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MISTER FINCH: THE WISH POST

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Starts 10:00 23 Jun 2018 Ends 18:00 23 Sep 2018 WAKEFIELD, YORKSHIRE
Organiser YSP Contact http://www.ysp.org.uk

Solo exhibition of textile artist Mister Finch’s intricately hand sewn and constructed menagerie Yorkshire… (read more)

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On the Edge of........

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Starts 10:00 8 Jul 2018 Ends 17:00 9 Sep 2018 The Williamson Art Gallery, Slatey Road, Birkenhead CH43 4EU
Organiser Williamson Art Gallery Contact t: 0151 666 3537

On the Edge of… is an exhibition from Textile 21, a group of artists from the North West of England… (read more)

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CTRL/Shift 62 GROUP SHOW

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Starts 10:00 21 Jul 2018 Ends 16:00 9 Sep 2018 BIRMINGHAM
Organiser MAC BIRMINGHAM Contact 01214463232

Taking shifts and changes as its theme with an emphasis on working towards expressions of innovation… (read more)

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Audrey Walker Observations - a retrospective

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Starts 10:00 31 Jul 2018 Ends 17:30 23 Sep 2018 Ruthin Craft Centre The Centre for the Applied Arts, Park Road, Ruthin, Denbighshire LL15 1BB
Organiser Ruthin Craft Centre Contact t: 01824 704774 w: http://www.ruthincraftcentre.org.uk

Gallery 2 Audrey Walker 21 July – 23 September 2018 Observations – a retrospective In this year… (read more)

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GATHERING MEMORIES EXHIBITION

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Starts 10:00 30 Jun 2018 Ends 16:00 4 Aug 2018 BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE
Organiser COMMUNITY PROJECT Contact gathering memories.uk.wordpress.com

Community project creating memories through textile art to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society… (read more)

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The Flowerpatch Quilters 35th Annual Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 31 Jul 2018 Ends 16:00 4 Aug 2018 Central Methodist Church, Launceston, Cornwall PLL15 8BA
Organiser The Flowerpatch Quilters Contact or phone Anita on 01566 86666

This is an exhibition of members' quilts, enhanced with beautiful flower arrangements throughout the… (read more)

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TEN PLUS @ CASTLE PARK

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Starts 10:00 29 Jun 2018 Ends 15:40 5 Aug 2018 FRODSHAM, CHESHIRE
Organiser TEN PLUS Contact tenplustextiles.com

An exhibition of contemporary textile art by Ten Plus Textiles. Castle Park Arts Centre, off Fountain… (read more)

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Ten Plus @ Castle Park

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Starts 10:00 29 Jun 2018 Ends 15:40 5 Aug 2018 Castle Park Arts Centre, off Fountain Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire WA6 6SE
Contact http://www.tenplustextiles.com

An exhibition of contemporary Textile Art by Ten Plus Textiles. Opening: Mon - Sat. Gallery 10am - 4pm… (read more)

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Region 8 Sit & Sew Coffee Morning - 3rd August, Margaretting

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Starts 10:00 3 Aug 2018 Ends 12:00 3 Aug 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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Cynefin at Llanidloes

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Starts 10:00 4 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 8 Sep 2018 The Minerva Arts Centre, 2 High Street, Llanidloes SY18 6BY
Organiser Cwilt Cymru Contact t: 01686 413467

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

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Young Quilters Workshop - Make A Butterfly Needlecase

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Starts 10:00 4 Aug 2018 Ends 12:00 4 Aug 2018 BusyBees, Tredegar House in Newport
Organiser Region 12 Young Quilters Contact Samantha Jones,

At the next Young Quilters session we will be making Butterfly Needlecases. The workshop will take place… (read more)

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MIX Exhibition - 'The Visitor'

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Starts 10:00 6 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 18 Aug 2018 Chapter House, Lincoln Cathedral
Organiser The Nicholson Group

The Nicholson Group is exhibiting another MIX exhibition ,entitled 'The Visitor'   in the Chapter house… (read more)

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Festival of Quilts

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Starts 10:00 9 Aug 2018 Ends 17:00 12 Aug 2018 NEC Birmingham
Contact festivalofquilts.co.uk

An opportunity to see quilting at its very best. (read more)

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The Festival of Quilts 2018

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Starts 10:00 9 Aug 2018 Ends 17:00 12 Aug 2018 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)

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ST CYNWYD's QUILT FESTIVAL with CRAFTS

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Starts 10:00 9 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 11 Aug 2018 St Cynwyd's church, Llangynwyd ,CF34 9SB
Organiser Margaret Hood Contact 01656739796

Name of exhibition : . Traditional & contemporary. Opening hrs:  10am to 4pm Admission fee: £3… (read more)

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Festival of Quilts 2018

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Starts 10:00 9 Aug 2018 Ends 17:00 12 Aug 2018 NEC, Birmingham
Organiser Upper Street Events Ltd Contact Upper Street Events (see website for details)

Click here for the FoQ website. Click here for quilt competitions. (read more)

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NEC FESTIVAL OF QUILTS

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Starts 10:00 12 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 16 Aug 2018 BIRMINGHAM
Organiser NEC FESTIVAL OF QUILTS

National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham B40 1NT Show opening times & admission prices: thefestivalofquilts.co.uk.… (read more)

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GATHERING MEMORIES EXHIBITION

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Starts 10:00 12 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 30 Sep 2018 SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE
Organiser SOUTHAMPTON ART GALLERY Contact gathering memories.uk.wordpress.com

Community project creating memories through textile art to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society… (read more)

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Workshop 2018

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Starts 10:00 16 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 17 Aug 2018 Minerva Arts Centre, High Street, Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6BY
Organiser The Quilt Association Contact

