Heritage Quilters
 Westleton Village Hall, The Street, Westleton, Suffolk IP17 3AD

Exhibition of members' patchwork and quilting work, raffle, refreshments. Admission £3, accompanied children free. Supporting Dementia UK and Lighthouse Women's Aid. For further information, contact Geraldine Booth at heritagequilterssuffolk@gmail.com

14-Jun-2018 to 16-Jun-2018CornwallParkhouse Patchwork 14th Biennial Exhibition
 Parkhouse Centre, Ergue-Gaberic Way, Bude, EX23 8LD

10am - 5pm (4pm Saturday)

 

Admission £2, children free (Groups welcome, please advise in advance)

Sales table, demonstrations, tombola, traders, refreshments & light lunches

Charity Raffle Quilt for Merlin MS Centre

Contact: joan.lashbrook@live.co.uk

30-Jun-2018 to 30-Jun-2018NorfolkChet Valley (All Saints) Patchworkers' Eleventh Exhibition
 Jubilee Hall, George Lane, Loddon, Norfolk NR14 6NB
In Memory of Margaret Rust - one of our founder members
All money raised on the day will go to: Guide Dogs for the Blind and British Heart Foundation
 
10am to 4pm
 
Trader: Sew and So's of Bungay
We will also have demonstrations, sales table, raffle and, of course, tea and cake
6-Jul-2018 to 18-Jul-2018Suffolk“MARGINS” an exhibition of Textile Art by TAGS: Textile Art Group Suffolk
 The Pond Gallery, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, IP17 1SR


10-5pm daily.  Free Admission
Meet the Artists. Sunday 8 July from 2-4pm
www.tags.org.uk

8-Jul-2018 to 9-Sep-2018CheshireOn The Edge Of..... An Exhibition by Textile 21
 The Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, Slatey Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, Cheshire, CH43 4EU

The Exhibition which is an installation with back up work, covers the broad subject of 'The Sea'

Opening hours: Wed-Sun 10-5

Tel: 0151 666 3537 www.arts@williamsonartgallery.org

Free Admission.

13-Jul-2018 to 15-Jul-2018North YorkshireQueen Bee Quilters 14th Biennial Quilt Show
 Whitby Spa Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby YO21 3EN
Queen Bee Quilters 14th Biennial Quilt Show
Admission £3.59
For more information contact janesnoxell@gmail.com
24-Jul-2018 to 28-Jul-2018Isle of AngleseyLlandegai Patchers Exhibition
 Capel Mawr, Chapel Street, MENAI BRIDGE, LL59 5UW
Tues/Wed/Fri 10am-5pm.
Thurs 10am-7pm.
Sat 10am-4pm
 
Admission Charge £2 Accompanied children free
Disabled access - Refreshments - Traders - Sales Table
Charity Raffle Quilt in aid of Meningitis Trust
 
Contact for further information - 01492 583477 or patpatchwork59@yahoo.com
27-Jul-2018 to 29-Jul-2018SuffolkBRANCHING OUT
 Moat House Farm, Rendham Road, Carlton Saxmundham IP17 2QN

10am - 4pm

Textile Art Exhibition by the Majyk Scraps Group, featuring new work, sales table and traders

Refreshments available

 

Further details from: Moat House Farm Studios 01728 602228

sally@goodacres.com

9-Aug-2018 to 12-Aug-2018West MidlandsThe Festival of Quilts 2018
 The NEC, Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT - Halls 7, 8 & 9

Open daily 10:00-17:30 daily (closes 5pm Sunday)

Tickets are £16.00 (adult advance) and £14.50 for concessions. A wide range of options are available. £1.95 fulfilment fee applies per transaction. 

The Festival of Quilts is Europe's ultimate quilting destination. Highlights include: galleries by internationally-acclaimed artists and groups; over 750 competition quilts; an extensive workshop programme le by top UK and international tutors; talks, lectures and demonstrations; the Festival Awards Ceremony, Dinner, Fashion Show and An Audience with Ricky Tims - award-winning quilter, author and musician; The Creative Textiles Studio featuring quilt makers in action in a live studio environment; and over 300 textile craft suppliers.

www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk

0844 581 1289

10-Aug-2018 to 24-Aug-2018SwanseaSwansea Festival of Stitch
 Any queries regarding the Festival please contact - contact@swanseafestivalofstitch.co.uk or robi.thomas@btinternet.com

2 weeks of celebration of all things Stitch around the city. Free entry exhibitions at main Swansea venues including Swansea Museum, National Waterfront Museum of Wales, Civic Centre, Grand Theatre, The Dragon Hotel and Tapestri Wine Bar and Bistro, 15 days of Masterclasses from renowned Textile Artists at Swansea Museum bookable online at www.swanseafestivalofstitch.co.uk. The weekend 18th & 19th August has 2days of free drop in stitch lessons in a marquee in the centre of Swansea, a Makers and Traders Market with goods from Welsh Artisans and Traders to sell stitch related products and new for 2018 a 'Quilt Expo' to be held in the LC2 (Swansea Leisure Centre) bringing together Quilts from all over South Wales as well as a Vintage Quilt section - free entry. 

