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Thread: Submit your event listing here
07/05/2019 21:59:50

County: All

Title: The Festival of Quilts

Dates: Thursday 1st - Sunday 4th August 2019, 10am-5.30pm except Sunday (closes 5pm)

Venue: The NEC Birmingham (Halls 7, 8 & 9)

Details: 800 hung competition quilts; galleries by internationally-acclaimed artists and groups (including Michael James, India Flint and the International Quilt Study Center & Museum); 400+ workshops; talks, lectures and demonstrations; social events; 300+ exhibitors; daily trunk show by Jenny Doan (Missouri Star Quilt Company); artists at work; Japanese Pavilion; catwalk show of wearable art; Lewis & Irene garden party.

Tickets: / 0844 858 6749

Prices: £16.50 advance, £15 concessions, £8 children aged 5-18

Thread: The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show
04/01/2019 15:49:08

The Knitting & Stitching Shows are the UK’s biggest textile art, craft and design events.

The Spring show takes place at Olympia London from 28th Feb-3rd March 2019 and features: hundreds of workshops and demonstrations; gallery exhibitions by artists Ailish Henderson, Ariella Green, Catherine Kaufman, Luisa De Santi and the Quilters Guild; the Spring Sewing School with top tutors teaching full and half-day dressmaking and upcycling workshops; a Show Theatre featuring handmade fashion catwalks and live dressmaking competitions; The Fashion and Textile Museum 50 Years of Fabulous exhibition previewing its forthcoming exhibition celebrating iconic British designer Zandra Rhodes’ 50th anniversary; drop-in knitting and crochet lessons; advice clinics for a range of textile crafts; an Innovation Station showcasing the latest knit and stitch equipment; a Morsbag Bag4Life design competition to reduce plastic bag usage; the Enchanted Wood - an elaborate scene of knitted and crocheted magical creatures; a Sip & Stitch Prosecco Bar; The National Needlecraft Awards; and over 150 specialist retailers selling essential supplies.

Opening times:

Thursday 28th Feb 10:00am - 7.00pm

Friday 1st March 10:00am - 5.30pm

Saturday 2nd March 10:00 -5.30pm
Sunday 3rd March 10:00am-5:00pm


£14 Adult advance

£13 concessions

Thread: Submit your event listing here
03/05/2018 16:16:21

The NEC, Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT - Halls 7, 8 & 9

The Festival of Quilts 2018

9th-12th August 2018

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.

0844 581 1289

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