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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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November

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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)

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June

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Tea and a Blether Quilt Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 26 May 2017 Ends 17:00 3 Jun 2017 Clarence field Village Hall, Dumfries, DG1 4NF
Organiser Sheena Hogg and Ann Hill Contact

Celebrating dementia week with an exhibition by Moniaive Quilter and Ena Mackay quilts.  Come for tea… (read more)

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June

Guild event

Thread - Celebrating Creativity in Historic and Contemporary Quilts

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Starts 10:00 25 Mar 2017 Ends 17:00 4 Jun 2017 Torre Abbey Historic House and Gardens, Torquay (next to the Riviera Centre).
Organiser The Quilters' Guild Contact http://www.torre-abbey.org.uk

There will be an exhibition of the Guild's Collection at Torre Abbey, organised by The Quilters' Guild… (read more)

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Bristol Quilters 2017 quiltfest

£4.00 Find out more

Starts 13:00 1 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 3 Jun 2017 BADMINTON SCHOOL, WESTBURY ROAD, BRISTOL BS9 3BA
Organiser Bristol Quilters Contact email:

  One of the largest quilt shows in the Bristol area, Quiltfest 2017 will be a colourful celebration… (read more)

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Heffle Quilt Show

£4.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 3 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 4 Jun 2017 Punnetts Town Village Hall Battle Road, Punnetts Town, (near Heathfield), East Sussex, TN21 9DS
Contact 01435 865903

There will be quilts, raffle and traders Entry price of £4 includes refreshments All proceeds to Breast… (read more)

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Pembrokeshire Area Day

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Starts 10:30 3 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 3 Jun 2017 Amroth Village Hall, Somerville SA67 8LX
Organiser Region 12 Contact Gill Lougher 01550 777523

Talk by Gwyneth Rose on 'More Rust' Traders, Raffle, Tea/Coffee & Cake Tickets in Advance £7.50… (read more)

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11th

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Textiles in Transition

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Starts 10:00 4 Jun 2017 Ends 17:00 11 Jul 2017 Ucheldre, Holyhead LL65 1TE
Organiser Dorothy Russell Contact e: http://www.ucheldre.org t: 01407 763361

This exhibition was due to close on 29th May, but now has an extension until 11th July Ucheldre, Holyhead… (read more)

7th

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Stash Sale

Members: £1.00 Non-members: £2.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 7 Jun 2017 Ends 12:00 7 Jun 2017 Bromley Parish Church, Church Road, Bromley BR2 0EG (behind Primark)
Organiser Jeni Rutherford Contact

Tables £7.50 plus a cake A chance to release the cash in your stash, or to free the spare room for… (read more)

9th

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Sit & Sew Coffee Morning (Essex) - 9th June 2017

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Starts 10:00 9 Jun 2017 Ends 12:00 9 Jun 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)

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Adventures with Melting and Burning with Yvonne Brown - Friday

Members: £33.00 Non-members: £49.50 Find out more

Starts 10:00 9 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 9 Jun 2017 The Village Hall Golden Green Tonbridge Kent TN11 0BW
Organiser Rosemary Blackburn Contact 01732 850812 email

   We will be exploring the interplay between layers of natural fibres and synthetics which can be… (read more)

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10th

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QUILT EXHIBITION Broughton Gifford Piecemakers

£3.00 Find out more

Starts 17:00 9 Jun 2017 Ends 17:00 10 Jun 2017 Broughton Gifford Village Hall, The Street, Broughton Gifford, SN12 8PN behind The Fox Public House
Organiser Vicki Dorey Contact 07734 320548

This is an exhibition of members work, also including a Raffle in aid of Wiltshire Air Ambulance, Trader… (read more)

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11th

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Amish Feathers Wholecloth Design and Machine Trapunto

Members: £72.00 Non-members: £108.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 10 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 11 Jun 2017 Berwick Village Hall, Station Road, Berwick, East Sussex. BN26 6TE
Organiser Jan Allston Contact Debbie Harding, 01424 845641 email:

Learn how the Amish draw their beautiful feathers with Andrea Ashwell.  Apply your knowledge to your… (read more)

10th

Guild event

Adventures with Melting and Burning with Yvonne Brown - Saturday

Members: £33.00 Non-members: £49.50 Find out more

Starts 10:00 10 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 10 Jun 2017 St John’s Church Centre, Foxbush, Hildenborough, Tonbridge, Kent TN11 9HT
Organiser Rosemary Blackburn Contact Phone: 01732 850812 Email:

We will be exploring the interplay between layers of natural fibres and synthetics which can be cut… (read more)

