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Traces

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Starts 10:00 17 Mar 2018 Ends 17:00 4 May 2018 Gallery One, World of Glass, Chalon Way East, St Helens, Merseyside WA10 1BX
Contact helenconwaydesign.com leahhiggins.co.uk

Mixed media and textile art by Helen Conway and Leah Higgins showcasing the industrial and social heritage… (read more)

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Quilts and Textiles: Treasures from the Fairlynch collection

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Starts 14:00 30 Mar 2018 Ends 16:30 31 May 2018 Fairlynch Museum, Fore St, Budleigh Salterton, EX9 6NP
Organiser Fairlynch Museum

This is a wonderful opportunity to view  historic quilts and textiles held by the Fairlynch Museum.The… (read more)

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Welsh Heritage Quilters Biennial Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 24 Mar 2018 Ends 16:30 7 Apr 2018 Minerva Arts Centre Llanidloes SY18 6BY
Organiser Chris Shercliff Welsh Heritage Group Contact 01686 430780

The symbolism of colours used as inspiration for new work Open 10.00-4.30 (except Sundays) Admission… (read more)

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Into the Fray

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Starts 09:00 30 Mar 2018 Ends 17:00 7 Apr 2018 Cowslip Workshops, St Stephens, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 8JX
Organiser New Horizons Textile Group Contact https://www.newhorizonstextilegroup.com

In their 25th year New Horizons Textile Group are delighted to be returning to Cowslip Studios with… (read more)

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Dorothy Russell at Anglesey Open Studios

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Starts 10:00 24 Mar 2018 Ends 17:00 8 Apr 2018 Ucheldre Centre, Millbank, Holyhead, Isle Of Anglesey LL65 1TE
Organiser Anglesey Arts Forum Contact http://www.angelseyartsforum.org

Dorothy Russell is taking part in the Anglesey Open Studios event.  There will be a piece of her work… (read more)

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Threads Through Revelation

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Starts 16:43 9 Mar 2018 Ends 16:00 15 Apr 2018 Ripon Cathedral
Organiser Ripon Cathedral

Artist Jacqui Parkinson's interpretation of the Book of Revelation in 14 textile panels. Admission free (read more)

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Region 8 Sit & Sew Coffee Morning (Suffolk) - 1st & 2nd April 2018 (Glenroy Fabrics' pop-up shop)

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Starts 10:00 1 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 2 Apr 2018 Village Hall, Reydon, Southwold. Suffolk IP18 6RF
Organiser Region 8 & Glenroy Fabrics Contact Jane Rogers 01284 7673 email:

*** NEW VENUE *** Easter Sunday & Monday, 10am to 4pm both days. This coffee morning is being run… (read more)

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East Kilbride Quirky Quilters Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 5 Apr 2018 Ends 20:00 29 Apr 2018 East Kilbride Art Centre, Old Coach Rd, East Kilbride, G74 4DU
Contact Margaret Beggs on 07743 123413

Entry is free.  There is also a cafe within the Art Centre for a coffee/tea or snack (read more)

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Spring Quilt Festival at Westpoint

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Starts 10:00 6 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 8 Apr 2018 Westpoint Centre, Clyst St Mary, Exeter EX5 1DJ
Organiser Grosvenor Shows Contact http://www.grosvenorshows.co.uk 01406 372600

A large display of quilts from all over the world.  Also patchwork and quilting suppliers' stands and… (read more)

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Biennial Quilt Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 6 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 7 Apr 2018 Lindley Methodist Church, East Street, Huddersfield, HD3 3ND
Organiser Imperial Quilters

£2.00 admission, children free of charge Raffle, refreshments, traders. Proceeds from raffle to Kirkwood… (read more)

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Cynefin

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Starts 10:00 7 Apr 2018 Ends 15:00 26 May 2018 Macclesfield Silk Museum, Park Lane, Macclesfield SK11 6TJ
Organiser Cwilt Cymru Contact t: 01625 612045

Textile work by members of Cwilt Cymru.   Open 10am - 3pm   Monday - Saturday Admission £2, Admission… (read more)

