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Julie Parmenter24/07/2019 15:02:04
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  • County - London
  • Title - The Knitting & Stitching Show London
  • Dates - 10th-13th October 2019
  • Details -

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.

Opening times:

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).

  • Full address including postcode

Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace Way
Wood Green, London
N22 7AY

Jane Cobbett04/08/2019 17:54:14
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West Midlands

'Social Quilts' Vintage Patchwork Exhibition

Saturday 9th November 2019

A diverse selection of patchwork made to educate and celebrate, displayed throughout the church with pop up tea shop and handmade local crafts for sale.

Open from 10:30 - 4:00 Free Entry to event

For more details contact or

St Barbara's Church, Rochester Road, Earlsdon, Coventry CV5 6AG

Hannah Purcell07/08/2019 17:46:53
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Treasured Threads: Unpicking Gunnersbury’s Quilts

Venue: Gunnersbury Park and Museum, Popes Lane, London W5 4NH

15 October 2019 – 12 January 2020

Open Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00 – 16:00

This free exhibition takes an in-depth look at one of Gunnersbury Park Museum’s most remarkable items; a pieced and appliqued quilt created in around 1825 by a family in Acton, west London.

Comparing the Acton Top with other historic quilts from the museum collection, the exhibition investigates how quilting developed from the late 1780s to the 1850s and explores associated technological and social changes. The exhibition is accompanied by a programme of talks and workshops.

Admission free

Website: **LINK**


Telephone: 020 3961 0280

Hannah Purcell07/08/2019 17:50:14
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Special Event

The Great Gunnersbury Quilting Bee

Venue: Gunnersbury Park and Museum, Popes Lane, London W5 4NH

Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 November, 10:00 – 16:00

A celebration of all things quilting and stitching at a packed weekend of activity to complement Gunnersbury Park Museum’s special exhibition Treasured Threads: Unpicking Gunnersbury’s Quilts. Highlights include pop-up exhibitions, hands-on workshops and expert talks.

For the full programme and to book tickets for talks and workshops please see **LINK**

Admission free (charges apply for special workshops and talks)


Telephone: 020 3961 0280

Anthony MANSI07/08/2019 18:09:58
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'Comfort From Kindness' WW2 Canadian Red Cross Quilts exhibition

October 17th-19th 2019 Bath & Wells Showgrounds ~Shepton Mallet,Somerset BA4 6QN

The quilts are from the collection of the late Anna Mansi presented by her husband Tony Mansi.Exhibited in the new display area for quilting in the Mendip Hall of the Bath & Wells Showground, Shepton Mallet,Somerset, as part of the Craft4Crafters trade show.Show open from 10-5pm each day.Tickets: Adult advance £7,Concessions £6.On the day adults £9,Concessions £8.Available by phone 0345 3040222 or via website From Tony Mansi 'In Her Name~The Anna Mansi WW2 Canadian Red Cross Quilts Collection'. Further information ,contact

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