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April
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September

Affiliated Group event

TEN PLUS @ SALFORD

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Starts 10:00 29 Apr 2017 Ends 16:30 5 Sep 2017 Salford Museum and Art Gallery, Peel Park, Salford. M5 4WU
Organiser Val Lewis Contact http://www.tenplustextiles.com

An exhibition of contemporary art textile by TEN PLUS TEXTILES (read more)

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May
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November

Affiliated Group event

The Wonder Quilt of Wrexham

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Starts 10:00 12 May 2017 Ends 16:00 25 Nov 2017 Regent Street, Wrexham LL11 1RB
Organiser Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives Contact Tel: 01978 297460 http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/heritage

Victorian tailor, James Williams made a quilt in 1842 which is housed at St Fagans in Cardiff. It is… (read more)

11th
June
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November

Other quilting event

As Good as it Gets

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Starts 18:57 11 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 4 Nov 2017 The Welsh Quilt Centre The Town Hall, High Street, Lampeter Ceredigion Wales UK SA48 7BB
Organiser Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre, Lampeter Contact http://www.welshquilts.com/

EXQUISITE WELSH QUILTS FROM 1921-1939 AT THE WELSH QUILT CENTRE As Good As It Gets this year’s main… (read more)

3rd
July
8th
September

Inspired by India

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Starts 10:00 3 Jul 2017 Ends 16:00 8 Sep 2017 Macclesfield Museum, Park Lane, Macclesfield SK11 6TJ
Organiser Macclesfield Museum Contact t: 01625 612045 e:

Celebrating UK/India year of culture, artist Nikki Parmenter has worked with local community groups… (read more)

8th
July
10th
September

Other quilting event

Libertas

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Starts 14:00 8 Jul 2017 Ends 17:00 10 Sep 2017 Towneley Hall, Burnley, Lancs BB11 3RQ
Organiser Natural Progession Textile Group Contact Towneley Hall http://www.towneleyorg.uk t: 01282 477130

An exhibition and sale of contemporary textile art and exploring ideas of FREEDOM. Demonstrations and… (read more)

15th
July
10th
September

Other quilting event

Quilt Art: Dialogues

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Starts 10:00 15 Jul 2017 Ends 16:00 10 Sep 2017 Guildford House Gallery High Street Guildford GU1 3AJ
Organiser Lynn Szygenda Contact 01483444741

A major exhibition of new work celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of Quilt Art. Free entry Open Monday… (read more)

29th
July
11th
August

Other quilting event

Exhibitionof Patchwork tems.

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Starts 09:30 29 Jul 2017 Ends 19:30 11 Aug 2017 Church Stretton Library, 5 St Laurence Close, Church Street, Church streeton, Shropshire, SY6 6DQ
Organiser Oddfries Patchwork Group

Only accessible during Library opening hours Library opening hours:- Tues 9.30 to 19.30hrs Thurs/Fri/Sat… (read more)

25th
July
13th
August

Other quilting event

Overground - Underground

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Starts 10:00 25 Jul 2017 Ends 16:00 13 Aug 2017 Lytham Heritage Centre, 2 Henry Street, Lytham St Annes Lancashire FY8 5ES
Organiser Lytham Heritage Group Contact t: 01253 730787

Diversity Creative Stitchers present an exhibition of Creative Textile Art. Open Tuesday - Sunday and… (read more)

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5th

Affiliated Group event

Flowerpatch Quilters 34th Annual Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 1 Aug 2017 Ends 16:00 5 Aug 2017 Central Methodist Church, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8BA
Organiser Flowerpatch Quilters Contact or phone Anita on 01566 86666

Open Tuesday 1st to Friday 4th August, 10am to 4.30 pm and Saturday 5th August 10am to 4pm. Admission… (read more)

4th

Guild event

Little People Workshop

Members: £10.00 Non-members: £15.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 4 Aug 2017 Ends 16:00 4 Aug 2017 Godmersham and Crundale Village Hall Canterbury Road Godmersham Kent CT4 7DR
Organiser Mary Cunningsworth Contact 01227 453460

Judi Kirk and Mary Cunningsworth took part in a transatlantic swap of these Little People some years… (read more)

4th
5th

Other quilting event

15th Anniversary Quilt Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 4 Aug 2017 Ends 16:00 5 Aug 2017 Pentanes Community Centre, Oxgangs Brae, Edinburgh EH13 9LS
Organiser Tryst Patchwork Group 15th Anniversary Exhibition Contact Maureen Murray 01313360053

Entry £3 includes refreshments.  Raffle proceeds to MS. (read more)

10th
12th

Other quilting event

Quilt Festival Llangynwyd

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Starts 10:00 10 Aug 2017 Ends 16:00 12 Aug 2017 St Cynwyd's Church, Llangynwyd, Maesteg CF34 9SB
Organiser St Cynwyd's Church, Llangynwyd, Maesteg Contact Mrs Margaret Hood 07598762942

Quilt Festival with Crafts. £3 Admission Coffee, Tea and Cake available in the schoolroom. (read more)