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Ten Plus @ The Atkinson

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Starts 11:00 7 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 15 Jul 2018 Landing Gallery, The Atkinson, Lord Street, Sou11am - 4pm.thport, Merseyside PR8 1DB
Organiser Ten Plus Textiles

A new exhibition of contemporary textile art by Ten Plus Textiles. Open 10am - 4pm Monday - Saturday… (read more)

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The 1718 silk coverlet to be on shown in Region 5

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Starts 10:00 10 Apr 2018 Ends 17:00 29 Jul 2018 The American Museum, Claverton Manor, Bath BA2 7BD
Organiser The American Museum, Bath Contact 01225 460503

The 1718 coverlet will be on display at The American Museum Claverton for several months from April… (read more)

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Coffee Morning

Members: £2.00 Non-members: £3.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 11 Apr 2018 Ends 12:00 11 Apr 2018 Bromley Parish Church, Church Road, Bromley BR2 0EG (behind Primark)
Organiser Jeni Rutherford Contact 01959 574655 or 0208 295 1273

Tea, Coffee and cakes Show and Tell, Demonstration Please bring something for the Show and Tell.   … (read more)

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Crarft4Crafters show

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Starts 10:00 12 Apr 2018 Ends 17:00 14 Apr 2018 Bath and West Showground Shepton Mallett
Organiser Craft 4 Crafters Contact Annie Hawkesley 0117 3703342

Although covering many crafts there will be quilts from Weston quilters, Project Linus plus lots of… (read more)

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British Quilt and Stitch Village

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Starts 10:00 13 Apr 2018 Ends 16:30 15 Apr 2018 Uttoxeter Race Course, Staffordshire, ST14 8BD
Organiser Nikki Reeves Contact

Press_Release_-_British_Quilt_and_Stitch_village1.docx Join us for a weekend packed full of traders,… (read more)

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Region 8 Sit & Sew Coffee Morning - 6th April, Margaretting

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Starts 10:00 13 Apr 2018 Ends 12:00 13 Apr 2018 Margaretting Village Hall, Wantz Road, CM4 0EP
Organiser Region 8 Contact Helen Vivian 01621 784950, email:

Region 8 coffee mornings 2018 Thursday 10-12 @ Maldon, Jan 4, Mar 1, May 3, Jul 5, Sep 6, Nov 1 Friday… (read more)

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Votes for Women!

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Starts 14:00 13 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 13 Apr 2018 Ashford (Middx)
Organiser Alison Garner Contact

PROCESSIONS. The Quilters Guild is delighted to have been invited to participate in a mass artwork marking… (read more)

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North Lancashire Area Day Spring 2018

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Starts 10:00 14 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 14 Apr 2018 Brindle Community Hall, Water Street, Brindle, Chorley, Lancashire PR6 8NH
Organiser Lis Binns Contact t: 01257 241680 e:

Cost:  £8 for QG members; £16 for non-members Morning    We are taking the opportunity to see… (read more)

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All that I’ve seen: celebrating the 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet

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Starts 10:00 14 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 15 Apr 2018 The American Museum, Claverton Manor, Bath BA2 7BD
Organiser The American Museum, Bath Contact 01255 460503

The American Museum is proud to display the oldest known, and date inscribed, patchwork coverlet in… (read more)

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Spring Embroidery Fair

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Starts 10:00 14 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 15 Apr 2018 Cheriton Bishop Village Hall, EX6 6JA
Organiser West Country Embroiders Cheriton Bishop Group Contact Felicity Dudbridge 01392 811647 email:

Exhibition of hand and machine embroidery.  Demonstrations of techniques.  Trade stalls with fabrics,… (read more)

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Brunel Quilters Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 14 Apr 2018 Ends 17:00 14 Apr 2018 Saltash Wesley Methodist Church, Callington Road, Saltash PL12 6LA
Organiser Brunel Quilters Contact Anne Vaughn

Quilt display, sales table, refreshments, machine and hand-sewing demonstrations. (read more)

