UK Quilting Events Calendar

Find a quilting exhibition or textiles show near you! We've put together this listings guide to showcase the best quilt shows and events coming up across the United Kingdom.

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UK 2020 quilting exhibitions

Montague Patchers’ 15th Biennial Exhibition

14th-15th February, Manchester

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Exhibition including traders, a tombola, a quilt raffle and homemade refreshments. All proceeds will be going to charity.
10:00-16:00 / £2, Montague United Reformed Church, Montague Road, Sale M33 3DU, www.montaguepatchers.org.uk

Doughty’s Fabric Sale hosted by Meadow Quilters

17th February, Reading

Big fabric sale hosted by Meadow Quilters, including tea, coffee and cakes for sale, with free parking and disabled access available. All profits will be donated to Thames Valley Air Ambulance.
10:30-14:30 / £1.50, Charvil Village Hall, Hawthorns, Charvil, Reading RG10 9TR, Julie 01189 793 467

Severn Valley Quilters Exhibition

21st – 22nd February, Bristol

Exhibition including traders, a sales table, a tombola and refreshments, with proceeds going to Western Air Ambulance. Disabled access available.
14:00-17:00 Friday, 10:00-16:00 Saturday / £3, Thornbury Methodist Church Hall, Castle Court, Thornbury, Bristol BS35 2AQ

Cotton Club Quilters Silver Anniversary Quilt Show

21st-23rd February, Suffolk

The group’s twelfth biannual show will feature many vibrant, exciting quilts and many other items, trade stalls, demos, a raffle and tombola as well as refreshments. All proceeds will go to The Blossom Appeal. Free parking.
10:00-16:00 (14:00 Sunday) / £4 , Wickham Market Primary School, Dallinghoo Road, Wickham Market, Woodbridge IP13 6DX, Marion 07711 040 908

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A Sense of Time and Place

Until 26 April, Milton Keynes

A contemporary exhibition of textiles by the Art2Stitch Group featuring post-war architecture and “places”.
See website for opening times and more information.
The Milton Keynes Museum and Gallery, McConnell Drive, Wolverton MK12 5EL 01908 265 725

Chichester Regional Day

7th March, Chichester

Two fantastic quilters, Carolyn Forster and Gilli Theokritoff will be speaking on the day. You will find taster sessions, Sussex by the Sea challenge, retailers and a raffle! Workshops on the Friday and Sunday.
9:45-16:45 / £15 Guild members advanced / £22 non-Guild members advanced, Chichester College, Westgate Fields, Chichester PO19 1SB, Marilyn 01243 789181

Cornbow Quilters

7th March, Halesowen

An exhibition of quilts from the group plus the work of local craftspeople. Disabled facilities available.
11:00-16:00 / £3, Lifecentral Church, Little Cornbow, Halesowen B63 3AJ, Barbara 07504 298 705

Cornerstone Quilters Spring Quilt Festival

7th-8th March, Liverpool

An exhibition of quilts, including craft and fabric sales tables, a tombola, refreshments and group and charity quilt raffles.
10:00-16:00 / £2 / Children free, The Old Police Station, Lark Lane, Liverpool L17 8UP, Jo 07477 268 768

Beckenham Quilters Biennial Exhibition, Region 2

21st March, Beckenham

An exhibition celebrating 40 years at Beckenham Methodist Church, including traders and refreshments.
10:00-16:00 / £4 / Children and students go free, Beckenham Methodist Church, Bromley Road BR3 5JE, www.beckenhamquilters.co.uk

Broughton Gifford Piecemakers Quilt Exhibition

27th-28th March, Broughton Gifford

An exhibition of the group’s work plus trader stand, sales table and refreshments. There will be a raffle in aid of Wiltshire Air Ambulance, to be drawn at 16:00 on the Saturday. Disabled access available.
16:00-20:00 (Friday), 10:00-16:30 (Saturday) / £3, The Village Hall, The Street, Broughton Gifford SN12 8PN, Sue 07734 320 548

Little Coxwell Quilters Group Exhibition

28th-29th March, Oxfordshire

Large display of handmade quilts created by members. There will be a beautiful group quilt raffle, traders and other interesting displays on the day. Proceeds will go to the Thames Valley Air Ambulance.
10:00-17:00 (16:00 Sunday) / £4, Uffington Village Hall, Uffington, Oxfordshire SN7 7RA, janecole494@gmail.com

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Doughty’s Fabric Sale hosted by Meadow Quilters

17th February, Reading

Big fabric sale hosted by Meadow Quilters. Free parking and disabled access available. All profits will be donated to Thames Valley Air Ambulance.
10:30-14:30 / £1.50, Charvil Village Hall, Hawthorns, Charvil, Reading RG10 9TR, Julie 01189 793 467

The Stitch Festival

27th February–1st March, London

Formerly known as The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show, The Stitch Festival is the ultimate day out for craft lovers, with workshops for all levels of crafting. Fashion designer and TV judge Esme Young will be hosting an exhibition of her film costume designs. See website for ticket information and prices.
9:30-17:30 (15:30 on Sunday), The Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N1 0QH, www.thestitchfestival.co.uk

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