Variety of venues in Swansea -

Swansea Museum SA1 1SN
National Waterfront Museum SA1 3RD
Swansea City Civic Centre SA1 3SN
Grand Theatre - SA1 3QJ
The Dragon Hotel - SA1 5LS
Tapestri Bar and Bistro - SA1 5AJ
LC2 - SA1 3ST

 

17-Aug-2018 to 18-Aug-2018HampshireWessex Quiltmakers exhibition - "Nearly 40"
 The Middle Brook Centre (Hope Church) Winchester SO238DQ

10-4.30 Friday, 10- 4 Saturday Admission £2.50, children free

Contact Sarah White, 01962 733216 or visit www.wessexquiltmakers.com

30-Aug-2018 to 1-Sep-2018BristolStrip Show
 Exhibition Centre, University of West of England, Filton, Bristol, BS34 8QZ

10am - 4.30pm 

The South West Textile Guild members exciting responses to this thought provoking title, which will be exhibited as part of the West Country Quilt and Textile show.

Admission is £12 on the door or £10 online at www.westcountryquiltshow.co.uk, using code QTM, this covers the entire show.

patriciakayhann@gmail.com

31-Aug-2018 to 5-Sep-2018SuffolkTextile Exhibition, Poetry in Colour
 The Pond Gallery, Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SR

Tin Hut Textiles is a group of 11 East Anglian-based textile artists. Their new show at the Pond Gallery, Snape, is all about Colour and also features work celebrating the Women's Suffrage Movement. The exhibition is open 10-5 daily and is free. For more details contact Anna Cooper 01473 652725.

 

4-Sep-2018 to 16-Sep-2018Hampshire‘JUST ONE DAY’
 Romsey Abbey, Church Street, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 8EP

A new exhibition from Textile Art group ‘BY DESIGN’

10-4 daily 
For enquiries on the day please contact the Parish Office on 01794 513125

www.bydesigntextiles.co.uk

7-Sep-2018 to 8-Sep-2018SomersetStanchester & Ash Quilt Show
 All Saints Parish Church ,Church St Martock Somerset. TA12 6JL.

10 am till 4 pm

Quilts by Stanchester and Ash Quilters
Dozens of Quilts on display, Quilt Raffle, Sales Tables, Including Quilts For Sale, Bag Tombola, Refreshments.FREE ADMISSION. In aid of Cancer research.

contact catherine.dobson@virgin.net

13-Sep-2018 to 15-Sep-2018DevonGoosey Quilters Exhibition
 Tavistock Town Hall, Bedford Square, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0AL

Opening Times: 

Thursday 13th – 12.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Friday 14th – 10.a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday 15th – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Charity Raffle Proceeds to Tavistock Hospital League of Friends

 

Theme: “Threads Through Time”

 

Quilts, homemade refreshments, Sales table and  Traders – Coast & Country and Villavin Crafts”
 

Entrance £2.  Children free – Disabled Access and facilities

 

21-Sep-2018 to 22-Sep-2018GwyneddCariad Quilters' Biennial Exhibition
 Masonic Hall, Cliff Road, Blackwood, Gwent, NP12 0NT

Gwent, Blackwood, NP12 ONT

Open 10 am to 4 pm

To include a sales table, local /trader, raffle of our "Charity" quilt + other prizes, & refreshments.

Admission £2, proceeds will be donated to support "Guide Dogs Wales"

Contact Mary Button 01443821163 or Email marybutton08@aol.com.

29-Sep-2018 to 30-Sep-2018DorsetQuarter Quilters - Quilt Show
 The Workhouse Chapel, Bath Road, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1DR

10.00am - 4.30pm

Patchwork and quilt exhibition with sales table, raffle and coffee/tea.

 

Free admission

Disabled access and parking in the road near to venue.

Proceeds to local charities.

Contact: Helen Seaford 01258 471479

29-Sep-2018 to 29-Sep-2018LancashireA Celebration of Creativity - Patchwork, Quilting and Watercolour Exhibition.
 St George's Parish Hall, Halliwell Street, CHORLEY, PR7 2AL.

Open from 10am to 4pm.

A variety of traditional and modern patchwork and quilting from 2 local Patchwork groups. On display will be full size quilts, lap-quilts, bags, cushions, Fabric Art Quilts and Sculptural pieces, along with beautiful local Watercolour paintings. Refreshments available. Free Admission. Disabled access. Sales Table and Raffle.

Contact: Helen Worthington on 01257 267172; email:  evendawn@btinternet.com. Follow us on Facebook.

 

5-Oct-2018 to 7-Oct-2018CambridgeshireCambridge Quilters’ Exhibition
 The David Rayner Building, Scotsdale Garden Centre, Cambridge Rd, Gt Shelford, CB22 5JT

 

A quilt exhibition showcasing work created by members in the past three years.

10am till 5pm (4pm on Sunday)

Sales table with quilts and other quilted items, quilt raffle with sewing-related prizes, have- a-go activities for all ages, Christmas-themed tombola and refreshments.

Entry £2.50 - accompanied children go free

Funds will be raised in aid of Cruse Bereavement Care and the Scotsdale Charitable Foundation.

17-Nov-2018 to 18-Nov-2018StirlingGreenpark Quilters Exhibition of Patchwork and Quilting
 Greenpark Community Centre, Greenpark Drive, Polmont FK2 0PZ

10am - 4pm, Admission £4 (accompanied children under 10 free) includes refreshments.
Sales Table, Cushion Raffle, Tombola.
Free Parking, Disabled Access

Further details email greenparkq@btinternet.com

20-Jan-2019 to 20-Jan-2019CheshireQuilters Exhibition & Fabric Sale
 Nantwich Civic Hall, Market Street, Nantwich, CW5 5DG

Time: 10am - 4pm
 

Admission: £3 (£1.50 after 1pm)

  • Exhibition, Traders, Group Exhibitors
  • Refreshments, Disabled Access, Parking

Organiser: Tracy Fox 

email: nantwichfabricsale@hotmail.com

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