10th
11th

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Highnam Quilters 6th Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 10 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 11 Jun 2017 Highnam Community Centre, Newent Road, Highnam, Glos G12 8DG
Organiser Highnam Quilters Contact Rose Pepperd. 01452 528358

Highnam Quilters shows have grown over the years and now fill 3 separate halls.  There will be charity… (read more)

10th

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Region 9 Summer Picnic June 2017

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Starts 10:00 10 Jun 2017 Ends 15:00 10 Jun 2017 Rosemary Green's Garden. The Willows 60 Ely Rd. Queen Adelaide. Ely. Cambs. CB7 4TZ
Organiser Region 9 - Mel Missin Contact

All welcome to our Annual Summer Picnic in Rosemary's lovely garden. The more the merrier!  Lots of… (read more)

10th

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City and Guilds exhibition

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Starts 11:00 10 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 10 Jun 2017 Missenden Abbey, London Road, Great Missenden, HP16 0BD
Organiser Barbara Weeks and Janice Gunner Contact - 07775625828 - 07803036721

C&G Patchwork and Quilting Certificate and Diploma and Floristry Final Exhibition. (read more)

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Borders, Boundaries and Beyond

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Starts 10:00 11 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 2 Jul 2017 Old Low Lights, Clifford's Fort, North Shields, NE30 1JE
Organiser It Happens

This is a new body of work from local artists which received great applause when it opened at the SECC… (read more)

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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)

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20th

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Canadian Red Cross Quilt Research Group's Collection

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Starts 10:00 13 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 20 Jul 2017 Old Chapel Textile Centre, Greenham Business Park, Newbury RG19 6HW
Organiser Old Chapel Textile Centre Contact http://www.nationalneedleworkarchive.org.uk

Open Tues – Thurs 10 – 4, and first Saturday in the month 10 – 4. Admission £4 Old Chapel Textile… (read more)

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17th

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Material Matters - an exhibition of textile art

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Starts 11:00 14 Jun 2017 Ends 17:00 17 Jun 2017 Kelvin bridge Parish Church, 62 Belmont Street, Kelvinbridge, Glasgow, G12 8EY
Organiser Threadlines Contact

a group of 5 artists based win central Scotland presenting a new collection of contemporary and traditional… (read more)

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17th

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Gwent Quilters 35th Anniversary Exhibition

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Starts 11:00 16 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 17 Jun 2017 Lysaght Institute, Newport
Organiser Gwent Quilters Contact Gail Evans

With over 100 quilted items on display in this wonderful hall. Tombola, Traders, Guess the name, Chinese… (read more)

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18th

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Stirling Residential Quilting weekend

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Starts 13:00 16 Jun 2017 Ends 15:30 18 Jun 2017 Stirling University
Organiser Region 16 Scotland Contact

5 tutors teaching 5 classes with single room accommodation.  £355 for weekend inc. all food, accomm.… (read more)

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18th

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STIRLING RESIDENTIAL WEEKEND

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Starts 15:00 16 Jun 2017 Ends 15:00 18 Jun 2017 STIRLING UNIVERSITY
Organiser REGION 16 SCOTLAND Contact Ann Hill, Coordinator 01387 830638 or email:

Members only - booking form on request Tutors - Gloria Loughman, Hanne Asbey, Lynne Edwards, MBE, Nava… (read more)

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5th

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Cut Cloth: Contemporary Textiles and Feminism Exhibition Launch

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Starts 10:00 17 Jun 2017 Ends 17:00 5 Jul 2017 The Portico Library, 57 Mosley Street Manchester M2 3FF T
Organiser James Moss Contact t: 0161 236 6785 e:

Cut Cloth: Contemporary Textiles and Feminism Exhibition Launch This exhibition brings together 10 artists… (read more)

17th

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Drawing with your Sewing Machine with Rachel Barratt

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Starts 10:00 17 Jun 2017 Ends 10:00 17 Jun 2017 Education Room at Swansea Museum, Victoria Road, Swansea. SA1 1SN.
Organiser Robi Thomas - Swansea Contact 07715711798 or e-mail;

All workshops will be held 10 til 4pm in the Education Room at Swansea Museum, Victoria Road, Swansea.… (read more)

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18th

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Theoc Quilters exhibtion of members' work

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Starts 10:00 17 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 18 Jun 2017 Tewkesbury Methodist Church Hall, Church Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5PY
Organiser Theoc Quilters Contact Morag Potter. email

Theoc Quilters area small group who hold an exhibition of their varied works every three years or so. … (read more)

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18th

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Festival of Flowers and Quilts

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Starts 10:00 17 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 18 Jun 2017 OUR LADY AND THE ENGLISH MARTYRS HIGHBRIDGE ROAD, BURNHAM ON SEA TA8 1LL
Organiser Clifton Catholic diocescan trustees Contact Contact:Pat Nicholls email:

The exhibition will be open from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday 17th June and from 2 pm to 4 pm on Sunday… (read more)

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Anne Tuck: a journey in colour

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Starts 10:00 18 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 15 Jul 2017 Newcastle Arts Centre, 67 Westgate Road, Newcastle, NE1 1SG

Anne Tuck was a well known quilter in our region having been a member of the Guild since its beginning.… (read more)

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The Hop Project

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Starts 10:00 20 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 29 Jun 2017 Kidderminster Library
Organiser Forst Quilters and Crystal Quilters Contact or 07769 530557 or http://www.thehopproject.co.uk

4th July - 27 July Droitwich Library 1st August -26th August Tenbury Wells Library Library opening hours… (read more)

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Patchwork Exhibition at Villavin Crafts

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Starts 10:00 22 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 24 Jun 2017 Villavin Crafts, Villavin Farm, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6LP
Organiser Villavin Crafts Contact Jo - 01409 254581 -

A Patchwork Exhibition at Villavin Crafts with all proceeds to charity.  The exhibition runs from 10am… (read more)

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Thursday Girls 2017 Quilt show

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Starts 10:00 23 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 24 Jun 2017 The Long Barn, Greenaways Farm, 2 Lyefield Road, Worle, BS22 9NX
Organiser The Thursday Girls Contact Heather Fowler. email Mobile 07967527455

In aid of the homeless charity "Somewhere to go" The theme of the exhibition is "houses" (read more)

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25th

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Quilts in the Wolds - Lindsey Patchworkers 4th Exhibition.

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Starts 10:00 24 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 25 Jun 2017 Ludford Village Hall, Playingfield Lane, Ludford LN8 6AJ
Organiser Lindsey Patchworkers Contact Contact Sheila Evans 01507 610093 email: or Sandra 01507 608576

Admission £4 including refreshments. (read more)

24th

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Very Crafty Patchwork and Quilting Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 24 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 24 Jun 2017 The Montrave Hall, Leven Road, Lundin Links, Fife, KY8 4LA
Organiser Theresa at verycrafty@btinternet.com

Quilt exhibition (read more)

24th

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Stitch and Brue first quilt and craft show

£1.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 24 Jun 2017 Ends 14:30 24 Jun 2017 St John's Church, Highbridge Somerset TA9 3HS
Organiser Stitch and Brue

This is the first exhibition by members of Stitch and Brue.  There will be a quilt raffle in aid of… (read more)

24th

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Marsh Quilters Exhibition

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Starts 11:00 24 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 24 Jun 2017 Christ Church, Wanstead Place, Wanstead, London E11 2SW
Organiser Marsh Quilters Contact http://www.marshquilters.org

Free entry Exhibition of quilts Stall holders: The African Fabric Shop; Euro Japan Links Limited; Changs;… (read more)

24th

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Oxfordshire Summer Lunch

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Starts 12:00 24 Jun 2017 Ends 14:30 24 Jun 2017 Harcourt House, St Andrews Road, Henley on Thames, RG9 1PG
Organiser Annelize Littlefair Contact Harcourt House, St Andrews Road, Henley on Thames, RG9 1PG

Come and join us for lunch in the sunshine and meet some fellow quilters. (read more)

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26th

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The Hardy Quilters Summer Exhibition

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Starts 11:00 25 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 26 Jun 2017 Osmington Village Hall, Osmington, Weymouth, DT3 6FT
Organiser Maureen Rhodes Contact

An exhibition of quilts with refreshments, traders, tombola and sales table, 11am till 4pm on Sunday… (read more)

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2nd

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Exhibition of City and Guilds level 2 Embroidery work

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Starts 10:00 27 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 2 Jul 2017 The Gallery, Lansdown, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5
Organiser Omega Stitch School Contact Contact: Anna Thornhill 01453 298917. Email >

This is an exhibition of 10 students from the Omega Stitch School who are completing their Level 2 City… (read more)

29th
9th

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Fantasy

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Starts 10:00 29 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 9 Jul 2017 Weavers Gallery, Church Street, Ledbury, HR8 1DW

Textile exhibition in conjunction with Ledbury Poetry Festival. (read more)

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Guild event

An Evening with Lynne Edwards June 2017

Members: £10.00 Non-members: £12.00 Find out more

Starts 19:00 30 Jun 2017 Ends 21:30 30 Jun 2017 Garveston & Thuxton Village Hall Dereham Road Garveston NR9 4AD
Organiser Margaret Smith Contact

Come and spend a fascinating evening with the lovely Lynne Edwards. Listen to her stories and laugh.… (read more)