10th
13th

Guild event

The Festival of Quilts 2017

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Starts 10:00 10 Aug 2017 Ends 17:00 13 Aug 2017 Halls 7, 8 & 9 | NEC, Birmingham
Organiser Upper Street Events Contact 0844 581 1289

The Festival of Quilts – Europe’s leading patchwork and quilting show. A celebration of quilting… (read more)

16th
19th

Other quilting event

Lorn Quilters Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 16 Aug 2017 Ends 16:00 19 Aug 2017 St Johns Cathedral, George Street, Oban.
Organiser Lorn Quilters Contact

Quilt exhibition (read more)

18th

Guild event

Young Quilters Day - Patchwork Pin Cushions

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Starts 14:00 18 Aug 2017 Ends 16:00 18 Aug 2017 The Model House Llantrisant CF72 8EB
Organiser Region 12 Contact Samantha Jones 07711184560

There will be a break for  drink and biscuit. Parents are welcome to drop off and collect their children.… (read more)

19th

Guild event

Mavis Walker's Chess Set and the Travelling Trunk Traditions Collection

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Starts 10:00 19 Aug 2017 Ends 16:00 19 Aug 2017 St Clare's Church Hall, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 5NT
Organiser Region 15E Contact Maggie Taylor: 07514 286 757

The region has been extremely luck to book Mavis Walker of Chess Set fame from the Festival of Quilts… (read more)

19th

Sit and Sew Day (August)

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Starts 10:00 19 Aug 2017 Ends 15:00 19 Aug 2017 New Inn Community Hall, New Road, New Inn, Pontypool NP4 0PZ
Organiser Region 12 Contact Gill Clark 01685 383690

Region 12 are going to be running the tombola at FoQ in Birmingham next year (2018). Our theme will… (read more)

19th
20th

Other quilting event

Once Upon a Quilt and Craft Fair

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Starts 12:00 19 Aug 2017 Ends 16:00 20 Aug 2017 The Walled Garden, Tilgate Park, Crawley, West Sussex
Organiser Sukhbeer Dryden Contact 07861-497725 email:

Exhibition of quilts by Sew 'n' Beads students.  Each quilt tells a story. BBQ and refreshmentsBook… (read more)

24th
26th

Affiliated Group event

Happy Patchers Quilt Exhibition 2017

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Starts 10:00 24 Aug 2017 Ends 17:00 26 Aug 2017 Church House, Wimborne Minster BH21 1HT
Organiser Happy Patchers Contact Mrs Andrea Jerrold 01202 675259

Exhibition open from 10am to 5pm each day from Thursday 24th August to Saturday 26th August.  Entry… (read more)

25th
26th

Other quilting event

Caer Hir Quilts in the Garden

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Starts 25 Aug 2017 Ends 16:00 26 Aug 2017 Caer Hir Gardens
Organiser Caer Hir

more details to follow (read more)

25th

Guild event

Sit & Sew Coffee Morning (Essex) - 25th August 2017

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Starts 10:00 25 Aug 2017 Ends 12:00 25 Aug 2017 Margaretting Village Hall, Wantz Road, CM4 0EP
Organiser Region 8 Contact Helen Vivian 01621 784950,

Bring some handwork and an item for show and tell if you have one, exchange inspiration or just chat… (read more)

26th
27th

Affiliated Group event

RVQ Exhibition "The Sky is the Limit" - 26th & 27th August 2017

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Starts 10:00 26 Aug 2017 Ends 16:00 27 Aug 2017 Leighs Village Hall, Boreham Road, Great Leighs CM3 1NH
Organiser Roothing Valley Quilters Contact See flyer for details

Please see flyer for details. (read more)

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3rd

Other quilting event

Follow The Thread

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Starts 10:00 26 Aug 2017 Ends 17:00 3 Sep 2017 Art Room, Willkin Hill, Barlow, Chesterfield, S18 7TE
Organiser Karen Fiedler Contact http://www.artthroughtextiles.org.uk

An eclectic mix of style, technique and approach results in a dynamic new exhibition of mixed media… (read more)

26th
3rd

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Connected by Africa

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Starts 10:00 26 Aug 2017 Ends 16:30 3 Sep 2017 Cowslip Workshops, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 8JX
Organiser Cowslip Workshops Contact 01566 772654, http://www.cowslipworkshops.co.uk

This is an exhibition of quilts by Hilary Gooding, Sheena Norquay and Gillian Travis, with guests Phillida… (read more)

26th
8th

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Textile Art & Quilting

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Starts 10:30 26 Aug 2017 Ends 15:30 8 Sep 2017 Brecon Cathedral, Powys LD3 9DP
Organiser 2011 Contact Kira Withers-Jones http://www.kirajones.co.uk

The exhibition will be open to the public from 10.30 – 3.30 everyday, apart from when a service is… (read more)

26th

Other quilting event

In the Ditch Quilt Exhibition

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Starts 13:30 26 Aug 2017 Ends 16:00 26 Aug 2017 Balerno High School, Edinburgh.
Organiser In the Ditch quilters Contact

Quilt exhibition in conjunction with Currie and Balerno Horticultural Show. (read more)