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Pot Holder workshop and Hope lunch

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Starts 10:00 14 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 14 Apr 2018 St. Theodore's Church Hall, Talbot Road, Port Talbot SA13 1LB
Organiser Region 12 Swansea and Western Valleys Contact Joy Morgan, Judith Dursley

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‘Hanging by a thread’ exhibition by Solway Quilters, Embroideries and Spinners and weavers

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Starts 10:00 14 Apr 2018 Ends 17:00 12 May 2018 Gracefield Arts Centre , 28 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries D1 1JQ

Tues - Sat 10am to 5 pm. Admission & parking free.  (read more)

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Abingdon Quilt Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 14 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 15 Apr 2018 The Manor Prep School, Shippon, Abingdon, OX13 6LN
Organiser Judy Harris Contact

Abingdon Quilt Exhibition 14 & 15 April, 10am - 4pm The Manor Prep School, Shippon, Abingdon, OX13… (read more)

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North Lancashire Workshop

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Starts 10:00 15 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 15 Apr 2018 Brindle Community Hall, Water Street, Brindle, Chorley, Lancashire PR6 8NH
Organiser Lis Binns Contact t: 01257 241680 e:

We are pleased to have Pat Archibald with her workshop:  GHOST IMAGES OF THE ORIENT (Dhows at Dusk)… (read more)

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Manchester Antique & Vintage Textile Fair

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Starts 10:00 15 Apr 2018 Ends 16:30 15 Apr 2018 Armitage Centre, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6HE
Contact http://www.textilesociety.org.uk

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Doughty's Fabric Roadshow (Dunolm) Lincoln

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Starts 10:30 15 Apr 2018 Ends 14:30 15 Apr 2018 Dunolm Village Hall, Honeyhole Lane, Dunholm, Lincoln, LN2 3SU
Organiser Doughty's Patchwork, Quilting & Craft Contact 01432 353 951

Doughty's famous Quilting fabric Roadshow (read more)

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Patchwork and Quilts

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Starts 14:00 15 Apr 2018 Ends 17:00 3 Jun 2018 Ulcheldre Centre, Millbank, Holyhead, Angelesey LL65 1TE
Organiser Ulcheldre Centre Contact 01407 763361

A display of patchwork and quilts made by members of the WEA classes held in the centre which Eunice… (read more)

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Karen Parry: Needle know-how by John James needles

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Starts 19:30 19 Apr 2018 Ends 21:30 19 Apr 2018 St Luke's Church, Hatfield Road, Wellsway, Bath BA2 2BD
Organiser Bath Quilters Contact

Karen's talk will be about the different types of sewing needles.  She provides a handout with all… (read more)

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Tin Hut Textiles present 'Miscellany' - 20th & 21st April 2018

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Starts 10:00 20 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 21 Apr 2018 Pettistree Village Hall, Walnut Lane, Pettistree, Wickham Market, IP13 0RZ
Organiser Tin Hut Textiles Contact Tin Hut Textiles

Please see the event flyer for more details. (read more)

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Quilters’ Guild AGM & Conference in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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Starts 10:00 20 Apr 2018 Ends 14:00 22 Apr 2018 Civic Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Contact 01904 613242

Details of the venue, to book workshops and information on the whole event is available in the latest… (read more)

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Quilter's Guild Conference and AGM

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Starts 10:00 20 Apr 2018 Ends 14:00 22 Apr 2018 Civic Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Organiser QGBI/Region 15E Contact http://www.quiltersguild.org.uk/agm/booking-step-1

Click here for more AGM 2018 Conference Information (read more)

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Talk by Alison Holt

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Starts 19:30 20 Apr 2018 Ends 21:30 20 Apr 2018 Rhodes Hall Brockhampton, Cheltenham GL54 5X
Organiser Brockhampton Quilters Contact Susan Wakeford email tel: 07791353779

Alison Holt is a UK contemporary textile artist who specialises in freehand machine embroidery using… (read more)

