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|Thread: Submit your event listing here|
The Knitting & Stitching Show is the UK’s biggest textile art, craft and design event. It takes place at Alexandra Palace, London from 10-13th October.
30,000 visitors come to learn new skills, view spectacular galleries by leading contemporary textile artists, top up their supplies and mingle with like-minded crafters.
2019 highlights are: 250+ workshops and talks; a dedicated Dressmaking Studio; free craft demonstrations; drop-in knitting and crochet lessons; artists live at work; The Craft Village featuring boutique companies and comfortable places to relax; catwalk shows; a Prosecco Bar; and 350 exhibitors selling essential supplies.
The show’s Textile Galleries are always a talking point. Headline artists for 2019 are Daisy Collingridge, Georgina Bellamy, Jen Cable, Karine Jollet, Marian Jazmik, Sisse Fog Odgaard and the winner of the inaugural Vlieseline Fine Art Textiles Award.
Free shuttle buses run from Wood Green and Alexandra Palace train stations every 20-30 minutes.
Thursday-Saturday - 9.30am-6pm
Sunday - 9.30am-5pm
Standard adult tickets £16.00 (concessions £14.50), VIP tickets £32.00. A £1.95 fulfilment fee applies per order for Print at Home tickets and £2.50 for postal tickets. Full Terms and Conditions are available on the show website.
Tickets: 0844 873 7343 (+44 115 896 0102 if calling from outside the UK).
Alexandra Palace Way
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: www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk / 0844 858 6749
Prices: £16.50 advance, £15 concessions, £8 children aged 5-18
|Thread: The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show|
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.
Thursday 28th Feb 10:00am - 7.00pm
Friday 1st March 10:00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 2nd March 10:00 -5.30pm
£14 Adult advance
|Thread: Submit your event listing here|
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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