Explor printing with Jamie Malden of Colouricious. £80 (read more)

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5th Elfenau Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 17 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 2 Sep 2018 Orangerie Elfenau Bern
Organiser Berner Quilters Contact

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Nearly 40

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Starts 10:00 17 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 18 Aug 2018 The Middle Brook Centre, Winchester, SO23 8DQ
Organiser Sarah White Contact 01962 733216 http://www.wessexquiltmakers.co.uk

Exhibition by Wessex Quiltmakers Admission £2.50 children free (read more)

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Swansea Festival of Stitch

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Starts 10:00 18 Aug 2018 Ends 17:00 19 Aug 2018 Swansea Leisure Centre
Organiser Monica Dennis 2018 Quilt Expo Coordinator Contact Monica Dennis 2018 Quilt Expo Coordinator

Swansea Festival of Stitch is proud to introduce Quilt Expo 2018 @ LC2 (Swansea Leisure Centre) on 18th… (read more)

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Quilt Expo 2018

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Starts 10:00 18 Aug 2018 Ends 17:00 19 Aug 2018 Swansea Leisure Centre
Organiser Monica Dennis Contact , 07811159800

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Quilting and Quilt Art Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 18 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 19 Aug 2018 Cosgrove Village Hall 39 Bridge Road, Cosgrove, MK19 7JH.
Organiser Needles & Sins Textile Grroup Contact Ruth Stokes 01908 563336 and Joy Shirley 01908 563956

Open 10 - 4 both days. This is the group's 4th exhibition held together with Craft Fayre at Cosgrove… (read more)

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EXHIBITION OF QUILTING & QUILTING ART

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Starts 10:00 18 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 19 Aug 2018 COSGROVE, BUCKS
Organiser RUTH STOKES Contact 01908 563336

Needles and Sins Textile Group’s 4th exhibition plus craft fayre. Cosgrove Village Hall, 39 Bridge… (read more)

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Plym Piecemakers Exhibition and Quilt Show

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Starts 10:00 24 Aug 2018 Ends 15:00 25 Aug 2018 Yealmpton Community Centre, Stray Park Yealmpton, PL8 2HF
Organiser Plym Piecemakers

Plym Piecemakers are celebrating their 30th Anniversary with a Quilt Show Friday 10 am to 4pm Saturday… (read more)

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TEXTILE EXHIBITION

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Starts 10:00 25 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 27 Aug 2018 WALTHAM, nr GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE
Organiser JACKY HOPKIN Contact

Waltham Windmill Contemporary Textile Group’s 3rd Exhibition. Bridge Unit, Waltham Windmill, Brigsley… (read more)

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Cae Hir in the Gardens

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Starts 10:00 25 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 27 Aug 2018 Cae Hir Gardens, Cribyn, Lampeter, Ceredigion, SA48 7NG
Organiser Karen Cocksedge Contact

The closing date for entries is 15th July and the event itself is 25th, 26th and 27th August.  There… (read more)

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Waltham Windmill Contemporary Textile Group’s 3rd Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 25 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 27 Aug 2018 Bridge Unit, Waltham Windmill, Brigsley Road, Waltham, Lincolnshire DN37 0JZ.
Organiser Jacky Hopkin Contact . Tel: 07954 096995

This event runs from 10:00am on the 25th August 2018, to 4:00pm on the 27th August 2018 and will… (read more)

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West Country Quilt and Textile Show Aug 2018

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Starts 10:00 30 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 1 Sep 2018 The Exhibition Centre, University of the West of England, Filton, Bristol BS34 8QZ.
Organiser West Country Quilt Show Contact Mary.-Jane Hutchinson PO Box 20, Fishponds, Bristol. BS16 5QU. Tel:0117 907 1000 or 07806 709852

The West Country Quilt and Textile Show is now firmly placed in the quilting and textile calendar and… (read more)

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Ouse Valley Quilters’ biennial exhibition

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Starts 10:00 31 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 1 Sep 2018 King’s Academy, formerly Ringmer Community College, Lewes Road, Ringmer, East Sussex, BN8 5RB
Organiser Penny Jones Contact 01323 890925 http://www.ousevalleyquilters.org

Display of work; refreshments; traders; tombola; sales tables. Raffle in aid of Kangaroos (a charity… (read more)

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West Country QUILT & TEXTILE SHOW

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Starts 10:00 31 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 1 Sep 2018 BRISTOL
Organiser STEPHANIE CRAWFORD Contact WESTCOUNTRYQUILTSHOW

UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, Frenchay Campus, Filton Road, Bristol BS34 8QZ Show opening times… (read more)

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Great Northern Quilt Show, Harrogate

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Starts 10:00 31 Aug 2018 Ends 16:30 2 Sep 2018 Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate
Organiser Grosvenor Shows Ltd Contact , 01406 372600/601

Click here to go the website for more information and booking. For competition challenges, click here. (read more)

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Great Northern Quilt Show

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Starts 10:00 31 Aug 2018 Ends 10:00 2 Sep 2018 Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate
Organiser Grosvenor Shows Contact http://www.grosvenorshows.co.uk

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Tin Hut Textiles - Poetry in Colour -31/8 - 5/9 2018

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Starts 10:00 31 Aug 2018 Ends 17:00 5 Sep 2018 Pond Galery, Snape Maltings, Bridge Road, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SR
Organiser Tin hut textiles

Free Admission  (read more)

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Handmade and Homegrown Festival at Hever 2018

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Starts 11:00 31 Aug 2018 Ends 16:00 2 Sep 2018 Hever Castle & Gardens, Hever, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7NG
Organiser Jan Allston Contact

Region 2's annual Quilt Show is part of Hever Castle's Handmade and Homegrown Festival.  This event… (read more)