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Churchdown Patchwork and Quilters 9th Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 21 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 22 Apr 2018 Churchdown Community Centre, Parton Road, Churchdown,
Organiser Churchdown Quilters Contact Gill Banks 01452 713892 email

Churchdown Quilters have always put on a great show and this one will be no exception.  Having been… (read more)

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Fibre Fest - all things textile

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Starts 10:00 21 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 22 Apr 2018 Enterprise Shopping Centre in Eastbourne
Organiser Emily Sander Contact

This will be the second Fibre Fest and last year's event was such a success that we are holding it over… (read more)

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Let’s go for it – A Life in Stitches – Alva, Farkirk

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Starts 10:00 21 Apr 2018 Ends 15:00 21 Apr 2018 Parklands Hall in Alva, FK12 5BG
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A personal quilt exhibition by Joyce Watson for one day only (read more)

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Beginnings

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Starts 10:00 23 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 28 Apr 2018 St Margaret's Church of Art, St Benedict's St, Norwich, NR2 4AQ
Organiser 'Feed Dogs Down' Contact Susan Shenley 01245 421415 ()

This is the first exhibiton of an new Exhibiton Group 'Feed Dogs Down' based in East Anglia and all… (read more)

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Exhibition Title: Feed Dogs Down present ‘Beginnings’ - 23rd to 28th April 2018

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Starts 10:00 23 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 28 Apr 2018 St Margaret’s Church of Art, St Benedict’s Street, Norwich NR2 4AQ
Organiser Feed Dogs Down Contact Susan Shanley 01245 421415 07887563441

First exhibition for a new Exhibition Group ‘Feed Dogs Down’, based in East Anglia, all are successful… (read more)

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Workshop with Kate Findlay 'Bird Compositions'

Members: £25.00 Non-members: £37.50 Find out more

Starts 10:00 24 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 24 Apr 2018 Albury Village Hall The Street, Albury, Guildford GU5 9AD
Organiser Janet Hall Contact 01483 572720

Learn about design, composition and use of colour Members £25 Non Members £37.50 Places: Limited Disabled… (read more)

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RVQ presents "Back to Square One" with Sheena Norquay (talk) - 24th April 2018

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Starts 19:30 24 Apr 2018 Ends 21:30 24 Apr 2018 Leaden Roding Village Hall, Stortford Road, Leaden Roding, Dunmow, Essex CM6 1RB
Organiser Roothing Valley Quilters Contact Susan Shanley 01245 421415

Please see the event flyer for more info. (read more)

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RVQ presents "Dotty Fantasy Bird" with Sheena Norquay (workshop) - 25th April 2018

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Starts 10:00 25 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 25 Apr 2018 Leaden Roding Village Hall, Stortford Road, Leaden Roding, Dunmow, Essex CM6 1RB
Organiser Roothing Valley Quilters Contact Susan Shanley 01245 421415

Please see the event flyer for more info. (read more)

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Special Event - Workshop, Supper & Talk with Sheena Norquay, 26th April 2018

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Starts 11:00 26 Apr 2018 Ends 17:00 26 Apr 2018 St John’s Community Centre, St Johns Church, St Johns Close, Colchester Essex CO4 0HP
Organiser Region 8 Contact Jane Rogers 01284 7673 email:

This is on a Thursday. To book, download, complete and return the booking form to Jane. (read more)

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Unfolding Stories 3 - an exhibition of contemporary quilts

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Starts 10:00 27 Apr 2018 Ends 17:00 3 May 2018 Harbour House Centre for Arts & Yoga, The Promenade, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1JD
Organiser Contemporary Quilters West Contact http://www.contemporaryquilterswest.org

A treasured First Communion dress, transformed with stitch; textile fragments, dyed in seawater on an… (read more)

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Contemporary Quilters West present Unfolding Stories III

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Starts 10:00 27 Apr 2018 Ends 17:00 3 May 2018 Harbour House Centre for Arts & Yoga
Organiser Contemporary Quilters West Contact http://www.contemporaryquilterswest.org

Contemporary Quilters West present Unfolding Stories IIIApril 27th – May 3rd 2018.Harbour House… (read more)

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Anglia Textile Works presents 'Inspired by....' - 28th April to 2nd June 2018

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Starts 10:00 28 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 2 Jun 2018 Braintree District Museum, Manor Road, Braintree, CM7 3HW
Organiser Anglia Textile Works

Tuesdays to Saturdays only. Please see the event flyer for contact details. (read more)

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Homage to Vivaldi

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Starts 10:00 28 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 5 May 2018 George Room, Stroud Subscription Rooms GL5 1AE
Organiser Three by 3 Contact Janet Grist email

Pauline Cullimore, Janet Grist and Sylvia Hammond are three designer makers who love to stitch, and… (read more)

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Lincolnshre area day with speaker Sheena Norquay

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Starts 10:00 28 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 28 Apr 2018 Leadenham Village Hall, Leadenham, LN5 0QG
Organiser Christine Espinosa Contact E: t: 01529 240111

Lincolnshire Area  Day  with guest speaker Sheena Norquay Faith Lunch (read more)

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Spring Sewing Day

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Starts 10:00 28 Apr 2018 Ends 15:00 28 Apr 2018 St. Francis of Assisi Church Hall, Warwick Road, Kenliworth, CV8 1HL
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£5.00 at the door. Refreshments but bring your own lunch. Demonstrations of projects to do or bring… (read more)

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Regional Day

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Starts 10:00 28 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 28 Apr 2018 Elvington Village Hall, Main Street York, YO41 4AA
Organiser Region 14 Contact Angela Greenwood

A surprise event - do come along and be surprised! Afternoon workshop to make a needle book, kit included… (read more)

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Keene Quilters presents "Patchwork in the Barn" - 28th & 29th April 2018

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Starts 10:00 28 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 29 Apr 2018 The Barley Barn at Slamseys, Blackley Lane, Great Notley, Braintree, Essex CM77 7QW
Organiser Keene Quilters Contact Keene Quilters

Please see the event flyer for more information. (read more)

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Edinburgh and Lothians Area Day

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Starts 10:00 28 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 28 Apr 2018 Craiglockhart Church Hall Edinburgh
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Hand sewing workshop with Carol Arnott.  Make a recycled tweed landscape (read more)

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Quilters’ Day

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Starts 10:30 28 Apr 2018 Ends 15:50 28 Apr 2018 Bolney Meadow Community Centre 31 Bolney Street,Vauxhall London SW8 1EZ
Organiser London Region

Speakers Morning: Connie Gilham, a member of Marsh Quilters, ConText and the Contemporary Group London,… (read more)

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Joy Salvage Workshop

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Starts 10:30 28 Apr 2018 Ends 16:30 28 Apr 2018 Caer Bryn Hall, Llandybie, Ammanford SA18 3EQ
Organiser Region 12 Contact Gill Lougher

Make a mini log cabin... for Bag panel or Dolls Quilt (read more)

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Doughty's Roadshow 2018

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Starts 10:30 28 Apr 2018 Ends 14:30 28 Apr 2018 Brampton Memorial Hall, Thrapston Road, Brampton, Huntingdon PE28 4TB
Organiser Region 9 Contact Chris Powell 07923013105

Entrance £2 (accompanied children free)  A 'shop till you drop' day with Doughty's travelling fabric… (read more)

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Colne & Colchester Embroiderers' Guild Spring Lecture, "Pretty Deadly" by Michael Brennan-Wood - 28th April 2018

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Starts 11:00 28 Apr 2018 Ends 12:30 28 Apr 2018 First Site, High Street, Colchester CO1 1JH
Organiser Colne & Colchester Embroiderers' Guild Contact

See event flyer. The lecture will last about 75 minutes. (read more)

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Lincolnshre workshop with Sheena Norquay "Dotty Birds"

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Starts 10:00 29 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 29 Apr 2018 Leadenham Village Hall, Leadenham, LN5 0QG
Organiser Christine Espinosa Contact

 1 day workshop with Sheena Norquay   This workshop is BOOKING ONLY!  please contact Christine Espinosa… (read more)